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Sushi Den

Sushi Den

Sushi Restaurant$$$$
Old South Pearl, Denver
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  • Jordan W.
    Jordan WhiteApril 16
    The fish is very fresh. Miso was awesome! Not my fave sushi place.
  • Anne N.
    Anne NApril 9
    The jalapeño hamachi was incredible! We also loved the gyoza and the spicy pork ramen. The sushi is so fresh and light--you'd never know you're in Denver!!!
  • Katie H.
    Katie H.March 4
    Wow, the Chef's Table was amazing! Gnome fish with turnip root on top was the best...Den Mule cocktail was the best!
  • Ina L.
    Ina LiFebruary 28
    Fresh, authentic, and totally worth the wait. Highly recommend the live scallop, unagi, uni, toro, salmon belly and, of course, the dynamite bowl.
  • Andy F.
    Andy FrancoOctober 17, 2016
    I see why it's the best sushi in Denver. Try the Happy Platter for happy hour. The Eel and Halibut melt in your mouth. Also the Toro here is delicious!!!
  • Diana S.
    Diana SmithJune 9, 2016
    Everything!
  • sara mae p.
    sara mae pickleMay 23, 2016
    Probably one of the best if not thee best sushi restaurants I've ever been
  • alwysfashionablylate
    So cute and chic! Staff is amazingly helpful. Food is super yummy but be prepared for tiny portions. Hands down the best miso soup, I've ever had.
  • Heather N.
    Heather NorthFebruary 20, 2016
    this place is pricey, but excellent. go for happy hour if you're looking for a more affordable meal!
  • Dean
    DeanJanuary 10, 2016
    Get here early if you're doing happy hour; there was a line of ~20 ppl at the door @ 430pm on Saturday
  • Cesar M.
    Cesar MossiJanuary 7, 2016
    Great food, good service!!!
  • Jeana D.
    Jeana DeLaCruzSeptember 7, 2015
    A must go. Enduring everything should be is motto*
  • I Y.
    I YooAugust 18, 2015
    The seasonal lobster shrimp wontons were outstanding! Note: if you hate cilantro though, avoid this dish but you're missing out!
  • Brent S.
    Brent ScottJuly 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    My favorite sushi spot!
  • Tyler B.
    Tyler BurgettJune 26, 2015
    Believe the hype. Spider roll is the best I've had anywhere.
  • Susan K.
    Susan KingMarch 19, 2015
    Everything was yummy! Dessert was a surprise of frozen treats
  • Quin R.
    Quin RootMarch 1, 2015
    Volcano app is one of a kind!
  • Becca
    BeccaFebruary 28, 2015
    Get here EARLY if you want a seat at the bar!
  • Alfonso C.
    Alfonso CastilloJanuary 16, 2015
    Totally outstanding place. Ingredients can't be more fresh indeed. Everything you order will blow you away. My suggestions: sit at the bar and order a Red Dragon or a Rainbow Roll. AMAZING.
  • Scott D.
    Scott DoidaJanuary 5, 2015
    The bar is always a great place to catch an easy lunch
  • Jennifer P.
    Jennifer PetersonDecember 17, 2014
    Everything is so scrumptious. Go, go now!
  • RobP
    RobPNovember 25, 2014
    Everything
  • Jun H.
    Jun HeiderNovember 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite ramen shops in Denver metro. Great gyoza too!
  • Jane L.
    Jane LuoSeptember 25, 2014
    Very impressive and creative, best dynamic I've ever tried
  • Yi C.
    Yi ChiangAugust 12, 2014
    I've never had a negative experience here. Speciality items on the menu are always worth a try... As well extensive sake list!
  • Sam W.
    Sam WAugust 7, 2014
    Incredibly fresh sushi flown in daily from Japan. Sit at the sushi bar to watch them work.
  • Denver Westword
    Denver WestwordAugust 5, 2014
    The sushi crew serves deeply purple tuna, iridescent toro banded with fat, excellent eel and beautiful shake. Read more
  • Desiree
    DesireeJune 18, 2014
    Service was okay. Nice selection of Nigiri Sushi.
  • The Peak P.
    Even after 25 years of service, this place always has a wait line and is VERY well worth the wait as well..
  • Usaj R.
    Usaj RealtyMay 26, 2014
    Make sure to drink your Sake out of a box. It means your life will be overflowing with everything good!
  • Josh F.
    Josh FunkeMay 15, 2014
    Best sushi in Denver, ask for Joseph, let him order for you and tell him Mr funke sent yah...also tony is the man and such a pro
  • Josh F.
    Josh FunkeMay 15, 2014
    Best sushi in Denver, as for Joseph, let him order for you and tell him Mr funke sent yah...
  • Harry K.
    Harry KleemanFebruary 7, 2014
    Hands down the best sushi you will eat in Denver and maybe the only place you can get real, fresh Tataki... YUMYAMYUM
  • Jeanie D.
    Jeanie DedmonJanuary 23, 2014
    Great sushi. Generous. Portions
  • Ken C.
    Ken ChangJanuary 9, 2014
    Sushi deluxe platter
  • Olivia B.
    Olivia BoltOctober 17, 2013
    Some of the best sushi I've ever had. It's really nice inside, and it's not too expensive.
  • Andy B.
    Andy BoudreauxOctober 4, 2013
    Rather surprising (not in the good way) that a place with prices like this where I've had so many business dinners doesn't have WiFi...
  • Jackal
    JackalSeptember 16, 2013
    Incredibly fresh with and an extensive soke list. Great place.
  • Jackal
    JackalSeptember 5, 2013
    Everything was great, a must go.
  • Ted A.
    Ted ArchuletaJuly 27, 2013
    #8 most fined restaurant in Denver for health code violations. If u don't believe me. Google it.
  • Rebecca A.
    Rebecca ArnoldJuly 15, 2013
    This place was amazing! if you think the prices are too high, then go find yourself some mediocre sushi somewhere else. Tis place is legit, fresh, and the best sushi you will ever experience!
  • Jennifer A.
    Jennifer AxcellJuly 7, 2013
    Best sushi in Denver
  • Nate T.
    Nate ThomsonJune 19, 2013
    Get a reservation even if they tell you that it isn't needed. Waited for 1 1/2 hours when they said the wait was 30 to 45 minutes.
  • J M.
    J McNeilMay 5, 2013
    House Roll is by far one of the best rolls in Denver. Also love the Rock N Roll with fresh salmon..
  • Samuel S.
    Samuel SolisApril 24, 2013
    Best Dish: Volcano Roll
  • Betty B.
    Betty BootsApril 23, 2013
    Ask if sushi chef, Corey, can make your last roll (chef's choice). You won't regret it!
  • Dean W.
    Volcano roll... Awesome!
  • Keith M.
    Keith McKellarApril 1, 2013
    Try the monk fish.
  • Bob S.
    Bob SmithMarch 24, 2013
    Eric is great. Go esrly awesomely fun.
  • Brock B.
    Brock BerryMarch 14, 2013
    Amazing food, sad they don't take reservations.
  • Sean B.
    Sean BesserMarch 8, 2013
    A sushi place 1000 miles from water that absolutely rocks it & can go head to head with the best anywhere!!!
  • Pawel M.
    Pawel MacMarch 5, 2013
    Try the appetizers Spicy Crispy Tuna and Dynamite... Awesome! However, downhill from there to average sushi rolls land.
  • Chris L.
    Chris LFebruary 21, 2013
    28/30 Zagat? you'd want your mind blown. For a few seconds, at least. 2 hours and many $16 nigiri's later...good, but underwhelming.
  • Godwin E.
    Godwin EOctober 24, 2012
    Sushi Sushi
  • Ben S.
    Ben SargentJuly 24, 2012
    South Pearl neighborhood is new to us and big surprise - great restaurants packed on a Monday night. Great sushi with new flavors at Sushi Den!
  • Mark D.
    Mark DobbieJune 13, 2012
    Toro, JapTai, Copper River Salmon, Spicy Aburi Salmon Belly
  • Syd M.
    Syd M.May 20, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Stone shell crab roll with caviar. Mouth orgasm.
  • Veloci R.
    Veloci RaptorApril 23, 2012
    Worst service ever. Food was alright.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerApril 17, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    I'm done with Foursquare. I think I've made all the best recommendations. My final one will be don't take any recommendations from the next mayor. :)
  • Eater
    EaterApril 16, 2012
    It's been over 25 years since Sushi Den opened and there's still a wait every night. That's some real staying power, folks. [Eater 38 Member] Read more
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerApril 15, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    This isn't just "the best sushi on Denver". This is some of the best sushi in the Western Continent of the Americas. Just giving proper context.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerMarch 1, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Kind of digging the Inari sushi. Tofu-wrapped with burdoch root [sp]. Lightly sweet.
  • Maria A.
    Maria AFebruary 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best sushi & Japanese restaurant in Denver.
  • Ajit V.
    Ajit VergheseFebruary 19, 2012
    Focus on the straightforward sushi tasting, but there's also a nice variety of cooked dishes — tempura, soba and udon, eggplant and miso — that don't break any boundaries but consistently hit the spot
  • Exclusive Resorts
    Exclusive ResortsFebruary 10, 2012
    A Denver institution and an absolute must go for visitors. We can honestly say you can not go wrong with anything on the menu - best sushi in town and great atmosphere.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerFebruary 10, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Koji roll. Best thing not on the menu
  • Acie V.
    Acie VanCleaveJanuary 17, 2012
    Best Sushi in Denver period. Great location.
  • Bobbie N.
    Bobbie NotoJanuary 6, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Another lunch
  • Jordan A.
    Jordan ArguelloJanuary 4, 2012
    Best sushi place by far!
  • Bobbie N.
    Bobbie NotoDecember 30, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    A restaurant must; don't leave Denver without a visit to Sushi Den
  • Seven Ribbons F.
    Seven Ribbons FoundationDecember 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best sushi in Denver
  • Rich B.
    Rich BenvinNovember 11, 2011
    Get the Crispy Tuna, Volcano Roll and Hotate Aburi!
  • Jason Y.
    Jason YounkerNovember 4, 2011
    Happy Hour 4:30-6p (Mon-Sat). Buy one Hot Sake, get one free.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerOctober 27, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Lobster Ramen. Perfect on an icy night
  • Chris W.
    Chris WoodOctober 14, 2011
    Koji roll gave me an orgasm in my mouth
  • Nora S.
    Nora SnebergerOctober 6, 2011
    Hands down - the best sushi in Denver!
  • Debbie W.
    Debbie WidhalmSeptember 27, 2011
    Ask for Dave! He's the best server!
  • Aubrey N.
    Aubrey NSeptember 27, 2011
    Shitty. Go to banzai
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerSeptember 23, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Homegrown Edamame from the Den Farms! Cool
  • Brieana K.
    Brieana KennedySeptember 21, 2011
    Best sushi in denver, and pearl street is a great block to walk down!
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerSeptember 17, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Just say omakase.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerSeptember 10, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    The best Uni I've ever had and I've only ever had the best Uni I've ever had here.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerSeptember 10, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Tonight was the best Uni I've ever had and I've only ever had the b
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerAugust 27, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    The roasted beet salad is exquisite. The acquisition of the "Den Farms" is paying off. Probably only here for a couple of days in August.
  • Mario L.
    Mario LosassoJuly 3, 2011
    Try the Mochi Ice Cream
  • Mario L.
    Mario LosassoJuly 2, 2011
    Try the Volcano Roll
  • Mario L.
    Mario LosassoJuly 2, 2011
    Try the Sushi
  • Mario L.
    Mario LosassoJuly 2, 2011
    Try the Sake
  • Anisha A.
    Anisha AgarwalaJune 29, 2011
    Get the veggie tempura and for dessert don't skip the mochi.
  • Anika C.
    Anika ChowdhuryMay 29, 2011
    Big-o roll not worth it.
  • Mark M.
    Mark MillerApril 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    You have to get the jalapeño sashimi!! So good
  • Eric G.
    Eric GopsillMarch 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Order the Dynamite, it is wonderful. Also their Hamachi (yellowtail) is the best in town because it is always cut properly.
  • Dave R.
    Dave RussoFebruary 24, 2011
    the most beautiful cars can be seen here
  • Michael B.
    Michael BauerFebruary 8, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Avoid Jason. He has monkey pox.
  • Marko J.
    Marko JankovicJanuary 22, 2011
    Love it
  • Untapped M.
    Untapped MarketingJanuary 18, 2011
    Gnome fish...I love you
  • M V.
    M VlasicJanuary 15, 2011
    Oh, and try the Red Dragon Roll. Melts on your tongue. Incredible!
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingJanuary 3, 2011
    Try the Sushi
  • Denver Westword
    Denver WestwordDecember 7, 2010
    Winner of Westword's Best of Denver 2010 - Best Sushi Restaurant!
  • MarieClaire
    MarieClaireNovember 12, 2010
    Run by Toshi (who’d been a chef in Tokyo and L.A.) and Yasu (who’d been a chef in London), this eatery is known for having some of the freshest rolls in town.
  • Maarit K.
    Maarit KurttioJune 1, 2016
    on hyvää minä on syö
  • Soojin L.
    Soojin LeeFebruary 25, 2016
    10년전에 이곳은 최고였는데..
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