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10 Cheap Sushi Places In Singapore, From $1.50 Per Plate


Cheap sushi in Singapore


If someone asked me what I love most about sushi, only two things come to my mind: Music For a Sushi Restaurant by Harry Styles, and cheap, quality sushi. Although they say that money can’t make you as hot as Harry Styles, it can still buy you some good sushi—I know that might sound like a long shot, but well, it’s better than nothing.

In Singapore, whether you’re in the mood for creamy mayo-filled warship sushi or fresh sashimi-topped bites, there are plenty of affordable options to choose from. Here are 10 cheap sushi places where you can satisfy your sushi cravings without breaking the bank, with prices starting from $1.50 per plate.


1. Sushi Go


For a unique dining experience, head over to Sushi Go, where your sushi is delivered to you via mini Shinkansen bullet trains. With over 100 items on their menu, including a seasonal selection of specials, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Prices start at an affordable $1.80++ per plate, and we highly recommend trying their Ikura Gunkan ($3.80++)—vinegared sushi rice parcels topped with briny salmon roe.

Address: 1 Jurong West Central 2, #B1-47/48, Joy Dining Hall, Jurong Point, Singapore 648886
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6255 0224
Website
Sushi Go is not a halal-certified eatery.


2. Genki Sushi



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Genki Sushi continues to be a go-to spot for sushi lovers of all ages, thanks to its affordable and delicious sushi offerings. Despite having been around for some time, the novelty of having your sushi delivered straight to your table on a conveyor belt never gets old. You can take your pick from their wide selection of sushi, which includes options such as Unagi Sushi and Smoked Duck Sushi. With each plate priced between $1.80++ and $5.80++, you can indulge in as many plates as you like without worrying about breaking your wallet.

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Genki Sushi is not a halal-certified eatery.


3. Sushi Express



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Founded in 1996, Sushi Express is Taiwan’s largest conveyor belt sushi chain with over 600 outlets worldwide. The menu offers a wide variety of sushi options, ranging from Shrimp with Sea Urchin, Cuttlefish and more. Each plate of sushi is affordably priced, starting from just $1.50++. Moreover, all the sushi is made using fresh ingredients that are shipped in, so customers can enjoy high-quality sushi without breaking the bank.

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Sushi Express is not a halal-certified eatery.


4. Sushiro


Sushiro is Japan’s largest conveyor belt sushi chain, with more than 500 outlets to its name. The quality of the sushi here is unquestionable, especially with an in-house system that automatically takes the sushi off the belt before it loses its freshness. Enjoy their premium ingredients which include Grilled Eel, Abalone, and Shrimp with Avocado. Their ingredients are imported directly from Japan, with their prices ranging from $2.20++ to $4.80++!

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Sushiro is not a halal-certified eatery.


5. EN Sushi



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EN Sushi is where you can get premium sushi at affordable prices. Their sushi prices start from $2.40++ for a Tobiko, and they also have other classics such as Salmon ($2.90++) and Octopus ($2.40++). For those looking for something more filling, their spicy maki options, which come in either salmon or tuna rice rolls, are only priced at $8.60++

Address: 112 Middle Road, #01-00A, Midland House, Singapore 188970
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 11:30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm, Sun 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6259 8548
Website
En Sushi is not a halal-certified eatery.


6. Sakae Sushi



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The iconic green frog in Sakae Sushi‘s logo is instantly recognisable. Here at Sakae Sushi, sushi is priced anywhere from $1.80++ for a piece of torch-seared Salmon, to $5.90++ for an Unagi Nigiri Sushi. Their gunkan sushi is also relatively affordable, where you’ll get two pieces of Smoked Duck Gunkan Sushi, Smoked Duck Gunkan Sushi, or Tuna Mayo Gunkan Sushi for just $3.60++.

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Sake Sushi is not a halal-certified eatery.


7. Itacho Sushi



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Itacho Sushi is a Hong Kong brand with more than 40 outlets in Hong Kong, Singapore, and even Japan. The ingredients that they use are specially selected by their dedicated team of procurement staff, and exported to the restaurants directly from Tokyo, Hokkaido, and Kyushu. While not the cheapest per piece as compared to the other sushi chains on this list, prices here are still relatively low. One piece of Salmon or Squid sushi will set you back only $2++, while their popular Roasted Mackerel costs $3.30++

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Itacho Sushi is not a halal-certified eatery.


8. Ima Sushi


Located in the basement of SMU‘s Li Ka Shing Library, Ima Sushi offers an extensive range of affordable sushi options. Their menu features various types of sushi, such as Salmon Sushi ($2.16/$2.40), Maguro Sushi ($2.16/$2.40), and Spicy Salmon Gunkan ($2.52/$2.80), with each piece of salmon sushi costing just slightly more than $1. For those looking for something more filling, they also have mini dons priced under $10, including the Mini Salmon Don, Mini Bara Chirashi Don, and Mini Aburi Salmon Mentai Don.

Check out our review of Ima-Sushi.

Address: 70 Stamford Road, #B1-24, Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore 178901
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11am to 8pm, Fri 11am to 9pm, Sat 11:30am to 2:30pm
Website
Ima-Sushi is not a halal-certified eatery.


9. Don Don Donki



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The Don Don Donki empire is rapidly expanding in Singapore, and it looks like the ‘Don Don Don, Donki’ jingle is going to permanently live in my head. If you haven’t heard yet, their Jurong Point outlet features a made–to–order sushi kiosk called Sen Sen Sushi. Here, they use a wide selection of fresh fish and seafood, including fresh uni. Some of their popular nigiri items include A4 Wagyu Beef Sukiyaki ($6), Fresh Salmon Mentaiko ($2), and O-toro and Uni ($4). All of their sushi is prepared to order, so you can enjoy it at its freshest.

Address: 1 Jurong West Central 2, #B1-09, Jurong Point, Singapore 648886
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 11pm
Website
Don Don Donki is not a halal-certified eatery.


10. Sushi Plus


Sushi Plus offers economical sushi, with prices starting from just $1.50++. We highly recommend trying the Triple Flavour Salmon Selection ($5++), which features aburi salmon with three delicious toppings: Caramel, Cheese, and Mentaiko. If you prefer something lighter on the palate, the Cheese Masago with Tamagoyaki ($1.50++ per piece) is an excellent choice. This sushi features capelin roe and a soft, fluffy omelette, creating a pleasant contrast of textures. Additionally, the omelette’s pudding-like sweetness and savoury cheese masago complement each other perfectly.

Check out our review of Sushi Plus.

Address: 200 Victoria Street, #02-53, Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
Website
Sushi Plus is not a halal-certified eatery.


Cheap sushi finds in Singapore


Although you might not—or possibly neverlook as sexy as Harry Styles at these sushi restaurants, a consolation is that you can fill your stomach with some nice cheap sushi without feeling guilty towards your wallet. 

If you’re looking for more delicious Japanese eats, read our guide to the best Japanese yakiniku restaurants in Singapore. Alternatively, check out the best teppanyaki restaurants in Singapore.

This post was originally written on 15 October 2015.

Jing En Tan

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