Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top sushi spots in Oakland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.
Shoppers in the Oakland area tend to spend more in December at restaurants than any other month of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of customer relationship management software and business analytics for small businesses. Daily spending at Oakland-area restaurants grew to $1,963 per business in December of last year, 6% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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First on the list is Geta. Located at 165 41st St. (between Piedmont Avenue and Howe Street) in Piedmont Avenue, the sushi bar and Japanese spot is the most popular business of its kind in Oakland, boasting four stars out of 1,675 reviews on Yelp.
2. Shimizu Sushi
Next up is Piedmont Avenue's Shimizu Sushi, situated at 4290 Piedmont Ave. (between Glenwood and Echo avenues). With four stars out of 703 reviews on Yelp, the sushi bar and Japanese place has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Judoku Sushi
Harrison Street's Judoku Sushi, located at 3314 Piedmont Ave. (between Broadway and Randwick avenues), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the sushi bar and Japanese spot four stars out of 433 reviews.
4. RnR Sushi & Bowls
Over in Piedmont Avenue, check out RnR Sushi & Bowls, which has earned four stars out of 341 reviews on Yelp. You can find the sushi bar and Japanese establishment, which offers salads and more, at 4151 Piedmont Ave. (between 41st Street and Linda Avenue).
5. Kinja Sushi
Last but not least, there's Kinja Sushi, an Adams Point favorite with four stars out of 330 reviews. Stop by 357 Grand Ave. (between Ellita Avenue and Perkins Street) to hit up the sushi bar, which offers noodles and more, next time you're looking to satisfy your cravings.