Kura Revolving Sushi Bar Expands to Jersey City

Kura Revolving Sushi Bar is expanding into Hudson County by opening its second New Jersey location right in Jersey City. Kura is not your typical sushi spot – it not only offers amazing dishes, but also offers a fun dining experience that includes a revolving sushi bar. Currently, there is only one other Kura location here in the Garden State and it is located in Fort Lee, in Bergen County. Keep reading to learn more about this new and innovative sushi restaurant that will be opening in Jersey City.

^ Fort Lee Location

Where + When Kura is Opening

Kura’s plan is to open its new location at 525 Washington Boulevard at the base of the Newport Tower in Jersey City. According to Jersey Digs, Kura Sushi’s spokesperson Lauren Murakami has said that the restaurant is tentatively expected to open in the spring of 2022. Currently, the other location is at 2151 Lemoine Avenue, Fort Lee — and if you follow us on TikTok, you already know.

^ Fort Lee Location

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The Experience

Kura Sushi only offers fresh, natural, and healthy meals. Its menu staples are sushi, ramen, udon, salads, dessert, and more.

At Kura, patrons can either choose anything from the revolving bar or order from the touchscreen and it will arrive right at your table through the conveyer belt.

^ Fort Lee Location

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The eatery is able to maintain its food fresh at all times due to the ventilated sushi lid and plate-tracking technology.

Toy prizes can also be won if enough plates are deposited into the side of your table. Kura’s mascot, Muten-Maro, occasionally appears on the touchscreen to remind you of your goal.

An HG team member visited Kura for her birthday recently and she says, “If the Jersey City location is the same as the one in Fort Lee, reservations are highly recommended because, on a busy day, you might catch yourself waiting for a couple of hours due to its popularity. It’s definitely worth the wait!”

HG Pro Tip: Go with an empty stomach so you can try everything and choose the booth when you sit.

Other sushi spots in Jersey City include Honshu, Komegashi, Teppan Bar + Grill, DOMO DOMO, OZU, Ichiban, and more. Safe to say the sushi scene is slowly growing, one unique spot at a time.

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