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Ask which city has the best sushi in the country, and any toro fiend will tell you: L.A., obviously. In Valley strip malls, Little Tokyo plazas and swanky Beverly Hills dining rooms, you’ll find some of the freshest fish in town, perfected by sushi chefs who’ve practiced their craft for years. This isn’t a cheap indulgence, though there are some affordable options around the city: After all these years, it’s still hard to beat Sushi Gen’s $19.50 sashimi lunch special. Still, exploring these Japanese restaurants and sushi bars is a worthwhile splurge. For top-notch cuts of mackerel, fatty tuna, salmon and more, check out our favorite restaurants with the best sushi in Los Angeles.