The words “sushi” and “Israel” might not bring to mind a usual pairing, but since when do Tel Avivians strive for ordinary? Recently, from Japanesestreet food to tantalizing Thai, an Asian invasion has been taking over the Tel Aviv restaurant scene. And no international melting pot is complete without some 5-star quality sushi. Think melt in your mouth red tuna sashimi near the park, fried shrimp tempura on Shabazi Street, and zuke style salmon at one of Tel Aviv’s top boutique hotels. Once you dine at these sushi shops, you’ll never want to get your fish fix anywhere else again.
Just "roll" with it
This restaurant in the Norman Hotel is part of the world-renowned Dinings restaurant (London) serving up a fusion of Japanese Izakaya-style small plates and European cuisine. Set on a stunning terrace, take in a panoramic view of Tel Aviv, as well as a view of the chef’s workings, with an incredible menu of sushi, bento boxes and nibbles that are wildly creative.
Yan is a great option if you are looking for some fresh sushi that won’t destroy your bank account. Located on the corner of Dizengoff and Ben Gurion, the sushi house is conveniently close to Gordon Beach and the Tel Aviv Marina, so stop by on your way to or from the shore–during lunchtime there’s even a 20% discount! With a wide variety of specialty rolls, tasty appetizers, and delicious wok dishes, everyone is sure to find something satisfying.
Many locals and tourists alike agree that Moon is the best sushi in Tel Aviv. From unique rolls to flavorful vegetarian offerings, the menu has a variety of options, plus everything is exquisite–the sushi rolls are little works of art that taste even better than they look. Sushi lovers with high standards should definitely check out Moon, as you’d be hard pressed to find higher quality sushi anywhere else in Israel–or maybe even the galaxy.
This fantastic gem of a restaurant has a menu packed with endless creative options of all kinds of special sushi rolls, each more delicious than the last. But because this little place is so beloved, it can become quite packed during dinnertime with couples, families, and friends getting their fresh fish fix. For those that keep kosher, Kanki is definitely the destination to get the highest quality sushi in Tel Aviv. Not into raw fish? They offer fantastic Japanese fusion dishes as well. And don’t forget to try dessert—crème brulee or chocolate lava cake anyone?
Fu prepares beautiful Japanese food at high standards coupled with a lively Tel Aviv neighborhood feel. Enjoy prestigious, detail-oriented sushi created beautifully in front of your eyes or dine on flavors from the wok. Whether you want a casual bite at the bar, a gorgeous Japanese dinner or a Tel Avivian evening of people-watching, everything can be found here.
Ze Sushi had humble beginnings in owners’ Inbar and Eve’s kitchen. What began as a home business in Israel after Inbar returned from living in Japan for a year, has turned into two boutique sushi houses–one in the Old North, and a second in Sarona Market. Ze Sushi knows the secret to top-notch sushi is in the rice, so they take great care to ensure they always make their special rolls with the finest freshly steamed rice—and ultra-fresh fish, of course. Don’t feel like venturing out to get your sushi fix? They offer home delivery, so you can enjoy expertly crafted sushi rolls from the comfort of your couch!