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Japanese Restaurants between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

benkar Nov 5, 2013 06:27 PM

Pabu. Is this where I should go for my birthday? Price is mostly no object. If you wanted to eat the most authentic and freshest seafood, would it be here or elsewhere?

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    shake N baik Nov 6, 2013 07:54 AM

    I've never been to Pabu but within the District the chef's counter at Sushi Taro would be my choice. The blog below will give you a good idea of what to expect as they change up their menu seasonally.


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    1. re: shake N baik
      mulden Nov 6, 2013 09:38 AM

      Pabu's food is good for Baltimore and OK overall - the sake list is the main highlight though. If possible I'd save a blowout Japanese meal for elsewhere.

      I haven't been to Taro yet, but it's been recommended several times on trips to NYC. (or maybe it's the only place in the BAL/DC area people up there have heard of)

    2. tommyskitchen Nov 6, 2013 09:44 AM

      Pabu is delicious but a bit more modern and hip - Taro is more authentic, both are expensive but worth it.

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