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Blue Ocean Japanese Restaurant

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9440 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-4032
+1 703-425-7555
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“blue ocean” (13 reviews)
“chirashi” (4 reviews)
“udon” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
9440 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-4032
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21 - 30 of 57 reviews

Reviewed May 10, 2015

Blue Ocean serves authentic Japanese food in pleasant surroundings. The menu is varied, and includes several choices of sake, hot or cold. I had tendon (shrimp and vegetable tempura), served over rice. It came with miso soup and a salad, and everything was tasty. You...More

Thank RebelVirginia
Reviewed March 20, 2015

After the demise of Izakaya Sushi Taro (now Kaiseki), we have been searching high and low for a good Izakaya in the DC community. The criteria is simple, we wanted a true Japanese place where folks are passionate about their work...something we admire and respect...More

Thank J C
Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has authentic Japanese food I love it. Sushi, ramen, udon etc... I love all of it. Service is excellent and staffs are friendly as always! I will always return to this restaurant when I'm around fairfax!

Thank jacky t
Reviewed February 14, 2015

Authentic Quality Japanese cuisine, friendly staff, Good Value for money. The little salad bar in back is nice too :-)

Thank BusinessTrip2015
Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Having lived in Japan for several years, we have been grossly disappointed time and time again with disgusting sushi and tepanyaki style restaurants not even staffed by Japanese. This place was different, authentic. Very diverse menu displaying different tastes from different prefectures. Sushi was a...More

Thank smraley
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been frequenting this what used to be a hidden jam in a shopping mall for about 12 years. Over the past year or so, the quality of fish, and service have been sub-par. I still like the lunch salad bar and their Udon...More

Thank ddkmdFairfax_VA
Reviewed October 9, 2014

We frequent Blue Ocean and have been doing so for years. We love the authentic Japanese small dishes, chirashi, ramen, and the sushi. Service is good and the servers are very sweet and kind. Ignore the negative reviews and try this place.

Thank MDTJ
Reviewed July 27, 2014

We ate here after reviews from family and friends, as it is their favorite Japanese restaurant in NoVA. I can definitely see why, as the food was very good, and the sushi was cut very well with large portions for the sashimi and nigiri. I...More

1  Thank jabberwockies
Reviewed June 25, 2014

Blue Ocean is an izakaya (Japanese bar) but has both izakaya-style small plates as well as Japanese entrees. It's located in a non-descript strip mall in Fairfax, and the interior decoration is also rather average. Overall, the food is okay, but the prices are fairly...More

Thank M D
Reviewed May 18, 2014

Came in for the first time. Looks like they're short staffed and looking to hire new waitresses. My daughter and I were never asked if we wanted a drink. After we were half way done with our meal I asked for water for both of...More

2  Thank MT8054
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9440 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-4032
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-425-7555
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