We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kawata Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

3250 Old Pickett Rd, Fairfax, VA 22031-4708
+1 703-385-3677
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
May 17, 2015
“Restaurant closed”
Jan 24, 2014
“Took my wife and sister to Kawata for a wonderful dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Sushi, Japanese
3250 Old Pickett Rd, Fairfax, VA 22031-4708
All Details
Reviews (9)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is not a review. I have not been to this restaurant. Just want to post that according to their website, kawatarestaurant.com this establishment is closed due to retirement of the owners.

Thank harpmike
Reviewed January 24, 2014

On a very cold winter night we went to Kawata for dinner and had a wonderful meal. The service was great very attentive. We had a wonderful tuna appetizer, a godziler and titanic roll and a sushi tempura dinner. Everything was good and very enjoyable....More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed January 4, 2014

We've been back to Kawata for sushi at least eight times since my last review in 2011. The restaurant is better than ever. The great taste, and indeed sophistication, of their sushi just can't be beat in Fairfax. It should be noted that Kawata has...More

Thank MaizeBlueVA
Reviewed January 21, 2013

This was a good Sushi place. My friend and I had a great dinner. We mostly ordered the special sushi and it was great!! The only thing that I did not like was sashami. It did not come on rice so it was just raw...More

Thank MDQM
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I love this place. It is one of the few authentic Japanese owned sushi restaurants in the area. The food is excellent and the service is attentive and charming. The sushi is fresh and yummy. The bento box is a great mixture for a meal....More

Thank pineapple54
Reviewed August 4, 2012

We've been big fans of Kawata for years. It has a diverse menu, and we've never had a bad meal or even bad dish. We are especially partial to the yellow tail jaw, calamari salad, and the seaweed salad. Even the ordinary salads and miso...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed April 29, 2011

I would think this would be one of the best tasting Japanese restaurant in this area compared to other "Japanese" restaurants. I've been in Japan for a long time and Shishi quality is very good, restaurant atmosphere is also nice.

1  Thank FCC_R-2001
Reviewed April 29, 2011

This restaurant is not especially imposing as it is located in a former Pizza Hut building (no insult meant to PH). But the top-notch sushi and rolls prepared by the chef overcome any shortcomings in decor. The staff is very friendly and helpful. This out-of-the-way...More

Thank MaizeBlueVA
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Reviewed January 5, 2008

The ownership has changed and the taste has changed. Not quite the same anymore.

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 hotels in Fairfax
Rodeway Inn
43 reviews
.34 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Fairfax - Arlington Boulevard
163 reviews
1.52 miles away
Best Western Fairfax
464 reviews
1.77 miles away
Residence Inn Fairfax City
278 reviews
1.80 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
696 reviews
.20 miles away
37 reviews
.29 miles away
Marumen Ramen Shop
61 reviews
.01 miles away
42 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Oak Marr Mini-Golf
5 reviews
2.34 miles away
26 reviews
1.18 miles away
Fairfax Museum
38 reviews
1.94 miles away
City of Fairfax Regional Library - Virginia Room - Genealogy Research
7 reviews
1.97 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3250 Old Pickett Rd, Fairfax, VA 22031-4708
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-385-3677
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing