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great sushi nw or rockville, bethesda area

cappie Aug 20, 2007 10:41 AM

Husband's 60th Thursday and he loves sushi. So any suggestions? Don't want to drive downtown as we unfortunately have to work late.


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    katecm Aug 20, 2007 01:17 PM

    Can you go a few extra miles down Wisconsin to Sushi Ko, in Glover Park? It'd be worth the extra five minutes in the car, I promise.

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      Whigsboy Aug 20, 2007 01:24 PM

      While no longer a local, I have always had wonderful sushi at Raku on Woodmont and just about two months ago had some really enjoyable sushi at Tako Grill on Wisconsin, including fresh wasabi with my sashimi.

      I only ate there twice, but never really thought Sushi Ko was all that. Sushi Taro in Dupont Circle seemed to me, at least, to be a superior sushi experience.

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        Pappy Aug 20, 2007 01:25 PM

        Tako Grill on Wisconsin Avenue suits the bill. Good sushi and excellent small-plate grilled items. Good Sake list too.

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          debit Aug 20, 2007 01:42 PM

          I will second the Tako Grill recommendation. Very good stuff.

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          jkosnett Aug 20, 2007 02:51 PM

          Rockville Sushi in the Ritchie Center on the Pike is very nice. It is run by Koreans and has Korean signs; they may be changing the name. But it's still a fine sushi bar and we were just there on Friday.

          1. DanielK Aug 20, 2007 04:26 PM

            Niwano Hana, on 355 in Rockville, is my favorite in MoCo.

            Niwano Hana Japanese Rstrnt
            887 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

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