The Las Vegas Locals Guide: Where to find the best sushi in town

The Las Vegas Locals Guide: Where to find the best sushi in town

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By Stacy Rounds

July 9, 2024

We asked our readers to tell us the best sushi spots in Las Vegas. Here’s what they said.

Looking for the best sushi in Las Vegas? Look no further! After conducting a readers’ poll, we’ve narrowed down the top sushi restaurants in Sin City. And guess what? We have a two-way tie for the winners! Your favorite sushi spots in Sin City offer a culinary experience that is sure to delight your taste buds. Let’s dive into what makes your two favorite sushi restaurants stand out from the rest.

A plate of nigiri rolls.

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Soho Japanese Restaurant 

7377 S Jones Blvd

If you’ve been on the hunt for a sushi spot in Las Vegas that effortlessly marries the traditional with the tantalizing, then your search ends at Soho Japanese Restaurant. This recently remodeled Vegas institution holds its place at the top of sushi aficionados’ lists, and for good reason. At Soho, sushi is an art form and a celebration of Japanese culture.

Whether you bow to the altar of nigiri or like your sushi with a twist of the unexpected, Soho’s menu is a sushi symphony, composed with the freshest, high-quality ingredients. This commitment ensures that each dish not only dazzles your palate but also respects the rich heritage of sushi-making. From the velvety slices of sashimi that melt in your mouth to the explosion of flavors in their specialty rolls, dining at Soho is a rollercoaster of culinary delights.

At Soho, the decor is sleek, with a nod to modern aesthetics, making it the perfect backdrop for any dining scenario. Looking to impress a date? Soho. Want a memorable night out with friends? Soho. Trying to convince your sushi-skeptic friend to join the dark (or should we say, “raw”) side? You guessed it — Soho.

In the bustling culinary scene of Las Vegas, Soho Japanese Restaurant stands out for its commitment to affordability and approachability while keeping to the highest standards in Japanese cuisine. While it’s located just six minutes from the strip, you may feel like you’ve been transported to Tokyo. So, next time you find yourself in Vegas, do yourself a favor and dive deep into the Soho experience. Who knows? You might just find your new favorite sushi spot.

Yellowtail 

3600 S Las Vegas Blvd

Located inside the luxurious Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Yellowtail redefines the sushi experience with bold creativity and a flair for the dramatic. This culinary powerhouse has rightfully earned its stripes in the fiercely competitive sushi game of Sin City.

Yellowtail is where the unexpected becomes the standard. Here, sushi is crafted with passion and precision. The menu is a story of innovation, where each item from the signature Yellowtail Roll to the succulent Toro Nigiri is designed to surprise and delight. 

For any date night or special occasion, the stylish décor and vibrant atmosphere at Yellowtail will not disappoint — chic meets comfort, with a dash of Vegas pizzazz. The lighting is just right, casting a glow that’s perfect for a romantic evening or an Instagrammable foodie moment. And the service strikes that rare balance of attentive yet unintrusive, ensuring your experience is as smooth as the sake.

Speaking of sake, Yellowtail’s beverage program is the perfect complement to its culinary creations, featuring a selection that ranges from the finest cold sake to impressive wines to innovative cocktails that will make you want to raise a glass (or two… you’re in Vegas, after all). 

In a city that dazzles and delights at every turn, Yellowtail stands out as a treasure trove of sushi that dares to be different. Yellowtail is not playing the game — it’s changing it. So, if your idea of a good time includes tickling your taste buds and indulging in a little culinary adventure, make your way to Yellowtail. Trust us, it’s an experience you won’t want to miss.

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  • Stacy Rounds

    Stacy Rounds is a writer and growth producer for The Nevadan News. Prior to joining the team, Stacy has worked as a writer, editor, and engagement specialist covering topics ranging from local history, disability advocacy, recreation, and food hotspots to relationships and mental health.

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