The last time I got Sushi from Costco (Gatineau, QC), I wasn’t really impressed with it. There just seemed something wrong with it but I wanted to give it another try since I wanted to make sure that I just didn’t end up getting a wrong batch.
Salmon Deluxe Combo Sushi From Costco
This time I ended up getting the Salmon Deluxe Combo which contained a variety of sushi rolls that I wanted to try. Costco does have smaller and bigger sushi package, so you can choose depending on how many people are going to be eating.
Costco Sushi Pricing
I think the pricing of the Sushi is not that bad when you compared it with other stores like Walmart that sell Sushi. The price came around CDN$14.00 (not including taxes). It would definitely come out to be a bit cheaper than going to a Sushi restaurant in the city.
Here’s what all included in the Salmon Deluxe Sushi Combo!
- 6 Salmon Avocado Roll
- 5 Cucumber Hosomaki
- 5 Spicy Salmon Rolls
- 5 Alaska Rolls
- Soy sauce
In total, my sushi combo package had 21 rolls which I think is more than sufficient for 2 people to share. The package also comes with Wasabi as well as Soy Sauce so you do not need to buy it separately from the store.
Costco Sushi Review
I ended up trying all the variety of rolls in my Sushi but found them underwhelming. The flavor was somewhat bland, the rice feels quite off and not in a good way.
I think part of the reason might be the fact that at Costco you are buying pre-made sushi from a fridge. The colder temperature makes it overall feel not fresh.
I must say though that the quantity for the price you are paying for Sushi is good.
Coscto Sushi Vs Other Stores
From all the grocery stores that I have visited so far, I think Costco Sushi is the one that has failed to impress me. I have found the Walmart Sushi to be slightly better than Costco Sushi while Sushi from Metro Plus has always exceeded my expectations.
While Costco is one of my favorite stores to go to and I love having hot dogs and wings at their Food Court, I don’t think I would be getting my Sushi from the Costco near me. I think I would just prefer to get my sushi from restaurants or other grocery stores in my region.
It’s hard for me to recommend people to try and get Costco Sushi. The price point is good but they do need a lot of improvement in their quality.
Something to note is that the quality of Costco Sushi might vary by location.
Rating – 5.5/10
Tom Mehra, an Ottawa-based Software Engineer with a Masters in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas, shares insights on local food spots and top attractions in Canada and the US. He’s also a former resident of the US, UK, and India, and in 2023, his blog was nominated for an Ottawa Award by Faces Magazine. He is also a cat sitter.