Healthy, trendy, inexpensive, and delicious. The demand for sushi is as high as ever, and Raleigh has just the right amount of diverse sushi joints to ensure you enjoy your favorite roll tonight.

If you’re in the downtown region, walk or take a rickshaw to Sono on Fayetteville Street. A local favorite, mingle with Raleigh’s professional crowd as you enjoy your favorite roll or one of Sono’s unique specialties.

If North Hills and Crabtree Valley Mall are your destinations, make sure to check out Mura and Kanki. Mura, located in the North Hills Shopping Center, has an excellent versatile atmosphere as well as amazing sushi. For those in your party not looking to delve into one of their many choices of rolls, Mura’s Kobe beef and seafood are to die for.

Kanki is located right inside Crabtree Valley Mall. Nationally known, this restaurant is a favorite of those celebrating a special evening. Watch in awe as chefs prepare your dinner right in front of you or opt to sit at the sushi bar and grab a drink with a friend!

If you’re looking for a young and hipster crowd, many of the North Carolina State students and young professionals head to Sushi Blues Café on Glenwood. Get there early though! Lines begin to form around 8:30 p.m. as half-priced sushi starts at 9 p.m. A real steal, you can get some rolls for $3. Spend the rest of your money on the great drink specials the café has to offer! Just remember to drink responsibly.

Go ahead. Free up tonight and head to one of Raleigh’s sushi restaurants. Whether you’re craving a delectable exotic roll, sashimi, or just a California roll, you can find them all at one place or another in Raleigh. Don’t forget your chopsticks!