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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Japan Inn Restaurant

1715 Wisconsin Ave. NW (R St. NW) Send to Phone
202-337-3400

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Japan Inn Restaurant Restaurant Review

: One of Washington’s oldest Japanese restaurants, this place attracts local Japanese businessmen and folks from the Japanese Embassy. But plenty of others head here for the solid Japanese cooking and for the drama of the teppanyaki grill upstairs, where the energetic chef heats up the central grill, oils it well, then cooks orders in stages---meats first, vegetables last---seasoning and stirring all the while. He’s all business: He doesn’t toss his cleaver, ingredients or raw eggs into the air in comic antics. Try one of the combination grill dinners for a good sampling of flavors. The extensive menu offers plenty of classic Japanese dishes served in other dining areas, too. In any case, don’t miss out on the ginger ice cream for dessert.



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