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Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

4822 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1557
+1 202-625-9080
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chirashi” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (23 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
4822 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1557
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you like beautiful décor and delicate ambiance, this is not the place for you. If you want really great simple sushi, go here ASAP! I took my kids here for lunch. I got the Chirashi (which is the best deal on the menu...even had...More

Thank Thero_Kenman
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I small place on the second floor with few tables and no frills. The service was attentive and quick (even though the place was full with more people waiting). We ordered a few pieces of nigiri, which were prepared and delivered very fast, so the...More

Thank edge46
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Not much raw seafood in this part of DC so, fortunately, Kotobuki gets the job done with minimum frills. Fish is serviceable but not top class.

Thank 4masei5
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I love sushi. I've eaten lots of it in DC. And it's all been good. Then there is Kotobuki. I remember taking my nieces and nephew there once to pick up a huge order for our family dinner. While there, we gorged on all kinds...More

Thank Jon F
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Under $20 with lunch chirashi is the best bargain in DC, high quality of fish, you'll get "TORO" also. No shop in DC can't beat this price and quality. My family's been known this restaurant over 15 years, $1 sushi on the way way back...More

Thank Chad T
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here this evening. We sat at the sushi bar. I ordered a small warm sake, and the sushi special. For $20, they serve a variety of extremely fresh nigiri sushi (ebi shrimp, unagi eel, salmon, tuna, flounder, yellowtail) with your choice of...More

Thank FMCMaryland
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The sushi, sashimi, and chirashi are excellent, always tasty and fresh. The rest of the menu is limited, mainly kamameshi and a few other things. The price is excellent. The place is fairly basic, with the decor quite outdated despite the new chairs. But the...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 23 December 2015

We came here for lunch on the way to the airport, and our timeline was tight. Despite being short on time, we were craving chirashi and we heard good things about Kotobuki, so we called ahead and asked if it was possible to place our...More

Thank Zach D
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Get there early (it gets crowded). Get the scallops, too. I go there again and again. It's a bargain price but with first class food.

Thank SeanW301
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is one of my favorite Japanese restaurants in DC. Food is fresh and delicious. And staff is friendly. We always order the chirashi or chirashi deluxe (only available on the dinner menu) and the unadon set. The Ankimo (appetizer) is also excellent. Good value...More

Thank HelenaGuerra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4822 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1557
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-625-9080
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