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Modern. Korean. Cajun. Mokomandy is a casual fine-dining restaurant located in Sterling, VA. We offer an eclectic menu of American, Korean, and Cajun dishes that complement one another, resulting in an unprecedented dining experience. Born from a Korean-American father and a Cajun mother, President Thaddeus Kim has assembled a team of culinary professionals dedicated to delivering the freshest quality ingredients to our customers.
Mokomandy understands that every guest is different and may have dietary restrictions or allergies to certain foods. We pride ourselves in our ability to address our customers’ needs when possible. Please feel free to tell our servers about any special requests.
We look forward to seeing you at Mokomandy!
Sterling, VA 20165
American, Cajun, Korean
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking is available in the Great Falls Plaza parking lot.
Great Falls Plaza - Loudoun County Commuter Bus
Daniel Wilcox Stevens
Private Party Facilities:
Depending upon party size, Mokomandy may offer its full dining area and bar for private parties.
Private Party Contact:
Thaddeus Kim: (571) 313-0505
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine
Mokomandy Ratings and Reviews
Wow! I've been in the DC area for over 30 years and have tried just about every kind of restaurant but Mokomandy surprised me so much that it has moved into my Top 10 list with just my first visit.
Outstanding small plates (stuffed cremini mushrooms, chicken paillard, and Korean BBQ ribs are not to be missed) as well as wonderful medium dishes (shrimp with grits) and an eclectic mix of hand-made cocktails have made this restaurant my new go to place when my wife and I go out with friends. Laurie , our server, was absolutely wonderful in explaining the menu and the manager/owner came over at the end of our meal to see how we enjoyed it.
Unfortunately, we did not save room for dessert. All the more reason to come back soon!
I loved my experience at Mokomandy. I was extra early for my reservation at the restaurant, but they made every effort to make my mom and I feel at home while we waited. The staff was very kind and generous. The cocktails and the food are amazing!! For dessert, we got the lemon mochi cake with raspberry sorbet, and it was so delicious!! I will definitely come back with friends and family. I want to try everything from the menu!
We love Mokomandy! The food is interesting and beautifully prepared. The staff is exceptionally friendly, and we've been fortunate to have Laura as our server when we've dined there. She has excellent knowledge of the menu and food in general, plus she's adept at discerning her diners' tastes in order to make spot-on recommendations. Her care elevates the already wonderful food to another level.
Celebrating our friends anniversary. Shared multiple small plates. Had a Cajun cassoulet with duck that was incredible. Had Arctic char with purple rice that was melt in your mouth delicious. Cremini stuffed mushrooms with garlic butter and cheese were yummy. Also had tempura shrimp, deviled eggs with bacon, fried chicken with special sweet and sour sauce. Bison dumplings, Korean short rib sliders were also outstanding. Finished with the beignets that came with several delicious sauces. Everything was outstanding! Can’t wait to return.
The food was good, but not spectacular. We ordered the fois gras dumplings (excellent), the spare ribs (good) and the boar bowl (good but inconsistent). The waiter was ok but he left the dirty appetizer dishes on the table after we were done with that part of the meal. We ordered a soda and the waiter brought it over with the dirty bottom of the can inside the drinking glass.
Our table was in the middle of the small-ish restaurant and it was very busy.
We will give this place another try, ordering something different and hopefully with a better table. However, I'm couldn't tell why this place seems to be so popular - it's good but not so great you have to make Saturday reservations two weeks in advance.
We have been to Mokomandy's several times and brought four friends with us this time. The menu varies but there are often favorites that remain. The hand crafted drinks are interesting and delicious. Our waitress knew the menu inside and out, editing the menu for those in the party with allergies. It's a great place for trying different but always tasty foods.
Service is very good and the food was overall good, some items were better than others. But it was quite pricey for the serving amount and what you were getting. Prices of various items is for sharing tapas style so they were small plates but the prices of the plates were equivalent almost to a price of a meal. For 2 of us including an alcoholic drink each and dessert to share it was approximately $100.
Mokomandy is our new favorite restaurant. Fantastic and creative cuisine with terrific service (esp. Laura). Our favorite is the jambalaya, but we loved everything we ate. Can't wait to be back!
Tip: You'll need reservations to sit at the table. But don't worry...if it's your first time, sit at the bar and Phil ("The Asian bartender guy") is awesome and will guide you with the popular and recommended items.
If you want something new, creative, fresh and great tasting then look no further! Mokomandy is the place. Everything we tried was excellent. All of the waiters and waitresses were extremely helpful in guiding us to what might be a good choice to try. I highly recommend this neighborhood gem.
This place never fails to deliver fantastic food. The pot roast sliders with fried steamed buns were delicious and flavorful. The orange flavored moscow mule was divine! I can't remember all the food we ordered but it was all absolutely perfect. They forgot to bring me my order of kimchi towards the end but it was no big deal. My only complaint about this place is that the tables are so close together...the venue is very small. They are so popular that you need reservations at least a week ahead of time. Might be time to move to a bigger location?? I'm a huge fan of this place. I'd definitely keep coming back again and again.
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