10 Best Sushi Restaurants: Washington, D.C.

If you’re looking for something to eat while on vacation, consider these ten best sushi restaurants in Washington, D.C. The capital of the United States is a fantastic place for visiting. It’s filled with tons of history and interesting sites. When you get tired and need to eat, keep this sushi guide in mind.  

  1. Sushiko. A great menu of good food makes Sushiko one of our nicest sushi restaurants. Soups, salads, sashimi, nigiri, maki temaki, chirashi and a variety of sushi keep you interested. Prices are moderate to high, but the dining atmosphere is topnotch, and well worth a visit. 2309 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20007.
  2. Kaz Sushi Bistro. This restaurant serves some of the most decorative dishes in Washington, D.C. All the dishes, even the sushi, are unique. Signature dishes like sake poached sea scallops and yellowtail hamachi make outstanding sushi choices. Try something different at Kaz Sushi Bistro. 1915 I (eye) St NW, Washington, D.C. 20006.
  3. Sushi Taro Japanese Restaurant. Sushi Taro offers two tasting menus made up of sushi and traditional Kaiseki. The sushi is presented in bite-sized, delicate morsels instead of the traditional larger pieces. Sushi Taro uses a style based out of Tokyo called “Edo-mae sushi”. It’s an awesome way for keeping it special. 1503 17th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036.
  4. Spices Asian Restaurant: This place is one the cheapest sushi restaurants on the list. You’ll find different types of nigiri, sashimi and sushi rolls on the menu. Spices Asian is a simple and comfortable place for dining. 3333-A Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008.
  5. Perry's Restaurant. A contemporary Japanese restaurant that serves delicious tapas, sushi and nigiri. The chefs make toro, salmon roe and other unique sushi. There’s a full bar for your pleasure. 1811 Columbia Road Washington, D.C. 20009.
  6. Sushi Sushi. No, it’s not a typo. This cool restaurant offers a large variety of sushi. Try the nigiri, temaki or maki when dining in. There’s a regular menu for non-sushi lovers as well. Prices are very affordable and they deliver if you’re close by. 3714 Macomb St NW Washington, D.C. 20016.
  7. A Sushi Place. This place is small, but features a big menu of good things to eat. Pay them a visit when you want it simple. 2122 P St NW, Washington, D.C. 20037.
  8. Benihana. Find a terrific sushi bar and excellent service at Benihana. The food is excellent and the chefs know how to get it done right. 3222 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007.
  9. Makoto Restaurant. Makoto is one of the more expensive sushi restaurants in Washington, D.C. But it’s not uncomfortable or too upscale that your service isn’t friendly. Reviews are quite favorable for Makoto. The ten course meal gets high scores for taste and flavor. 4822 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Washington, D.C. 20007.
  10. Adams Express. This is the second cheapest place on the list of sushi restaurants in D.C. It may not look fancy, or have a big name chef, but the food is made fresh with every order. Adams Express is also Korean owned, which puts a twist on traditional Japanese sushi. 3211 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington, D.C. 20010.
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