SUSHI-SAN

4.8
605 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Japanese
From the team behind RAMEN-SAN, SUSHI-SAN serves up fresh fish with fresher beats. With crispy
handrolls, bincho-tan roasted meats and ice-cold beer; this is not your typical sushi joint. Come in and see for yourself.
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LJ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Greatest sushi so far in Chicago after trying many! And the service was beyond!

MB
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was amazing except having to wait even though we had a reservation. I will definitely be returning 🙌🏻

OT
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

Terrible, sad sushi. The nigiri didn’t stick together like it should. The rolls were mediocre at best for the price. Would’ve rather got sushi from Walmart in Waukegan.

T
Boise
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service and food were outstanding. Will definitely go back.

YR
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great. Service, Food, DRINKS and the atmosphere was lively and fun

S
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent!

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E
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place! Food was fantastic. Fun spot for a group or even as a couple.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Loved everything! Thank you!

G
Chicago
64 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The Express Lunch is a great deal: 4 little courses, lots of variety. Decor reminiscent of modern Japan.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the music...dishes are among the best in the city.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and quality food. Server made excellent suggestions. We were promptly seated and waited on. Food was remarkable. The restaurant itself was very busy but service didn’t suffer and atmosphere was very comfortable. Highly recommend.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely the best service you can get in a restaurant. I was very impressed and pleased.

Food was also as good as it gets for the price point.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Week sushi to price value

MF
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my girlfriend to use our birthday bucks, amazing food, fast service, almost too fast! We were in and out in under an hour!

FI
Las Vegas
32 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Amazing sushi and the service was top notch. The menu is very deceiving as the description of the contents of the sushi rolls are minimal and don’t describe how amazing they really are.... we didn’t know how much of a treat we were in for!

OT
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Overall, the food was very tasty with the exception of the Maki. Appetizers, waygu skewers all great but the Maki rolls were very basic and just kind of nothing.

OT
Toronto
28 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Laid back, hip atmosphere. Great music, awesome service, incredible food! Loved the music and staff vibes. Will be back when visiting Chicago again and have already recommended

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The sushi was fantastic even though a bit pricey. Good treat yourself place.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ask for Maria

GV
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful experience at Sushi-San. The friendly greeters at the door set the tone for the night. The friendly staff, quick service and delicious food made this a great night. We will definitely be back. Thank you!!

NN
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 2

the food was good, but for that price the service and atmosphere should have been better. It was loud, and we could not hear each other talk. We can hear the table next to us much louder. Also, the chairs are not comfortable. We were thinking of doing Omakase, but once we set down on the wooden stools, we knew we could't stay for more than an hour...

MG
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Fantastic food! Best sushi I’ve had in quite some time

C
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very good sushi. Great attentive service

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Food was subpar for the price and portions. Waiter was nice but the restaurant was very packed and loud. They should also advise patrons in advance that they have $15 valet to avoid $37 parking around the corner.

MJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

First time at Sushi SAN, and was not let down. Atmosphere was fitting for both a casual group to have a good time with good food or a nice date night spot. Our server was knowledgeable about the menu and was able to point out some of the more popular dishes and recommendations. For the location in River North, prices were not over the top, either. With an appetizer and main course MEGA between the two of us, we left comfortably full! Can't wait to come back for another try.

RL
Miami
66 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

afternoon and place was fairly empty but open table had no spots. went 2 hr early from open reservation and no problems seated. ate mega - great presentation andvalue.

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

Ate here with my son. Very trendy - it was dark and loud. Our server was nothing special. The rolls were bizarre. The nigiri was blah. Expected much more based on the price.

OT
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is amazing and the service is outstanding!

C
Central Coast
8 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

While visiting Chicago I wanted to have some local sushi. This place had excellent reviews, and they are accurate. I was treated very well from the moment I arrived, even though I was a solo diner. All the staff took time to make sure I had what I needed. The food was outstanding - extremely fresh fish served in ways that highlight the best of the variety. I hope to return next time I'm in Chicago.

K
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best place we ate at in Chicago. The seaweed salad was delicious and inventive. The tuna belly nigiri was out of this world. By far one of the best peices I've ever had. Great service, great menu, great drinks; all while listening to great rap music. I would describe this joint as a new take on old favorites. We will definitely be back.

JH
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The thank you cocktail was awesome, came in a Chinese to go container and was delicious! Sushi was amazing, not a huge selection, but was top notch. This is my new favorite place for sushi in River North

S
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun, modern sushi restaurant. Incredibly fresh sushi and some tasty unique items that everyone will love. Great service and vibrant atmosphere. Highly recommend. We’ll certainly be back. Plenty of great menu items for those not keen on sushi. Loved the cocktails too.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

They use the tiniest amount of fish in the rolls

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The host and waiter were great 😇

EL
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Awesome sushi, service and atmosphere! Our seating requirements were also honored!

OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Will visit again!

FD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 1

It had to have been 80+ degrees inside the restaurant. The heat killed our appetites - especially for sushi served too warm. It colored the entire experience negatively.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Had reservations for 730 and got seated at 8... with 5 open tables around. Looked like this hosts first day on the job..

OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

Despite our being one of the first tables to arrive for lunch, the Kitchen was extreme slow. Our server (Alfredo) didn’t keep us updated, so we felt silly waiting there. We had to flag him down too much to get his attention.

Food was excellent (most importantly), and I’m hopeful management will figure out how improve the service.

MS
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service! The waiter was extremely helpful, and the whole experience was wonderful.

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