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Cafe Japone - CLOSED

2032 P Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20036-5960 (Dupont Circle)
202-223-1573
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English first
New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

We had a groupon here and the staff seemed annoyed that we bought It. They said we couldn't use our groupon toward happy hour which was fine but then we wanted to get the happy hour menu on food bought over the cost of our groupon and they refused charging us full price though they were not clear about it... More

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Branson, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We were excited to discover this restaurant as we walked around. The sushi was great. We ate in a very creatively designed room that felt like an underwater cave. We liked the contemporary music selections as well.

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connecticut
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104 reviews 104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Had seats at the sushi bar and marveled at all the 20,30 somthings reveling in a community sing karaoke. Small place 10-15 tables; hundred or so folks all seeming to have a good time. Was about 11pm when we arrived and took the last two chairs at the sushi bar. Found Japone by Groupon. 4 rolls, large Sapporo, sake $50... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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211 reviews 211 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I've had the food a couple of times. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't anything memorable. Possibly even more disappointing was that their beer selection sucks. I'm not rude in reviews, and I like to give support where it's due, but yeah. When Sapporo is the best you have for beer, you need to rethink your libations. The karaoke is... More

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NYC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Sensual downstairs. Make sure you visit the back room. Loved the faux gras (spelling?). Not what you would expect at a Japanese restaurant.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

Rude, Horrid Service - discriminatory against Groupon users. Our bill had a service fee attached to it. The hostess came and explained at length that some Groupon users only tipped 5% and that's why they added the tip on. She physically pointed at the bill and said the amount was 20%. She was mean, condescending, and rude. It was implied... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

Sushi isn't great, but the karaoke is lots of fun!

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Moscow
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

Ate at the cafe upstairs, used to be great. Over a decade ago. Still decent fish, but ordered a chirashi, and my "mock" crab mocked me by still including the plastic wrapper. So... an edo sushi experience where you are chewing on a strip of plastic. Yuck. Absolutely indifferent service, seated by a window that didn't close, o'cha a glass... More

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Morgantown, West Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2010

This place is terrible, the waitresses and bartenders are incredibly rude and the place itself is an absolute dump. Do not go here unless you are looking for a terrible time.

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Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2009

We just happened on this place because it was close to our hotel. We did not have sushi. My husband had Kobe beef tartar and it was delicious. He had another appetizer that was OK. I had the lamb chops (not exactly Japanese), and they were quite good, came with rice and vegetable and nice sauce on the meat. Folks... More

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