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Friends Sushi

710 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2504
+1 312-787-8998
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (161 reviews)
“miso soup” (20 reviews)
“shumai” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
710 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2504
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent and creative sushi in a buzzy, futuristic setting. We tried several of their sushi rolls, all of them very tasty with some great combinations I have not seen anywhere else. The place looks cool, and service is attentive and friendly. It is a small...More

Thank Shopbe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was pretty disappointing. I had some squid maki where the squid was super chewy - a sure sign of it not being fresh. I left 4 out of 6 pieces. And then the beef in my noodle dish was also very chewy and...More

Thank djbenedict
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations recommended. Very busy place and the space is small. Not an intimate atmosphere since it's busy and a packed area with the tables very close together. Service was great. Food was even better! We got two bottles of sake (pictured). For appetizers, we got...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here because it was close to my hotel. The wait was not long for a table. The place is very small and they do a lot of take-out for the locals. The service was good but seemed a bit rushed. The sushi was good....More

Thank Todd Y
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

After looking at all of our restaurant options for dinner, we landed on sushi. Only a few blocks from our hotel on the Mag Mile, we were seated promptly during the dinner rush (around 7:30 PM) on a Saturday night. The dining room is pretty...More

Thank aimeeln
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Excellent sushi. Wonderful staff and decent value. Definitely a great place to have sushi in Chicago.

Thank JayandB0615
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Small cosy restaurant. Ordered a shashimi plate. It came with a cup of miso soup. Soup was pretty good. Generous 12 large pieces of sashimi. 5 types of fish, reasonably priced. Slightly weird addition was the inclusion of some rice with the sashimi plate.

Thank ttChet
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I got a to-go order to eat back in my hotel room. The restaurant was small, but jam packed to the rafters. I thought this was a good sign. Sadly, I found the food itself to be mediocre. I've had much better Japanese food elsewhere....More

Thank milril44
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Came here without any expectation and was faced with a hole in the wall type of restaurant, small and packed. I opted for the counter since I was not willing to wait for a table. The waiter was incredibly friendly and helpful, making me feel...More

Thank Manuelq57
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Nice athmospere, modern. Maybe the tables are a bit to close and there is no intimacy. The menu is rather impressive, and the preparation is very well done. Prices are correct.

Thank gilardoni
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2504
  • Public Transportation: Red line: State and Chicago
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-8998
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