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Shiro's

#42 of 3,079 Restaurants in Seattle
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2401 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1424
+1 206-443-9844
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17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The title says it all. I've eaten at some of the best sushi restaurants in the country, and this was the experience that convinced me that ordering omakase is mostly a gimmick (unless the chef actually knows you or is truly a sushi master). Otherwise, the fish here was pretty good, but it was difficult to have a good experience... More 

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Connecticut
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with clients for dinner. I'm glad i made a reservation because when i arrived at 5:30 (opening time) there was already a line outside (good sign!) This place is really a gem. The food and service were wonderful. The three of us split some appetizers including Seaweed salad, Shishito peppers, and Geoduck. All were excellent. We then split... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two big tips my fellow TripAdvisors: 1- Ask the waiter for recommendations, don't order for yourself. Trust me, they know what sushi is best for that day. 2- Get a reservation, otherwise you'll be waiting for a while. The sushi haunts my dreams, because I know I'll never get that good again. I was in Japan and this place tops... More 

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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very good entries are black cod and tempura. Nice dessert. Give a try, you will enjoy. I choose this place in the last day of me trip, I dont have a reservation and the restaurant is small. So lucky!

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Thank Ruth S
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We checked out quite a few of the top rated sushi restaurants on our trip to Seattle and Shiros was the best. Their nigiri was melt in the mouth delicious. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Andy W
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Best sushi we have ever had. We had chef selection each plate was brought one by one and explained. Delicious!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Years ago on a trip to Seattle, a hotel concierge pointed me to Shiro's as the best in Seattle. I tried it then and have gone back every time I've visited Seattle since. The fish could not be fresher. Whether its sushi, sashimi or a specialty dish, you won't be disappointed. The service staff is knowledgeable, attentive and very helpful.... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the best place for Sashimi & Sushi in Seattle.Sashimi is very fresh & sushi rice is so delicious.Restaurant decor is modern & very clean.Service is excellent. Our waitress is very sweet & polite.

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Arlington, Virginia
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I had high hopes that Shiros was going to be a really great sushi place. I actually found it to be mediocre. The sushi is somewhat overpriced, and I tried several other items on the menu including broiled black cod. It was all very good but not great. The sushi is above-grade from any run-of-the-mill sushi restaurant (and I've eaten... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I always to to Shiro's when travelling to Seattle. I took 3 business associates. This is the best sushi that I know of in Seattle. I worked in Japan before and the quality matches good places in Tokyo. I prefer sashimi and it was really fresh. I highly recommend it but you'll need a reservation. Favorites: Sockeye salmon, chu toro,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1424
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighbourhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-443-9844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?