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Kodori Japanese Restaurant

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2792 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for years, and it's continued to be amazing & excellent every time. If you're expecting it to look amazing or fancy... you'll be disappointed. If you're not willing to potentially sit close to another party... this isn't the place for you. BUT if you want consistently really good sushi you'll love this place.

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Thank Leahrose19
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The best sushi I've had. Mr Kim's rolls are excellent, tight and delicious. And so many to choose from. You get a soup and salad with your meals. Service is great and the servers are friendly and helpful. The box meals are excellent and very filling. Saki and beers are great too. Who could ask for anything more. I love... More 

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Thank Aimee S
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great sushi, extensive menu. Staff is always helpful. Sometimes gets a little busier than they can handle. Wish they offered more non sushi options.

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Thank Kelly W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I am really impressed with this tiny little hole in the wall. TV in the corner , tables pretty much packed, serves salad and soup and a yummy sampler of kimchi stuff !!! Lol sorry I don't know what to call it , listen , this place is really good service and food, fresh and delicious !! Good find !

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Thank jorian d
LaPlata, MD
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a no thrills sushi restaurant. It has zero ambience, but it has delicious food. I don't find it "dirty". It's just not new and fresh inside. It could use an updating. We usually get the Redskins roll, Marland roll and the Philli roll. All sushi comes with miso soup, salad with ginger dressing, sweet cucumbers, Kimchi, and... More 

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Thank sreggieb
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

The food lacked flavor. It had a good foundation, just seemed that they were being skimpy with the spices. We were disappointed.

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Thank Sarah M
Marbury, Maryland
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Best Sushi, fresh, fast and able to make to order. Squid salad, Korean side dishes and soup complete a fantastic meal. Reminds me so much of Seoul alley dinners after the bars close

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Thank LovingLaughlin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Very small cozy place. Mix of sushi and Korean dishes. A good fix for authentic Asian food without driving out to Northern VA in SoMD. May not want to wear very nice clothes to dine as sometimes it soaks up the tempura frying smell. Staff are courteous and food are reasonably priced.

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Thank nyudoc04
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Used to be my favorite place to eat in Waldorf but my last few visits have been a little off...new waitstaff maybe. Don't get me wrong, the sushi is still good...the lunch bento boxes are a great value as is the sushi but it just seems like things have slipped a bit. I know the owner has opened a sports... More 

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Thank Jennifer P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Great sushi, and you can't beat their lunch bento box prices - under $10 for salad, miso soup, tempura, sushi and a main dish. Their kitchen is house made and wonderful.. Also love their gal-bi and bibimbap.

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Thank Chris R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2792 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Waldorf

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?