KUSHI is a modern Japanese Izakaya and Sushi restaurant located in the Mt. Vernon Triangle, NW Washington DC.

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Contact:
202.682.3123
202.682.3124

Location:
465 K Street, NW Washington DC 20001

Metro stops:
Mt. Vernon Sq./Convention Center
(green and yellow line)
Gallery Place/Chinatown
(red, green and yellow line)

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LUNCH
Sun - Fri
11:30am - 2:30pm
Sat
12pm - 2:30pm

DINNER
Mon - Thu
5pm - 11pm
(last seating: 10:30p)
Fri - Sat
5pm - 12am
(last seating: 11:30p)
Sun
5pm - 10pm
(last seating: 9:30p)

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Mastercard
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American Express
Opentable rewards checks
Traveler’s checks
Kushi gift certificates

Dinner menu ディナーメニュー

DINNER MENU ディナーメニュー
updated April 7th, 2012

RAW BAR
Oyster: Kusshi (WA) deep cup w/ meaty flesh, clean delicate flavor……… 3EA
Oyster: Chef’s Creek (BC) creamy, medium brininess, sweet flavor……… 3EA
Oyster: Shooting Point (VA) sweet plump meat, briny finish……… 3EA
Hirame sashimi w/ carrot dressing……… 10
Tuna tataki w/ grated daikon radish, garlic chips & dashi soy……… 10
Sashimi trio variety of marinated maguro tuna, hamachi yellowtail & salmon……… 12

KOBACHI (Small Plates)
v Edamame w/ sea salt……… 4.25
v Farm green salad w/ carrot dressing……… 5 
Chawanmushi dashi egg custard……… 5.50
Age dashi dofu flash fried tofu……… 5.50
v Seaweed salad w/ ginger soy dressing……… 6
Kara age soy marinated fried chicken……… 6.50
Yori’s fish n chips……… 7.50
Miso soup w/ wakame, shiitake mushroom, Napa cabbage……… 4
Brussel sprouts sautéed w/ bacon in soy butter, topped w/ bonito flakes……… 6
Yakisoba (stir fried noodle) - choice of pork, shrimp (add $1) or v veggie……… 7

KUSHI YAKI (Charcoal grilled skewers)
v Cherry tomato……… 3
Corn cob w/ soy sauce butter……… 4
Asparagus & bacon……… 5
Negima/ chicken & scallion……… 5.50
Chicken breast shiso & wasabi……… 5.50
Chicken breast shiso & plum sauce……… 5.50
Duck sausage……… 5.50
Yaki ebi/ Jumbo shrimp……… 6
Kamonegi/ duck breast & scallion……… 6.50
Buta bara / pork belly……… 6.50
NY strip loin……… 9
 
KUSHI KATSU (Deep fried skewers)
Honey banana……… 3
Mozzarella cheese……… 4.50
Bacon & scallop……… 6.50
Jumbo shrimp……… 7
 
ROBATA WOOD GRILL
Grilled clam……… 3 EA
v Japanese eggplant……… 5.50
v Eringi mushroom……… 5.50
v Asparagus w/ Jalapeño lime oil……… 5.50
v Broccolini w/ garlic oil……… 5.50
Geso / grilled squid legs……… limited 6.50 
Yaki ika / grilled squid body……… 7.50
Day boat scallops w/ yuzu kosho butter……… 11
Crispy duck thigh……… 12
Beef tataki w/ ponzu sauce & garlic chips……… 12
Soy marinated salmon filet……… limited 12
Miso marinated fish: black cod……… 18
Whole fish: bronzino……… 24
 
SUSHI: NIGIRI 2pc. OR SASHIMI 3pc. (For sashimi add $1.00)
Masago nigiri / flying fish roe……… 3
        Add quail egg:  2
Tamago / sweet egg omelet……… 4
v Inari / fried tofu……… 4
Ebi / cooked shrimp……… 4.50
Salmon……… 5.75
Hirame / fluke……… 6
Ikura / salmon roe……… 6.25
        Add quail egg:  2
Hamachi / yellowtail……… 7
Maguro / tuna……… 7
Seared fatty salmon belly nigiri……… 7
Unagi /eel……… 7.50
Aburi hotate / seared scallop nigiri……… 7.50
Madai / snapper……… 7.50
Hawaiin kampachi / amberjack……… 7.50
Aji / jack mackerel……… 8
Tako / poached octopus……… 8
Botan ebi / spot prawn shrimp……… 8
Suna zuri / yellowtail belly……… 9
Uni / sea urchin……… 10

Chef’s assorted 10pc. Nigiri plate……… 37
Chef’s assorted 10pc. Sashimi plate……… 40 

SUSHI: MAKIMONO (Rolls)
Ume & shiso……… 4
v Cucumber & avocado……… 4.50
Kanpyo & tamago (simmered gourd & sweet omelet)……… 4.50
Tamago (sweet egg omelet) & shiso……… 5
Wasabi scallop……… 7.50
Spicy tuna……… 8
Salmon (6.25) + avo (1.50) + cucumber (.25)……… 8
Braised pork belly, kaiware sprouts & scallion……… 8.50
California w/ fresh lump crab meat……… 8.50
Spicy California w/ fresh lump crab meat & Jalapeño……… 8.75
Eel (7) + avo (1.50) + cucumber (.25)……… 8.75
Negihama yellowtail & scallion……… 9   
Fried shrimp katsu w/ creamy mayo……… 9.50
Tuna (8) + avo (1.50) + cucumber (.25)……… 9.75
Lobster & asparagus……… 11