7 Must Try Sushi Restaurants in Flagstaff

When visiting Flagstaff, you may not think about going to get sushi, however, this town may surprise you with its top notch sushi options.

Though this mountain town is far from the beach, it sure knows how to prepare and serve some great sushi. Some of Flag’s best sushi restaurants even began their journey in California.

Friends eating sushi in Flagstaff

Whether you’re in the mood for a classic California roll or something more adventurous, these restaurants will definitely have something that interests your tastebuds.

Not into sushi? No worries! Many of Flagstaff’s sushi restaurants offer selections other than sushi so everyone in your party can be satisfied.

Keep reading to pick your favorite out of our top six Flagstaff sushi restaurants!

Teppan Fuji Restaurant

2500 S Woodlands Village Blvd UNIT 9, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 637-6444
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If you’re in the mood for some authentic Japanese food, swing by Teppan Fuji Restaurant.

This small spot offer Teppanyaki meals as well as a wide selection of sushi, of course. Be sure to try out the bagel roll, red bull roll, or monster roll while you’re there. Teppan Fuji also offers some vegan and vegetarian options.

And if you’ve got a big appetite, stop by for all you can eat lunch from 11:30 am to 2 pm or happy hour from 4:30 pm to 6 pm and from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm daily!

Hiro’s Sushi Bar & Japanese Restaurant

1312 S Plaza Way, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 226-8030
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Voted best sushi and Japanese cuisine of Flagstaff for years in a row, Hiro’s should definitely be on your list while visiting this town.

Offering sushi rolls, bento boxes, and other Japanese foods, there’s a little bit of something for everyone at Hiro’s – even if you’re not into seafood.

Don’t forget to try out entrees like the ono bowl or spicy seafood don. And for dessert be sure to try the tempura cheesecake!

Karma Sushi Bar & Grill

6 E Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 774-6100
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Located in downtown Flagstaff, Karma Sushi is also a top rated sushi restaurant in the city. In fact, it has been voted best sushi nine years in a row.

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Though Karma is known for its sushi, the menu also offers a wide variety of selections for those who aren’t in the mood for a roll. This includes ramen, fish and chips, and even burgers.

Signature rolls include the kaptain krunch, three amigos, and sea breeze. Don’t miss happy hour, stop by between 3 pm – 6 pm any day of the week!


319 S, Regent St #209, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 440-5550
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Craving a poke bowl? Stop by Ahipoki to get your fix.

This Flagstaff restaurant combines traditional Japanese and Hawaiian flavors with their poke bowls. With a build-your-own bowl option, you’re free to customize your bowl exactly to your taste!

Ahipoki’s menu even has cooked protein options and tofu for those who don’t eat meat. Don’t forget to sip on a Thai tea while you eat your bowl!

Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki Flagstaff

1175 W Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 773-8880
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Though located in Doubletree by Hilton, Sakura Sushi is a popular sushi stop for Flagstaff locals. Voted one of the “Best Restaurants of the Southwest,” it’s one you can’t pass up on your trip.

Sakura has a long list of sushi rolls to choose from including multiple vegetarian options. They also offer more American style cuisine options, so if you’re not in the mood for Japanese food, you’ll be able to find something too.

Be sure to stop by from 5 pm – 9 pm Thursday through Sunday for live Teppanyaki shows!

Go Sushi

1411 S Milton Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 440-5001
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A favorite of many Flagstaff locals is Go Sushi.

As a small restaurant tucked away in a shopping center, it can be easy to miss, but you won’t want to skip this one. Praised for their portions and the quality of the sushi, Go Sushi has beaming reviews.

Try out the red dragon roll or wonderland roll while you’re there!

Lotus Lounge at Hotel Monte Vista

106 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 440-5568
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Looking for some Pan-Asian cuisine with a bar? Try out the Lotus Lounge at Hotel Monte Vista.

With a large menu full of options like sushi rolls, bowls, noodles, curry and more, you’re sure to find something you like here. Try out a cocktail or some sake while you’re there!

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Written by Tess Stafford

Tess Stafford is an undergraduate at Northern Arizona University studying journalism. She grew up in Phoenix and now lives in Flagstaff. Tess enjoys eating out with friends or family frequently and is always on the lookout for restaurants with gluten-free options!