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Sushi Sasa

Sushi Restaurant, Lounge, and Sake Bar · Highland
2401 15th St (at Platte St), Denver, CO 80202, United States
Closed until 11:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 147 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Abby N.
    "The Diablo Roll and the BLT Roll are both to die for."(9 Tips)
    Ben B.
    "Probably the best Sushi in Denver, right there with Sushi Den."(5 Tips)
    Denver Westword
    "chef-owner Wayne Conwell’s imaginative omakase menus"(4 Tips)
    Sean M.
    "If you like strawberry get the Dragon Roll, best roll ever!!!"(8 Tips)
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  • sushi
  • diablo roll
  • omakase
  • sashimi
  • firefry roll
  • good for dates
  • fish
  • yellowtail
  • romantic
  • chirashi
  • Kirin Ichiban
  • Asahi beer
  • Sapporo beer
  • great value
  • tempura cheesecake
  • healthy food
  • sake
  • trendy
  • happy hour
  • hand rolls
  • Brandon W.

    This spot and Sushi Den are the best in Denver. Sushi Den has a cooler atmosphere but Sushi Sasa is quieter and a bit calmer. Fantastic fish and service at both.

    Brandon West · October 11
  • Ming-Samurai L.

    Uni was good quality.

    Ming-Samurai Lai · July 15
  • Ashley B.

    Loved the sushi so much we ordered more! Try the raspberry sake yummy

    Ashley Beck · May 29
  • Irays M.

    Definitely one of my favorites in Denver, the sushi is amazing, who would have thought strawberries and sushi would taste so good. Highly recommend it.

    Irays Munoz · January 7
  • Tyler M.

    Chirashi Bowl is the bomb. Comes with soup and salad!

    Tyler McPheeters · October 24, 2014
  • Aeree C.

    Best sushi in Denver. The atmosphere, staff, service, and food. All awesome!

    Aeree Cho · October 5, 2014
  • Freda M.

    Happy hour is a joke. High end of normal prices and they stick you in the basement dungeon.

    Freda Moon · September 4, 2014
  • Alex K.

    It's pricey, but this is some of the best sushi in Denver. Others will go for the noisier Sushi Den, but it's nice to be able to have a normal volume conversation here.

    Alex Kremer · August 27, 2014
  • Max O.

    Gochisosamadeshita- "This meal is THE SHIZZ!", roughly...

    Max Ostrov · August 10, 2014
  • Donald S.

    Great sushi

    Donald Starr · August 9, 2014
  • Denver Westword

    The menu is fusion without being fusion, new but classic -- and all of the sushi is superb. Bring the gold card and don't forget to make reservations. Read more

    Denver Westword · August 5, 2014
  • Desiree

    Great Omakase. Mosty hot dishes and small plates. Some sushi at the end. Chef Eiji is the Best!

    Desiree · June 18, 2014
  • Peter L.

    Charashi bowl gives so many different varieties of sashimi over rice

    Peter L · May 8, 2014
  • Curtis A.

    Get the salmon and yellowtail new style sashimi. It will elate you

    Curtis Allen · September 29, 2013
  • Brittany E.

    This was the best sushi I have ever had in my life. The seared albacore tuna sashimi was out of this world, & the diablo roll is the best. The spicy ponzu & macho sauce are unbelievable.

    Brittany Egert · July 20, 2013
  • Denver Westword

    You have to order one of chef-owner Wayne Conwell’s imaginative omakase menus, which offer the best in modern and traditional Japanese cuisine. It’ll keep you coming back for more.

    Denver Westword · July 11, 2013
  • Marisa M.

    Order the Santa Barbara Uni- you won't be disappointed!

    Marisa Martin · June 8, 2013
  • Brendon

    Scottish Salmon! And everything else.

    Brendon · May 27, 2013
  • Tony Q.

    From boston and this is the best sushi ive ever had

    Tony Quadros · April 23, 2013
  • Denver Westword

    Even the simplest tekka maki is a work of art!

    Denver Westword · April 8, 2013
  • Stephanie H.

    Not really a tip but everyone is sooo nice here. Great customer service.

    Stephanie Handlon · January 28, 2013
  • Stephen G.

    Santa Barbara Uni....BOOM!!!

    Stephen Gallic · October 10, 2012
  • Eater

    Sushi Sasa offers traditional Japanese food and barrows influences from other global cuisines. With a simplistic decor and attentive service, Conwell's refined food truly shines. [Eater 38 Member]

    Eater · July 30, 2012
  • Mindy N.

    Try the spicy edamame and the Dragon roll! Yum!

    Mindy N · May 23, 2012
  • Anthony S.

    Eggplant sushi was good, but I didn't have the best service tonight.

    Anthony Sayles · April 29, 2012
  • Heather

    Ask for the sauce that comes with their Big O roll

    Heather · April 9, 2012
  • Diana K.

    Ordered the Big-O sushi...Yum.

    Diana Kamba · April 5, 2012
  • Mark

    Diablo, spicy tuna, and catepillar, and dragon rolls are spectacular. Ykc is skippable.

    Mark · April 3, 2012
  • Kristen C.

    Diablo roll never disappoints! Also, FOH manager is so incredibly nice!

    Kristen Carpenter · March 20, 2012
  • Jason S.

    Good place but the seaweed salad was not so great. It's not the typical seaweed salad at all.... Was very disappointed very little seaweed so sad : (

    Jason Summers · March 12, 2012
  • Sean M.

    If you like strawberry get the Dragon Roll, best roll ever!!!

    Sean McCormick · March 7, 2012
  • Wendy

    The Hawaiian chopper yellowtail is a must!!

    Wendy · February 9, 2012
  • Fred T.

    let the mayor go home early!

    Fred Thulson · January 17, 2012
  • Jamil M.

    Best sushi in Denver!

    Jamil Moore · January 16, 2012
  • Kelly D.

    Love their sushi. And had a great time with sipping and painting staff

    Kelly Doak · October 4, 2011
  • Adriana M.

    Try the salmon tartar

    Adriana Muro · September 28, 2011
  • Steve W.

    Good stuff every time.

    Steve Webb · September 26, 2011
  • BestOf

    Winner of Best Sushi Restaurant 2011. See more of the best at Read more

    BestOf · September 9, 2011
  • Katherine B.

    Everything is amazing... you can't go wrong

    Katherine Beizaei · August 24, 2011
  • Brandi K.

    You MUST order the dragon roll. Don't look at the price, just do it. Those strawberries are game changers.Sitting in the "basement" isn't ideal, but better than waiting an hour for a table.

    Brandi Koskie · August 20, 2011
  • Emily P.

    You WILL NOT go wrong with the diablo roll or the firefry roll. Two of the best I've tried, but I doubt you'll be disappointed with anything you order here!!

    Emily P · August 4, 2011
  • Jeremy S.

    Everything here is great, but the Dragon Roll and Diablo Roll really stand out. Read more

    Jeremy Sanchez 🚀 · July 11, 2011
  • Adaeze ♫.

    some of the best sushi i've had in a while... which isn't sayin TOO much ;) my 4 friends & i ordered 6 different rolls & split it... twas delish!

    Adaeze ♫ · July 9, 2011
  • Daniel R.

    If they have them, get the New Zealand Mussels. AMAZING!!

    Daniel Rolle · June 7, 2011
  • Heather M.

    Diablo roll...hands down stuff here!!

    Heather M · May 26, 2011
  • Denver Westword

    Voted Best Sushi Restaurant in Westword's Best of Denver 2011!

    Denver Westword · April 11, 2011
  • Jimmy S.

    The dragon roll has a strawberry on top. Bomb!

    Jimmy Stretz · March 17, 2011
  • Abby N.

    The Diablo Roll and the BLT Roll are both to die for.

    Abby Nicole · January 16, 2011
  • Denver Westword

    Winner of Westword's Best of Denver 2010 - Best Expense-Account Lunch!

    Denver Westword · December 6, 2010
  • Nora B.

    Firefry roll FTW!!

    Nora B · November 22, 2010

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