Where to Find the Best Sushi and Poke on the North Shore of Oahu

Sushi and poke on Oahu’s North Shore is like having pasta and pizza in Italy. Does the fish get any fresher? Here are our top spots.

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Aji Limo

Aji Limo is tucked in the back of the food truck compound across from Sharks Cove. These guys source locally caught fish and local organic produce from Pupukea Farms. This Peruvian-Japanese cuisine is some of the best food you’ll find on the North Shore. Open Friday through Wednesday 12pm to 9pm. Closed Tuesday. ajilimotruck.com

Banyan’s Island Grill
Photo: @banyansislandgrill

Banyans Island Grill

This food truck is located just in front of the Waialua Sugar Mill — it’s a big parking lot, and there’s outdoor seating. Banyans is on a mission to serve 100% locally sourced, sustainable caught fish and produce. This place is mostly about the fish, but the hand-cut fries make for a great snack too. Open Tuesday through Sunday 11:30am to 4pm. banyansislandgrill.wixsite.com

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Banzai Sushi Bar

Voted one of Oʻahu’s best by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser four years in a row, BANZAI prides itself in offering locals and visitors some of the finest sushi the islands have to offer. They’ve partnered with local fishermen and North Shore organic farmers to create fresh, unique quality sushi according to season. Open daily 12pm to 9:30pm with a happy hour 4pm to 5pm. banzaisushibarhawaii.com

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Photo: @haleiwa_no7

No. 7 Japanese Food Truck

This food truck is so evolved you can actually order take out on their website. Yes, we know this is a photo of tempura—if you have one of their sushi please send. Open daily from 11:30am to 8pm. no7japanesefoodtruck.com

Poke for the People
Photo: Courtesy of Poke for the People

Poke for the People

Small business in North Shore—delicious poke, absolutely worth your business. Open Monday through Thursday 11am to 5pm and Friday through Sunday 11am to 6pm. pokeforthepeople.com

The Smoking Boar & The Coconut​
Photo: Courtesy of the Smoking Boar & the Coconut

The Smoking Boar & The Coconut

One of the newest spots on the North Shore, this old converted gas station now serves delicious local style plates. There’s lotsa fish on the menu, including eight different styles of poke. Save room for dessert — they have a great selection of that as well! Open Monday and Tuesday 6:30am to 5pm, Wednesday 6:30am to 11am, and Thursday through Sunday 6:30am to 8pm. thesmokingboarthecoconut.com

Uncle Bo's Pupu Bar & Grill
Photo: @uncle_bos

Uncle Bo’s Pupu Bar & Grill

This casual spot for lunch and dinner is located right in the heart of Haleiwa town. The menu features all sorts of goodness, but if you’re in the mood for raw fish, you have your choice of seafood ceviche, ahi poke and the spicy tuna bowl. Open daily 5pm to 10:30pm. unclebosrestaurant.com

Beach House by Roy Yamaguchi
Photo: @royshawaii

Roy’s Beach House–Turtle Bay

Again—not a photo of their sushi, but we vouch for the sushi… and if you get lucky, you can have a toes in the sand, amazing sushi moment. Open 5pm to 8:45 pm. turtlebayresort.com

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