The Top 6 Aspen Sushi Restaurants

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The vibrant town of Aspen, renowned for its picturesque landscapes and world-class ski resorts, is a gourmet paradise that invites culinary exploration. One unexpected delight in this mountain enclave is its enticing array of Aspen sushi restaurants. Offering an exquisite fusion of tradition and innovation, these establishments serve up a unique blend of Colorado charm and Japanese sophistication. Let's embark on a sushi journey through Aspen's best, whether you're a casual sushi lover or a discerning connoisseur, your next bite of Nigiri, Maki, or Sashimi awaits!


Nestled in the heart of Aspen, Kenichi creates a remarkable sushi experience that is an absolute must for any sushi enthusiast. This contemporary Asian bistro presents an inviting atmosphere with a cool and modern vibe, reflecting its fusion culinary approach. Kenichi's skilled chefs serve a tempting array of rolls, sashimi, and innovative creations, featuring only the freshest seafood.

You might indulge in their signature Dynamite Shrimp appetizer before diving into an extravagant 'Big O' roll, an irresistible combo of tempura shrimp, crab, avocado, and cucumber, topped with seared tuna and a spicy aioli. Kenichi's extensive sake menu is the perfect companion to your sushi, elevating the entire dining experience to new heights.

Matsuhisa Aspen

In the world of sushi, few names shine brighter than Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Matsuhisa Aspen is an extension of his culinary empire, where his legendary sushi creations meet Aspen's rustic elegance. Occupying a historic Victorian house, this restaurant serves as a delightful juxtaposition of the old and the new.

From signature dishes like Black Cod Miso to tantalizing sushi rolls featuring the finest ingredients, every bite is a tribute to Nobu's artful craft. The Omakase, or chef's tasting menu, is a delightful way to experience the full spectrum of Nobu's innovative style. Here, you'll get to relish an assortment of dishes that perfectly blend traditional sushi craftsmanship with Nobu's culinary ingenuity.

Jing Asian Fusion Sushi & Raw Bar

Jing Asian Fusion Sushi & Raw Bar is an exciting culinary destination where Asian tradition meets Western flair. The restaurant's opulent and romantic setting, complemented by a stunning Aspen backdrop, sets the tone for an unforgettable sushi dining experience. 

Jing's sushi chefs perform their magic before your eyes, meticulously crafting each sushi piece with exceptional precision and care. Classic rolls are available, but the real magic lies in their creative sushi rolls, like the Spicy Aspen Roll—a savory delight of spicy tuna and cucumber topped with salmon and avocado. Pair your sushi with a glass from their extensive wine list, or enjoy one of their hand-crafted cocktails for a truly decadent evening.

Madame Ushi

Experience sushi with a twist at Madame Ushi. This elegant establishment stands out from the crowd with its unique sushi offering that seamlessly combines Japanese traditions with a distinct European flair. The result is an unforgettable gastronomic adventure where flavors from the East and West converge in harmony.

Dine on selections such as the Truffle Roll, a divine mélange of crab, avocado, and cucumber topped with seared salmon, truffle oil, and black truffle salt. Madame Ushi's inventive cuisine is artfully presented, turning each plate into a feast for the eyes as much as the palate. The refined and intimate setting of the restaurant adds to the overall allure, making it a must-visit spot for anyone seeking a unique sushi experience in Aspen.

Phatt Pho n’ Sushi

Do not let the name fool you; Phatt Pho n’ Sushi is a delightful sushi spot in Aspen that brings you the best of both worlds: delicious Pho and innovative sushi. This casual eatery offers a laid-back atmosphere with decor that pays homage to traditional Asian street food stalls, creating an engaging and authentic dining ambiance.

Their sushi menu does not disappoint, with an exciting range of options from classic California rolls to more innovative creations like the Asparagus Beef roll. At Phatt Pho n’ Sushi, it's all about showcasing the versatility and diversity of sushi, offering an approachable, fun, and flavorful experience that's perfect for any sushi lover.

INTUEAT Private Chefs

For those who prefer a more personal sushi experience, INTUEAT Private Chefs bring the magic of sushi to your own home or accommodation. Our dedicated and highly skilled private chefs will craft a custom sushi menu to your preferences, using the highest quality ingredients. This service is perfect for special occasions or for those who desire an intimate dining experience without leaving the comfort of their home.

Our chefs not only prepare delectable sushi, but they also provide a demonstration of sushi-making, sharing their knowledge and skills. This unique feature makes INTUEAT Private Chefs a stand-out choice for those seeking a more immersive culinary experience.

Aspen, Colorado, a haven for winter sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, is also a delightful destination for sushi lovers. Its diverse sushi scene caters to every taste and preference, from traditional to inventive, from a bustling sushi bar to a private dining room. Whether it's Kenichi's fusion rolls, Matsuhisa's legendary sushi, Jing's East meets West creations, Madame Ushi's sushi with a twist, Phatt Pho n’ Sushi's approachable sushi or INTUEAT Private Chefs' personal touch, Aspen has something for every sushi enthusiast to enjoy.

Jennifer Rives

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