21 Essential San Antonio Sushi Joints Offering Food To-Go 

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There's something special about being seated at a sushi bar and losing yourself in watching the deft hand of a sushi master as he or she expertly prepares a platter of vibrant, delicious sushi rolls, sashimi and nigiri.

These days, however, social distancing practices make it difficult to relish in the experience only a sushi bar can provide. That's why we've rounded up 21 essential San Antonio sushi spots that offer their delectable, oceanic wares to-go.
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Piranha Izakaya
260 E Basse Rd., (210) 822-1088, facebook.com/PiranhaSanAntonio
Formerly known as Piranha Killer Sushi, Piranha Izakaya graces the Alamo Quarry Village with hot and cold appetizers, sushi and seven kinds of Japanese ramen.
Photo via Instagram mygoodbites
Wild Goji
7115 Blanco Rd Ste 110, 210-277-0638, wildgojisatx.com/
The wings slathered in house-made Wild Goji sauce alone are worth the trip to this northside SA joint, but the nigiri sushi, select menu of sushi rolls, perfectly-sized lunch Bento box and tonkotsu ramen are all very good, too.
Photo via Instagram / wildgoji_sat
Sushi Express Stone Oak
19903 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste 208, PHONE, facebook.com/SushiExpressStoneOak/
This sushi spot offers a wide range of rolls, plus Japanese and Korean entrees in a cozy setting. Try the San Antonio roll!
Photo via Instagram / msjaymemikayla
Yellowfish Sushi
Multiple locations, yellowfishsushi.com/
This self-proclaimed “Japamex sushi bar” features an extensive menu of traditional and not-so-traditional menu items, including fried and baked roll options.
Photo via Instagram / yellowfishsushi
Kin Thai and Sushi
22211 I-10 W Access Rd, 210-474-0959, kinthaisushi.com/
This Dominion-area sushi spot is not for the faint of heart, at least in terms of menu size. The menu is substantial, including entrees, sushi bowls, nigiri, sashimi, salads and more than 30 varieties of rolls.
Photo via Instagram / kinthaiandsushi
Sushihana
1810 NW Military Hwy, 210-340-7808, sushihanasan.com/
Sushihana offers sushi and Japanese food in a comfortable setting. If you’re feeling sassy, check out the wine, sake and beer menu.
Photo via Instagram / sushihana_
Thai Lucky
711 S Pine St, 210-774-9650, yelp.com/biz/thai-lucky-san-antonio
This brand-new downtown spot at Navarro and South St. Mary’s offers low-key sushi rolls, sashimi, nigiri, chirashi bowls and more elaborate specialty rolls. Currently only open for delivery and takeout.
Photo via Instagram / ravenlenore
Sushi Seven
Multiple locations sushi-seven.com/
This Stone Oak eatery’s menu has a slew of options including tempura, kushiage (or deep-fried kebabs), fried rice and teppanyaki, not to mention the 40-plus rolls and full-to-bursting Bento boxes.
Photo via Instagram / sushiseven
Yummi Japanese
Multiple locations yummisushisa.com/
San Antonio sushi lovers will fall in love with the menu at Yummi Sushi, a Japanese restaurant right in the heart of the city. Complement your meal with a beer or wine from this restaurant's delightful drink menu.
Photo via Instagram / yummisushisa
Uni’ko
17803 La Cantera Terrace Ste 1101, 210-239-6610, unikojapanesehouse.com/
This Japanese-style sushi bar in the fancy AF Éilan retail complex offers a menu that’s spread across 10 appetizers, 25 rolls and just as many nigiri and sashimi options. The fatty salmon nigiri is delectable.
Photo via Instagram / unikojapanesehouse
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Wasabi
9921 I-10 Frontage Rd, 210-877-2300, wasabisanantonio.com/
Try the seared scallops and maki rolls with a serving of Sho Chiko Bai Nigori sake. This spot is also a great option for happy hour specials.
Photo via Instagram / wasabisushisa
Godai
11203 West Ave, 210-348-6781, godaisushisa.com/
Tried-and-true Northside spot Godai may have a Western feel in terms of decor, but the menu is classic: all the usual sushi suspects and an assortment of rice and noodle bowls. Dig into the Gyidon donburi — a true Japanese comfort dish of simmered beef and fresh vegetables ladeled over rice in broth and topped with ginger.
Photo via Instagram / ivankrazy
Sake Cafe
19179 Blanco Rd Ste 101, 210-408-6388, sakesushisa.com/
Don’t let the strip-mall facade fool you: Sake Cafe offers an impressive selection of noodles, rice, rolls, soups, salad and apps. There’s something for everyone at this Stone Oak-area spot.
Photo via Instagram / sakecafesushibarsa
Tong’s Thai
1146 Austin Hwy, 210-829-7345, tongsthai.com/
Alamo Heights fixture Tong’s Thai has been serving up traditional Thai food since 1995. But the sushi bar deserves its due too. Order the fan favorite Ariel Roll with an icy glass of plum wine.
Photo via Instagram / tongsthai
Goro’s Sushi
2619 Mossrock, 210-349-8117, gorossushisa.com/
This literal hole-in-the-wall sushi joint offers up inventive & traditional rolls at uber-reasonable prices. With more than 50 types of maki sushi rolls to choose from, you’ll find something here to sate that sushi craving.
Photo via Instagram / nochunksplease
Sapporo Sushi and Asian Fusion
5638 W Hausman Rd, 210-314-4423, sapporosa.com/
This Northwest-SA sushi outpost offers a modest selection of basic Japanese entrees plus a selection of unique sushi rolls. Sapporo’s fresh nigiri, savory shoyu ramen and miso soup are hard to beat.
Photo via Instagram / timdisaster
Hon Machi
1026 Culebra Rd, 210-272-0440, honmachisteaksushi.com/
Sure, Hon Machi is known for its kitschy tabletop grill concept, but skip that nonsense and head straight for the sushi menu. Nigiri, sashimi, classic, traditional and cone-style roll menus are all extensive — just trust us on this.
Photo via Instagram / honmachi_sushi_teppan
Sukeban
1420 S Almo St, 210-562-3231, sukebansushi.com/
Located in Southtown’s Blue Star Arts Complex, you can expect a certain level of hip. What you might not expect, however, is a menu specializing in contemporary Japanese fare that’s enhanced by carefully curated wine, bubbles and cocktails. While the edgy atmosphere makes this a fun spot to imbibe, Sukeban is currently only open for takeout. Thanks, COVID-19.
Photo via Instagram / sukebansushi
Koi Kawa
4051 Broadway St, 210-805-8111, koikawasushi.com/
Into nigiri and sashimi? Koi Kawa is the spot for you. Chilled tuna, mackerel, salmon, shrimp, squid and octopus rest atop lightly vinegared beds of sticky white rice in a delicious display of sushi chef artistry. Of course, the Broadway eatery offers an impressive selection of specialty rolls for those that prefer their sushi in that form.
Photo via Instagram / koikawajapanese
Hero’s Ramen x Sushi
13444 West Ave Ste 200, 210-481-4950, herosramenxsushi.com/
This Northside SA joint offers a menu specializing in authentic ramen, sushi and izakaya-type dishes. Try the gorgeous Treasure Bowl, with tuna, salmon, yellowtail, shrimp, seaweed salad, ginger, masago, scallop and tamako. It's filling and fresh.
Photo via Instagram / herosramenxsushi
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Kobe Teppan & Sushi
7824 Pat Booker Rd, 210-634-9333, kobeliveoak.com/
While the impressive teppanyaki setup may be Kobe’s claim to fame, don’t make the mistake of letting their sushi offerings slip under your radar. The chirashi bowl is to die for, and its signature Shaggy Dog roll is a crab-covered delight.
Photo via Facebook / kobeliveoak
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Piranha Izakaya
260 E Basse Rd., (210) 822-1088, facebook.com/PiranhaSanAntonio
Formerly known as Piranha Killer Sushi, Piranha Izakaya graces the Alamo Quarry Village with hot and cold appetizers, sushi and seven kinds of Japanese ramen.
Photo via Instagram mygoodbites

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