Haute Top 5: Best Sushi in Atlanta in 2017

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From raw fish to tempura lobster, eating sushi is more than a meal, it is an experience. Here, we give you the top five sushi restaurants that serve up the most unique, fresh and delicious sushi in Atlanta and give an authentic and innovative take on Japanese cuisine. Here are the top five sushi spots in Atlanta in 2017.

1 Umi

This Buckhead hotspot reigns the sushi scene with its food and atmosphere. Umi showcases the freshest fish from the world’s finest markets and highest quality ingredients available. Hot items such as baked lobster tempura, sautéed foie gras and black cod miso and a selection of “aburi” or slightly cooked sushi-grade fish accompany an assortment of starters, soups, salads, sashimi, nigiri and specialty house and traditional rolls.
3050 Peachtree Road Atlanta Ga 30305

2 Tomo Japanese Restaurant

Located at the Ritz Carlton Residences this restaurant offers sushi, artful sashimi and other dishes and a very extensive saki assortment. Chef Tomo's vision is simple: contemporary Japanese food using the finest, hand-chosen ingredients from around the world. Must try signature dish includes Lobster a la Musso, a live lobster and uni, garlic, ginger, scallions, yuzu ponzu seared w/ extra virgin olive oil and sesame oil, white-truffle oil and raw quail egg.
3630 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326

3 Katana

Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi brings a new distinctive excellence to Atlanta dining, with cutting-edge flavors, seasonal offerings, and exceptional service – Asian with a modern twist. Katana is two distinct dining experiences in one location. The Dining rooms serves small-plates, made-to-order Sushi Bar, and a full-service Bar that includes our own private label Sake. The Teppanyaki room has a Zen-inspired atmosphere with Teppanyaki-style open-grill stations with your own personal chef.
3345 Lenox Rd Atlanta, Georgia

4 Eight Sushi Lounge

Eight sushi may be the new kid on the block, but it is already making waves through the restaurant scene in Atlanta. People are flocking to this Westside sushi for its fresh and contemporary take on sushi dishes. WIth a family in the Japanese food industry, this restaurant is the next step in an evolution of a family owned skill.
930 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite B Atlanta, GA 30318

5 Ra Sushi

Located in Midtown, head to this high-energy Japanese-fusion restaurant for the signature rolls, happy hour specials, awesome outdoor patio and great crowd of people. Expect innovative sushi rolls like the Viva Las Vegas Roll, the Scallop Dynamite Roll and the Crazy Monkey Roll. The bar here is also a draw for people. Check out the creative cocktail menu with specialty cocktails like The Dragon Bite made with Bacardi Dragonberry, Absolut Citron, strawberry puree, lemon juice, Japanese yuzu and a splash of soda.
1080 Peachtree St NE Suite 8, Atlanta, GA 30309