The 10 Best Sushi Bars in St. Louis

Cafe Mochi | RFT Image

Café Mochi (3221 South Grand Boulevard; 314-773-5000)
Café Mochi, located in the international dining district of South Grand, offers excellent sushi along with Vietnamese, Japanese and American cuisines. A hefty sushi menu includes unique specialty rolls, such as the "Seacrust Roll" (salmon, crab, avocado, asparagus roll wrapped in calamari lightly battered and fried topped with spicy and wasabi mayonnaise, eel sayce and black tobiko), the "Maui Roll" (fried coconut shrimp, crab cream cheese, asparagus, salmon, white tuna, wasabi mayonnaise, scallions and red tobiko) and the "Kobe Delight Roll" (calamari, crab, shrimp, smelt roe, asparagus, kaiware sprouts topped with grilled steak, enoki mushrooms, scallions, ginger sesame teriyaki sauce and spicy mayonnaise).

Kampai | Laura Miller

Kampai (4949 West Pine Boulevard; 314-367-2020)
A favorite of the Japan American Society of St. Louis Sushi Club, Kampai offers a whopping 41 traditional sushi rolls at their Central West End and Chesterfield locations. Traditional bento boxes are fun for lunch, and sushi bowls are a unique dinner feature. In the CWE location, a low seating area flanked by bamboo room dividers offers a taste of the traditional Japanese dining experience.

Chop Shop Food Truck | Jennifer Silverberg

Chop Shop Food Truck (561-339-7401)
The Chop Shop food truck is St. Louis' premiere mobile sushi shop. Sushi rolls are supersized and served with a side of homemade wasabi popcorn. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter to for updates on their lunch route for the day and social-media specials, or catch them at Food Truck Fridays in Tower Grove Park.

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