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“Good sushi, great party atmosphere downstairs!”
Review of Flying Fish - CLOSED

Flying Fish
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed March 5, 2012

Loved the sushi. Ate here several times and it was consistently good. I also partied here (downstairs) several times. This is as good as it gets on King St. Also, the waiters and bartenders were awesome. Even though our visits were several months apart, the bartenders remembered us! That meant a lot.

Thank Summer W
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Reviewed January 28, 2012

Overall, a nice find on a business trip.
The grilled salmon was nicely done & tasty
The sushi was average, though the fish were fresh and did not taste like they were frozen for days beforehand.
Its somewhat loud. The artwork was interesting. I would not consider it a date place however.
Still, a nice place for a group of friends or business folks to go after work, albeit pricier than a pub.

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Thank David M
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Reviewed November 12, 2011

The sushi was great but the other menu items were random to mix with great sushi. If you like a traditional salad with ginger dressing this is not the place but if one person likes sushi & the other does not this is your place- think shrimp & grits, bouillabaisse, or jambalaya and other seafood favorites! It was a fun surprise!

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Thank SarahCW
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Reviewed September 16, 2011

Flying Fish is a great restaurant with excellent sushi and an interesting menu of other choices. The staff (Jason at the bar, Larry, the owner and all the staff) are friendly and anxious to meet your expectations. Great place for both business travelers who dine alone because they can sit at the bar and enjoy the food and atmosphere. Wonderful for a dinner out for couples or families. The artwork is a feature of the restaurant and the owner (an artist, himself) took great care in choosing fixtures and lighting. For those who want to dine in style with reasonable value, choose Flying Fish next time you are in Old Town Alexandria.

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Thank magicmoments
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Reviewed September 15, 2011

Five of us ate dinner at Flying Fish last night, the decibel level was fairly high for a Wednesday night, we were seated next to the tray/dish drop off and the waiters made no attempt to calmly place the dirty dishes in the tray. Two of the wines we chose from the wine menu were not available, but the waiter failed to tell us this until after we ordered them. He said they hadn't carried them for some time nor had they gotten around to changing the wine list. The menu was slightly misleading when it talked about Sushi-grade tuna and salmon, it gave the impression that you could also order it grilled/blackened/or caribe blackened. But that was not the case. The Mahi Mahi fish of the day was the only fish that could be ordered non-sushi style. The grilled Mahi Mahi was excellent, it was served hot, tender, and moist with a fruit salsa. The mango mousse dessert was light and refreshing.

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Thank HarleyTwo
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