Happy Hour on drinks 4-6pm everyday.
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
The food is good. Hotate skewers of shrimp and scallops = very tasty. Seaweed salad is as well. My dining companion praised the sushi options he selected. Outdoor dining ambiance is very pleasant. Overpriced… as I gather most sushi places are. That seems ridiculous in general.
All we had was sushi and every bite (8 different rolls ordered) was enjoyed. We were there early, 5pm, so noise and service delays were not an issue. It's a neighborhood favorite that we have been to many times and will continue to enjoy.
It was too frikkin NOISY
My only complaint is too much ice in a cocktail. Otherwise a lovely time.
I spent about two hours dining at Zeppelin Friday with good friends eating, drinking & chatting. Drinks were served up soon & out orders were taken. The wine was very good & two of the three dinners came in a reasonable amount of time. Our server was friendly but not intrusive. The third dinner came after an hour but as we were drinking & talking & enjoying one another's company is was no big deal. When my birthday dinner did arrive - a bowl of sashimi it was spectacular - beautiful & so fresh & delicious ! I am going back there one of these days soon. We had a great time, shared a little dessert, paid the bill & went on our way.
Great meal and attentive service. Food was superb!
Excellent as always! We are regulars. Sit on the patio as we bring our dogs. They are loved by the staff and treated with water and treats.
It took 2 hours to get all of our food. Edamame and salads didn’t come out for 1.5 hours. Dishes all came out at different times. The waiter wasn’t helpful and didn’t apologize. At the end, some other staff member took the late dishes off the bill.
Great food, good staff. Love this restaurant.
The food was okay but the service could have been much better. The server could have been friendlier and less judgmental and responded with more than a nod or uhmm!
This is our sushi local and where we like to celebrate and meet friends. We also order for pick up all the timeD. Good value and relaxed venue.
The food is outstanding. All that sushi etc truly OUTSTANDING and so was the hot Tempura. Tuesday evenings prices are reduced and all week good HappyHour
Zeppelin has expanded its footprint significantly in recent years to two streateries, a ground floor bar, and upstairs dinner lounge. With its expansion has unfortunately come a decline in the quality of the food and service for the price. Some of the fish was not as fresh, or in the cases of cooked fish, was overcooked. Hopefully Zeppelin returns to its early days as an excellent sushi restaurant.
Great food. Hot food came out before sushi. Server seemed distracted many times no check in. Had to ask another serve for bill
Not as good as the first time overall. Largest problem was how hot it was in the restaurant! So hot that I believe it affected the quality of the food, our sushi (nigiri) just fell apart. Not sure if the air was broken or not, but open windows on the 2nd floor during a heat advisory was not a good experience. And no elevator for the 2nd floor, so it's not ADA accessible.
No air conditioning and no warning that air conditioning wasn’t working. Wanted to get out of there as quickly as possible.
Great food! Perfect venue for conversation and friendship dates, as service is slightly slow
SO LOUD BUT GREAT FOOD
Manager's customer service was atrocious. Charged us extra for four glasses of wine instead of the bottle, even after they confirmed they have a rate for a bottle. Food was good but nickel and diming your customers and arguing with them at the end of the meal is not a good way to get repeat business.
Awesome dining experience at Zeppelin. Really cool interior and plenty of outdoor seating as well. Server was efficient, professional, and friendly. Yakitori was truly one of a kind experience I have not yet had in DC. Every bite of sushi was fresh, delicious, and carefully crafted. Would eat here everyday if I could.
This is our neighborhood go to for sushi. Solid quality and service. Thank you!
I want to eat here every day of my life. The sushi was fantastic!
Solid. Not great but solid. Little expensive for the value.
Everything was delicious and the patio is lovely! Will definitely come back here for a sushi night out.
An awesome spot for happy hour, all the raw fish options and yummy cocktails. We’re locals and love both of their restaurants.
The sushi and sashimi offerings were great. They also have some fish flown in from Japan. The prices were high but not outrageous for D.C. The waiters were very attentive and great with our toddler.
quality spot with great sushi. The music inside however is pretty awful.
Food was great at zeppelin, got the sushi special, edamame, and seaweed salad (all good portion sizes). But the sushi took 40 minutes to come out after our appetizers and it was room temperature. I prefer my sushi to be slightly chilled. Despite that it was delicious.
I’m Japanese and enjoyed both their yakitori and sushi very much! Their sashimi are very fresh and tasty.
Sushi was really great - highly recommend the Zeppelin roll.
First time here and it may be our new favortite for sushi!
We had an overall nice experience at Zeppelin. The staff was attentive, friendly and fun. They have a great patio and the addition of the covered "hut" like outdoor tables are nice. The food was mostly good however the sushi was a little lack luster given the price.
Great food and atmosphere! Would definitely go again.
Sushi was amazingly fresh. Ordered the salmon, shrimp tempura, zeppelin rolls. The painkiller is exactly that!!!
Service was pick and choose (after finding out we’re not drinking and racking up a check we where ignored by our server and had to ask management for our sauces water etc.) quality of fish was low (could be because our server left our sushi sitting out forever).
A little expensive but delicious! The service is always great, the sushi is great, the drinks are good, I enjoy the ambiance. About as good as a neighborhood sushi place can be.
Very fresh and tasty
We had a wonderful meal. The food is innovative and tasty, especially the trio of mushrooms. And the prices are reasonable for the quality of food. But come here most of all for the drinks and the vibe. The head bartender is fun and a great mixologist. Be sure to spend some time sitting at the bar just to experience his vibe. The manager made sure to talk to us as we left and the waitstaff was friendly and responsive.
Wonderful service, awesome food and drinks, great atmosphere.
We sat outside on the patio. The sushi, tempura and udon were very good. Waiter was fine but not very attentive.
Zeppelin offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 506-1068.
Zeppelin is rated 4.6 stars by 292 OpenTable diners.
Zeppelin does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.zeppelindc.com/gift-cards.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.