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Hanaro Restaurant and Lounge

7820 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6014
+1 301-654-7851
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (28 reviews)
“spicy tuna” (3 reviews)
“volcano roll” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
$$ - $$$
7820 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6014
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The pork based ramen soup was good and full of noodles. We shared one bowl among 3 of us and it was a perfect appetizer. We then ordered three different sushi specials which were large and tasty. The green tea was charged as separate drinks...More

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This was our first time ordering from them and our order took almost two hours to arrive. Can you imagine sushi sitting out for over two hours? Well the rolls suffered and the quality was not good. It’s a shame as we have a lot...More

Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Had an enjoyable sushi dinner sitting at the sushi bar. Took a little bit for the waitress to come over, but the chefs behind the sushi bar told me I could just tell them and they would make it for me. As a result, sushi...More

Thank JMVermont
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Only visited Hanaro during "Taste of Bethesda." The fried octopus balls was pretty bad and Expensive. Go try Mussels Bar or Smoke BBQ instead for juicy whit e wine mussels and ribs for the same price!

Thank GreatFoodisHeaven
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Last night I went to Hanaro for the first time ever with my condo's once-a-month 'Dining Out' group. There were about 7 of us. I have not dined on 'the other side' of Old Georgetown for a good while & this experience tells me that's...More

Thank SandyG20815
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I'm not a sushi expert so I asked for the waiter's help when choosing what to eat for dinner. He was really nice, patience and very helpful. The food was fresh and delicious. The restaurant is ok, very clean and well located with street and...More

Thank lucialopezuy
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The menu includes a nice (but limited) selection of dishes, even for guests who do not like sushi. The wait staff are very nice and attentive, but the service was slow. The restaurant -- which is relatively small -- is conveniently located in the middle...More

Thank Panacea_Food
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable!! I had two appetizer the lollipop wings and the rock shrimp. The wings had good flavor and lots of meat. The rock shrimp were tempora but not greasy. My wife had salad and shrimp dumplings. She also had spicy tuna and California roll....More

Thank Stuart_in_DC
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We went for an early dinner and the place was not crowded. Very much a "modern style" lounge and restaurant, it was dark and comfortable. Without knowing much about Japanese cuisine, we ordered and found the tempura to be excellent, a large portion, with very...More

Thank stuartmn
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Really want to love this place but seriously 25 minutes for our edamame? The sashimi seaweed salad is great, the miso soup so warming and beautifully flavored... but soooo slow. Dang.

Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7820 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6014
    (St. Elmo)
  • Public Transportation: The Bethesda Metro station is on Wisconsin Ave approximately two blocks from Hanaro.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-654-7851
  • E-mail
Japanese restaurant and bar featuring, sushi, sake, and traditional Japanese fare.
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