Best Sushi Bars In Flint MI

November 17th, 2022 by

Nothing beats fresh sushi, sashimi, and tempura when you’re craving sushi and Japanese-style food. Your taste buds come alive when you dip fresh seafood, nori-wrapped rice, vegetables, or exotic sushi rolls into the zesty soy sauce and wasabi dip that the staff serves you with your sushi and sashimi order. Now that your mouth is watering for sushi, check out our list of the best sushi bars in the Flint, Michigan, area.

Goki Goki

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While Goki Goki is primarily a Korean barbecue restaurant and market, this Fenton restaurant also has an amazing sushi bar. Before or after your meal, you can have fun exploring the exotic items at the market and looking for items like frozen mochi desserts and assorted ramen products to bring home. When you’re ready to eat, you can order innovative appetizers like the deep-fried mushrooms with a spicy crab mix or the zesty octopus salad.

When you peruse the sushi menu, you’ll find classic rolls like the California, yellowtail, and spicy tuna. You can also branch out and try the Goki Goki specialty rolls, such as the Volcano with spicy tuna, spicy salmon, and tempura shrimp or the Jumbo Spider with soft-shell crab, green onion, and cucumber. Goki Goki offers a variety of sashimi pieces, sushi boats, creative sushi burritos, and lunch specials served Monday through Friday.

Location: 1243 N. Leroy St., Fenton.

Contact: 810-215-1117.

Habachi Buffet

After a day spent visiting Flint museums and exhibits, you can refuel at Habachi Buffet. From Chinese and Japanese cuisine to sushi, you’ll find a wide range of foods to please any palate. Habachi Buffet offers a large buffet for lunch, dinner, and carry-out where you can stock up on fresh sushi rolls, tempura shrimp, vegetables, and other Asian-inspired hot dishes.

Aside from the buffet, you can order straight from the menu sushi with offerings like spicy salmon, zesty eel, or savory vegetarian rolls. If you feel like sashimi, order tamago (egg cake), shrimp, or tuna nigiri pieces. Don’t forget to add a seaweed salad or edamame to your order for a complete sushi bar experience.

Location: 3022 Linden Road, Flint.

Contact: 810-32-3888.

Sushi Zen

Whether you’re in the Flint area to visit or on a staycation, you’ll appreciate dining at Sushi Zen in nearby Brighton. This upscale restaurant offers Japanese, Korean, and Asian fusion, as well as an extensive variety of sushi choices. You can have sushi or sashimi as an appetizer before having a bento dinner or rice or noodle bowl, or you could make sushi and sashimi your main meal.

For nigiri or sashimi, you can enjoy smoked salmon, yellowtail, or fresh tuna. Vegetarians will appreciate the rolls filled with vegetables like asparagus, pumpkin, cucumber, and avocado. If you’re looking for spicy rolls, you won’t be disappointed because Sushi Zen makes seafood rolls filled with spicy mayo and sriracha. You’ll want to try the tempura rolls, such as the Firecracker Roll filled with spicy tuna, spicy crab salad, jalapeno peppers, and avocado. The chefs then deep fry the roll and drizzle it with sweet eel sauce. You can also choose from 72 house specialty rolls.

Popular rolls include the Sushi Zen Roll with tuna, salmon, eel, egg, avocado, asparagus, and cucumber. Alternatively, you can order the creative White Serpent Roll with salmon, tuna, seaweed salad, avocado, cucumber, and daikon radish. The sushi chefs wrap this roll in soybean paper, roll it in sesame seeds, and finish it with a savory ponzu sauce.

Location: 114 W. Grand River Ave., Brighton.

Contact: 810-225-3330.

Hatorando Sushi & Sports Bar

If you’re interested in dining at America’s only sports-themed sushi restaurant, head over to Hartland and spend some time at Hatorando Sushi & Sports Bar. This creative sushi spot offers authentic and American-style sushi rolls, appetizers, and salads, as well as traditional sports-bar food, such as burgers and fries. You can enjoy eating sushi while watching your favorite sports game on a big-screen TV, or simply enjoy the food with hot Japanese sake, a beer, or a glass of wine.

Start your sushi-inspired meal with a cup of steaming hot miso soup, crisp edamame, or a refreshing cucumber and seaweed salad. Next, order your sushi rolls with offerings like spicy tuna or eel and avocado. You’ll want to try a tempura roll like the Las Vegas with jalapenos, cream cheese, and a spicy mango and mayo sauce. Cooked rolls include shrimp tempura, cream cheese, and eel sauce or shrimp tempura, pineapple, cucumber, and lobster salad.

Location: 10586 Highland Road, Hartland.

Contact: 810-207-8019.

Noble Fish Sushi & Market

Noble Fish Sushi & Market uses only the freshest fish and ingredients in all its sushi offerings, whether for lunch, dinner, or a quick sushi snack. The chefs offer a wide range of nigiri, both raw and cooked, as well as marinated pieces. Noble Fish Sushi & Market makes eye-catching rolls, such as the Tijuana Roll with yellowtail, avocado, jalapeno, and cilantro or the Michigan Roll with tuna, cucumber, avocado, and spicy mayonnaise.

The cone-shaped hand rolls with nori on the outside come with a variety of fillings like sea urchin roe, scallops, pickled relish, or spicy tuna. If you come to this sushi spot with a large group, consider ordering one of the combination plates like the Supreme. With this platter, you get rolls and six pieces of nigiri with tuna, squid, shrimp, and more. You can also order large sushi platters, such as the large one that comes with 68 pieces of sushi and nigiri, enough to feed four to six people.

Location: 65 E. 14 Mile Road, Clawson.

Contact: 248-585-2314.

So, there’s our team at Applegate Chevrolet’s list of delicious places to get sushi in the Flint area. Which sushi bar is your favorite? What’s your usual seafood or sushi roll order? Is there a hidden gem of a sushi spot in Flint that we missed? If so, let us know your recommendation. We always enjoy learning about unknown places to get delectable sushi.