Comments () | Published October 18, 2006
Address: 6715 Lowell Ave. , McLean, VA 22101
Phone: 703-847-1771
Neighborhood: McLean/Tysons Corner
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Japanese
Opening Hours: Open for lunch Monday through Friday, 11:30 AM to 2 PM; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 2:30 PM. Open for dinner Monday through Thursday, 5 to 10 PM; Friday and Saturday, 5 to 10:30 PM; Sunday, 5 to 9:30 PM.
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Intimate
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Fatty tuna; mackerel pike; horse mackerel; monkfish liver; negimaki (scallions wrapped in beef); teriyaki; Chilean sea bass with miso and sake; shrimp and vegetable tempura; tonkatsu.
Price Details: Main dinner dish $15 to $36.50

From January 2006 100 Very Best Restaurants

THE SCENE. The large dining room can feel almost dead at night, and the service can be chilly. The action is at the sushi bar, which curves along an entire wall and boasts a skillful crew of chefs. Their handiwork--the best in the Virginia suburbs--accounts for the loyal following of office workers and families.

From the fresh and beautifully cut sushi to the expert frying, the cooking is full of care and attention.

. Atmosphere, anyone?

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