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Kodori Japanese Restaurant

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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
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2792 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
decent Korean/Japanese place

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
nyudoc04
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 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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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 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
Indian Head, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

OMG...Love their Sushi...Just don't like to eat in the restaurant. Food doesn't match the establishment but I have found that those are the best place to get great food. The Maryland roll and Bake Maryland roll are to die for!!

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Thank sharnell H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I am not sure how this place passes health inspections. Everything is dirty: walls, tables, floors, menus, windows, walls..The serving wear is chipped, old, and wearing thin. We've ordered sushi here a few times. Its inexpensive and good. We've always taken it to go so we hadnt really paid attention. We decided to eat there this last time. I will... More 

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Thank Davethewave1
Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Kodori is one of those magical little finds - tucked away in a tiny strip mall (about 3 shops!), it is tiny itself with just a handful of tables and a counter. There is nothing fancy about the place, inside or out... but don't let that fool you - Kodori has some of the absolute best sushi around! It's made... More 

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Thank MDTravelMaid
waldorf
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have been eating at this establishment for the past year and the food is good. But we encountered an unfortunate incident this week. A baby cockroach crawled onto our eating area at the sushi counter. I was able to kill it immediately with my napkin. I'm not a bug expert, but I know that if a young one is... More 

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2 Thank ray e
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

At least once a month, I stop here for a quick Bento Box lunch. The staff is attentive and the food is freshly prepared. With quick service and a wide variety of selections, this is a home run. Their sushi bar is excellent as well. Great place for lunch or dinner.

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Thank DennyCS
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

best place for sushi, their is no uniform for their workers, little weird but its all fine to me. only thing i eat there is sushi, tried the lunch boxes no my favorite. but it is the place for sushi lovers.

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Thank Garret P
Waldorf, Maryland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Hole in the wall at its finest. Such great sushi ... this is our "go to" date night. Price is a bit high but you get what you pay for!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2792 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Waldorf

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?