SUSHISAMBA rio 504 North Wells St. Chicago, IL 60610 • 312-595-2300


River North

Up-Scale Casual

Dress Code
Business Casual

Full Bar
Bar Dining
Delivery Available
Happy Hour
Outside Garden / Patio
Personal Wines Welcome (Corkage Fee)
Takeout Available
Weekend Brunch


Valet (charge)

Payment Methods

Private Rooms
Please call

Sunday - Monday
11:45am - 11:00pm

11:45am - 12:00am

Wednesday - Friday
11:45am - 1:00am

11:30am - 2:00am

Sunday Brunch
11:30am - 3:30pm

Sushi Samba Rio - Menu posted 5/10/2010
Menu items and prices are subject to change


Sawagani flash fried japanese river crabs 12.00

Edamame organic soybeans with sea salt and lime 5.00

Fried Bok Choy roasted garlic soy 7.00

Shishito grilled spicy peppers with sea salt and lemon 7.50

Green Bean Tempura truffle aioli 7.50

Otsumami assortment of edamame, green bean tempura, shishito 15.00

small plates

Miso Soup dashi, cilantro, tofu 4.50

Duck Croquettes orange and serrano aioli 12.50

Seaweed Salad goma wakame, hijiki, daikon, shiso, peanut red miso 10.00

Grilled Romaine Heart manchego, lemon, white anchovy 8.00

Alaskan King Crab Sunomono farmer’s market vegetables 11.00

Kobe Gyoza kabocha purée and su-shoyu dipping sauce 12.50

Lobster Taquitos lemongrass, heart of palm, frisee 5 each/2 min

Yellowtail Taquitos shiso, avocado, garlic ponzu 4.50each/2 min

Short Rib Bao aji panca and pickled local vegetables 12.00

Broiled Peruvian Scallops japanese herb crust 15.00

Tuna and Avocado Salad key lime, virgin olive oil, micro chives 14.00


Laughing Bird Shrimp tobanjan, yuzu, scallion 15.00

Local Corn truffle 9.00

Chicharron Calamari mint tamarind plantain 13.00

Tiger Shrimp and Vegetable 13.00

seviches and tiraditos

sashimi seviche

Yellowtail ginger, garlic, soy 13.00

Salmon mizuna, aji amarillo, orange 11.00

Tuna coconut, ginger, serrano 14.00

Mixed Seafood habanero, squid ink, cilantro 16.00

sashimi tiradito

Yellowtail jalapeño and lemongrass 13.00

Kanpachi yuzu, sea salt, black truffle oil 17.00

Tuna yuzu soy, hickory oil, toasted garlic 13.00

Salmon cancha, lime zest, garlic ponzu 11.00

assortment of four 33.00

raw bar

King Crab Leg 15.00

Beau Soleil, miramichi bay 3.00

1/2 Chilled Lobster MP

Umami, rhode island 4.00

Madagascar Prawn 13.00

Kumamoto, british columbia 3.50

Little Neck Clam 2.00

Komo Gway, penlatch tribal waters 3.25

daily platter MP

japanese kobe beef
grade A5 22.00 oz

Robata Yaki dipping sauces and vegetables 2oz min

Toban Yaki organic mushroom, charred green onion, garlic chips 2oz min

Ishi Yaki hot stone, dipping sauces, vegetables 4oz min

Tiradito yuzu soy, truffle, micro celery 24.00

Sushi or Sashimi per piece 12.00



Filet Mignon aji panca 17.00
Organic Chicken aji amarillo 9.00
Pork Chop mustard glaze 10.00
Short Rib sweet soy 12.00
Skirt Steak malbec butter 10.00


Sea Bass miso 14.00
Lobster Tail yuzu MP
Baby Octopus aioli 13.00
Madagascar Prawn 15.00
Hamachi Kama ponzu 13.00


Sweet Potato maple soy 5.00
Asparagus sesame seed 8.00
Queso Fresco herbs 8.00
Organic Mushroom yakatori 10.00
Japanese Eggplant soy glaze 6.00


Rio Grande
three meats 39.00
five meats 44.00
grilled hanger steak, ribeye, pork tenderloin, chorizo, lingüiça with malagueta pepper oil and chimichurri

Filet Mignon 34.00 8 oz center cut
Prime Ribeye 39.00 18 oz

all served with a brazilian side of white rice, black beans, collard greens, farofa

all served with SUSHISAMBA steak dipping sauces

signature plates

Miso-Marinated Chilean Sea Bass roasted organic vegetables and oshinko

Chicken Teriyaki organic chicken with purple potato mash, crispy onion, aji amarillo 24.00

Moqueca Mista shrimp, squid, sea bass, crayfish with coconut milk, roasted cashew, dende oil, chimichurri rice 27.00

Whole Crispy Red Snapper spicy red curry sauce, scallion, ginger, coconut rice 29.00

samba rolls

Samba Rio Roll maine lobster tempura, romaine, avocado, cucumber, tarter sauce 17.50

Neo Tokyo yellowfin tuna, tempura flake, aji panca 14.00

Rainbow Dragon freshwater eel, red bell pepper, cucumber, mango, avocado 13.50

Celebration Roll spicy snow crab, premium sashimi, celebration garnishes 17.00

BoBo Brazil seared kobe beef, avocado, kaiware, shiso, red onion, chimichurri ponzu 14.00

Unagi Tomago freshwater eel, zuke tuna, cucumber, tempura flake with wasabi tobiko crema 16.00

Jumbo Soft Shell white asparagus, shiso, warm chili glaze MP

Green City sweet corn, green beans, asparagus, green tosaka 9.00

Hamachi Caliente jalapeño, cilantro, aji amarillo miso 13.00

El Topo salmon, jalapeño, shiso leaf, fresh melted mozzarella, crispy onion 14.00


peruvian corn 6
black beans 4
coconut rice 5
collard greens 5
sweet plaintain 5
steamed japanese rice 5
purple potato mash 5
field green salad 7.50

20% gratuity added to parties of six or more

Illinois State Law requires that we inform you of the following:
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.