Sumo Sushi Bar & Grill | Japanese restaurant | Downtown Iowa City 52240

Appetizer Menu

- No substitutions
- Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish,
or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
- GF: Gluten-free items


*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
Miso Soup
Tradition soybean base soup served with tofu, seaweed, and garnished with scallion.
Clear Soup
Beef broth soup, serve with mushroom, fried onion, garnished with scallion.
Loaded Miso Soup
Miso soup with rice and siracha
Takoyaki (6 pieces)
Fried octopus rice balls served in savoring sweet teriyaki sauce and Japanese mayo.
Chilled soybeans served with a light touch of salt.
Spicy Edamame
Edamame in house special Chili sauce, fresh garlic, sesame seeds and togarashi.
Seaweed Salad
Wakame seaweed Marinade and pickle.
Pork Gyoza (6 pieces)
Choice of lightly fried, or steamed dumpling, served with house special soy ginger sauce.
Vegetable Eggrolls (6 pieces)
Fried Japanese eggroll served with sweet chili sauce.
Crab Rangoon (4 pieces)
Imitation crab meat, carrot, cream cheese.
Pineapple Rangoon (4 pieces)
Grilled pineapple, cream cheese, green onion.
Chicken Wings (6 wings)
Lightly breaded and fried to order tossed in: Lightly breaded and fried to order tossed in:
Yum Yum
Honey Teriyaki
Spicy Zing
Lightly fried shrimp and vegetable in tempura batter, served with a light dashi-soy sauce.
Bok Choy
Chinese green in aromatic oyster glaze and light touch of sesame oil.
Agedashi Tofu
Lightly fried tofu, served in dashi-soy daikon sauce.


House Salad
Garden green vegetables are served with a choice of sesame-vinaigrette, or ginger miso sauce.
Caesar Salad
Garden green vegetables, fresh parmesan cheese, crouton, house Caesar sauce.
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled chicken breast served over Caesar salad.
Grilled Salmon Salad
Grilled Faroe Salmon, yum-yum sauce, garden green, edamame and avocado.
Tuna Tataki Salad
Tuna tataki served over garden greens, edamame, seaweed.


Raw Items: *
Gluten-free items: GF

Spicy Kani Salad
Spicy crab tossed with cucumber, mango, scallions, garnished with avocado and sesame seeds.
Salmon Tartare *
Freshly cubed salmon, cilantro, jalapeno, and scallions in fresh soy-flavored sauce served on crunchy homemade potato chips.
Chili-Ponzu Yellow tail *
Fresh Hamachi in ponzu chili sauce, served over daikon and garnished with jalapeno cilantro mix.
Crispy Spicy Tuna *
Spicy tuna mixed on crispy rice, topped with avocado, jalapeno, and served with rich flavorful chili sauce.
Sushi Sashimi *
Chef’s choice of 8 pieces of freshest fish of the day.
Tuna Tataki*
Lightly seared tuna in sesame seeds, ponzu, served with fresh daikon, and house special soy sauce.
Red Snapper Carpaccio *
Fresh cut Red Snapper served in ponzu ginger sauce.
Seared White Tuna
Lightly seared white tuna served over sweet and savory cucumber salad.
Sumo Fish 4-way *
Fresh salmon, tuna, red snapper, yellow tail served over bed of daikon, in sweet chili soy glaze.


Grilled ribeye steak, served with sweet crunchy onion, romaine, tomatoes, special glaze sauce, and Sumo fries.
Add over easy egg $1.50
Crispy or Fried chicken breast, citrus slaw, house special sauce, egg mayo, Sumo fries.
Red Snapper
Crispy Red Snapper, lettuce, tomato, fresh onion, yum-yum sauce, Sumo fries.