Best Sushi Restaurants in Norwood, MA

July 21st, 2022 by

Are you looking for some amazing sushi in the Norwood, MA, area? If so, you’ve come to the right place at Nucar Chevrolet of Norwood. Discover a few of our top picks when it comes to experiencing some of the best-tasting sushi around.

Shabu Lee

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Shabu Lee, based right here in Norwood, MA, serves some of the most delectable and delicious Japanese and Chinese cuisine in the area. Also on their menu are tasty sushi and makimono. The sushi entrees include selections like Sushi Supreme, which is 12 pieces of nigiri sushi and six tuna rolls. Their Ikura Don is served with ikura, which is salmon roe, over a bed of rice.

Makimono, also known as Maki rolls, are a popular favorite. The Una Avo/Kyu Maki is filled with eel, avocado, and cucumber. The Spider Maki includes five rolls of soft shell crab with avocado, cucumber, and tobiko. For those who prefer vegetarian options, Shabu Lee also serves several vegetarian Maki rolls with your choice of avocado, sweet potato, mango, asparagus, cucumber, and more.

What makes their menu truly unique is their Sushi Platters. The Sushi Platter for One and the Sushi Platter for Two are full of mouthwatering selections such as sashimi; tuna, salmon, shrimp, and yellowtail nigiri; tuna, kanikama, salmon, yellowtail, and shrimp makimono; spicy tuna and tempura maki; and spicy tempura katsu style. Shabu Lee is located at 654 Washington St. and offers both take-out and delivery.

Takara Japanese Restaurant

Takara Japanese Restaurant, located less than five miles from Norwood at 538 Washington St., in Canton, MA, serves high-quality, healthy, and delicious sushi with organic sushi rice. They offer several specials throughout the week. All you have to do is ask one of the friendly waitstaff and they’ll be happy to inform you. On their regular menu, Takara serves an assortment of sushi, including sushi bar specials, sushi entrees, and sushi a la carte.

With 25 sushi bar specials, you can experience vastly different flavors each time you visit Takara. Each meal contains eight pieces of sushi with an assortment of various seafood, vegetable, and sushi accompaniments. The Pearl Maki is filled with salmon, yellowtail, cilantro, and cucumber rolled in soy paper and then topped with white tuna, jalapeno, and ikura. Inside the Bruins Roll, you’ll find spicy, crunchy white tuna, avocado, and cilantro all rolled up in white seaweed, then topped with tamago, eel, tabiko, bonito flakes, and eel sauce.

Their sushi entrees are served with miso soup and comprise a wide range of ingredients. The Vegetarian Combo includes 17 pieces of cucumber, avocado, and veggie rolls. You’ll surely enjoy the Unaju which is filled with grilled freshwater eel, glazed with sauce and then served over a bed of rice. The Tekka Don is a simple, yet tasty dish with tuna sashimi on a bed of sushi rice.

Susu Sushi

Susu Sushi is known for using high-quality fresh ingredients in its modern interpretation of classic dishes. This restaurant offers both dining and takeout and has been recognized for its outstanding sushi cuisine, excellent service, and friendly staff. Their menu consists of an extensive collection of Japanese dishes such as poke bowls, udon and ramen, lunch and dinner bento boxes, and of course, its well-known sushi entrees.

Begin with an appetizer from the sushi bar like the Salmon Tataki. Seared salmon sashimi with sesame and black pepper is served with ponzu sauce. The Spicy Tuna Chop Chop consists of ground spicy tuna bedded with avocado and topped with the chef’s special fruit salad. All sushi combo entrees are served with a house salad and miso soup. We especially like the Diamond Sushi which includes a large variety of seafood: tuna, salmon, yellowtail, red snapper, shrimp, surf clam, crab, octopus, and eel. It also includes six pieces of California maki, as well as kappa temaki cucumber rolls.

What truly makes this sushi restaurant unique is its Sushi Pizza. The chef begins with a crispy sushi rice base that’s topped with onion, green pepper, red pepper, and flying fish roe, served with a special sauce. You can also add your topping of choice, either salmon, avocado, or barbecue eel. Susu Sushi is located about eight miles from Norwood, on 408 Washington St., in Stoughton, MA.

Genki Ya

Genki Ya has several locations near Norwood, MA, with the closest being at 202 Legacy Pl. in Dedham, MA. This locally-based restaurant is committed to offering its customers the healthiest and highest quality sushi. They make that evident as they provide three sushi rice options, including white rice, multi-grain rice, and brown rice.

This local favorite has several lunch selections to choose from. The Lunch Sushi special at Genki Ya comes with miso soup, salad, rice, and fruit, along with five pieces of assorted sushi, four tuna rolls, and four salmon rolls. You can also order a wide range of individually served maki rolls. With almost 40 different rolls available, there is an endless variety of combinations to experience. A few of their lunch maki rolls include spinach, mushrooms tempura, spicy seafood, California, yellowtail, salmon avocado, and super spicy white tuna, just to name a few.

The dinner menu at Genki Ya includes almost 50 choices of maki rolls, such as the Genki Vegetable Roll with sweet potato, avocado, banana, mushrooms tempura, and cream cheese. Their Ume Sisho Roll includes pickled plum, shiso leaf, and cucumber. There are a wide variety of other fillings like mango, asparagus, spinach, king crab, shrimp, eel, salmon, and more.

What sets this sushi restaurant apart from all others is the Maki Specials. Consider ordering the Alligator Roll which consists of eel, crab, avocado, and flying fish roe, on top of a shrimp tempura roll and served with eel sauce. You may also like their Caterpillar Roll, which is an eel cucumber roll topped with avocado and flying fish roe, or the Double Spicy Tuna Roll with spicy tuna, avocado, flying fish roe, tempura flakes, and scallions. Both of these Maki Specials are also served with eel sauce.

Now that you have a better idea of the different sushi restaurants in Norwood, MA, are there any you plan on visiting first? If you know of any other full-of-flavor sushi restaurants in the area, we’d love to hear about them. Simply contact us and we’ll be sure to add it to our list.

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