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12 Places to Eat Sushi Burritos in Boston

When just a single bite of sushi isn't enough

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The whimsical idea of one food taking on the form of another has picked up steam in the Boston area with the spread of sushi burritos. A handful of restaurants now carry the banner for these seaweed-wrapped treats, filling them with traditional fish options used for sushi and poke — and even teriyaki chicken.

These 12 spots will all satisfy any sushi burrito craving: Some offer full burrito-sized roll-ups, others offer smaller versions, and still more have bowl versions and other entrees available as well. (Where sushi burritos go, poke bowls tend to follow.) We're constantly tracking news of sushi burritos all around the city, so follow along with us for the latest updates on which restaurants are adding them to the menu.

Do you have another go-to spot for sushi burritos? Tell us about it in the comments below or email boston@eater.com.

Note: Map points are arranged alphabetically, not ranked. This map will be updated periodically. Originally published on March 24, 2017.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Basho Express

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Like most fast-casual restaurants these days, Basho Express offers its main dishes in the form of wraps (in this case, seaweed wraps) or bowls. There is a lineup of pre-set sushi burritos featuring everything from salmon sashimi and shrimp tempura to crispy tofu and bulgogi beef. Sushi burritos can also be customized with a variety of fillings, sauces, and seasonings. Located on Boston University's campus, Basho Express is open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

District Kitchen

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District Kitchen's lunch menu features a "chicken katsu sushiritto," packed full of fried chicken with sesame and rice, vegetables, and a spicy mayo sauce. The restaurant opens at 11:30 a.m. for lunch Tuesday through Saturday.

Lotus Xpress

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This East Somerville spot — a staple for Chinese takeout and delivery — also offers a few kinds of sushi burritos: salmon, tuna, a mix of salmon and tuna, and a General Gao burrito. The rest of the lengthy menu includes standard sushi options, poke bowls, rice and noodle dishes, curries, and so much more.

Love Art Sushi

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Located near Berklee College of Music, Love Art Sushi offers mini versions of a sushi burrito, which the restaurant affectionately refers to as "makirittos." The snacks are about $3 each, and there are six varieties: avocado, California, cucumber, grilled chicken, kanikama, and spicy tuna.

New Sushi, Inc

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New Sushi is capitalizing on two seafood trends with both sushi burritos and poke bowls on the menu. There are create-your-own burrito options, plus signature burritos filled with seafood, chicken, or vegetables.

OGinger

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Located on the same street as fellow sushi burrito vendor Pokéworks, OGinger has six pre-fab burritos to offer. There are tuna, salmon, yellowtail, and crab options, along with an avocado and tofu version. There is also a "typhoon sushi burrito," which comes filled with tuna, salmon, crabmeat, yellowtail, lettuce, cucumber, avocado, pickled daikon, and carrot.

Poké-City

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Poké-City opened on Mass. Ave. in January 2017 and started doling out rice, salad, and zucchini noodle bowls along with poke burritos. While there is a list of "signature bowls," Poke City puts a strong emphasis on customization. Guests can choose their base, pick a protein, round it out with mix-ins like bean sprouts or mango, select a sauce, and top it all off with some crunch or garnish.

Pokéworks

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Situated close to OGinger, Pokéworks (part of a small chain) takes its name to heart: The burritos here are filled with fish done in the style of poke, or Hawaiian raw fish salad. In addition to poke, burritos can come filled with chicken or tofu protein options, plus fruit and vegetable mix-ins, sauces, toppings, and other seasonings. There's also another Pokéworks headed to the area, slated to open in Harvard Square.

Sunny Cafe

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A new addition to the East Boston neighborhood, Sunny Cafe specializes in sushi, with several varieties of sushi burritos in particular. Get one stuffed full of crunchy shrimp, tuna, salmon, or chicken teriyaki. There are also standard sushi rolls, poke bowls, and bubble teas.

Sushi Kappo

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This new Fenway addition is a sibling of Ebi Sushi in Somerville's Union Square. Sushi Kappo serves four types of sushi burritos, including the Fenway: tuna tartare, avocado, cucumber, lettuce, carrots, spicy mayo, and jalapeño. Also on the menu: poke, ramen, donburi, sushi, and more.

Typhoon Asian Bistro

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Typhoon has both the traditional raw sushi filling and a cooked sushi filling available for its sushi burritos, which are served only at lunch. There are spicy and standard fish options, along with teriyaki, tempura, and vegetable fillings, plus so many more dishes for those less inclined to pick up a giant seafood wrap.

Yoki Express

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New to the Seaport District, Yoki Express is a quick option and offers both delivery and catering (which consists of boxes of sushi burritos). There are signature burritos and make-your-own options with fillings such as tuna, salmon, veggies, barbecue pulled pork, and teriyaki beef. The restaurant also serves soups and assorted beverages.

Basho Express

Like most fast-casual restaurants these days, Basho Express offers its main dishes in the form of wraps (in this case, seaweed wraps) or bowls. There is a lineup of pre-set sushi burritos featuring everything from salmon sashimi and shrimp tempura to crispy tofu and bulgogi beef. Sushi burritos can also be customized with a variety of fillings, sauces, and seasonings. Located on Boston University's campus, Basho Express is open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

District Kitchen

District Kitchen's lunch menu features a "chicken katsu sushiritto," packed full of fried chicken with sesame and rice, vegetables, and a spicy mayo sauce. The restaurant opens at 11:30 a.m. for lunch Tuesday through Saturday.

Lotus Xpress

This East Somerville spot — a staple for Chinese takeout and delivery — also offers a few kinds of sushi burritos: salmon, tuna, a mix of salmon and tuna, and a General Gao burrito. The rest of the lengthy menu includes standard sushi options, poke bowls, rice and noodle dishes, curries, and so much more.

Love Art Sushi

Located near Berklee College of Music, Love Art Sushi offers mini versions of a sushi burrito, which the restaurant affectionately refers to as "makirittos." The snacks are about $3 each, and there are six varieties: avocado, California, cucumber, grilled chicken, kanikama, and spicy tuna.

New Sushi, Inc

New Sushi is capitalizing on two seafood trends with both sushi burritos and poke bowls on the menu. There are create-your-own burrito options, plus signature burritos filled with seafood, chicken, or vegetables.

OGinger

Located on the same street as fellow sushi burrito vendor Pokéworks, OGinger has six pre-fab burritos to offer. There are tuna, salmon, yellowtail, and crab options, along with an avocado and tofu version. There is also a "typhoon sushi burrito," which comes filled with tuna, salmon, crabmeat, yellowtail, lettuce, cucumber, avocado, pickled daikon, and carrot.

Poké-City

Poké-City opened on Mass. Ave. in January 2017 and started doling out rice, salad, and zucchini noodle bowls along with poke burritos. While there is a list of "signature bowls," Poke City puts a strong emphasis on customization. Guests can choose their base, pick a protein, round it out with mix-ins like bean sprouts or mango, select a sauce, and top it all off with some crunch or garnish.

Pokéworks

Situated close to OGinger, Pokéworks (part of a small chain) takes its name to heart: The burritos here are filled with fish done in the style of poke, or Hawaiian raw fish salad. In addition to poke, burritos can come filled with chicken or tofu protein options, plus fruit and vegetable mix-ins, sauces, toppings, and other seasonings. There's also another Pokéworks headed to the area, slated to open in Harvard Square.

Sunny Cafe

A new addition to the East Boston neighborhood, Sunny Cafe specializes in sushi, with several varieties of sushi burritos in particular. Get one stuffed full of crunchy shrimp, tuna, salmon, or chicken teriyaki. There are also standard sushi rolls, poke bowls, and bubble teas.

Sushi Kappo

This new Fenway addition is a sibling of Ebi Sushi in Somerville's Union Square. Sushi Kappo serves four types of sushi burritos, including the Fenway: tuna tartare, avocado, cucumber, lettuce, carrots, spicy mayo, and jalapeño. Also on the menu: poke, ramen, donburi, sushi, and more.

Typhoon Asian Bistro

Typhoon has both the traditional raw sushi filling and a cooked sushi filling available for its sushi burritos, which are served only at lunch. There are spicy and standard fish options, along with teriyaki, tempura, and vegetable fillings, plus so many more dishes for those less inclined to pick up a giant seafood wrap.

Yoki Express

New to the Seaport District, Yoki Express is a quick option and offers both delivery and catering (which consists of boxes of sushi burritos). There are signature burritos and make-your-own options with fillings such as tuna, salmon, veggies, barbecue pulled pork, and teriyaki beef. The restaurant also serves soups and assorted beverages.

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