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Sushi Nigiri

The best Sushi in Tyler personified in its purest form. A small piece of freshness resting atop our signature sushi rice. Whether dipped in a combination of soy and wasabi, or just eaten as prepared; nothing personifies the history of Japan quite like Nigiri.

Nigiri

Nigiri sushi originated as a fast food in the Edo period, with pieces large enough to fit the palm of one’s hand. It evolved from street stalls in Tokyo, where Hanaya Yohei is credited with inventing the modern form of nigiri sushi in the 1800s. This form of sushi quickly became popular due to its convenience and the use of fresh fish from Tokyo Bay, leading to its widespread enjoyment today.

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Oh, nigiri sushi? That’s actually a cool story. It started out in Tokyo back in the day as a quick bite, kinda like the fast food of the 1800s. There was this guy, Hanaya Yohei, who came up with the idea of pressing rice and fish together—boom, nigiri was born. It caught on super fast because it was easy to eat on the go and the fish was super fresh from the bay. Now it’s everywhere!

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Avocado Nigiri

In Japan, Avocado is Abokado making renaming it nearly redundant. What isn't redundant is just how amazing this velvetty stone fruit is and how it's slices are just another amazing stape we serve here at the home of the best sushi in Tyler.

Vegan
Vegetarian
Gluten free
Dairy free
Lactose free
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Sake Salmon Nigiri

Two Fingers of house made sushi. Tender slices of fresh salmon, draped over vinegared rice, melt on the tongue, releasing a symphony of briny sweetness and umami richness.

Fish
Gluten free
Sugar free
Lactose free
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Tuna Maguro Nigiri

Freshly sliced pieces of tuna envelop our daily made nigiri sushi.

Fish
Sugar free
Gluten free
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Masago Nigiri

Small pearls of Capelin smelt roe on sweet sushi rice and wrapped in sheets of nori. These eggs pop perfectly and are as much about the experience as they are the flavor.

Fish
Lactose free
Dairy free
Mild
Gluten free
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Ebi Shrimp Nigiri

These shrimp are prepared specially to lay gently, covering the rice they sit on. The sweetness of our house made daily sushi rice pairs perfectly with the shrimp.

Shellfish
Lactose free
Dairy free
Gluten free
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Escolar Premium White Tuna Nigiri

White, silky, and more oily than some other fish, Escolar is amazing when paired with soy sauce and wasabi. It's gentle flavor, and the rice it sits on are often enjoyed by hand all around the world.

Fish
Dairy free
Gluten free
Lactose free
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Hamachi Yellowtail Nigiri

Whether with the multi colored higher loin, or the whiter belly, Hamachi stands alone. The buttery texture more being compared to a good fat than a fish. Nestled atop our Sushi rice, it is another testament as to why we are the best sushi in Tyler.

Fish
Lactose free
Gluten free
Dairy free
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Kani Crab Nigiri

A succulent surimi crab leg atop seasoned rice. Held in place by an unassuming, but irreplaceable ribbon of nori.

Fish
Lactose free
Soy
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Hokkigai Surf Clam Nigiri

Pronounced Hoe, Key, Guy, Hokkigai is a surf clam from Hokkaido Japan. Prized for not being as chewy as many other clams, there is a reason why these are so popular among Sushi Veterans. Prepared fresh to order, the ribbon of seaweed is as much for decoration as it is the taste of this artistic Umami delight.

Shellfish
Dairy free
Gluten free
Lactose free
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Tai Red Snapper Nigiri

Red Snapper Nigiri is another fish that is different colored based on where the cut comes from. Unlike Hamachi or Salmon which have more of a buttery texture, Tai has more of a tooth to it, making it a favorite for those who like the texture dynamic between it and the soft rice it rests on.

Fish
Lactose free
Gluten free
Dairy free
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Iburi Sake Smoked Salmon Nigiri

Cold smoked salmon is an amazing dish in and of itself. Bringing out the rich oil of the fish, it's no wonder how Japanese, and those alike, have embraced the depth of this Nigiri. Often popular in rolls with cream cheese, it's stand alone ability on top of two bites of rice should not be overlooked.

Fish
Lactose free
Dairy free
Gluten free
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Inari Bean Curd Nigiri

A delightful fusion of textures, Inari features seasoned sushi rice nestled within sweet and savory deep-fried tofu pockets. These golden vessels, known as aburaage, cradle the rice, creating a harmonious balance of flavors.

Soy
Vegetarian
Lactose free
Dairy free
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Tako Octopus Nigiri

It's always Tako Tuesday. Pacific Octopus blanched through, chilled on ice to stop the cooking process, and sliced on the bias to avoid chewiness, we at Ohayo Sushi always find our Tako strangely appealing to look at, and a good bite to enjoy.

Fish
Lactose free
Gluten free
Dairy free
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Tsurai Maguro Spicy Tuna Nigiri

Our Spicy Maguro Tuna mix is an amazing flavor bomb of savory and heat. On top of the sweet rice we place a tongue awakening amount of our fresh mixed mince.. Enjoy with Spicy Mayo and Eel Sauce for an extra depth of flavor.

Fish
Extra hot
Lactose free
Sesame
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Tamago Omelette Nigiri

An overlooked creation, Tamago isn't just another egg. The eggs in this Japanese omelette are seasoned with vinegar, soy sauce, and fish sauce, before they are prepared in a rectangular pan that gives them their signature shape. Sliced fresh, these are worth not passing up.

Eggs
Tree nuts
Wheat
Soy
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Unagi Eel Nigiri

Made from Sustainably farmed eel from the East. Each eel is seasoned and roasted before being freshly sliced and placed on our rice, held by a strip of Nori before being drizzled with eel sauce and sesame seeds. The perfect flavor of earthy, savory, and sweet in each bite.

Fish
Sesame
Lactose free
Dairy free
Fresh prepared sashimi plate
Snow Crunch Sushi Roll

About Our Core Vision

Ohayo Sushi isn’t your run-of-the-mill sushi joint. It’s an all-you-can-eat haven where flavor knows no bounds. With over 190 items, each meticulously crafted and made fresh to order, Ohayo Sushi invites you to explore the depths of Japanese cuisine. From delicate nigiri to inventive rolls, the menu reads like a love letter to seafood enthusiasts. Whether you crave the simplicity of classic sashimi or the boldness of specialty rolls, Ohayo Sushi delivers.

The Art of Sushi Mastery
At the heart of Ohayo Sushi lies its commitment to tradition. The skilled chefs, with their precise knife work and reverence for ingredients, elevate sushi to an art form. Each piece of nigiri is a canvas—a delicate slice of fish draped over vinegared rice. The umami explosion as you bite into a salmon or tuna roll is nothing short of magical. And let’s not forget the vegetarian options—avocado rolls, cucumber rolls, and sweet potato rolls—all executed with finesse.

Beyond Sushi: A Seafood Extravaganza
While sushi takes center stage, Ohayo Sushi surprises with its seafood offerings. The seafood selection alone is so much better than a buffet.  It is a treasure trove for those who crave variety. From succulent crab to buttery shrimp tempura, the ocean’s bounty awaits. And if you’re feeling adventurous, dive into the oyster shooters or sample the octopus salad. Ohayo Sushi doesn’t just serve seafood; it celebrates it.

The Best Buffet in Tyler Isn't a Buffet at all. It's a Culinary Adventure
Ohayo Sushi isn’t merely a restaurant; it’s an experience. The, Better than a buffet, setup encourages exploration. You’re not limited to one roll or one flavor—you can indulge in them all. The miso soup warms your soul, the edamame satisfies your cravings, and the green tea ice cream seals the deal. It’s a culinary adventure where you’re the captain, navigating through soy sauce seas and wasabi waves.

Community and Comfort
Ohayo Sushi isn’t just about food; it’s about community. Families gather around the conveyor belt, sharing laughter and stories. Couples celebrate anniversaries, and friends toast to life’s moments. The ambiance is cozy, the service attentive, and the chopsticks wielded with enthusiasm. Ohayo Sushi isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a second home for many.

In Conclusion: Ohayo Sushi’s Legacy
As the sun sets over Tyler, casting a warm glow on the bamboo screens, Ohayo Sushi continues to weave its legacy. It’s not just about the best sushi in Tyler; it’s about memories created, friendships forged, and taste buds awakened. So, whether you’re a seasoned sushi connoisseur or a curious first-timer, Ohayo Sushi invites you to its tables. Come, roll with the flavors, and savor the magic—one bite at a time.

Ohayo Sushi: Where tradition meets innovation, and every meal begins with a heartfelt “Ohayo!” 

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