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10 Cheap Spots To Eat Sushi In Penang

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1. Sushi Zen

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We bet that you haven’t heard of Sushi Zen before. However, if you pass by Pulau Tikus market at night, you have probably seen it. Known as one of the best street sushi in Penang, Sushi Zen definitely has a lot of crowd pleasers. You will find the usual sushi toppings placed creatively. As it is self-service, you can pick all the sushi you want, and squeeze as much wasabi as you need. Two words to describe it? Cheap and good.

Address: Jalan Pasar, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Opens daily except Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Status: Non-Halal

2. Sushi Edo

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We are featuring another cheap spot for sushi in our list. Meet Sushi Edo! Sushi Edo’s name has been making rounds in Penangites for being a good deal for sushi. If you are craving for sushi, and Sushi King isn’t having its famous Sushi Bonanza, this is the place to be. Prices are as low as RM 1.70 for yellow plates, and RM 2.70 for red plates. You can never go wrong with Sushi Edo to fix your Japanese food cravings!

Address: 1-1-33A Elit Avenue, Lintang Mayang Pasir 3, Bayan Baru, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Opens daily except Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Status: Pork-Free

3. Sushi Mentai

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Can’t make it all the way to Elit Avenue? No worries, fam. Tucked in All Seasons Place, Sushi Mentai serves cheap and fresh sushi as well! The prices are just slightly higher by RM 0.10 in comparison with Sushi Edo. Apart from sushi on the belt, you can also find Special Maki and Special Roll affordably priced. Salmon Mentai Dragon Maki got us all happy and excited!

Address 6G-1-13 All Season Place, Thean Teik Hwy, Farlim, 11500 Air Itam, Penang

Operating Hours: Opens daily, Weekdays, 12:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Weekends, 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Pork-Free

4. Sushi Wafu

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Sushi Wafu is one of the latest addition to the Japanese food scene in Penang. Nestled in Pulau Tikus market, Sushi Wafu serves fresh sushi with a starting price of RM 1.80 per plate. The sushi restaurant’s game is pretty strong with three other branches in Penang and ongoing promotions for main courses. If sushi can’t make you full, they got you with main courses, fam.

Address: Jalan Moulmein, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Non-Halal

5. Sushi B’rito

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Another brand new sushi spot in Penang. Well, if you are planning to try something else out besides Sushi King ’cause it is halal, you can try out Sushi B’rito. The halal sushi restaurant serves sushi with price starting from RM 2.90 ranging to RM 5.90 per plate. Inari Tri Sushi looks pretty stunning with three different layers of ebiko, giving it a rainbow look!

Address: Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Halal

6. Sushi Kitchen

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Well, if you are on a strict diet, we have something just for you too! Sushi Kitchen is a vegetarian sushi restaurant. Using the best ingredients nature has to offer, you wouldn’t feel like you’re missing out on the sushi experience at Sushi Kitchen. With the usage of different types of vegetables to create sushi, their creation is very colourful. In another word, Instagram-worthy.

Address: 12, Gat Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Opens daily except Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Vegetarian

7. Sushi Tsujin

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Here’s something that is located on the mainland! Brand new to the scene, Sushi Tsujin serves something a little more extraordinary. We are talking about strawberries. If you have wondered how does sweet sushi will taste like, you will get your answers at Sushi Tsujin. We think that it is pretty fun to spend International Sushi Day trying out something new!

Address: 15-G, Jalan Juru Sentral, Kampung Juru, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Non-Halal

8. Sushi Empire

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If you working in a retail store at a shopping mall in Penang, Sushi Empire is probably your go-to kiosk for a quick fix. It is pretty hard to say no to Sushi Empire when everything is nicely placed into a case in the most symmetric way. You will find something you love for sure! Oh, did we mention that there will be discounts if there leftovers before closing time?

Location(s): Gurney Plaza, Gurney Paragon, Sunway Carnival Mall.

Operating Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Halal

9. Sushi YA

Photo: Sushi YA (Facebook)

Sushi YA is pretty creative with their sushi selection! If you are up for some salted egg yolk goodness, Sushi YA is the place to be. Introducing Shiozuke Tamago, a combination of ebi tempura, mango, and turnip rolled with salted egg sauce. If that is too fancy for you, you can find the usuals available on the menu as well. Who’s up for some salted egg yolk sauce?

Location(s): Jelutong, Raja Uda, Bukit Mertajam, Bayan Lepas.

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Pork-Free

10. Sushi Zanmai

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We bet that you were looking out for Sushi Zanmai throughout the entire list. It’s here! Sushi Zanmai is famous during the weekends. This is proven by an extremely long queue just to get in. One of the crowd pleasers is Tamago Mentai, sushi made with a bouncy egg, torched with generous amount of mayo sauce. Price starts at RM 2.80 at Sushi Zanmai.

Address: 163D-6-36,Level 6, Gurney Paragon Mall, Lorong Kelawai, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Status: Pork-Free

Happy International Sushi Day From All Of Us Foodie!

That’s the end of our list for places to eat sushi in conjunction with International Sushi Day. Do you remember the very first time you have tried to sushi? Most of us had our very sushi experience at Sushi King. Honestly, kanikama maki, sushi with artificial crabmeat was the bomb! What about you? What is your favourite sushi of all time? Let us know in the comments!

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