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“Tasty, Authentic Sushi” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Momo Sushi & Cafe

Momo Sushi & Cafe
212 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2613 (Old Town)
703-299-9092
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Ranked #36 of 623 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Old Town
Madison, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
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“Tasty, Authentic Sushi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I ate at Momo Sushi while attending a business conference in Alexandria in November 2012. The location is just off the main tourist area, and the restaurant was busy on a Friday night with lots of locals in attendance. I ate at the sushi bar, which was the only spot available. I ordered a variety of sushi items a la carte- sea urchin, octopus, baby octopus, clam, and a few different rolls (spicy tuna, california, and crunchy seaweed). The food was prepared upon request, and everything tasted fresh and delicious. Momo Sushi has a variety of beers from Asia although no beers were on tap, which is a bit of a disappointment. I will return if I am in the area again.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Arlington, Virginia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hidden gem in Old Town.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Pricey but FANTASTIC sushi. Went here for a lunch date and was pleasantly surprised. The service was great but was pricey. I will definitely be back.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
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20 reviews
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“Best sushi in Old Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

After trying the other selections in old town, this is by far the best. The atmosphere is nice, but slightly cramped downstairs (have not been upstairs yet). Everything tasted fresh, friendly staff and quick service.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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“Good Sushi for DC area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Not the best sushi in the world, but worth a visit if you live in the area. Of course, this is the DC area, so expectations are lower than a restaurant in Japan. Cramp seating on the first floor, so ask to sit upstairs if you want more space--note: they do not accept reservations. My group tried the sushi, tempura, teriyaki and yakisoba--the plates were empty at the end of dinner. A bit pricey for sushi, but again the cost reflects the location.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Manassas, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Sushi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This was recommended by a friend of a friend. We had never heard of it, but gave it a shot and I am very glad we did. Although small and close quarters, the food was top notch. The service was good and the price was great. I would recommend this for anyone who enjoys sushi.

  • Visited August 2012
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