9 best-ranked sushi bars in Hilton Head-Bluffton

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International Sushi Day is just around the corner. Occurring annually every June 18th, this year’s International Sushi Day is Saturday.

Wanting to celebrate or just craving some sushi? The Lowcountry is home to some of the freshest, catch-to-table seafood around.

Here are the nine best sushi bars in Hilton Head-Bluffton, according to Tripadvisor.

Chin Dynasty

Chin Dynasty in Bluffton serves authentic Chinese cuisine and fresh tasting sushi. The restaurant has 13 different sushi rolls to choose from and offers eat-in or take-out meals for convenience. Chin Dynasty can be found at 108 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Kobe Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar

Kobe is a Japanese-style restaurant and sushi bar offering a wide selection of authentic Japanese cuisine. The establishment, which opened in 2002, offers a variety of Japanese dishes, such as tuna rolls, California rolls, a salmon sashimi appetizer and a tuna and salmon combo. Located in Bluffton, this sushi restaurant can be found at 30 Plantation Business Park, Suite 208, Bluffton, SC 29910.


Fujiyama is a Bluffton Japanese sushi restaurant that offers a variety of lunch and dinner options seven days a week. One reviewer wrote “This is our favorite sushi place in Bluffton. The service is very friendly and the food is great. My favorite rolls are the sweet potato, Buddha, and AAC. I also like their miso soup. It all is so delicious . Fujiyama’s definitely on a roll.” The establishment can be found at 48 Burnt Church Road, Bluffton, SC 29910.


Wasabi, a local restaurant found in Bluffton, offers an authentic selection of sushi and other cuisine. One person wrote of the establishment, “Best Japanese food since leaving Japan. Owners are very friendly. One of our favorite local restaurants.” Wasabi’s website boasts a gallery of impressive photographs of some of the food items they offer as well as information on the dishes served. The restaurant can be found at 103 Buckwalter Place Boulevard, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Fancy Sushi Bar and Grill

Fancy Sushi has locations on both Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton. It is a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar that is known for its variety in taste and high quality fresh ingredients. The establishment’s menu displays 22 types of sashimi or sushi, seven options from the sushi bar, 38 different sushi rolls, and 38 fancy sushi rolls. One reviewer wrote in January of this year, “This place should be called “PARADISE.” Excellent service and friendly staff. Don’t judge me, I had a little bit of everything, I was full but I wanted to try more dishes. I had the Eddie’s special (total thumbs up), Alaska roll, miso soup, Crazy roll and Scorpion Roll. Reasonable prices in case you were wondering. I will be glad to stop by next time I’m in Bluffton.” Fancy Sushi on Hilton Head is located at 435 William Hilton Parkway SET G, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. In Bluffton, it can be found at 102 Buckwalter Parkway Suite 3L, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Asian Bistro

Asian Bistro is an Asian fusion restaurant complete with a sushi bar, located on Hilton Head Island, that offers a memorable dining experience for guests and provides Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine and bar options. The island restaurant can be found at 51 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.


OKKO on Hilton Head Island is an authentic Asian cuisine restaurant, which offers sushi, hibachi, Japanese and Thai food options. The restaurant is known for their modern interpretation on classic dishes and their insistence on only using high quality and fresh ingredients in their creations. With reviews in the hundreds, this island sushi restaurant garnered rave reviews. OKKO can be found at 95 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926.


HINOKI on Hilton Head Island opened in April 2001 and serves the island world class sushi, sashimi, and creative sushi rolls from their sushi bar. The restaurant’s main dining room displays a Japanese rock garden with several regular seating tables and three Tatami tables. Their sushi bar offers an extensive menu that is sure to impress many sushi fans. The establishment can be found at 37 New Orleans Road, Orleans Plaza, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.

Sarah Claire McDonald is a Service Journalism Reporter for The Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette. She specializes in writing audience-focused, unique, spotlight stories about people, places and occurrences in the Lowcountry. Originally from the Midwest, Sarah Claire studied news media, communications and English at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where she graduated in 2021.


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