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Readers' Choice: What's Best Sushi Place in Marin?

Whether you prefer the classic simplicity of the kappa maki (cucumber roll) or the flamboyant styling of a tempura shrimp roll, Marin has a boat-load of sushi restaurants that serve up just about every style.

Although modern sushi has little resemblence to the ancient lacto-fermented rice dish that was served in Japan centuries ago, it's still incredibly delicious. It's good to get a little raw in your life (as long as it's fresh). So let us know where you go for a fish fix.

The nominees for the best sushi restuarant in Marin are:

  •  (Mill Valley)
  •  (Larkspur)
  •  (San Rafael)
  •  (Larkspur)
  •  (Mill Valley)
  •  (Mill Valley)
  •  (Mill Valley)
  •  (Larkspur)
  • Sushi Ran (Sausalito)
  •  (Novato)
  •  (San Rafael)
  •  (Novato)
  •  (San Rafael)
  • Sushi 69 (San Anselmo)
  • Masa's (Novato)
  • (San Rafael)

And if you own or manage one of the businesses in our contest, be sure to "Claim" your listing; this allows you to customize the information that appears on our site, and to thank your loyal customers for the five-star ratings they give you.

laura greenwald July 23, 2012 at 01:15 PM
sushi 69 is better than any of these
Open Mind July 23, 2012 at 02:14 PM
i totally agree. 69 is by far the best.
Jean Mansen July 23, 2012 at 02:22 PM
I agree as well. Sushi 69 is tops.
Jean Mansen July 23, 2012 at 02:22 PM
I agree - Sushi 69 is by far the best
Brent Ainsworth July 23, 2012 at 03:38 PM
Sushi 69 has been added by popular demand!
GAFlynn July 23, 2012 at 03:41 PM
King of the Roll in Larkspur-not Mill Valley--good value-creative, fresh rolls
mike jones July 23, 2012 at 04:14 PM
Dude really yu shang in san rafael is not on the list its the best sushi in marin.
valeri hood July 23, 2012 at 05:22 PM
What I think people should be aware of is that the nori has now been contaminated with radiation. According to one study, the seaweed off the Pacific coast is now 500% higher in radioactive iodine 137- that affects your throid, than before Fukushima. I wouldn't even consider eating the nori from Japan and would ask your local sushi restaurant where they buy their nori wraps. We need to find out how much radiation is in Nori and I don't think we know that at this time. An article written this year- California Slammed With Fukushima Radiation Posted on March 30, 2012 by WashingtonsBlog www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/03/california-slammed-with-fukushima-radiation.html The Journal Environmental Science and Technology reports in a new study that the Fukushima radiation plume contacted North America at California “with greatest exposure in central and southern California”, and that Southern California’s seaweed tested over 500% higher for radioactive iodine-131 than anywhere else in the U.S. and Canada: Projected paths of the radioactive atmospheric plume emanating from the Fukushima reactors, best described as airborne particles or aerosols for 131I, 137Cs, and 35S, and subsequent atmospheric monitoring showed it coming in contact with the North American continent at California, with greatest exposure in central and southern California. Government monitoring sites in Anaheim (southern California) recorded peak airborne concentrations of 131I at 1.9 pCi m−3
MakaylaP July 23, 2012 at 05:50 PM
I totally agree.. Yu Shang is good! But the last time i went, they screwed up on my bill and overcharged me by two rolls!!
MakaylaP July 23, 2012 at 05:52 PM
I totally agree.. Yu Shang is good! But the last time i went, they screwed up on my bill and overcharged me by two rolls!!
John Ferguson July 23, 2012 at 08:02 PM
Come on now, people. Sushi Ran is the best sushi in Marin by a country mile. It might not be worth the money you pay there, but it is the best. 69 isn't even in the ballpark.
mike jones July 23, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Yes john sushi ran may be the best but for me its only a special night because it will cost you but Yu Shang in san rafael is the best if you don't wanna be broke after. How is Yu shang left off the list?
Donielle Chelini July 24, 2012 at 05:19 AM
Yu Shang's
mike jones July 24, 2012 at 05:28 AM
YU SHANG RULES.........PERIOD
Sarah Badorine July 24, 2012 at 03:55 PM
Anyone voting for anything other than Sushi 69 obviously hasn't been there. Sushi 69 is better than ANYWHERE, even Japan. BEST!
Kim Burggraf July 25, 2012 at 07:36 PM
YU Shang is the bomb of all bombs! Can we add by popular demand?
Jessica Mullins (Editor) July 25, 2012 at 08:06 PM
YU Shang has been added by popular demand!
Lou Judson August 02, 2012 at 03:03 PM
Tenkyu in San Rafael is the only place I go when I eat out, plain and simple.
Karen Mainini August 02, 2012 at 03:21 PM
YuShang's is the best!
Karen Mainini August 02, 2012 at 03:23 PM
YuShang's is the absolute best!
Derek Wilson August 03, 2012 at 09:31 PM
Let's rally for the Larkspur restaurants! Come on folks!

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