Quarantine changed our dining experiences from a special occasion to another night at home and, for a while, it seemed as though certain dishes, like sushi, were off the table — both literally and figuratively. The freshness of the fish, the precise cook of the rice, and the knife work of the itamae (sushi chef) didn’t seem like a delivery guarantee. Luckily, some of Phoenix’s best sushi spots have found a way to pivot successfully with takeout, including a newcomer who opened during the pandemic. Check out the best sushi spots in Phoenix right now — all with excellent to-go options.
A number of Phoenix restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the Arizona Public Health website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More