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Umi Japanese Cuisine

2625 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1543
+1 202-332-3636
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (8 reviews)
“sushi” (37 reviews)
“shumai” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
2625 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1543
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small well run Japanese eatery. It is a second story facility above the den of a busy area. It is close to the Zoo and a short walk from the Marriott. The food is good and the Sake list is good. It...More

Thank moosaki
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I sampled three dishes, all 4-5 stars: squid salad, shumai, (pork dumplings, I expected shrimp, but did not specify, and Umagi, eel and avocado roll. Reasonably priced and would definitely revisit when in DC.

Thank Edwin M
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Skip it. It is not authentic cuisine. Taste is just okay, not great. There are many better choices in the area.

Thank EJtraveler558
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I am not a sushi expert but my friends talked it up as the best. It was average very very over priced for the quality and quantity. Much better sushi out here in middle of nowhere pa. Will say the special which was oysters was...More

Thank inuyasha0489
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great food. Small restaurant, only a few tables and a sushi bar. It's upstairs with no ADA/stroller access. Service was a little slow at first but very polite and kind of nice. You didn't feel rushed at all and could just enjoy the view out...More

Reviewed 6 December 2016

Umi is right on Connecticut Ave, across from Woodley Park Metro Station. Located upstairs in small space, but with a few window tables overlooking the street for great people watching. Weekday lunch specials include a nice variety of bento boxes or two rolls (plus choice...More

Thank CTManny
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Stopped at Umi after a day of exploring the mall. We sat at the 'bar' in front of the sushi chefs which was very cool to watch. Their plates were beautiful! Service was kind and attentive. Food was great. I had a bento box and...More

Thank shannyquest
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I very much liked the sushi I had here. Nice variety, attentive service. I would definitely go back. Pleasantly surprised how easy it was to get in when the huge convention was taking place across at the Marriott...

Thank Fred152
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant and well priced. Short walk from the ward an Marriott this was a great change from the food at the hotel and a well made cheap lunch.

Thank mthuber
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I ordered a salmon roll and a ginger salad. I also had cold saki. Everything was very good, would definitely eat there again.

Thank Kena D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2625 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1543
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-3636
  • E-mail
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