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1274 5th St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-3870
+1 202-888-8790
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“wagyu” (2 reviews)
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1274 5th St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-3870
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice new place near Union market. Interesting decor, high-quality Japanese menu with great options for sharing. Portions are not huge but with sharing a few different starters we felt it was just the right amount of food. The bar looked very inviting too with a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank munnelena
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

There is a new sushi king in town! If you haven’t been to O-Ku DC yet you really need to go. This sushi restaurant opened this past June and I finally had the opportunity to give them a try this weekend. O-Ku DC is located...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great Japanese food in a very interesting building . Friendly staff . If you eat at the bar you can watch the performance of the food being prepared it’s great fun.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jen1855
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Everything we had tasted wonderful. The Wagyu, beef, the hamaji with vinegar sauce, the fish special @ $26 was small and delectable. This was the Best meal we had on our trips to NYC and DC.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pugetsound
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The first impressions once you have found your way to O-Ku (not thanks to Uber who couldn’t seem to locate the restaurant on our driver’s map) are seriously impressive. From the innocuous (very) door opening into a fantastic space (photo), through the extremely friendly front-of-house...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank European1nLondon
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Located in one of the not so ideal places in DC but definitely worth visiting. Cool entrance door and as we went in we were shocked on how different it looked inside. You would never guessed this awesome place exist in that block. We were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nesza00000
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon, says missionaries make better products than mercenaries and O-Ku DC embodies that sentiment. With a highly trained, elite staff, every person you interact with at O-Ku is passionate about what they do. Like missionaries, it converts you. I went...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank austing536
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  • Address: 1274 5th St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-3870
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-888-8790
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Modern Japanese restaurant, serving innovative dishes using traditional Japanese techniques and the finest fish and ingredients from around the world. O-Ku also houses a lounge specializing in Japanese whiskey as well as a rooftop bar.
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