Sandfish Sushi & Whiskey announced the grand opening of its second location in Phoenix, Arizona. Led by the highly acclaimed Chef Engin Onural, this unique culinary gem combines traditional Japanese sushi with global influences, offering expertly crafted sushi and whiskey pairings in a stunning Scandinavian setting.

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“At Sandfish, we aim to achieve a perfect balance of flavors and artistry, celebrating the essence of sushi-making and the magic of whiskey pairings,” says Chef Engin Onural. “Our new Phoenix location allows us to share our passion with an even broader audience, providing unforgettable culinary experiences.”

Chef Engin Onural, a world-class sushi chef and culinary visionary, infuses each dish with a tapestry of global influences garnered through diverse experiences. His dedication to understanding different cultures and respect for ingredients has earned him recognition as a sushi ambassador by the Japanese government. Notably, he achieved an impressive 27th place at the Sushi World Cup in 2017 and was honored with the prestigious title of Best Chef America in 2016.

Originating in Palm Springs, CA, Sandfish Sushi & Whiskey captured diners’ hearts with its bold and structured approach to sushi. The overwhelming success has now led Chef Engin and his team to expand their vision to Phoenix, where they continue to push culinary boundaries while embracing cultural diversity.

At Sandfish, the dining experience goes beyond exceptional food; it’s an unforgettable journey. Step into the Scandinavian-inspired interior and embark on a culinary adventure that fuses traditional Japanese sushi-making with global inspirations.

The menu at Sandfish presents a compelling fusion of carefully crafted sushi creations perfectly paired with unique whiskey and cocktail selections. Standout items include the crushable martini Brumosa, featuring a pineapple matcha margarita twist, the Manhattan with a Thai spirit twist, and the refreshing fruity Japanese whisky mule, Norsk Hage. For whiskey enthusiasts, Sandfish offers an impressive selection of rare and distinctive options that promise to delight both connoisseurs and the curious.

Sandfish Sushi & Whiskey’s Phoenix location at 4232 N 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013, upholds the same commitment to quality, service, and community. For more information, please visit