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Friends Sushi

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
710 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2504
+1 312-787-8998
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (158 reviews)
“fish soup” (21 reviews)
“shumai” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
710 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2504
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Reviewed yesterday

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 6 days 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
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Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank JayandB0615
Reviewed 3 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
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Wasn't a fan of the ambience and layout of this cozy sushi place on Rush. However, there's a good variety of sushi and, from what I could tell, all very tasty. Good value on the lunch special (rolls and sushi for just about $10) which...More

Thank Joe M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
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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