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Hanaro Restaurant and Lounge

7820 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6014
+1 301-654-7851
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (27 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 3 weeks ago

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 8 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 9 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 25 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 2 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
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The wife ordered Pumpkin soup and the volcano roll, I had the miso and the Baltimore.. The chef complimented us with roasted fatty salmon which is so good that my wife ordered another one.. The pumpkin soup needed a little pepper, none was on the...More

Thank Rolly H
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I went there for lunch one time but despite that the the food and wait time were lousy, I decided to give it another try and go back for dinner. I picked one of their signature dishes, the dragon roll for $15, hoping that it...More

Thank Persephonemyyiayia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
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Japanese restaurant and bar featuring, sushi, sake, and traditional Japanese fare.
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