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Sushi Taro

4.4
1501 reviews
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$50 and over
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Japanese
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  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem

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About

Sushi Taro is a first Japanese restaurant to feature a full course meal “KAISEKI” Tasting course. We offer exceptionally high quality and an authentic variety of “Nigiri” style sushi. Our style is “Genuine Japanese Cuisine” and we do not serve fusion-confusion and Americanized Japanese foods. ***** We have ranked #36 in entire restaurant in U.S. on Forbs Magazine, 2012. ***** For more information about Sushi Taro and “KAISEKI”, please visit our website. Also follow us on Facebook and/or Twitter for daily A la Carte menu and news updates.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday Friday: 11:30am 1:50pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:15pm; Closed Lunch on National holidays.
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Phone number
(202) 462-8999
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Nobu & Masaya
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
P Street
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Public transit
3 blocks to east from Dupont Circle Metro station.
Additional
Beer, Happy Hour, Wine
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4.4  based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.2
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
value
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vipOpentableuser (Mississippi)
3.0  Dined on May 25, 2017

This was our first experience at this restaurant. They offer a great opportunity for your dinning experience. Saki offerings were fantastic. This is a more traditional dinning experience so expect more raw/rare offerings than a more modern sushi restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on May 11, 2017

love that place!

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Russ (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on May 6, 2017

First off this place is extremely expensive. Now a little about me, I travel all over the world for work and pleasure so I have experienced all kinds of food and love to new and exciting foods. Not to brag, but I make very good money and do not mind dropping $200-300 on a great meal for two, but this food was not worth it in my opinion. Our check was almost $275.00 for four appetizers, and one big dish for two and four glasses of white wine. The place is in bad part of town, the door is so small it's on the side of CVS drug store, if you blink miss it...and looks extremely dated. The service was good, the crowd was extremely casually dresses like they we getting ready to mow the lawn. There are so many sushi places way better than this place for a lot less. We usually pay around $150.00 for the same amount of sushi & drinks in other sushi places.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on May 5, 2017

Kaiseki tasting was amazing! Highly, highly recommend. King salmon was my absolute favorite.

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vipfoodlover (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on May 4, 2017

Always great food!

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Thallo (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 29, 2017

Great concept and well executed tasting menu with one of the better Sake pairings I have enjoyed. Not cheap, especially for what is essentially no frills sushi without any particularly expensive cuts, but the variety and quality are worth it for the most part.

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vipteater (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on April 29, 2017

The surf and turf kaiseke is phenomenal. The sake pairings are perfect. Well worth it.

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RajW (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on April 27, 2017

Sushi Taro is the best Sushi restaurant in DC. By far. It is on par with restaurants I've been to in Tokyo.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on April 27, 2017

Always reliable, good value, excellent for quiet conversation

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on April 25, 2017

High quality food. You can taste the freshness as well as the care it took the chefs to make each dish. Our wedding anniversary ended on a high note with our experience here.

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