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Blue Ocean Japanese Restaurant

9440 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-4032
+1 703-425-7555
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“blue ocean” (12 reviews)
“tempura” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (20 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
9440 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-4032
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent traditional Japanese food. We had teriyaki chicken and teriyaki salmon. The service was superb and it wasn't expensive at all. Absolutely recommend it.

Thank Miguel V
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We tried this one for a quick lunch. Service was quick but noticed that they were confused most of the time. They bring orders from other table and they even gave me someone's check and credit card.... Hmmm, granted there were a lot of people...More

Thank Liza C
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Would I comeback again? Of course yes, I would, the restaurant is small but really nice family ambient, the waiters very friendly, but the most important thing "THE FOOD" sooo delicious and authentic they have the most traditional Japanese dishes like, Takoyaki (octopus balls) and...More

Thank WendyandJerber M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My family and I go here fairly often, as it's less than three miles from our house. We love the sushi, some of the best in the area, and other dishes (ocean box, chicken teriyaki) have been good too. The lunch specials are a real...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

According to the NHK Deputy Bureau Chief, this is his favorite Japanese restaurant in the DC area so I went to try it out. It did not disappoint. I ordered the deluxe sashimi and it was very fresh and hit the spot. The complimentary salad...More

1  Thank James A
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the chicken teriyaki. I keep dreaming of that green tea icecream :) i gotta go back soon. ....

Thank Virgil D
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The restaurant was smaller than I expected. I think there were about total 10 tables or a few more. I went there for dinner without reservation, and I was able to sit right away. There were some empty tables. The restaurant was not crowed at...More

Thank Hojong Y
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I frequent the Trader Joes in this shopping complex but never paid attention to the little Japanese restaurant tucked away next to it. Yelp gives it average ratings, so I was never interested in trying it over my go-to Sushi Yoshi. What changed my mind...More

1  Thank Aloisiks
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This small place is a great find. The service is very good and the food is easily on par with that at ritzier establishments. It doesn't have a fine dining feel to it I should say, but unless that is your main aim it is...More

1  Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Friendly, good service, and very fresh seafood. Owned and run by Japanese you can taste the difference. The menu is extensive and always a good value, especially at lunch.

Thank frankw561
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9440 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-4032
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-425-7555
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