Indulging in delicious dining options is one of the best parts of any visit to the Walt Disney World Resort, and there are literally hundreds of locations to choose from, featuring a wide array of culinary options and service styles. Guests can sample foods from around the world in addition to American favorites at all hours.
Sushi lovers have some incredible options to choose from throughout the Walt Disney World Resort including both table service and quick service locations. Each sushi offering features fresh ingredients and big, bold flavors that Guests are sure to absolutely love. Let’s check out the best sushi options for Guests to enjoy on any vacation!
One of the best locations for Guests to enjoy seafood at the Walt Disney World Resort is the Japan Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase. Tokyo Dining is a full-service restaurant in the Japan Pavilion that is open for lunch and dinner and invites Guests to dine in a sleek and modern interior that evokes the culture and future of Tokyo.
The menu at Tokyo Dining focuses on traditional Japanese cuisine including an excellent selection of sushi served both Nigiri-style as well as in rolls. Each Nigiri option on the menu features two pieces and Guests can choose from yellowtail, salmon, blue tuna, shrimp, unagi, and tuna.
The Sushi Rolls at Tokyo Dining feature different numbers of pieces depending on the option, but they all pack some seriously fresh flavors and ingredients. Guests who are looking to enjoy a sushi roll can choose from options including the California Roll, Shrimp Tempura Roll, Spicy Crunchy Roll, Unagi Avocado Roll, and the Hako Rainbow which features tuna and salmon with tobiko, avocado, shiso rice, soy paper, eel, and volcano sauce.
Found literally right next door to Tokyo Dining in EPCOT’s Japan Pavilion is Teppan Edo, a popular table service restaurant that features Teppan-yaki-style cooking where Guests can enjoy watching traditional Japanese cuisine prepared right in front of them at their tables for lunch and dinner.
The sushi menu at Teppan Edo is limited, but Guests are sure to absolutely love the options that are available to them including the Volcano Roll, Spicy Roll, and California Roll. Teppan Edo also offers a Sushi Sampler which features two Spicy Rolls, two California Rolls, and several pieces of Nigiri for Guests who want to try them all!
The Landing in Disney Springs is home to the very popular Morimoto Asia, a table service restaurant created by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto that serves up regional cuisine and flavors from across Asia. Guests who dine at Morimoto Asia for lunch and dinner can enjoy a sleek and modern interior as well as an extensive menu that focuses on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean cuisines with some innovative flavors.
Sushi lovers have several roll options to choose from at Morimoto Asia including a traditional California Roll, Spicy Yellowtail Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll, Spicy Salmon Roll, and Shrimp Tempura Roll. Two unique options include the Eel & Avocado Roll with barbecued eel and the Spider Roll which features tempura soft shell crab paired with spicy mayo, cucumber, and asparagus.
The Walt Disney World Swan Hotel can be found just off of Crescent Lake between Disney’s Hollywood Studios and EPCOT and is home to several wonderful dining options including a table service location that is home to some of the best sushi options at the Walt Disney World Resort. Kimonos is open daily for dinner only and features a modern interior with sleek columns, stylized kimonos as art, and modern lighting above.
Kimonos features an extensive array of sushi options broken down by cooked and raw. Guests who are looking to enjoy cooked sushi can dig into options like conch, eel, crab, shrimp, egg, octopus, and surf clam. There are also several options of cooked sushi rolls including Spider Roll, Coconut Shrimp Roll, Shrimp Tempura Roll, Ichiban Roll, Asparagus Roll, Dancing Eel Roll, and Vegetarian Summer Roll.
Guests dining at Kimonos who prefer raw sushi can sample tuna, squid, scallop, grouper, smoked salmon, ama ebi shrimp, mackerel, yellowtail, fresh salmon, and salmon roe in addition to a selection of rolls. Kimonos features many classic raw roll options such as California Roll, Spicy Rainbow Roll, Dragon Roll, and Tuna Roll in addition to some totally unique items that can only be found at the restaurant.
The Bagel Roll features smoked salmon, cream cheese, and cucumber, the Alaska Roll combines crab salad, avocado, and salmon, the Cajun Roll features spicy crawfish, and the Jalapeno Roll combines spicy tuna and yellowtail. There is also the Kimonos Roll which is a wonderful combination of tuna, yellowtail, salmon, and wasabi mayonnaise for a spicy and fresh bite.
One of the most popular restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort is California Grill situated at the very top of Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The table service restaurant is open for brunch and dinner and offers up stunning views of Seven Seas Lagoon, the Magic Kingdom, and the surrounding area through floor-to-ceiling glass windows in a modern and vibrant dining room.
The menu at California Grill focuses on the culinary flavors and styles of the Pacific Coast with several fresh sushi options to choose from. Sushi lovers are sure to enjoy the California Grill Sushi Classics Trio which features a blue crab California roll, shrimp tempura roll, and spicy Kazan roll as well as the Cascade Roll which combines tuna, salmon, and Hamachi poke with jicama, cucumber, yuzu-avocado puree, masago arare, and soy gel.
Just across Seven Seas Lagoon is Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort where the beauty and ambiance of the South Seas is brought to life in many ways including dining. Kona Café is a wonderful table service restaurant at the Disney Resort that combines classic American dishes with Asian ingredients and flavors, resulting in some delicious menu options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Kona Café also features an open sushi station where Guests can watch as fresh creations such as Spicy Tuna Rolls and California Rolls are hand-created for lunch and dinner. A truly indulgent sushi option on the menu at Kona Café is the Rainbow Roll which features tuna, salmon, shrimp, Hamachi, lump crab, cucumber, and avocado for the perfect combination of fresh and delicious.
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort also offers up fresh sushi on the go for Guests who are looking to enjoy the option without committing to a table service meal. Steps away from Kona Café is Kona Island, a quick service location where Guests can order at a convenient counter and enjoy fresh coffee, pastries, and bakery items throughout the day in addition to fresh sushi for lunch and dinner.
Kona Island features a limited menu because of its small size, but it’s the perfect location to grab some fresh sushi either before or after taking a ride on the nearby monorail! Guests who stop at Kona Island can enjoy a to-go Spicy Tuna Roll or California Roll making it a convenient and delicious option while at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.
Splitsville Dining Room
Sushi and bowling aren’t exactly two words that normally go together, but Splitsville Dining Room in the West Side of Disney Springs pairs them perfectly. The table service restaurant is located inside of Splitsville where Guests can tap into their competitive sides and enjoy some bowling before sitting down to enjoy a table service restaurant with American classics and upscale flavors.
Splitsville Dining Room is open daily for lunch and dinner and sushi lovers will be delighted to find that the menu has an extensive selection of options to choose from. Guests can enjoy options like a California Roll, Veggie Roll, Volcano Roll, Spicy Tuna, Super Tuna, California Crunch, Yum Yum Roll, and Fantasy Roll with salmon, cucumber, and avocado topped with steamed shrimp, ahi tuna, and spicy kimchee ponzu sauce.
Some other indulgent sushi options at Splitsville Dining Room include the Crouching Dragon with tempura shrimp, asparagus, and avocado topped with spicy crab, eel sauce, spicy mayo, and sriracha and the Golden Spider Roll with tempura fried softshell crab, cucumber, and avocado topped with diced mango, honey wasabi, and eel sauce.
The ultimate sushi option at Splitsville Dining Room is the Surf & Turf option which features tempura fried shrimp, asparagus, and cream cheese wrapped in nori and sushi rice topped with perfectly seared filet mignon, avocado, crispy onion strings, togarashi, kimchi ponzu, and wasabi creama. Sushi lovers will not want to share a single bite of this delicious option!
The final location on the list of places to enjoy amazing sushi at the Walt Disney World Resort is Katsura Grill, a quick service location in the Japan Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Katsura Grill is a bright and open restaurant with interior and exterior dining areas that Guests can enjoy while soaking in the ambiance of World Showcase and World Showcase Lagoon in the distance.
Katsura Grill features a menu of traditional Japanese options including a limited selection of fresh sushi. Guests can enjoy a California Roll, Vegetable Roll, or Spicy Roll or opt for the Tokyo Sushi Combo which features four pieces of California Roll and three pieces of Nigiri for a filling and delicious option!