The 5 best spots to score sushi in Albuquerque

The 5 best spots to score sushi in Albuquerque
Sakura Sushi and Grill. | Photo: Stephen W./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 25, 2019.

Got a hankering for sushi?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top sushi spots in Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

People in the Albuquerque area usually spend more in fall at restaurants than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and marketing automation for small businesses. Daily spending at Albuquerque-area restaurants rose to $1,180 per business in the fall of last year, 2% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Jinja Bar & Bistro

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First on the list is Jinja Bar & Bistro. Located at 5400 Sevilla Ave. NW, it is the highest-rated sushi spot in Albuquerque, boasting four stars out of 134 reviews on Yelp.

2. Sakura Sushi and Grill

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Next up is Sakura Sushi and Grill, situated at 6241 Riverside Plaza Lane. With 4.5 stars out of 260 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Fareast Fuzion

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Fair West's Fareast Fuzion, located at 5901 Central Ave. NE, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the sushi bar 4.5 stars out of 175 reviews.

4. Tamashi Japanese Restaurant

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Tamashi Japanese Restaurant is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 144 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6400 Holly Ave. NE, Suite G, to see for yourself.

5. Bento Sushi

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Last but not least, check out Bento Sushi, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 100 reviews on Yelp. You can find the restaurant at 7610 Carmel Ave. NE.

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