Yum! The Best Sushi Bars in Jackson, MS

July 24th, 2022 by

Enjoy sushi and Japanese cuisine from a host of local restaurants that craft delectable rolls and delicate strips of sashimi. Here’s our list of the best sushi bars in Jackson, Mississippi, so you can find the perfect spot for your next date night, meetup with friends, or special family occasion.

Ohashi Sushi

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Located inside Cultivation Food Hall, Ohashi Sushi offers a concise list of fresh creations in sashimi and nigiri, classic rolls, and specialty rolls. Sashimi orders come with four pieces of sliced raw seafood, while nigiri orders include two slices over rice. Ohashi offers diners plenty of cooked and raw classic roll choices like spicy crawfish, tuna avocado, and tempura shrimp. Try a specialty roll like the Mississippi Red Roll with crab, shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, avocado, and cucumber topped with special sauce, or the Dynamite Roll with crab, avocado, and cucumber topped with a baked crab mix and special sauce.

Ohashi Sushi also offers Asian-inspired salads and appetizers like tuna tataki, mango salsa, and yellowtail jalapeño, a dish of thin-sliced tuna topped with peppers, cilantro, and house-made ponzu sauce. As part of the only food hall in Mississippi, diners can enjoy Ohashi amid other chef-driven eateries in this unique dining spot.

Location: 1200 Eastover Drive, Suite 125, Jackson

Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Wasabi Sushi and Grill

Wasabi Sushi and Grill offers a wide selection of traditional maki rolls with creative classic flavors and a menu of specialty rolls with unique ingredients and inspired tastes. Try a classic spicy tuna roll with avocado and green onion or a snow crab roll with asparagus and avocado. The Rocking Roll includes shrimp tempura with asparagus and avocado, topped with snow crab, tempura crunch, and eel sauce, while the spicy Fire Cracker Roll mixes fresh salmon, tuna, and yellowtail with green onion and wasabi.

Special sushi like the King Edward Roll features snow crab, yellowtail, tuna, fresh salmon, and smelt roe rolled in thin slices of cucumber instead of a traditional seaweed shell. For a cooked specialty roll, try the Crispy Sake filled with sauteed salmon, snow crab, cream cheese, avocado, and asparagus topped with a special house sauce. Wasabi also offers sushi roll combos and sushi bar entrees, plus a full menu of Japanese cuisine.

Location: 1107 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 111, Ridgeland

Hours: Monday to Thursday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tuk Tuk Boom

Named after the three-wheeled open motorcycle taxis used in Asian countries like Thailand, Tuk Tuk Boom serves sushi and Thai cuisine. Try one of their tasty sushi creations like Super Crunch, a roll with smoked salmon, masago, and tempura crunch drizzled with kabayaki sauce, or a double shrimp roll with steamed and tempura shrimp, cucumber, avocado, and kabayaki sauce. Tuk Tuk’s Boom Boom roll is packed with seasoned tuna, salmon, and crabstick topped with sweet bell peppers, jalapeño, green onion, roe, and kabayaki and mango sauces. Tuk Tuk Boom also offers nigiri and sashimi with fresh salmon or tuna.

Location: 4500 Interstate 55 N. Suite 153, Jackson

Hours: Monday  to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Hokkaido Hibachi Grill and Sushi Bar

Hokkaido Hibachi and Sushi offers hand rolls, maki rolls, and sashimi for dinner and lunch specials. Try one of their takes on a classic like the seared salmon roll with avocado and scallions, or the Kirin, a rice-free roll with shrimp tempura, snow crab, cream cheese, mango, and spicy mayonnaise.

Hokkaido’s specialty rolls offer some delicious choices like the America Dream, featuring spicy tuna, shrimp tempura, avocado, and tobiko wrapped in soybean paper and topped with spicy mayo and eel sauce, or the Hawaiian Roll filled with coconut shrimp and cream cheese topped with mango, tobiko, and coconut sauce.  Hokkaido also offers 18 different sashimi choices, each with two pieces of fresh, sliced seafood.

Location: 1021 Highway 51 N. Suites D and E

Hours: Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner is served Sunday through Thursday from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m.;  Saturday and Sunday from 4:30 to 10 p.m.

Takara

Takara serves sushi rolls and sashimi in addition to its hibachi menu. Choose from nearly two dozen chef special rolls in flavor combinations like a Sakura Roll with tempura crab and avocado topped with spicy tuna crunch. Order a Takara Roll for spicy scallop wrapped in spicy shrimp with tempura crunch on top. Iso Fantastic combines tuna, salmon, avocado, and yellowtail wrapped in soy paper. Sushi entrees include Japanese classics like Unagi Don, sliced eel on a bed of rice, and Chirashi, assorted sashimi served over rice.

Enjoy hibachi favorites like veggies, seafood and meat served with Japanese fried rice, soup, and salad. Takara also serves a variety of hot entrees, noodles, fried rice, and kids meals. Or, add to your sushi with tasty extras like squid salad and beef tataki, or shumai, a steamed shrimp dumpling.

Location: 951 Highway 80 E, Suite B, Clinton

Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Red Samurai Hibachi Express

For easy carryout sushi options, Red Samurai Express offers a well-stocked menu of mostly cooked rolls. Order from four different tiers of rolls with options like the Sunset Roll with salmon tempura, spicy crawfish, shrimp, asparagus, avocado, and tempura crunch wrapped in soy paper and topped with spicy mayo, or the Red Samurai Roll, a rice-free roll of fresh salmon, snapper, tuna, crab meat, masago, avocado, and tempura crunch deep-fried and drizzled with special sauce.

Red Samurai also offers six signature sauces to complement your meal: teriyaki, ginger, wasabi, hot sauce, pink sauce and eel sauce.

Location: 1060 Highway 51, Suite E, Madison

Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

That’s our list of sushi bar favorites from Jackson and our surrounding areas. Did we miss one of your top picks? Let us know so we can update our listing with more delicious sushi stops.

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