Cheap Eats 2013: Izakaya Blue Ocean
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 18, 2013

Izakaya Blue Ocean
Address: 9440 Main St., Fairfax, Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: 703-425-7555
Neighborhood: Fairfax
Cuisines: Japanese
Price Range: Inexpensive

Don’t expect a slick, modern look or yuzu martinis. With handwritten signs advertising noodle specials and a grubby, cramped dining room, this is a no-frills strip-mall destination for authentic Japanese bar food, sushi, and sashimi. Try tender miso-marinated black cod as well as peony shrimp nigiri—servers will present you with the prawn heads, deep-fried and topped with a slice of lemon.

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