In Marbella, sushi is one of the most sought after dishes among visitors and locals alike. Indeed, if there is one type of cuisine related to the luxury of Marbella, it has to be Japanese. That’s why there is no shortage of specialised restaurants to meet the demand for this gastronomy which is so fashionable at the moment.
Those interested in hiring a car in Malaga and travelling to the Golden Mile (Milla de Oro) in search of the best sushi in Marbella will be able to find an up-to-date guide in this post with the best-known restaurants in this city, so you can decide which best suits your tastes, from the average to the more creative options.
Sushi buffet in Marbella
Sushi lovers will find numerous restaurants in Marbella where they can try different varieties of this product, in addition to different techniques of preparing it, satisfying their urge to try this Japanese dish.
Aota Sushi Marbella
Aota Sushi is one of the buffet restaurants with the best value for money in Marbella. With a notable variety of items and options that go beyond sushi, including gyozas, soups and fish, Aota has a daily menu during the week and another menu for evenings, weekends and public holidays, although it doesn’t include drinks. It also offers a delivery option, including a menu of ten items, drink and starter for a price of around 14 euros.
This all-you-can-eat sushi buffet restaurant boasts a renewed concept. In the restaurant, Matuya Sushi’s customers will have a tablet on their table where they can order their dishes while they look at photos of the products. There is a basic menu and some more exclusive products that are paid for as extras. The price of the menu differs for lunch and the evening meal, as well as on working days and public holidays. Although it doesn’t include a drink, it does allow diners to enjoy dessert. There is also a home delivery service.
Cheap sushi in Marbella
Although the buffet option is the most cost-effective for sushi lovers in Marbella, there are also other options for those wanting to try dishes of a higher quality than those usually offered on a menu at an affordable price.
Mai Sushi Marbella
Located in the Guadalmina shopping centre, Mai Sushi offers diners a concept of Japanese and Mediterranean fusion cuisine at affordable prices. As well as sushi, this restaurant features gyozas, tiraditos raw fish dish, soups and poke bowls. It boasts an intimate atmosphere with modern décor and is one of Marbella’s best sushi bars when it comes to value for money.
Genji Sushi Bar
With a really small premises and a varied menu, Genji Sushi Bar offers dishes bursting with flavour which include the greater amberjack tiraditos (tiradito de pez limón), takoyaki and prawn tempura in spicy sauce. Additionally, there are usually off-menu suggestions that always amaze customers. The average price is around 15-20 euros per person and includes vegetarian options, in addition to a home delivery service.
Gourmet sushi restaurants in Marbella
Although, over time, sushi has become fashionable, its preparation is an ancient art that takes years of technique and practise. Combined with quality produce, this means an explosion of flavour in each piece. This is what makes the best sushi restaurants in Marbella stand out, like those listed below.
99 Sushi Bar
The most refined palates will find what is possibly Marbella’s best sushi at 99 Sushi Bar. Located in the Anantara Villa Padierna hotel in Benahavís, this restaurant captures the customer’s attention from the second they arrive, with a contemporary and original décor. With extremely high quality ingredients, such as wagyu, the best caviar or scallops, this restaurant takes the technique to the next level, offering unforgettable flavours. Its tasting menu costs around 120 euros, but customers agree that the product is worth every cent. For guests wanting to enjoy a comprehensive experience, they will be able to book one of the rooms in this hotel with spa in Marbella.
Nobu Restaurant & Lounge
If there is one fashionable sushi restaurant in Marbella, it has to be Nobu. Situated in the famous Puente Romano hotel, Nobu Marbella offers an innovative concept of Japanese cuisine with Peruvian touches, captured in an extensive menu with highlights including the beef (bull) tartare with caviar, Japanese wagyu sirloin steak or black cod with miso. With a modern and exquisite décor, Nobu boasts a charming chill out terrace where you can round the evening off with cocktails and live DJs. The restaurant only opens for evening meals and booking a table at least a week in advance is recommended.
With one of its restaurants in Malaga, another one in Madrid and another in Marbella, Ta-Kumi is synonymous with high quality sushi. This restaurant has been awarded a Sun from the Repsol Guide, and offers guests a modern venue in the heart of Marbella where you will be able to watch the dishes be prepared in front of you. The price of its tasting menu is 125 euros, including dishes like usuzukuri, oysters or beef tartare.
Sushi in Puerto Banús
Continuing the search for the best sushi in Marbella, a compulsory stop is, without a doubt, the leisure port of Puerto Banus. In this exclusive part of Marbella, there are several options to try this Japanese dish with guaranteed success.
Osaka Banus is one of the of the best-known sushi restaurants in Marbella. With an average price and various menus to try all of its produce, at Osaka, guests will be able to enjoy live show cooking with generous portions and fresh produce, although highly recommended are the beef, sashimi and green tea ice cream. This restaurant also has a small but charming terrace.
With more than 20 years of experience, Sakura was the first sushi restaurant in Puerto Banús. With traditional flavoursome dishes and the best technique which improves year after year, Sakura offers the freshest fish. Notable dishes include the soft butterfish, tuna and flambéed scallops, in addition to its juicy roast duck. A good choice in terms of value for money.
Sensations Sushi Bar
On the outskirts of Puerto Banus, next to the Nueva Andalucía bull ring, we can find the Sensations Sushi Bar, a restaurant which offers creative and flavoursome sushi. Sensations offers everything you would not expect from a sushi bar: vegetarian dishes, sushi for pregnant women and a charming terrace where you can enjoy Japanese cuisine with the delightful Marbella sunshine. In addition, the service is friendly and attentive, and it features affordable menus, in addition to delivery options. Customers must make sure they try the tempura ice cream before they leave.
Where to find the best sushi in Marbella?
Without a doubt, choosing the best sushi in Marbella is a really tough decision, since this city in the Costa del Sol has more than twenty options, from the simplest to the top notch venues. Visitors will be able to find the restaurants from our selection on this map.