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Sakana Japanese Restaurant

2026 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6907
+1 202-887-0900
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (6 reviews)
“sushi” (34 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
2026 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6907
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Went for lunch on a weekday. This is a nice little gem tucked away right off of Dupont Circle. I really enjoyed the sushi, Had tuna sushi and some miso soup.

Thank EventPlanner_7186700
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I heard all the Japanese embassy people frequented here at lunch so it must be good. The sushi/sashimi is fresh the service is good too. We had a good meal.

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Liked that it's a no frills local place that has very good sushi. Would recommend everything I tasted, it is a very simple place and it was pretty busy. Clearly they emphasize good food and I enjoyed the plain surroundings and no wine menu.

Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Just popped in for a quick meal before heading to airport and was pleasantly surprised. The sushi and sashimi was very high quality - good texture and fresh. Nigiri rice was also the right firmness and not overcooked. You don't find sushi so expertly prepared...More

Thank Canasean
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We ordered the sushi and a hot meal that we upgraded with soup and dessert. For this block in DC, this is reasonable pricing. The food was pretty good. The plum wine was a lighter color than we get elsewhere and for under $6.00 a...More

Thank reeel-deezinuh
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I search for good sakana, when I travel. I like it fresh and well (skillful, artful, clean, tasty) prepared) whether is sushi, sashimi, rolls or nigiri sushi. When I go to a place that seems trustworthy and with good ratings, I really enjoy putting the...More

Thank Felix B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Although it doesn't look like much from the outside it is well worth popping in for some sushi. They don't have a huge range but what they do have is always excellent. Fresh and served at the right temperature (not too cold). The warm sake...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The sushi here is very good. Very reasonably priced rolls, fast service, cozy atmosphere. I ordered an eel avocado roll, a bagel roll, and salmon nigiri. While the nigiri is a little overpriced, the rolls are very neat, evenly cut, nice presentation. 6 pieces per...More

Thank Kristina K
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Twice in a row they charged two sake while we drink only one...that can not be just coinvidence...check details of your bill before you pay

Thank Guler A
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a Japanese restaurant typical of those outside Japan - it has all types of food such as tempura, sushi and ramen. I walked in on a Wednesday night without reservation and was seated at the counter where I had a chance to see...More

Thank kpl_99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2026 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6907
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-887-0900
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