About Sushiko - Chevy Chase

The Sushiko food philosophy is Cuisine of Subtraction. According to Creative Director Daisuke Utagawa, subtraction allows chefs to reveal the essence of each ingredient in it's most honest yet refined state. By subtly combining other ingredients, a taste sensation is created that demonstrates the complexity and beauty of nature for the eye and the palate.

5455 Wisconsin Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Sushi, Asian, Japanese

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, Dinner Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Happy Hour: Daily from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Sushiko now takes reservations at www.sushikorestaurants.com

Reservation Policy
We require a credit card to confirm all reservations of parties of 5 or more at all times. Your card will not be charged a deposit; this is only to hold your table.
Your credit card may be charged $50/per person cancellation fee, if the reservation is cancelled within 24 hours of the reservation time. This fee will be waived, if the reservation is rescheduled.

Beginning May 1, 2016 Sushiko will no longer be offering any kind of take out/carryout. Our goal is to focus solely on the Sushiko’s dining-in experience, to provide something truly memorable.

Cross Street:
Western

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(301) 961-1644

Website:
http://www.sushikorestaurants.com/

Catering:
We have large sushi platters available with at least 1 week notice. Please contact the restaurant directly for menus.

Beginning May 1, 2016 Sushiko will no longer be offering any kind of take out/carryout. Our goal is to focus solely on the Sushiko’s dining-in experience, to provide something truly memorable.

Parking Details:
Validation with paid check

Public Transit:
Friendship Heights Metro station on the Red Line

Executive Chef:
Handry Tjan

Private Party Facilities:
The spacious and modern styling of Sushiko Chevy Chase is the perfect setting for private events,including business gatherings, wedding rehearsals or private occasions with family and friends.

Private Party Contact:
Samantha Patterson: (888) 328-9613

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have a private dining room and are able to accommodate for large events and buyouts.

Sushiko - Chevy Chase Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

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Quiet

97% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (22)
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Special Occasion (10)
Business Meals (9)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Cozy (6)
Fun (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Romantic (3)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined 5 days ago

I enjoyed the food and the quiet ambiance. The chicken gyoza were particularly tasty. The grilled shisito peppers were bigger than I was expecting, and not as piquant as their smaller counterparts. The sushi was fresh and very tasty. Of note, the nigiri sushi is priced by the piece. The sake collection is reasonable but not extensive. I did not have wine but perused the list and was surprised to find a number of bottles for several hundred dollars. Seriously? Who spends $300 on a red Burgundy at a shopping mall?

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Very good food and nice environment. Will be back!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

My only criticism (2 stars for ambiance down from 5) is because you can no longer sit at the “Sushi Bar” when you eat Sushi at lunch of dinner. The owner like the owner at the superb Taro Sushi now reserve the former sushi bar for their high end pre fixe Omakasi meals at $130 or $160. There is no fresher sushi or such a variety at other area sushi bars so I will continue to give them my business, however, not allowing people to use the sushi bar at least at lunch is ridiculous since all of the sushi bar seats are unoccupied every lunch time I have been there eating sushi at a dining table.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Healthy
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Nice atmospere and good food. Black mustang roll is excellent. Wine list is limited.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Just a lunch date with my mother

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I wish this was a little bit more affordable place, so I would come more often and would also invite more people to join us on dates. I specially love their appetizer selection, which are prepared very delicately in small pieces of artwork and divinely seasoned. Whenever I need to treat myself, I think of Sushiko.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Very expensive for the amount of food that is now served.........spend a fortune and four of us went home hungry........we used to love this place.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Go to place for Japanese lunch. Wife and I each got half tempura udon and then split some hamachi sashimi and a roll. Service is great and food is good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Always amazing at Sushiko! I live in the neighborhood and it’s my “go to” when I want absolutely the best sushi!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Creative Japanese dishes. Great smoked mussel soup. Maki rolls were larger than most and very fresh, but expensive. Nice decor and good service.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Best Japanese in the metro DC area. The omakasi is creative, beautifully presented and delicious. The uni from Japan (not California) is delectable. Highly recommended.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

This restaurant served excellent food but the portions were small for the prices charged.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 11, 2017

We had a business meeting and opted for the 3 course lunch special for $25 each. Enjoyed the shrimp tempura and miso cod and the others loved the sushi. Decent value for higher-end sushi.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Excellent service enhanced our lunch experience. As always, the crispy Brussels were great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Food much better than the last time we were there about 4 years ago.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 13, 2017

What a fantastic sushi experience. Food isn't cheap, but it isn't expensive either. The sashimi, and the 3 rolls that my date and I ordered were to die for. Great service as well. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 8, 2017

The food was excellent - especially the soft shell crab rolls!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food is good but pricey for what you get. Portions are relatively small. The chef on a prior visit refused a request to cut the sushi.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Wonderful meal as always. Hamachi crudo is fantastic. Sushi specials were amazing.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Consistently delish food, element roll and Hama chili roll great as well shrimp tempura and atmosphere is casual, comfortable and relaxing.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Exquisite sashimi and sushi, thus the high food rating. The "fair" service rating was due to our server seeming bothered and perfunctory.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 29, 2017

The service was great and at our request, our server suggested several dishes. Each was delicious- including the dessert of tempura banana - amazing. We'll be back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

2 half tempura udons and 2 rolls - all excellent. Restaurant always delivers on authentic cuisine.

Tags: Healthy, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Food was great. Service attentive

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Dining at Sushiko is always a pleasant experience. The food is very good, service attentive but not "in your face" and the atmosphere combine to make Sushiko a favorite of ours.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Have always been impressed with this restaurant. It's not inexpensive, but the food is wonderful. I usually eat here when a friend from Japan is visiting, as she enjoys it and says the food is well prepared. It's not easy to find as it's tucked into a an upmarket shopping block. Once you find it you may want to request a booth as there are some in a quiet area to the left. It's calm and soothing and the booths are spacious. I believe in the evening we noted the lights were nicely dimmed. For anyone who likes sushi and a pleasant atmosphere I would highly recommend.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Beautiful presentation and creative pairings - this is not your usual sushi restaurant. You will be amazed and delighted. Up there with any Michelin star restaurant in DC.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 18, 2017

The food was very good. We went for restaurant week and I’d definitely go back and try other things from the menu. My date was a little late, so I had a drink at the bar and the happy hour specials looked really good. There were intimate books with tables in the bar and a lot of people seemed to be dining at them.

The only downside was that I wanted to order just a shot of sake, because my date wasn’t drinking, but they said it wasn’t available in the restaurant, even though I could have ordered one at the bar. Also, for some reason, I didn’t get any points from Open Table after dining there.

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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Everything was great except the acoustics. The noise levels were too much. With a few loud talkers in the room, i could no longer hear the person accross from me nor her I without yelling. And, I don't like yelling during dinner.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Amazing! We love this place, the sushi is SO fresh and the cocktails are delicious! Service is fantastic!

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vegan
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·Dined on August 16, 2017

I brought my cousin here for the first time and we had a completely amazing time! Everything from the service to the food was great!

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 (Austin)·Dined on August 8, 2017

The Omakase Sashimi is a dream. Selections from all over the world. Might be in the top 5 sushis I've had ever. And I've been to Japan. The sake selection is swell, too. And the service is impeccable.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Spicy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Always a great experience from the food and service.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 6, 2017

I'm not sure when it happened but this restaurant has become outrageously expensive. The sushi is always fresh, but the sizes also seem to have shrunk. As always, the small dishes are inventive and wonderful, and the service is very good. But this is no longer a place for a casual dinner

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Not as good as previous dinners. No service pros were substandard

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Sushiko has always been excellent in both food & service. It is a pity they had to move from Wisconsin Ave in Georgetown to Chevy Chase. Their location is no attractive, but the restaurant is very good.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Excellent Tempura Udon noodle soup - special from Japan and the soup is absolutely delicious. Worth a trip just for this dish. Also enjoyed their fresh soft shell crab appetizer with ponzu sauce. A neighborhood gem - easy parking.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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·Dined on August 3, 2017

Great but expensive

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Sushi Ko has been through many changes, it is consistently good, although, it has moved to become one of the highest priced sushi restaurants in the area.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Fish was not fresh. Ranged in flavor from bland to inedible (uni). Soups and salad were good.

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