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Kushi Izakaya & Sushi

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  • Japanese, Sushi
  • 465 K St NW, Washington DC20001 38.90252 -77.017973
  • (Btwn 4th & 5th St NW)
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  • (202) 682-3123
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Lunch

Open 7 Days: 11:30am-2:30pm, Sat: 12pm-2:30pm

Soup & Salads

Miso Soup with wakame, tofu, scallions   4.00
Chilled Tofu & Crunchy Jako jako negi tofu: chilled silken tofu, crispy jako (baby sardines), shaved bonito flakes with soy sauce and hot toasted sesame oil dressing   7.00
Seared Salmon Salad flash seared salmon with crisp greens, crunchy wonton skins, and fresh lemon dressing   10.00
Pork Belly Shabu-Shabu Salad paper thin-shaved pork belly, cabbage, grated daikon, kaiware sprouts, yuzu kosho ponzu   10.00

Curry Rice $13

Introduced To Japan During The Meiji Era (1868-1912) By The British, And Adopted Into Japanese Household Culture.

Vegetable Curry topped with crispy assorted vegetables   
Katsu Curry topped with panko-breaded pork cutlet   

Udon Noodle Soup $13

Thick Noodle Made From Wheat Served Hot In Dashi Soup Broth

Niku Udon topped with thinly sliced pork belly.   
Kakiage Udon topped with mixed scallop and vegetable tempura fritter.   
Kitsune Udon topped with deep-fried tofu pockets seasoned with sugar, mirin, and soy sauce.   

Sushi Donburi

Served With A Miso Soup And A Green Salad

Salmon Ikura Don the ocean’s version of "parent and child" over sushi rice; sashimi grade salmon and salmon roe with scallion, nori seaweed, and wasabi.   12.00
add a quail egg   1.00
Spicy Zuke Tuna Don sushi rice bowl; sashimi tuna marinated in spicy soy sauce with scallion, nori seaweed, and wasabi   12.00
add a quail egg   1.00
Bara Chirashi Don jewel-like diced pieces of sashimi, veg, and sweet omelet over sushi rice.   15.00

Bento Box

Single-Portion Takeout (Or Eat-In) Meal In A Box With Rice Or Salad, Daily Featured Fish Or Meat, With Pickled Or Cooked Vegetables.

Ask Your Server For Today’s Bento Ingredients    12.00

Sides

Edamame (v). with salt   4.00
Sweet Soy Sauce Omelette (v). prepared to order, sliced and served with grated diakon   7.00
Crispy Potato Croquette panko breaded mashed potato with pork loin and onion simmered in red wine   7.00
Daily Seafood Ceviche    8.00
Spicy Shrimp tossed in shichimi & garlic   8.00

Sushi $15

Served With A Miso Soup And A Green Salad.

4 Piece Nigiri & 1 Maki Roll includes 4 nigiri sushi, and a choice of one sushi roll from the list below:   
2 Maki Rolls choice of 2 sushi rolls from the list below: skuna bay salmon avocado cucumber, spicy tuna, ume shiso chicken roll, grilled kushi roll (choose beef, chicken or pork) vegetarian roll, shrimp tempura roll, classic futomaki   

Sushi Rolls

Vegetarian Roll (v). large roll: avocado, cucumber, pickled radish, asparagus, carrot, daikon, red pepper miso sauce   8.00
Ume Shiso Chicken Roll grilled chicken thigh, ume pickled plum, shiso leaf, cucumber, kaiware sprouts, avocado sauce   8.00
Grilled Kushi Roll choice of beef, chicken or pork : pickled green beans, carrot, daikon, teriyaki, chili threads   8.50
Skuna Bay Salmon Avo Cucumber avocado, cucumber, yuzu kosho mayo, seared salmon   9.00
Spicy Tuna cucumber, kaiware sprouts, daikon, seared miso glaze   9.00
Shrimp Tempura Roll tempura shrimp, cucumber, kaiware sprouts, masago fish roe, yuzu kosho mayo, lime zest   9.00
Classic Futomaki large roll: broiled eel, masago fish egg, sweet omelet, kanpyo gourd, cucumber, pickled daikon   9.00
Old Bay Scallop large roll: bay scallops, old bay mayo, kaiware sprouts, cucumber, fried potato threads   9.50
Snow Crab California tempura snow crab, avocado, cucumber, masago fish roe, watercress mayo   10.00
Spicy Snow Crab Tempura Roll tempura snow crab, carrot, daikon, scallion, apinya thai chili & mayo   10.00
Smoked Salmon Roll scottish smoked salmon, red onion, watercress, capers, lemon mayo, lemon zest, black masago fish roe   10.00
Rainbow large roll: tuna, salmon, yellowtail, sweet omelet, cucumber, ikura salmon roe, lemon zest   12.00
Soft Shell Crab Roll large roll: tempura soft shell crab, daikon, sweet omelet, masago fish roe, avocado sauce   14.00
Broiled Eel Roll large roll: avocado, cucmber, kaiware sprouts, tempura crunch, sansho tare sauce, broiled eel   16.00

 

Dinner A La Carte

Soup

Miso Soup wakame, tofu, scallions   4.50
Chawanmushi savory dashi custard soup with chicken, shrimp   5.50

Vegetables

Edamame (v). with salt   4.00
Agedashi Tofu flash fried tofu served in a hot savory dashi broth   6.00
Chilled Tofu & Crunchy Jako silken tofu, crispy baby sardines, shaved bonito flakes, soy sauce, hot toasted sesame oil dressing   7.00
Eggplant (v). wood grilled with sweet miso sauce   6.00
Wood Grilled Eringi Mushroom (v)   7.00
Corn Soy Sauce Butter (v)   6.00

Seafood

Daily Seafood Ceviche    8.00
Spiced Shrimp chilled shrimp coated in shichimi spice chili peppers & garlic   8.00
Tuna Tataki lightly seared and sliced thin. served with grated ginger and ponzu dipping sauce   10.00
Seared Salmon Salad flash seared salmon, crisp greens, crunchy wonton skins, with fresh lemon dressing   10.00
Topneck Clams with sake and soy sauce   7.00
Wood Grilled Salmon with ikura salmon roe and grated daikon radish   15.00
Wood Grilled Miso Fish    18.00

Poultry

Karaage Fried Chicken marinated in ginger soy sauce, then deep fried   7.00
Sweet Soy Sauce Omelette prepared to order, served with grated daikon   8.00
Duck Sausage two pieces charcoal grilled   10.00

Pork & Beef

Crispy Potato Croquette panko breaded mashed potato with pork loin and onion simmered in red wine   7.00
Pork Belly Shabu-Shabu Salad paper-thin shaved pork belly, cabbage, grated daikon, kaiware sprouts, yuzu kosho ponzu   10.00
Warm Beef Salad seared, sliced hanger steak, tossed with warm crisp vegetables and soy sauce vinaigrette   10.00
Pork Ribs wood grilled with teriyaki glaze (1/4 rack) 7.00(1/2 rack) 13.00

Sushi Rolls

Vegetarian Roll (v). large roll: avocado, cucumber, pickled radish, asparagus, carrot, daikon, red pepper miso sauce   8.00
Ume Shiso Chicken Roll grilled chicken thigh, ume pickled plum, shiso leaf, cucumber, kaiware sprouts, avocado sauce   8.00
Grilled Kushi Roll choice of beef, chicken or pork: pickled daikon, carrot, daikon, chili threads   8.50
Skuna Bay Salmon Avo Cucumber avocado, cucumber, seared salmon, yuzu kosho sauce   9.00
Miso Spicy Tuna cucumber, kaiware sprouts, daikon, seared miso glaze   9.00
Shrimp Tempura Roll tempura shrimp, cucumber, kaiware sprouts, masago fish roe, yuzu kosho sauce, lime zest   9.00
Classic Futomaki large roll: broiled eel, masago fish egg, sweet omelette, kanpyo gourd, cucumber, pickled daikon   9.00
Old Bay Scallop large roll: bay scallops, old bay mayo, kaiware sprouts, cucumber, fried potato threads   9.50
Snow Crab California tempura snow crab, avocado, cucumber, masago roe, watercress sauce   10.00
Spicy Snow Crab Tempura Roll tempura snow crab, carrot, daikon, scallion, apinya thai chili mayo   10.00
Smoked Salmon Roll scottish smoked salmon, red onion, watercress, capers, lemon zest, black masago fish roe   10.00
Rainbow large roll: tuna, salmon, yellowtail, sweet omelette, cucumber, ikura salmon roe, lemon zest   12.00
Soft Shell Crab Roll large roll: tempura soft shell crab, daikon, sweet omelette, masago fish roe, avocado sauce   14.00
Broiled Eel Roll large roll: avocado, cucmber, kaiware sprouts, tempura crunch, sansho tare sauce, broiled eel   16.00

Rice & Noodles

Salmon Oyako Don sashimi salmon & ikura salmon roe over sushi rice   12.00
Spicy Zuke Tuna Don sashimi tuna marinated in spicy soy sauce, served over sushi rice   12.00
Bara Chirashi jewel-like diced pieces of sashimi, vegetable, and sweet omelette over sushi rice   30.00
Niku Udon Noodle Soup thick wheat noodle served hot in dashi soup broth, topped with thinly sliced pork belly   12.00
Kitsune Udon Noodle Soup thick wheat noodle served hot in dashi soup broth, topped with deep-fried simmered tofu pockets   12.00

 

Dinner Pre Fixe

Pre-Fixe (O-Makase; "I’ll Leave It To You") Prepared With Daily Selections Of Our Best Stuff

Chef’s Special Dinner $55 Per Person

Starter scallop, eggplant, okra, cherry tomato with dashi-tosazu jelly   
Sashimi two pieces of two types   
Tempura Or Fried corn fritter and shrimp tempura   
Skewers & Robata-Yaki two piece skewers, grilled salmon with daikon ponzu and ikura   
Entrée pork belly kakuni, mashed potato, and bok choy   
Sushi & Miso Soup two piece nigiri, three piece sushi rolls   
Dessert    

Chef’s Sampling $35 Per Person

Starter scallop, eggplant, okra, cherry tomato with dashi-tosazu jelly   
Tempura Or Fried corn fritter and shrimp tempura   
Robata-Yaki grilled salmon with daikon ponzu and ikura   
Entrée pork belly kakuni, mashed potato, and bok choy   
Sushi Rolls & Miso Soup three piece maki   

Raw Bar

Oyster check out specials for today’s oysters (half doz 6pc) 15.00(doz 12pc) 28.00
Raw Bar Platter oysters, spiced shrimp, and seafood ceviche   27.00
Seafood Platter assortment of sashimi, sea urchin, oysters, spiced shrimp, and ceviche   60.00

Sashimi Assortment

Assorted Sashimi (6pcs) 20.00(12pcs) 32.00(24pcs) 60.00

Sushi Assortment

Check Out Specials For Today’s Ingredients

Assorted Nigiri  (5pcs) 14.00(10pcs) 25.00
Assorted Nigiri & Roll nigiri & 1 roll  (7pcs) 25.00
nigiri & 2 rolls  (14pcs) 48.00

Kushiyaki Skewers

2 Pieces Of 2oz. Portions On A Bamboo Skewer And Grilled Over Binchotan Hardwood Charcoal.

Chicken Liver    5.00
Chicken Thigh & Scallion    6.00
Pork Belly    7.00
Beef Short Rib    8.00
Duck Breast & Scallion    9.00

Nigiri & Sashimi A La Carte

Nigiri (2pcs) Or Sashimi (3pcs). Add $1

Masago flying rish roe   3.00
Inari fried tofu pocket   4.00
Tamago sweet egg omelet   4.00
Ebi cooked shrimp   4.50
Salmon    6.00
Ikura salmon roe   6.25
Seared Salmon Belly nigiri only   7.00
Maguro tuna   7.00
Hamachi yellowtail   7.00
Madai snapper   7.50
Sawara spanish mackerel   8.00
Hotate seared scallop (nigiri only)   8.00
Tako cooked octopus   8.00
Unagi broiled eel   9.00
Uni sea urchin   10.00

Nabe Hot Pot

Per Person . Traditional Japanese Winter Dish Cooked At Your Table

Tori Dango: Chicken Meat Ball ground chicken meat ball, shiitake mushroom, eringi mushroom, chinese cabbage, and green onion   13.00
Rice Soup: Zosui add this to finish the ultimate nabe experience   4.00

 

Draft Beer

Kirin    6.00
Sapporo    7.00
DC Brau Corruption    7.00

Bottle & Can Beer

Kirin Light   (12oz btl) 6.00
Asahi Super Dry   (12oz btl) 7.00
Yona Yona Pale Ale   (11.8oz can) 10.00
Tokyo Black Porter   (11.8oz can) 11.00
Hitachino Nest Red Ale   (11.2oz btl) 11.00
Hitachino Nest White Ale   (11.2oz btl) 11.00
Echigo Red Ale   (22oz btl) 11.00
Ginga Kogen Hefeweizen   (10oz btl) 12.00
Orion   (22oz btl) 14.00

Signature Cocktails $11

Ginger Lychee Martini vodka, nigori sake, lychee puree, calpico, fresh ginger juice, apricot liqueur, garnished with lychee nut   
Gin Blackberry gin, house-made blackberry and rosemary syrup, lime bitters, garnished with blackberry   
Chai Hug black chai infused bourbon, maraschino, cinnamon syrup, chocolate bitters   
Momiji Gin Fizz old tom gin, nigori sake, maple agave, angostura bitters   
Hum & Rum spiced rum, hum botanical spirit, ginger beer, garnished with fresh orange   
Hell’s Kitchen old overholt rye whiskey, hum botanical spirit, cherry syrup   

Wines By The Glass

Shochu

(2oz)

Yokaichi Mugi barley   6.00
Iichiko barley   7.00
Hakutake Shiro rice   7.00
Ikkomon Imo sweet potato   9.00

Plum Wine

(2oz)

Choya Umeshu    6.00
Hakutsuru Plum Wine    5.00

Wine

Pinot Grigio prendo, italy ’12   7.00
Sauvignon Blanc bayten, south africa ’13   9.00
Chardonnay bishop’s peak ca ’12   10.00
Sparkling poema burt cava, spain   8.00
Rosé ontaon, spain ’12   8.00
Cabernet Sauvignon leese fitch, france ’12   8.00
Pinot Noir joseph mellot, france ’11   8.00

 

(V) Vegetarian. Consuming Raw Or Undercooked Meats, Poultry, Seafood, Shellfish, Or Eggs May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness, Especially If You Have Certain Medical Conditions
Kushi Izakaya & Sushi
465 K St NW
Btwn 4th & 5th St NW
(202) 682-3123
or (202) 682-3124
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