By Makenzie Solma, Omaha Food Magazine

Embracing the Sushi Odyssey at Sakai Sushi

In the heart of Bellevue, a new culinary odyssey unfolds today at 5:00 pm, as Sakai Sushi opens its doors to eager foodies and sushi lovers. Conveniently located at 555 Cornhusker Road Suite 201, this Sakai Sushi promises an experience unlike any other. Having had the privilege of shooting content during its soft opening this week, I can attest that Sakai Sushi is poised to become a destination in Omaha’s vibrant dining scene.

Exploring the Sushi Wonderland: A Conveyor Belt Extravaganza

a plate of sushi with a menu underneath it

As I ventured into Sakai Sushi, I was immediately captivated by the innovative concept of a sushi train. This isn’t merely a meal; it’s a journey. The conveyor belt, adorned with a tantalizing array of sushi creations, winds its way through the restaurant, inviting diners to partake in this visual feast. From traditional favorites to daring fusion rolls, Sakai Sushi boasts a repertoire that caters to every palate. As plates glide by, each offering is a testament to the craftsmanship and creativity of the culinary artisans behind the counter.

A Symphony of Flavors: Beyond Sushi

While sushi takes center stage, Sakai Sushi’s menu extends beyond the confines of raw fish and rice. Miso soup, fragrant and comforting, serves as the perfect prelude to the sushi extravaganza. For those seeking heartier fare, offerings like chicken fried rice and baby squid salad showcase the kitchen’s versatility and commitment to culinary excellence. Whether you’re a sushi aficionado or a novice explorer, Sakai Sushi ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary.

Sakai Sushi has crafted a menu that caters to every palate, ensuring that no one is left behind on this epicurean adventure. Among their offerings, tantalizing options such as Hibachi Steak and Chicken await, promising a feast fit for royalty.

Hours of Operation and Contact Information

a cutting board with sushi on it

Sakai Sushi beckons from Mondays through Thursdays, opening its doors from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., extending its hours to 10:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and welcoming patrons from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information and to embark on your culinary adventure, visit or contact them at 531-772-0395.

You can find them at 555 Cornhusker Rd Suite 204 in Bellevue, NE 68005.

A New Chapter in Omaha’s Culinary Tapestry

As a self-proclaimed lover of sushi and an advocate for new foodie experiences, Sakai Sushi has left an indelible impression on me. It’s more than just a restaurant; it’s a celebration of flavor, innovation, and the communal joy of dining. With Sakai Sushi joining the ranks of Omaha’s esteemed sushi establishments, including the likes of Yoshitomo, Unami, Isla Del Mar, and the ever-trendy Blue Sushi, our city’s culinary tapestry grows richer, promising endless adventures for the discerning palate.

I’ll be sharing glimpses of my Sakai Sushi experience on Instagram, inviting fellow food enthusiasts to embark on this culinary journey with me. As Anthony Bourdain once said, “Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma.” Sakai Sushi Train embodies this sentiment, inviting us to savor not just flavors, but stories, traditions, and the shared humanity that binds us all.

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