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O-Ku - DC

4.8
4.8
1113 Reviews
$30 and under
Sushi

O-Ku DC is a modern Japanese restaurant in the Union Market neighborhood of Northeast Washington, DC. O-Ku DC features a menu of innovative dishes using traditional Japanese techniques and the finest fish and ingredients from around the world.

The 120-seat restaurant also houses a lounge specializing in Japanese whiskey as well as a 40-seat rooftop bar, both featuring a sleek industrial design to complement the surrounding neighborhood.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Sushi, Japanese, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (202) 888-8790

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Private party contact

    Sam Edgerly: (202) 888-8790

  • Neighborhood

    Washington

  • Parking details

    Street and lot parking in union market. Pay attention to parking signs in the area for more information on street parking.

  • Public transit

    NOMA-Gallaudet metro on the red line is a couple blocks away

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Popular dishes

Menu

Small Plates

  • Poke$16.00

    premium sashimi, seaweed, garlic soy, mango, sesame

    • Tuna Crudo$16.00

      togarashi spice, shredded daikon, orange supreme, garlic soy

      • Yellowtail Serrano Carpaccio$15.00

        truffle soy, cilantro, serrano

        • Salmon Usuzukuri$16.00

          pickled wasabi stem, truffle ponzu, black volcanic salt

          • Scallop Kun$18.00

            cucumber, yuzu juice, lime supreme, crispy fried chiles, black volcanic salt

            • Dumpling Dim Sum$12.00

              crispy pork gyoza dumplings, black vinegar garlic soy

              • Wings$14.00

                organic french boned, Korean style, maytag yuzu bleu cheese

                • Rock Shrimp$15.00

                  spicy aioli, cilantro, sesame

                  • Garden House Salad$10.00

                    Chef's seasonal preparation, local vegetables

                    • Cucumber Salad$5.00

                      garlic, chili oil, szechuan peppercorn

                      • Seaweed Salad$8.00

                        traditional style

                        • Miso Soup$6.00

                          red & white miso

                          • Edamame$5.00

                            tossed with sea salt

                            O-Ku Dc Makimono Sushi Rolls

                            • Spicy Crunchy Tuna$14.00

                              scallion, shiso, cucumber, spicy aioli, eel sauce, crunchy onion

                              • Spicy Crunchy Salmon$14.00

                                scallion, shiso, cucumber, crunchy tempura, spicy aioli

                                • Unagi San$16.00

                                  avocado wrapped, broiled eel, cucumber, serrano peppers, crunchy onion, eel sauce, spicy tobiko

                                  • The Herbivore$12.00

                                    carrots, beets, avocado, pickled ginger, cucumber, Asian salsa

                                    • Tuna Tataki$16.00

                                      Aburi torched Tuna, avocado, tempura shrimp, sweet soy and spicy aioli

                                      • The Harvest Roll$14.00

                                        Fried Sweet Potato, avocado, cucumber, goat cheese mousse, sweet soy, crispy fried ginger

                                        • Snow King$18.00

                                          kani crab, Rakkyo, cucumber, avocado, seared king salmon, miso truffle aioli, micro cilantro

                                          • Salmon Skin Roll$16.00

                                            crispy fried Salmon skin, cucumber, arugula, avocado, japanese mayo, sliced cherry tomatoes, ikura

                                            • Yuzu Fuego$18.00

                                              yellowtail sashimi, serrano peppers, spicy tuna, shiso, cucumber, yuzu glaze

                                              • O-Ku Spider Roll$14.00

                                                Crunchy soft shell crab, kani crab, avocado, yuzu tobiko, sesame seeds

                                                • Firecracker Roll$14.00

                                                  spicy salmon, cucumber, serrano peppers, spicy aioli, sweet soy glaze, crispy fried roll

                                                  • Scally Wag Roll$16.00

                                                    fresh scallops, pickled beets, cucumber, scallion vinaigrette, yuzu kosho sauce, crispy fried roll

                                                    • Crunchy Prawn Roll$14.00

                                                      tempura shrimp, avocado, coated with crunchy rice pearls, sweet soy, spicy aioli

                                                      • Crab Crunch$13.00

                                                        kani crab, cucumber, avocado, yuzu tobiko, sweet soy glaze, crunch onions

                                                        Premium Makimono Sushi Rolls

                                                        • Western Wagyu Roll$75.00

                                                          tempura fried Lobster tail, avocado, negiyaki, aburi A-5 Wagyu Beef, fresh grated wasabi, black garlic tare, fried garlic chips

                                                          • The Emperor Roll$90.00

                                                            Hamachi Kama, pickled wasabi relish, cucumber, truffle soy, uni, sturgeon caviar, gold flakes

                                                            Tableside Toban Yaki

                                                            tableside grill/sizzle for your pleasure

                                                            • Lobster Kinoko$38.00

                                                              8oz lobster tail, assorted wild mushrooms, yuzu miso butter

                                                              • A-5 Wagyu Beef

                                                                highest quality Japanese black cattle; 2oz Minimum

                                                                • per oz$25.00

                                                              Omakase

                                                              • Chef's Creative Multi Course Tasting Menu$150.00

                                                                inquire about availability

                                                                From the Robata Grill

                                                                Binchotan Charcoal: Petrified White Oak from Japan

                                                                • Niku-Dango$8.00

                                                                  Asian-style meatballs, scallion, garlic, soy

                                                                  • Wild Mushroom$11.00

                                                                    local selection, mirin soy, sea salt

                                                                    • Citrus Kai$16.00

                                                                      shrimp, scallop, yuzu-miso butter

                                                                      • Yakitori$12.00

                                                                        teriyaki glaze

                                                                        • Hanger Steak$18.00

                                                                          Wagyu hanger steak, grated wasabi

                                                                          • Pan Asian Sausage$7.00

                                                                            lao style, garlic, lemongrass, galangal

                                                                            Entrées

                                                                            • Cauliflower Karaage$15.00

                                                                              sticky Korean style, crushed peanuts, scallions

                                                                              • Chicken Teriyaki$18.00

                                                                                traditional teriyaki glaze, stir fry veggies, steamed rice

                                                                                • Bulgogi$18.00

                                                                                  spicy fire roasted shaved pork, white rice, Asian slaw

                                                                                  • Curry Noodle$16.00

                                                                                    Coconut curry sauce, chili, fresh herbs, winter udon

                                                                                    O-Ku Signature Nigiri

                                                                                    • The Big Eye$7.00

                                                                                      lean tuna, miso mustard, chives, togarashi dust

                                                                                      • Drop It like It's Hotate$9.00

                                                                                        torched scallop, orange sepreme, crunchy garlic, chili oil, micro greens

                                                                                        • Sake Dreams$8.00

                                                                                          salmon, truffle creme, citrus zest, ikura

                                                                                          • Kobe Style$9.00

                                                                                            torched wagyu beef, kbbq glaze, shoyu mushrooms, crispy shallots, chives

                                                                                            • Creme de La Creme$19.00

                                                                                              Bluefin otoro (fatty tuna belly), sea urchin, fresh wasabi, uni, sturgeon caviar, gold flake

                                                                                              • Baller Status$18.00

                                                                                                miyazaki A5 wagyu, black garlic tare

                                                                                                Nigiri Sushi 1 Pc & Sashimi 2 Pc

                                                                                                • Anago$6.00

                                                                                                  salt water eel

                                                                                                  • Unagi$4.00

                                                                                                    fresh water eel

                                                                                                    • Shima Aji$9.00

                                                                                                      striped jack

                                                                                                      • Ikura$4.00

                                                                                                        salmon roe

                                                                                                        • UNI

                                                                                                          sea urchin

                                                                                                          • MP
                                                                                                        • Hotate$7.00

                                                                                                          scallop

                                                                                                          • Saba$4.00

                                                                                                            mackerel

                                                                                                            • Fluke$9.00

                                                                                                              flounder

                                                                                                              • Hamachi$5.00

                                                                                                                yellowtail

                                                                                                                • Kanpachi$9.00

                                                                                                                  amberjack

                                                                                                                  • Sake$5.00

                                                                                                                    salmon

                                                                                                                    • Chutoro

                                                                                                                      medium fatty tuna

                                                                                                                      • MP
                                                                                                                    • Bluefin Otoro

                                                                                                                      Fatty tuna

                                                                                                                      • MP
                                                                                                                    • Madai$9.00

                                                                                                                      snapper

                                                                                                                      • Zuke Maguro$7.00

                                                                                                                        Ginger soy marinated tuna

                                                                                                                        • Yuzu Tobiko$3.00

                                                                                                                          citrus smelt roe

                                                                                                                          • Maguro$6.00

                                                                                                                            lean red tuna

                                                                                                                            • EBI$4.00

                                                                                                                              shrimp

                                                                                                                              Last updated: February 1, 2022

                                                                                                                              What 1,113 people are saying

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                                                                                                                                jameK

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                                                overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                Good food, uneven service, took a long time to get food. Once it arrived it was good.

                                                                                                                              2. DC

                                                                                                                                DeborahC

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Had the best time! Our server Steven was absolutely AMAZING!!!

                                                                                                                              3. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                5 reviews

                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                5 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                                                overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Really nice place for a date . Dim lighting and unique and quite atmosphere. I really enjoyed the evening Incantation and firecracker roll is bomb . My date enjoyed the Scallop Kun

                                                                                                                              4. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                7 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                7 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Ambience was phenomenal and the sushi was some of the best I’ve had. The service was great; we felt taken care of. Overall, an outstanding experience, I will definitely be back with friends or by myself even.

                                                                                                                              5. KG

                                                                                                                                KathyG

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Delightful experience! Highly recommend the sake flights. All of the food was delicious and fresh. Our waiter was absolutely fabulous! We asked him to bring us a selection of rolls of his choosing and each one was phenomenal.

                                                                                                                              6. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                AMAZING!!!

                                                                                                                              7. AL

                                                                                                                                AlexL

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on May 4, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Fantastic experience, we had the omakase tasting menu and loved every bite. Jon also enjoyed the sake pairing which was equally wonderful. We all left incredibly happy! Hats off to Andrew and the team for walking us through the experience, and for being consistently available, knowledgeable, and friendly (the roof cleared out quickly around when we had hit course 6 or 7 but we never felt rushed). This was an excellent experience I've already been recommending to friends!

                                                                                                                              8. HH

                                                                                                                                HoosierHospitality

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on May 3, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                Great experience last night! Server was kind and attentive. Patio is nice, but the inside is much cooler and we wish we sat in there! Food was delicious, zero complaints. Highly recommend O Ku.

                                                                                                                              9. MG

                                                                                                                                MacGruber

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on May 2, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall4food4service2ambience5

                                                                                                                                Table for two without alcoholic drinks took ~3 hours total. It took 30 minutes minimum between courses which felt exceptionally slow.

                                                                                                                              10. LC

                                                                                                                                LilyC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on May 2, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                The food was absolutely incredible. It was my sisters birthday and the team wrote out a birthday letter for her. It was such a nice touch.

                                                                                                                              11. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on May 1, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Loved the ambiance, service and the food! It was our first time there and we will return!

                                                                                                                              12. JG

                                                                                                                                JamieG

                                                                                                                                Tampa

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                The best sushi in DC. Tatiana was our server and she was absolutely amazing. Incredible food and great atmosphere.

                                                                                                                              13. AM

                                                                                                                                AlysonM

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall3food4service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                It was cool our server had too many tables so it wasn’t spot on service but the food was good. Definitely pricey.

                                                                                                                              14. JJ

                                                                                                                                JackJ

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                It smells good when you walk into this place. And the food does not disappoint. Competitive with Nobu DC with flavors but not quite as expensive and not as finely treated fish. But it doesn’t distract from how good it is. Definitely would recommend and definitely going back to try more.

                                                                                                                              15. JS

                                                                                                                                JoshS

                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Fantastic meal with wonderful service. Our server Tatiana was friendly and knowledgeable and made us feel at home. Every one of her menu suggestions was absolutely perfect for what we were looking for. The sushi items were all outstanding, each better than the last, and the grilled items were somehow even better than we imagined. Discovered the restaurant by chance, and after tonight we’ll definitely come back the next time we’re in DC. We’re honestly disappointed that we won’t have time on this trip to sneak in another meal here.

                                                                                                                              16. c

                                                                                                                                chroniclesofrittik

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Love the freshness of the fish, the interior, the cocktails, the staff .... I really just love all of it! Taking friends and family to O-ku is a guaranteed amazing dining experience.

                                                                                                                              17. SM

                                                                                                                                SamM

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 27, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall3food3service2ambience5

                                                                                                                                Server not as attentive as we were expecting for the type of restaurant vibe you’re paying for.

                                                                                                                              18. S

                                                                                                                                Stephanie

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                13 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                13 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 27, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                So so good! From the atmosphere to the sushi to the staff, 10/10.

                                                                                                                              19. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 27, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Great sushi and drink happy hour

                                                                                                                              20. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Cancun

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                We went to celebrate a birthday and had a great time! The staff was extremely nice and even all signed a card for the birthday boy! The food was amazing. Only negative was one of our appetizers never came, even after we asked about its status.

                                                                                                                              21. AS

                                                                                                                                AshleyS

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Absolutely amazing food. Great service that goes above and beyond. I will eat here again and recommend it to others! Such a great atmosphere too.

                                                                                                                              22. DG

                                                                                                                                DaniG

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                26 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                26 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Yellowtail Serrano is a life changer!! Oku is the best sushi in DC hands down. Keep doing what u doin!!!

                                                                                                                              23. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                A friend from Europe whom I haven’t seen in 31 years is visiting!

                                                                                                                              24. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                The food was absolutely amazing. Honestly, the best in the city for this style of cuisine. I will definitely come back over and over again.

                                                                                                                              25. M

                                                                                                                                Maby

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                40 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                40 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food4service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                Excellent food..the service could be better, they are a bit unresponsive... more attentive and responsible, but other than that...good!

                                                                                                                              26. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                13 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                13 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 25, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Always at home at O-ku! Great everything!

                                                                                                                              27. s

                                                                                                                                slny93

                                                                                                                                New York Area

                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                O-Ku was a great experience to have on our D.C. trip. The service was great, the ambience was inviting, and the food was good. Their drink menu is top-notch with options for everyone.

                                                                                                                              28. E

                                                                                                                                Emily

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                1.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall1food2service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                We held these plans for about 2 months. The sushi wasn't great. I felt like there wasn't a lot of fish, especially given the price. Everything was excessively expensive and just not that good. Halfway through the meal we decided to leave and go to shakeshack.

                                                                                                                              29. RC

                                                                                                                                RC707

                                                                                                                                Baltimore

                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                The food was incredible and the service was great! We had the hangar steak, unagi San, spicy tuna, and crunchy crab. We’ve had some excellent sushi at various restaurants over the years and O-Ku is among a very short list of our favorites.

                                                                                                                              30. S

                                                                                                                                Shanell

                                                                                                                                Philadelphia

                                                                                                                                7 reviews

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                7 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 21, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                It’s a vibe and just spectacular!

                                                                                                                              31. B

                                                                                                                                Brianna

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 20, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall3food3service3ambience5

                                                                                                                                Our server wasn’t that personable. The food was okay. I loved the spice tuna roll, but my Yakitori chicken came out pretty cold, so I had to send it back. Overall I’ll give my first experience a 6/10.

                                                                                                                              32. G

                                                                                                                                cynnieG

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 19, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Our Server, Tati was fabulous with what she suggested and great personality- just the right amount of charisma without overwhelming us. The music was great, love the decor and the harvest roll and lollipop chicken were my favorites! I had them make me a litchi margarita and my fiancé had a Sourtini- both were d’lish…we try and go to O’ku at-least once a month

                                                                                                                              33. a

                                                                                                                                anonymous

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 18, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                As always - food was fantastic and service great - the team is always cool, upbeat, fun, and relatable. The outdoor seating atmosphere and comfort level is "hit and miss" depending on the weather and wish the weather proofing was a little better, but it didn't take away from our overall experience . Oku remains one of my favorite dinings in DC. Everything on the robata grill is worth having! The wild mushrooms, lao saussage and shrimp the top favorites; all of Oku signature nigiri is a decadent delight - Creme de la Creme lives up to its name.

                                                                                                                              34. SB

                                                                                                                                SBT46

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                1.0

                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                                                Seafood wasn’t fresh, everything else was extremely mediocre and overpriced

                                                                                                                              35. AS

                                                                                                                                AcaciaS

                                                                                                                                Minneapolis

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                We had a great waiter and the food was tasty!

                                                                                                                              36. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                New York Area

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Perfect night

                                                                                                                              37. NG

                                                                                                                                NicoleG

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                Best sushi I've ever had. Service was top class. Beautiful setting. Highly recommend!

                                                                                                                              38. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                New York Area

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Serves was pleasant and the Roof was the perfect temp

                                                                                                                              39. m

                                                                                                                                madelines

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                amazing service, very attentive to our needs and made my birthday very special

                                                                                                                              40. OT

                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                Wonderful atmosphere, fantastic food, and great attentive service. It was challenging to get a reservation, but the wait was well worth it. Definitely a must-eat!

                                                                                                                              Safety precautions

                                                                                                                              • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                                                                • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                                                                • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                                                                • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                                                                              • Physical distancing

                                                                                                                                • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                                                                                                              • Protective equipment

                                                                                                                                • Waitstaff wear masks

                                                                                                                              FAQs

                                                                                                                              O-Ku - DC does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now. O-Ku - DC also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 888-8790.

                                                                                                                              O-Ku - DC is rated 4.8 stars by 1113 OpenTable diners.

                                                                                                                              O-Ku - DC does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

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                                                                                                                              Google Map for O-Ku - DC

                                                                                                                              1274 5th Street Washington, DC 20002

                                                                                                                              Additional information

                                                                                                                              • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                Washington

                                                                                                                              • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

                                                                                                                              • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                Sushi, Japanese, Seafood

                                                                                                                              • Dining style

                                                                                                                                Casual Dining

                                                                                                                              • Dress code

                                                                                                                                Business Casual

                                                                                                                              • Parking details

                                                                                                                                Street and lot parking in union market. Pay attention to parking signs in the area for more information on street parking.

                                                                                                                              • Public transit

                                                                                                                                NOMA-Gallaudet metro on the red line is a couple blocks away

                                                                                                                              • Additional

                                                                                                                                Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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