Get your appetite and chopsticks ready and head over to one of the best sushi bars in Hawaii. Sushi Ebisuya on Kilauea Avenue in Hilo has one of the best selection of sushi you may ever experience. There’s nothing quite like exploring all that the Islands have to offer, but when it comes to fresh authentic Japanese seafood, Hawaii tops the list.
Sushi is their specialty, at Sushi Ebisuya, and they do it with authentic Asian style. They have everything your heart desires, from traditional Nigiri, Tokyo-style sushi filled with delicious combos of raw fish, rice, and wasabi sauce to fabulous filled-to-the-rim bowls made fresh just for you! If you are newer to the sushi scene, you’ve started your journey at the right place. There is a sampler on the menu that you can pick from nearly 20 different sushi rolls, so you can decide which ones are your favorites. It’s a bestseller on the menu and is perfect to share with other sushi lovers. Whatever you decide to order you will enjoy a sensational taste of the sea surrounded by colorful authentic Asian decor.
Some names on the Signature Sushi Ebisuya menu are creative and extra fun to read. Da Bomb poke bowl is accurately named for the lava-inspired hot spicy poke. If you enjoy a little heat, try the Volcano Tuna roll with Poke on top. The fish is extremely fresh and features just enough heat well, to heat things up. The Train Wreck is a fabulous signature sushi roll that takes deep-fried cream cheese to the next level. It is blended with a California Roll topped with spicy Ahi, green onion, Tobiko with spicy aioli, and an Unagi glaze. That’s a mouthful to say, for sure, but it tastes so good! The Maui Waui will wow you with perfectly prepared crispy tempura prawn with pineapple and cream cheese. It is so creamy and sweet, it’s like an unexpected bite of tropical goodness. Another winner is The Sashimi Combo, a nine-piece combination of fresh local tuna, salmon, and Hamachi. The list goes on and on of amazing selections that are ready for you to taste.
An added bonus is the portions and the prices are very reasonable. Locals and visitors alike rave about how Sushi Ebishya serves generous portions that satisfy a healthy appetite and then some. And if you are a vegan or are looking for a fish-free fare, no worries take a look at the Vegetable Roll Options, all featuring fresh and creamy freshly sourced avocado.
Avocado Cucumber Roll
Kampyo Squash Avocado and Cucumber Roll
Pineapple, Avocado roll
Shiitake Avocado and Cucumber roll
Add a bowl of Miso soup with your order and enjoy this traditional taste of Japanese cuisine, the perfect pairing for your vegetable roll.
If you arrive after 4:00 pm, enjoy their special Tempura Roll and More Menu. It is reserved for your late afternoon and evening dining pleasure. It just gets better and better! Popular selections are:
Tempura Shrimp Roll
Crispy tempura prawn with fresh cucumber and house-made mayonnaise
Spicy Tempura Shrimp Roll
Crispy tempura prawn and fresh cucumber with spicy aioli
Thai Stick Roll
Tempura shrimp, avocado, fresh cucumber, cilantro, topped with sushi shrimp and served with sweet Thai chili aioli and macadamia nuts.
Crunchy California Roll
Fried crab meat served on a stick with avocado and mayonnaise.
In addition to the fabulous sushi, they have delicious crêpe cakes, cheesecakes, and the most refreshing green iced tea to complement your meal. The bottom line is that Sushi Ebisuya is this place for you to enjoy the real sushi deal.
This establishment is wheelchair accessible, credit cards are accepted, there is parking nearby. After eating enjoy shopping in the neighboring retail stores.