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Ten metro Detroit sushi restaurants that are not BluFin

There are plenty of other fish in the sea

Facebook and Yelp ratings are plummeting for BluFin Sushi in Grosse Pointe Farms after a group of black women say they were mistreated while at the restaurant. The Facebook Live video of the incident’s aftermath set off a social media firestorm calling for a boycott of the restaurant and prompting BluFin to temporarily close its doors on Sunday and delete its Facebook page.

While the fate of BluFin is up in the air, we compiled a list of 10 other sushi restaurants to satisfy your raw fish cravings.

Social Sushi 

This black-owned sushi pop-up, that focuses on community collaboration and conversation, is gearing up to open doors to their own space this year on Livernois. In the meantime, you can catch them popping up at various bars around the city.

Noble Fish

Tucked away in the back of a Japanese grocery store in Clawson, Noble Fish is said to have some of the best sushi in town


With three locations (Detroit, Southfield and St. Clair Shores), Fishbone’s New Orleans-themed restaurant also serves select sushi rolls.

Fat Salmon Sushi 

This newly opened Hamtramck sushi restaurant serves all the staples in addition to special entrees and ramen.

Wasabi Korean & Japanese Cuisine

Located on the ground floor of the Park Shelton in Detroit, Wasabi serves sushi and other traditional Korean and Japanese entrees.

Nippon Sushi Bar 

Another option with multiple locations, in Southfield and Bloomfield Hills, Nippon also has a full bar menu and happy hour specials.

Ronin Sushi 

A little bit on the pricier end, Ronin in Royal Oak has also been recognized by Hour Detroit for their Japanese cuisine.

Mon Jin Lau

You can find this restaurant’s sushi at Plum Market stores in addition to their restaurant in Troy. Mon Jin Lau has received praise as best sushi in Oakland County by Metro Times in 2016.

Sakana Sushi Lounge

This intimate Ferndale spot serves specialty drinks and regularly hosts resident DJs and special events.

Maru Sushi & Grill 

A new addition to downtown Detroit’s restaurant scene, this sushi spot in the old Federal Reserve Building on Fort Street is one of 5 locations across the state.

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