Charlotte has over a thousand wonderful places to eat. Our city prides itself in being very diverse when it comes to eating establishments. Nakato Japanese Steakhouse is proud to be one of the restaurants that are popular with Charlotte locals.
Nakato is particularly proud to have spurred a desire for delicious and fresh sushi bar in Charlotte. While our restaurant’s hibachi grill offerings are lip-smacking good, other diners flock to our place to enjoy a delightful array of fish dishes served fresh from our sushi bar.
Our sushi is beautifully prepared each day by our master sushi chef using only the freshest ingredients. Each order is prepared in a traditional Japanese style. Many of our diners marvel at the elegant presentation of the sushi when it is served. To us, presentation is just as important as flavor and texture. We want everyone that comes to Nakato for sushi in Charlotte to relish the entire experience. Sushi is not just a meal – it’s a culinary adventure.
We offer several ways to enjoy sushi:
Nakato offers three different types of sushi rolls for fans of this popular favorite.
Our regular sushi rolls are great to have anytime. Some of the more popular selections from our menu are California Roll with crab and avocado, Crunchy Roll with fried shrimp and cucumber, Futomaki Roll with shrimp, omelet, crab and whitefish powder, Philadelphia Roll with smoked salmon, avocado and cream cheese and Spicy Tuna Roll with spicy tuna and masago.
Charlotte sushi lovers cannot stop raving about our special rolls including Alaskan Roll with smoked salmon, crab, scallions, cream cheese and Nakato hot sauce, Baked Roll with shrimp, crab, avocado and sweet sauce, Crazy Joe Roll with crab, shrimp, salmon, tuna, avocado and cucumber, Dynamite Roll with mussels, fried shrimp, avocado and chef’s choice of fish and Rock-N-Roll with fried shrimp and crab.
When you want a little extra crunch go for a Jenni Roll with fried shrimp and crab, Nakato Tempura Roll with crab, yellowtail, asparagus, scallions and Nakato hot sauce, Ramil Roll with fried shrimp, spicy crab and sweet spicy sauce or Special Roll with yellowtail, crab, avocado, cream cheese and Nakato hot sauce.
This style of sushi features sliced fresh fish placed elegantly on top of a shaped ball of rice. Nigiri celebrates a popular Asian food combination. We invite you to come in and try our many varieties including crab, mackerel, octopus, salmon, scallop, smoked salmon, shrimp and white tuna. Nigiri is enjoyed with a selection of sweet or savory dipping sauces.
For diners that want just a bite or two our sushi bar offers up tasty Japanese appetizers such as Edamame (soybeans), Seaweed Salad, Spicy Mussels and small and large Tuna Carpaccio.
If you would like to try an assortment of various sushi selections, order one of our sushi combination plates. Choose your own or go with the chef’s choice. Either way, you’ll find Nakato’s sushi bar in Charlotte, N.C to be some of the finest you’ve ever had.