If you’re a sushi foodie and new to Birmingham, then here are a few life-saving sushi suggestions from around The Ham.Sushi Foodie Birmingham

  1.  Maki Fresh Locations: Downtown, 280

Maki Fresh is a quick, affordable sushi stop. With great rolls as well as bowls and salads, Maki Fresh has something for any sushi lover. And their half-priced roll happy hour M-F from 3 to 5 is unbeatable. Yelp also offers a $3 off coupon for checking in. Plus, most rolls are under $10. Pro Tip: Order the Crunch Crunch Roll. Then add cream cheese.

  1.   Wasabi Juan’s Sushi Burritos and Tacos Locations: Avondale, Hoover

Burrito-style sushi rolls and Birmingham Sushi Foodie.crunchy, sushi-stuffed tacos?? Yes, please. Wasabi Juan’s has everything from raw to cooked sushi. And they even serve non-fish options. Wasabi Juan’s stuffs their full-sized burritos with fresh ingredients. They’re also especially good served with extra unagi sauce. Rolls are $8-$11 and tacos are 2 for $10. Pro Tip: TORO roll and 420 Nachos.

  1.   Bamboo on 2nd Location: Downtown

Bamboo on 2nd crafts their best rolls.Then, they give them Birmingham-themed names. With an extensive sushi selection and great downtown location, Bamboo on 2nd makes a great after-work dinner spot. Rolls vary from $8 to $15. Pro Tip: The Sloss Roll.

  1.   Surin of Thailand Locations: Five Points, Mountain Brook, 280

They’ve got locations all over Birmingham and a huge Thai menu for the non-sushi lovers. Surin makes a great lunch or dinner spot for everyone. They also have a happy hour from 5-7 Sunday through Thursday. Pro Tip: Kaboom Maki Roll and Crab Angels appetizer.


  1. Birmingham Sushi Foodie.   Rock ’n Roll Sushi Bar Locations: Hoover, Trussville

Their rolls may be a bit expensive, but they’re big and packed with flavor. With a great, rock-n-roll atmosphere and themed menu, the Rock ’n Roll Sushi atmosphere is something to experience. They even name each roll after a famous rock star. And they offer a full bar! Rolls vary from $11-30. Pro Tip: Michael Jackson Roll or Sweet Home Alabama Roll.