Illustrations by Stephanie Rudig

To find out how far your dollars stretch at six area sushi restaurants we tallied up how many pieces of nigiri sushi you can score for $40 using three popular selections: yellowtail, salmon, and tuna. By our count, KAZ Sushi Bistro offers the best total value, but where does your favorite spot land?

Sushi Gakyu

1420 New York Ave. NW

10 pieces of yellowtail or

10 pieces of salmon or

10 pieces of tuna

Rakuya

1900 Q St. NW

10 pieces of yellowtail or

12 pieces of salmon or

10 pieces of tuna 

Sushi Taro

1503 17th St. NW

10 pieces of (king) yellowtail or

10 pieces of salmon or

8 pieces of tuna

Umaya Izakaya

733 10th St. NW

10 pieces of yellowtail or

12 pieces of salmon or

8 pieces of tuna

KAZ Sushi Bistro

1915 I St. NW

10 pieces of yellowtail or 

14 pieces of salmon or

12 pieces of tuna

Sushiko

5455 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD

10 pieces of yellowtail or

11 pieces of salmon or

8 pieces of tuna