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The 15 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Adams Morgan, Washington

Updated: August 22, 2022

If you’re longing for sushi in Adams Morgan, this list of sensational sushi spots is just for you. We reviewed the top food blogs and leading publications to find you the best sushi in Adams Morgan. Enjoy Adams Morgan’s best vegan rolls and sushi bowls paired with green tea at these great sushi bars!

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Perry's Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Adams MorganJapanese, $$Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Japanese spots in Washington

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Restaurants with a View in Washington DC Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Shibuya Eatery

Japanese, $$, Adams MorganJapanese, $$Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

    Where to Find DC’s Best Ramen This Winter

    Thrillist, 2021

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Sushi Taro

Japanese, $$$$, Dupont CircleJapanese, $$$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top spots for sushi in Washington

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Sushi Restaurants in DC

    Thrillist, 2022

Izakaya Seki

Japanese, $$, U Street CorridorJapanese, $$Washington, U Street Corridor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Sushi Restaurants in DC

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Washington's 4 best spots for fancy Japanese food

    Hoodline, 2020

Zeppelin

Asian, $$, Logan CircleAsian, $$Washington, Logan Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sakana Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Dupont CircleJapanese, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • TimeOut, 2016

    The best sushi in DC

    TimeOut, 2016

Tico DC

Latin, $$, ShawLatin, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Easter Brunch Restaurants in Washington DC Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Takara 14

Japanese, $$, Logan CircleJapanese, $$Washington, Logan Circle
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Umi Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, $$, Woodley ParkJapanese, $$Washington, Woodley Park
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Rakuya

Japanese, $$, Dupont CircleJapanese, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Asia 54

Asian, $$, Dupont CircleAsian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Tono Sushi

Japanese, $$, Woodley ParkJapanese, $$Washington, Woodley Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Nobu Washington D.C

Asian, $$$$, West EndAsian, $$$$Washington, West End
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Banana Leaves

Asian, $$, Dupont CircleAsian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 10 Asian Restaurants In Washington DC

    Trip 101, 2021

1 Fish 2 Fish

Asian, $$, West EndAsian, $$Washington, West End
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Sushi can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 16302 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 518 lists and articles from Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and Thrillist and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Easter Brunch Restaurants in Washington DC Area, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Restaurants with a View in Washington DC Area and Thrillist - Where to Find DC’s Best Ramen This Winter as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The ten options above are the best of Washington Sushi.

Recurring questions

HILO Poke & Sushi, Perry's Restaurant, and Isshin Asian Bistro are the highest-rated vegetarian sushi spots in Adams Morgan.

Perry's Restaurant is the highest-rated upscale spot for sushi in Adams Morgan.

HILO Poke & Sushi, Perry's Restaurant, and Akira Ramen & Izakaya DC are the highest-rated sushi spots for lunch in Adams Morgan.

HILO Poke & Sushi, Perry's Restaurant, and Akira Ramen & Izakaya DC are the highest-rated late-night spots for sushi in Adams Morgan.

HILO Poke & Sushi, Perry's Restaurant, and Akira Ramen & Izakaya DC are the highest-rated spots for sushi delivery in Adams Morgan.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • The perfect match for your rainbow roll

    Experts recommend pairing a rainbow roll with a glass of Gruner Veltliner, a popular white wine.

  • Vinho Verde Rose with your tempura prawn handroll

    When considering how to best enjoy your tempura prawn handroll, we would highlight how well a glass of Vinho Verde Rose complements the dish as it the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • Pinot Grigio and salmon nigiri


    Try coupling salmon nigiri with a white wine like salmon nigiri to balance its fresh flavours.

Factoids about Sushi

  • The priciest dish

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • The first ever sushi

    The next time you bite into a delicioussushi remember to thank Japan who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • A big feat in 2016

    In 2016, Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee from Japan made a 9,332 feet 8 inches long sushi roll.

Parking information

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