Making sushi is an art. Not only must you have the freshest ingredients, but the presentation is key as well. For those looking for both qualities, you're in luck. Monmouth County is packed with primo places for mouthwatering sushi.

The way we take pizza seriously here in Monmouth County, the can be said for sushi in Japan.

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So what makes “great sushi?" One of the more obvious factors is the quality of the fish. Freshness is one of the major factors that make a difference in how sushi tastes. Some of the most famed sushi chefs in Japan are said to go to the local fish market every day to pick up the day's seafood.

While sushi made in America absolutely has Japanese roots, it's evolved a bit. Here are the most popular sushi rolls in the States.

1. ALASKA ROLL

Alaska rolls are a simple yet popular choice for a sushi roll.

2. BAKED ZARIGANI ROLL

Loaded with spicy crawfish and avocado.

3. THE DRAGON ROLL

The dragon roll is an excellent choice for eel lovers.

4. KRYPTONITE ROLL

Kryptonite means weakness, and that’s precisely what this sushi roll is – everyone’s weakness.

5. LEMON ROLL

Are you looking for a little bit of zest? Try a lemon roll.

6. POPCORN ZARIGANI ROLL

The popcorn zarigani is a great (and popular) spicy tuna roll.

7. POWAY ROLL

A fan of the soft-shell crab? Consider the Poway roll.

8. SPICY CRUNCH ROLL

If you like tuna and you like it spicy, the spicy crunch roll might be the perfect fit for you.

9. TIGER ROLL

A tiger roll is a popular option for those who like fried shrimp and avocado.

10. TOMMY ROLL

Dig the heat? The Tommy roll is perfect for you.

Now, in no particular order, here are the best places to grab a sushi roll in Monmouth County.

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