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Reagan National Airport, Arlington, VA
This restaurant is at Ronald Reagan National Airport
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: one of only two restaurants at the airport!

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great and fast Sushi

I've actually eaten at Matsutake several times, but had never rated it previously. It is a great place to eat if you're at the airport and have a hour available before your flight. It is just outside of the American Airlines security gate, so you have to make time to make your flight. Having said... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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English first
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I've actually eaten at Matsutake several times, but had never rated it previously. It is a great place to eat if you're at the airport and have a hour available before your flight. It is just outside of the American Airlines security gate, so you have to make time to make your flight. Having said that, the restaurant understands there... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

In a lunch for two, we began by sharing the tasty Takosu (octopus and cucumber salad) and the (more average) edamame (by the way, the flavorful green tea was a great match for the appetizers). We followed with the Sashimi Regular, a chef's selection of the freshest choices. The portions were huge, and the (virtually) slabs of fish were outstanding.... More 

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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

While they do have a complete sushi bar, they also have a full menu of classic Japanese dishes. I had the hibachi shrimp which was excellent.

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Prague
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very good experience. Very friendly and efficient staff and really great food. I have to confess that I went only for sashimi but it was first class. Excellent quality and fairly sized portions. Great Uni (California - I was told). Highly recommended

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US
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135 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Service was fast and outstanding and the food was fresh/great. Easily forgot I was eating in an airport restaurant! Very affordable too!

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Chicago, Illinois
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Miso soup was tasty and the spicy combo rolls were worth a try (a little dry but still very tasty). I love the fact that it was in the airport! I'll definitely come back.

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Dayton, Ohio
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I don't usually get sushi in airports. I've had it in Tokyo, but I'd expect that to be at least passable. But in Washington, DC? Scary thought, isn't it? However, when your low sushi warning light comes on, and you simply must have some nigirizushi or sashimi to tide you over, you'll sometimes do things you wouldn't ordinarily consider. Think... More 

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Seven Corners, Virginia
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270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I usually give 3 ★s to all airport food joints due not only to inferior quality when compared to their city cointerparts, but also due to higher prices and smaller portions. I know they are confined by airport's small quarters and higher rental prices, but frankly I don't care. With that in mind, I was very pleasantly surprised by Matsutake's... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Matsutake Sushi is a Korean-operated sushi restaurant in the main concourse of Terminal B at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. I had lunch sitting at the bar. The sushi is very fresh and very well prepared. Much better than average quality. The selection of cold sake is good. This is a very good airport restaurant. Note that it... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I was leery of eating sushi at the airport, but very pleasantly surprised. This might be the best sushi I've eaten! My husband and I eat sushi frequently and tried several items including the Toro (fatty tuna) on special that day. All was fresh and delicious and worth the price. The service was impeccable and quick. I highly recommend Matsutake... More 

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Additional Information about Matsutake

Address: Reagan National Airport, Arlington, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Reagan National Airport, Arlington, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Description

one of only two restaurants at the airport!

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