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WhirLocal Salem

(112 reviews)

222 Commercial St NE PMB 2303
Salem, Oregon 97301

Salem, Oregon, may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of sushi, but this city is home to several local restaurants that are sure to satisfy the strongest of sushi cravings. Here’s a list of just a few local sushi spots in the area!

Momiji Sushi Restaurant

Momiji Sushi Restaurant has earned its reputation as a local favorite with multiple locations throughout Salem and other parts of Oregon. Known for their fresh ingredients, skilled sushi chefs, and creative specialty rolls—like the “Miso Sexy,” “Spinal Tap,” and “Sir Shrimp a Lot”—Momiji offers an extensive menu that caters to everyone. Their 2-for-1 specials on Tuesdays are also a big hit!

Fuji Rice Time

Tucked away on High Street in downtown Salem, Fuji Rice Time offers sushi as well as other traditional Japanese cuisine. Their sushi is delightfully crafted and plated, and their commitment to using high-quality ingredients is evident in every bite. Come in to grab a quick lunch at the counter or enjoy an evening in their cozy atmosphere.

503 Sushi Bar

Located on the mezzanine of the historic Reed Opera House, 503 Sushi Bar is a great central sushi spot in downtown Salem. Whether you’re looking for a dinner out or a quick lunch, this restaurant has you covered with delicious sushi, affordable prices, and speedy service.


For those that want instant sushi or only have time for a quick bite, O’Sushi downtown is the perfect place to dine. As you sit comfortably at the conveyor belt, a colorful selection of sushi dishes and sides parades by, each placed on small plates for your selection. Simply pick your favorites as they pass you, and the per-plate pricing makes it easy to keep track of your meal. For those with specific cravings, you can also place orders with the kitchen. Their kind and attentive customer service is hard to beat!

Nagoya Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi

Nagoya Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi offers a memorable dining experience with its combination of hibachi main dishes and sushi offerings. Watch as skilled chefs prepare your meal right in front of you! The sushi menu boasts a variety of traditional and modern options, sushi platters, hand rolls, and more.

Sushi Kyo

Sushi Kyo off of Lancaster is a conveyor belt sushi restaurant with a casual atmosphere and wide variety of affordable sushi plates. Enjoy plates from the belt, or place an order with the kitchen from their menu. With fast service and fresh ingredients, the plates will stack up before you know it.

Manna Japanese Comfort Food

While in a slightly unassuming location in South Salem, Manna Japanese Comfort Food is anything but simple. The friendly and attentive service staff will make you feel right at home, adding a welcoming touch to every visit. One of their standout features is their generous portion sizes, ensuring you leave with a satisfied appetite. Whether you’re craving a hearty rice plate, a flavorful sushi burrito (aka a sushirrito), or a fresh and vibrant poke bowl, Manna’s small but diverse menu showcases a variety of Japanese comfort cuisine.

The sushi scene is thriving in Salem, Oregon, and offers something for every palate. Whether you’re in the mood for classic nigiri, innovative fusion rolls, or a hibachi experience, these local restaurants have you covered. Gather your friends and visit them all—your cravings await!

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