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Kodori Japanese Restaurant

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2792 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

The food lacked flavor. It had a good foundation, just seemed that they were being skimpy with the spices. We were disappointed.

Thank Sarah M
Marbury, Maryland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Best Sushi, fresh, fast and able to make to order. Squid salad, Korean side dishes and soup complete a fantastic meal. Reminds me so much of Seoul alley dinners after the bars close

Thank LovingLaughlin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
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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.

Thank nyudoc04
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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 

Thank Jennifer P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank Chris R
Indian Head, Maryland
1 review
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!!

Thank sharnell H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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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 

1 Thank Davethewave1
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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 

Thank MDTravelMaid
2 reviews
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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 

3 Thank ray e
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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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.

Thank DennyCS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2792 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Waldorf

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?