Neighborhood Eats: Yirasai
Comments () | Published March 27, 2008
Yirasai
Address: 5110 Ridgefield Rd., Bethesda, MD 20816
Phone: 301-654-5599
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Opening Hours: Open for lunch Monday through Friday 1:30 to 2:30, Saturday 12 to 10. Open for dinner Monday through Friday 4 to 10, Sunday 4 to 9.
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Intimate
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Trio Amigo roll; Green Tree roll.

Hidden in a Bethesda shopping center, Yirasai is bright and bustling. Snapshots of regulars line the walls, and the sushi chefs are always ready with a smile. Along with more traditional picks, creative rolls such as the Trio Amigo (stuffed with tuna, yellowtail, salmon, and a sweet sauce) and the Green Tree (cucumber, eel, and crab topped with avocado) are winners. Diners are apt to get a free taste of special nigiri along with their own sushi selections.

-March, 2008 

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