Discover the Best Sushi in Washington DC

Inextricable from its role as the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. has a dining scene that leans heavily toward global cuisines and dishes that appease every type of eater. The same is true for its sushi. From half-price rolls during happy hour to exclusive omakase experiences, the DC sushi scene has options for everyone. But which restaurants are serving the best sushi in the capital? We sorted through our data to find the top spots among diners. Here are the restaurants to check out when you’re on the hunt for sushi in DC.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:O-Ku - DC, Susheria, Sushiko - Chevy Chase
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Sushi
Neighborhoods:Washington, Georgetown, Bethesda / Chevy Chase
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

O-Ku - DC

$$$$·Sushi·
Washington
938 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

O-Ku boasts the only restaurant roof deck in the Union Market neighborhood, a delightful 40-seat spot with incredible views of the Capitol dome and other local landmarks. A view of a different kind – ...

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Susheria

$$$$·Sushi·
Georgetown
351 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

Susheria by Maté (formerly Maté) in Georgetown is designed as a hip, all-day neighborhood hang-out spot. Its menu features creative Peruvian-Japanese fusion (see the nikkei maki and kamameshi selectio...

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Late-Night Find in Washington, D.C. Area

Sushiko - Chevy Chase

$$$$·Sushi·
Bethesda / Chevy Chase
1,631 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
  • Authentic

One of the most popular Japanese restaurants in Washington, D.C., Sushiko in Chevy Chase offers a daily happy hour, plenty of cooked dishes alongside great sushi, and an unusually comprehensive range ...

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Nobu DC

$$$$·Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service·
Washington
1,223 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance

Nobu Matsuhisa's signature Peruvian-Japanese fusion creations landed in Washington, D.C. in 2017, when Nobu DC became the 28th in the famous global chain of restaurants. It occupies one of the most ex...

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Kaz Sushi Bistro

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
1,827 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Healthy

Kaz Sushi Bistro is a stone's throw from the White House, making it an ideal choice for tourists spending the day sightseeing, as well as locals who live or work downtown. The 74-seat restaurant opene...

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Sushi Gakyu

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
145 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies

Veteran sushi chef (and sake sommelier) Yoshi Ota opened Sushi Gakyu in 2017, bringing over three decades of experience to the White House-adjacent venue. His goal is to widen D.C. diners' views of th...

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Fit for Foodies in Washington, D.C. Area

Sushi Hachi

$$$$·Sushi·
Capitol Hill
122 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Authentic
  • Healthy

Sushi Hachi's owner-chef Steve Yoon, along with all his chefs, has trained extensively in Japan, resulting in a menu complete with authentic Japanese hot and cold dishes. The restaurant flies its fish...

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Healthy in District of Columbia

Yume Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Arlington
326 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion

Washington, D.C.-area sushi aficionados are happy to take the trip to Arlington, Virginia, to dine at Yume Sushi, which opened in late 2018. The 70-seat restaurant (plus sake lounge) offers omakase an...

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Sushi Capitol

$$$$·Sushi·
Capitol Hill
0 reviews

With only seven tables in its narrow space, Sushi Capitol's low-key appearance belies the impeccable culinary offerings of chef-owner Minoru Ogawa. The menu, which is lengthy, leans toward classic mak...

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