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Oct 3, 2006 06:05 PM

Sushi on the conveyor belt

Does anyone know the names of the 2 DC place that have this method of serving, and what is your opinion? Thinking these are more lunch oriented.

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  1. 1) Asahi Kaiten in the Ballston Mall (Arlington)

    2) Wasabi
    908 17th St. NW Washington, DC

    1. Sushi Go Round & Tapas, 705 7th St Nw, Washington, DC, 202.393.2825 this is at the Gallery Place/Chinatown metro stop.

      1. DCFUD (Zoe, the editor) wrote an article about Wasabi:

        I have heard taht Asahi Kaiten isn't very good, but haven't been there. They have a $1 a piece lunch special on Mondays.

        1. I thought Sushi-go-Round in Chinatown was pretty decent. Not Sushi Ko class, but it isn't trying to be. The tuna, salmon, and avocado rolls were good, and prices were reasonable. Since the plates are pattern-coded, you know how much everything is up front. Get a seat near where the belt comes out of the kitchen so you get first dibs. A nice alternative to the overpriced boutique bowling alley upstairs and a good place for a quick meal before or after a movie.

          1. I found Wasabi very average. Seemed overpriced to me - we did not see anything come around for the lowest price. Even plain cucumber rolls were the next step up. The best deal was the salmon and tuna sashimi, which came around fairly often. The biggest disappointment were the rolls, which were square and heavy on rice. I could see into the (closed) kitchen, and the cooks were making the rolls with a machine, so I should not have been surprised.