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Friends Sushi

#186 of 7,467 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Near North Side
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710 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2504 (Superior)
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is consistently wonderful. They also offer delivery, which is a plus when it is snowy and cold outside!

Thank FL53095
Memphis, Tennessee
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a sushi novice but this was so delish. The Friends maki roll was the best roll I've ever had - friendly service and sweet outdoor seating. Try this place!

Thank Amanda B
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had originally made reservations at another restaurant (Japanese BBQ) and found out when we got there that our dining companions preferred sushi. The hostess at the BBQ restaurant graciously recommended Friends that was nearby. Friends is located in a townhouse up a set of stairs. The room is attractive though the space is somewhat narrow and may give diners... More 

Thank rky2
Siler City, North Carolina
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the best sushi I have ever had. The ambiance of the dining area was pretty cool. Very modern furniture to a classic cuisine. The service was pretty efficient. I recommend the friends sushi roll. Pricing is fairly agreeable for area and cuisine.

1 Thank BeachBum424
Caswell Beach, North Carolina
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was walking up and down a number of streets and had a hard time finding a Sushi Restaurant that served lunch. I then found Friends with the help of a cab driver. I was by myself, my wife does not like sushi. It could not have been a better selection. It is a small restaurant, but they had at... More 

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Thank Thomas K
Amman, Jordan
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked this place, and the food tastes great.. Their sushi portions are generous and the price is not bad based on quality of food.. If you're a sushi lover I very much recommend this place.. It's a chilled out environment inside.. Everything I tried was great.. Recommended!

Thank Nasser M
Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Awesome food and atmosphere. Wide range of sushi and making. Definitely worth trying if your in town.

Thank Jayson B
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a place that has solid sushi and sashimi, but lives off the location and tourists, not off he quality of food. Good, but not great.

Thank Worldtravtokyo
Branford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Small, easy to find location, but seated right away. Service was great and the sushi was amazing. Affordable place to eat out in a bit city! Great martini and cold beer. Would recommend no matter the occasion!

Thank jodisoufrine
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is not average sushi place, it has very interesting menu with strange but good taste. naturally there are all normal portions, but on top of that more exotic also. But i loved it. We were there with colleagues and had several portions we shared and all were delicious. For me that white decor including those inconvenient white chairs was... More 

Thank KILLE10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
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
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 312-787-8998

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?