Looking for a great sushi restaurant in Rotterdam? We know very few people who don’t like sushi and it’s not a surprise that this Japanese specialty has grown enormously in popularity in recent years. Meanwhile our city is – luckily – full of sushi restaurants!
Below we share a list with our top picks sushi restaurants in Rotterdam. To make sure that you have tasted the best sushi in Rotterdam, our tip is to just go everywhere once;). Enjoy!
More in the mood for an evening at home? Many of the restaurants below also deliver! Check Thuisbezorgd to see if there is a delicious sushi restaurant near you.
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1. Japanese Cuisine Yama
Japanese Cuisine Yama is considered by many to be one of the best sushi restaurants in Rotterdam. The food is prepared with the quality and technique of traditional Japanese cuisine.
You can actually only choose from the ‘Chef’s choice Omakase’ with the fixed price of €160. Order wine, Japanese beer, Japanese or Western tea, coffee or choose a sake pairing with a selection of sake with each course.
Hiroaki Yamamoto is the owner and chef of Yama. He has a passion for creating dishes and is even a self-confessed cooking addict. He loves to use unique, locally sourced ingredients to create his dishes, such as herbs, grasses, and wild plants. The Daslook that can be found in the Netherlands in early summer can also be seen in the Yama logo.
Eendrachtsweg 31A, 3012 LC Rotterdam
Just outside the city center, along the Maas, lies the iconic and historic Zalmhuis. To put this beautiful spot in Rotterdam back on the map, a complete renovation took place in 2020. And it shows!
The imposing entrance and the beautiful interior of the restaurant are worth a visit alone. Under the guidance of chef Lars Litz, they serve the most exclusive salmon in the world: the Keta salmon from Alaska.
The menu also includes delicious sushi. For example, share a serving of 12 pieces of sushi, selected by the chef. Or go for the Spicy Tuna or Veggie Roll. Delicious!
Delivery/take away at the Zalmhuis
The Zalmhuis has a ‘Sushi Drive Thru’. Here you can pick up delicious sushi seven days a week!
Schaardijk 396, 2909 LA Rotterdam
3. Aqua Asia Club
Dinner with a view! Aqua Asia Club is on the second floor of the De Rotterdam building and therefore has a fantastic view over the river.
How about a Red Dragon Roll, made with crispy shrimp and butter-tender Wagyu Rib-Eye, while you look at an illuminated Erasmus bridge?
As a vegetarian you can eat your heart out here as well, as Aqua Asia Club has a wide selection of vegetarian dishes on the menu. All in all, a super trendy place with delicious sushi.
Holland Amerikakade 106, 3072 MC Rotterdam
4. Ono Japanese Dining
Just like Aqua Asia Club, Ono Japanese Dining is located in one of the nicest areas of Rotterdam: De Kop van Zuid. Different from Aqua Asia Club however, Ono Japanese Dining faces the other side of the city, namely towards the Rijnhaven.
The interior is super sleek and modern and the dishes are true pieces of art. Make sure to also read our in depth review of Ono Japanese Dining on our website!
And have you already been to these restaurants on the Kop van Zuid?
Delivery/take away at Ono Japanese Fusion
The sushi from Ono Japanese Fusion is available for take away! Go to their website for the take out menu.
Antoine Platekade 1005, 3072 ME Rotterdam
5. Mori Sushi Bar
You can find Mori Sushi Bar in the Foodhallen. Because of the colourful flowers surrounding the food stand, it’s a real eye catcher!
At Mori Sushi Bar they serve delicious haute couture sushi and sashimi, dumplings and poké bowls. Choose a sushi flatter to share, it’s so good!
Delivery/take away at Mori Sushi Bar
Do you prefer to eat their sushi at home? Then order via Thuisbezorgd, Deliveroo or Uber Eats!
Wilhelminakade 58, 3072 AR Rotterdam
6. Restaurant Three
Named after the Japanese lucky number as well as the number of restaurants the owner owned at the opening, Three is a classy restaurant that focuses on three different styles: Asian dishes, Robatayaki and – of course – sushi.
The dishes are modern and the decor fits in well with the concept. Different than some of our previous restaurants, you won’t find Three at De Kop van Zuid, but in Hillegersberg on the North of Rotterdam.
Delivery/take away at Restaurant Three
Restaurant Three offers dinner boxes through Gastrohome.com.
Freericksplaats 24, 3054 GN Rotterdam
7. Mood by Eveline Wu
In addition to their ability of making the sushi taste delicious, Mood serves their sushi on an actual sushi boat! How cool is that? Enjoying a delicious mix of sushi, sashimi and tempura, the chefs prepare all the freshly made dishes in an open kitchen.
The interior of Mood is very elegant and trendy and definitely completes the experience. Also, don’t forget to end the evening with one of their delicious cocktails or gin and tonics!
Delivery/take away at Mood Rotterdam
The sushi from Mood can be ordered via Thuisbezorgd! For example, have the ‘Boot Box’ delivered to your home with a selection of 52 pieces of sushi and sashimi. Ideal for a special date night at home!
Otto Reuchlinweg 999, 3072 MD Rotterdam
8. The Oyster Club
This seafood restaurant consists of a dining area, a bar and a club. They describe their style as chic and stylish, with white table linen, waiters in black and white and – contrasting – cool murals.
In addition to other fish dishes, they have a wide selection of sushi. The sushi chefs start early in the day to prepare the daily fresh sushi and sashimi.
It’s not the cheapest option on the list, but if that’s not a problem and you like the exclusive atmosphere of The Oyster Club, then it’s definitely worth a visit.
Delivery/take away at The Oyster Club
It is possible to order the sushi from Café in the City x Oyster Club through Uber Eats.
Rodezand 36, 3011 AN Rotterdam
9. Shiki Sushi & Lounge
They certainly have guts at the all-you-can-eat restaurant Shiki Sushi & Lounge. Located in an unlikely location, they have known how to positively surprise guests for a number of years.
Their goal is to let people enjoy their sushi in style and they indicate that they do not want to have a negative AYCE image that people may have nowadays, but instead want to offer a top experience through their own identity and style.
Delivery/take away at Shiki Sushi & Lounge
Just order the dishes of Shiki Sushi & Lounge via their website!
Prins Alexanderlaan 37a, 3068 PN Rotterdam
10. Miso Sushi
You can find Miso Sushi in Central Plaza, the shopping center opposite to Central Station. With their dishes and all-you-can-eat concept, it is very similar to restaurants like Sumo and Shabu Shabu. However, it is often a lot quieter here and the sushi is certainly not inferior.
You can enjoy lunch from €19.50 and dinner from €27.50. Definitely worth a try if you want something different than Sumo or Shabu Shabu for a change, but still love the concept!
Delivery/take away at Miso Sushi
The sushi from Miso Sushi can be ordered via Thuisbezorgd!
2, Plaza, 3012 CW Rotterdam
11. Madam Chen
Looking for a fun night including food, drinks and karaoke? Then this new hotspot in Rotterdam is the place for you! There are various rooms that can be rented for a night of food, drinks, fun and, yes, karaoke, with friends.
At Madam Chen you can mostly order Asian Street food bites that are meant to be shared. But on the menu you can also find sushi, with the Unagi Dragon Roll, Crunchy Prawn Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll and the Vegan Wakame roll. Plenty of different sushi to choose from!
Delivery/take away at Madam Chen
You can order the dishes of Madam Chen via Thuisbezorgd.
Kolk 50B, 3011 MD Rotterdam
Taste, quality and presentation are what counts at Azura. You can order a 3-course, 4-course or 5-course dinner here or simply choose the tasty individual dishes. The menu gives a wide choice and with dishes such as Crunchy Spicy Tuna Maki and Rainbow Maki we are definitely already starting to drool. You will find Azura, just like Ono Japanese Dining, Mood and Aqua Asia Club, at De Kop van Zuid and at the bottom of the Montevideo building.
Otto Reuchlinweg 1166, 3072 MD Rotterdam
You have to search a bit to find this restaurant, but it is found on the Coolsingel, near the Beurs metro station. The online reviews on iYumi are extremely positive. Some even say that this is the best sushi in Rotterdam, with friendly service and a good price-quality ratio! The decor, atmosphere and the view may be a bit less appealing, but maybe the delicious sushi will make you forget that!
Coolsingel 143, 3012 AG Rotterdam
Sumo has become a household name when it comes to all-you-can-eat sushi restaurants. This chain has established itself in many places in the Netherlands and is always packed.
Of course an all-you-can-eat restaurant is not for everyone, but if you want to try lots of different sushi you’re in the right place. For a relatively low price you can eat as much as you want, enjoying a wide choice of maki, sashimi and nigiri.
The locations on the Mauritsweg and in the Markthal have the AYCE concept. Do you prefer to order à la carte? Then Sumo Oriental in Kralingen might also be an option.
Delivery/take away at Sumo
It’s possible to order the sushi of Sumo Take Away & Delivery in Kralingen via Thuisbezorgd.
Sumo Markthal, Verlengde Nieuwstraat 2-5, 3011 GX Rotterdam
Sumo Mauritsweg, Mauritsweg 6, 3012 LA Rotterdam
Sumo Oriental, Kortekade 1-3, 3062 GK Rotterdam
That’s it! These were our top picks when it comes to sushi in Rotterdam. Of course there are many more delicious places that we didn’t include in this list.
So let us know in the comments which ones we should include in our next article!
1 reply on “14 Great sushi restaurants in Rotterdam”
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