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

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.
Loaded Miso Soup
Miso soup with rice and siracha
Agedashi Tofu
Silky soft tofu in panko fried to perfection serve in special refreshing sauce
Fried octopus ball served in savoring sweet teriyaki sauce
Chicken wing
6 wings lightly breaded and fried tossed in your choice:
Honey teriyaki
Spicy mayo
Spicy Chili
Steamed soybeans serve with a light touch of salt.
Spicy Edamame
Steamed soybeans serve with sesame seeds, togarashi, and house special spicy sauce.
Octopus Salad
Thin slices of marinated octopus serve with pickled vegetables, and sesame seeds.
Seaweed Salad
Wakame seaweed marinade and pickle in Japanese sesame seasoning.
Pork Dumplings
Choice of lightly fried or steam dumplings served with house-special soy ginger sauce.
Shrimp Mattari
Jumbo shrimps stuffed with cream cheese mix, lightly battered and fried and serve with yum yum sauce.
Lightly battered deep fried served with a light dashi-soy sauce.
Choice of Shrimp or Vegetable
Garlic Bok choy
Bok choy in aromatic teriyaki glaze and a light touch of sesame oil.
Vegetable Eggrolls
Fried Japanese eggroll served with savory sweet chili sauce.
Crab Rangoon
Crab meat, carrot, cream cheese
Pineapple Rangoon
Pineapple, cream cheese, green onion


House Salad

Garden green vegetable serve with choice of sesame-vinaigrette, or ginger miso sauce

Grilled Salad

Edamame, carrot, mixed green tossed in Japanese vinaigrette topped with avocado, and your choice of: Salmon or Chicken 


Raw Items: *
Gluten-free items: GF

Spicy Kani Salad
Spicy crabs serve with cucumber and avocado over a creamy sauce
Salmon Tartar*
Freshly cubed salmon in fresh soy flavored sauce with scallion serve on cucumber slices
Chili-Ponzu Yellowtail*
Yellowtail serve with jalapeno serve in a savory sauce with a hint of spicy
Crispy Spicy Tuna*
Spicy tuna mixes on pieces of crispy rice, serve with rich flavorful chili sauce
Sushi Sashimi*
Chef’s choice of 8 slices of fresh fish.