In Central New Jersey, we’re so fortunate to have a huge variety of cuisines to choose from, and of course, this includes sushi! Whether you like simple sashimi or an elaborate spread of beautifully presented rolls, you’re in luck—this list of the 13 best sushi restaurants in Central NJ, recommended by locals, doesn’t disappoint.
The best part? Many of these sushi restaurants allow you to order online and have your meal delivered right to your door!
Here’s our favorite sushi spots:
Enjoy a flaming presentation of hibachi artistry while East’s master chefs prepare theatrical, culinary masterpieces right at your table! You can also enjoy a more traditional meal in their dining room or casually dine at the sushi bar, which has an outstanding selection of fresh fish.
TIP: Enjoy a world-class meal without leaving your home—online ordering is quick and user friendly.
Located at 408 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ
Locally renowned for excellent service and ultra-fresh ingredients, Hop Hing offers a modern twist on classic Chinese, Thai, and Japanese dishes. Though they’re best known for their Chinese takeout, all cuisine can be ordered online and is available for dine-in, takeout, or delivery.
TIP: Food comes in large portions—enjoy another delicious meal for lunch tomorrow!
Located at 428 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ
Voted one of central New Jersey’s “Best Japanese/Sushi” restaurants three times, Mr. Pi’s varied menu of fresh fish and flavorful sashimi is sure to satisfy. Known for their delicious sauces, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and wide delivery range, this could easily become your go-to sushi joint.
TIP: Mr. Pi’s is BYOB!
Located at 57 Mountain Blvd, Warren, NJ
Tsuru offers the best and freshest sushi in town in a comfortable, low-key environment. With an extensive menu of creative specialty rolls, fresh salads, and savory meats (the duck is highly recommended!), you’re sure to be impressed.
TIP: Tsuru is BYOB—pick up a bottle of sake at Ridge Fine Wines, located just across the street.
Located in the Dewy Meadow Shopping Center, 413 King George Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ
Wasabi boasts an intimate, upscale dining experience and affordable, everyday prices—what could be better!? Enjoy the service of a full bar as you and your friends test out their variety of specialty rolls and appetizers.
TIP: Wasabi makes a great date spot! Regulars rave about their Seafood Sampler for Two—stuffed soft shell crab, chilli garlic bay scallops, Thai basil shrimp, & white wine garlic chilli mussels… for just $14.95. Yummmmm.
Located at 12 West Main St., Somerville, NJ
6. Shogun Wok
Satisfy your sushi or sashimi craving with Shogun Wok—their fish is fresh, beautifully presented, and delivered by friendly, professional staff. Customers have noted that they’re especially flexible when it comes to working with dietary restrictions.
TIP: Shogun Wok gets very busy around dinner time. If you’re in need of an immediate sushi fix, consider ordering for takeout rather than waiting for delivery. You can place your order through GrubHub—quick, easy, painless… delicious.
Located at 570 Union Ave, Middlesex, NJ
Looking for a night out on the town with friends? Nagoya’s all-you-can-eat sushi is always $29.95, and regulars adore their high-quality, creative specialty rolls. Rather stay inside and binge watch Making a Murder? Delivery is always free!
TIP: BYOB and sip your way through a possible brief wait time—this is a popular local spot!
Located at 278 N Ave E, Westfield, NJ
Aikkou offers an elegant atmosphere, featuring contemporary décor and some of the freshest sushi in town. They’re very accommodating of large groups and close to a movie theatre—gather your friends and make a night of it!
TIP: In the tradition of modern fusion restaurants, Aikkou’s portions are smaller than your run-of-the-mill takeout places. Try splitting a variety of dishes with friends!
Family-owned and featuring truly authentic Japanese dishes, Jo-Sho offers the absolute freshest ingredients and top-of-the-line service.
TIP: This place is a hidden treasure, though the masses are catching on—beat the crowd by visiting before the lunch rush, or later in the evening. If you’re heading out on the weekend, definitely call ahead to make a reservation.
Located at 120 Cedar Grove Ln #8, Somerset, NJ
With dozens of specials and a menu full of options, Go Sushi is the perfect lunch spot. Regulars rave about their seared tuna sushi—order a la carte for just a dollar apiece!
TIP: Free, super-fresh delivery… and you can order online!
Located at 2520 Route 22 E Suite 10, Scotch Plains, NJ
Marvel at the centuries-old art of Hibachi cooking, prepared on the grill right before you, or enjoy a casual meal in Kiku’s comfortable dining room. BYOB with a liquor store across the street—the sushi-hungry bargain hunter’s trifecta.
TIP: Kiku is known for their Korean food, too! Try the Bibimbap stone bowl for a hot, savory, satisfying meal.
Located at 2085 Burnt Mill Rd, Bedminster Township, NJ
Matsuba offers a variety of lunchtime specials and Bento Box options to provide a quick, ultra-fresh meal without breaking the bank. And, their Hibachi grill show is sure to enliven a group night on the town!
TIP: BYOB—visit Bottle King across the street before stopping into Matsuba.
Located at 450 Amwell Rd #6, Hillsborough Township, NJ
13. Sushi House
Known for its divinely fresh ingredients, friendly staff, and laid-back atmosphere, it’s no wonder Sushi House is always busy! This is an especially great place for vegetarians, as Sushi House offers five meatless sushi rolls.
TIP: For those a little squeamish about raw fish, try the Volcano Roll—fried calamari and cucumber topped with spicy mayo and red tobiko!
Located at 1339 Prince Rodgers Ave, Bridgewater, NJ