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Hibachi in Alexandria area or suggestion for kids?

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xena1441 May 7, 2008 11:12 AM

We have 2 little girls and 5 adults going to dinner on Saturday. I wanted to take the kids somewhere fun and though hibachi. But we can only stay in the Alexandria/Crystal City area. Can anyone suggest such a place or any moderately priced place that you think the kids would enjoy? I can't think of a Japanese Steakhouse (not Benihana's) around a 10 mile radius of us for the life of me.

  1. rheelee May 9, 2008 04:37 AM

    Try Sakura Steak House http://www.sakurasteakhouse.com/ has several VA locations- Fairfax or Tysons may be the closest to you. Big space, fun teppan yaki (hibachi) cooking demo, and decent sushi. I took my 7 year old nephew there and he had a great time.

    1. ktmoomau May 8, 2008 01:27 PM

      I don't know if this is within 10 miles of you, but it is within 10 miles of Alexandria or Crystal City: Matsutake at Ballston has hibachi.

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      1. re: ktmoomau
        monkeyrotica May 9, 2008 05:24 AM

        There's a Matsutake in Crystal City.

      2. monavano May 7, 2008 11:27 AM

        There are good options on Duke St. Generous George's Pizza, Mango Mike's and Hana Tokyo Japanese.
        http://www.hanatokyo.com/
        http://www.mangomikes.com/movie.htm
        http://www.generousgeorge.com/

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          xena1441 May 8, 2008 01:14 PM

          Thanks Monavano. Do you know if Hana Tokyo is good? I have not gotten around to trying it yet.

          1. re: xena1441
            monavano May 8, 2008 01:31 PM

            I haven't been there, so I don't know how good it is. I haven't been to a Japanese steakhuse in .....wow...a long time!!

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