In restaurants across Michigan, sushi chefs prepare delicately crafted and creatively presented rolls at excellent restaurants. So, if you find yourself in the Great Lake State with a sushi craving, why not try out a meal prepared unlike any other? Check out one (or more!) of these 6 excellent sushi restaurants in the state.
When you're rated No. 1 on Detroit's CityVoter study—and you're not even in Detroit proper—you know you've got some really impressive sushi on hand. That's just the conclusion that Sushi Zen in Brighton has reached, with its voters considering it top-notch not just for the sushi, but also for the atmosphere. Throw in the fact that it's won “Best Sushi” twice (and second place in 2013) and Sushi Zen will clearly deliver.
One of the best Ann Arbor can offer, Sushi Town is found in one of the most unlikely of places—right next to a hardware store—but it's delivering some really impressive options. Perhaps the best point of Sushi Town is its sheer value. Free miso soup and green tea/water with takeout orders are an important part of the picture, as are the number of value-priced combination plates that deliver plenty of sushi for not too much cash.
For East Lansing sushi buffs, the stop of choice is Sansu, a choice that seems to have pushed toward the collegiate types with a fervor unmatched in the area. Start with an array of sushi rolls as well as noodles, salad, and complete lunch and dinner options for diners to choose from, and throw in a special deal that features 20 percent off every Tuesday evening with a valid student ID, and that's enough to make Sansu a major stop for those craving sushi.
Follow I-94 and strike out north for Lucky Sushi Café in Grand Haven for another of Michigan's leaders on the sushi front. Featuring a lunch special that runs through the afternoon and parts of the morning besides—if you're having lunch at 10:30 a.m., you must work strange hours—there's a staggering array of options here. Naturally, there are sushi rolls, and plenty of them, but diners can also switch to full dinner options as well. Throw in free miso soup and a house salad with all entrees and the end result is a great package for anyone hungry for sushi.
Want some great sushi in Saginaw? Stop into local favorite Sushi'n Others, home of sushi rolls, vegetarian fare and dinner options sufficient to make just abut anyone happy. Throw in some noteworthy roll combinations including a 15-piece combination plate and the variety alone makes this a champ. Its location only makes a better proposition.
If you want to sample Japanese cuisine and culture, Noble Fish Sushi is the place to go. Savor perfectly grilled fresh fish from their Japanese grocery store at their restaurant. Enter their distinctive ambiance and let the chefs whisk you away on a gustatory adventure.