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“Great Sushi and Perfect People Watching!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Flying Fish - CLOSED

Flying Fish
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Old Town
Alexandria, Virginia
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Sushi and Perfect People Watching!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

By far the best sushi spot in Old Town, Flying Fish has a great menu of "standard" sushi selections, as well of some creative twists (a roll with cilantro and citrus comes to mind). Their drinks are great. The karoke nights in the basement should not be missed... great people watching to be had! It's good date spot and a fun place for friends (make reservations for a group or a couple on a busy night). You may wait a bit for the sushi, but it's the typical amount for fresh, hand-rolled sushi. They'll also package up sushi for takeout which is a much better alternative to any other takeout sushi options (read: grocery stores) in the Old Town area. The menu seemed to have a wide variety more than just sushi, but we've never branched out beyond sushi--why mess with a good thing?

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best sushi in Old Towne”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012 via mobile

Fresh! Great service. Great selection on the sushi and non-sushi menu. Very convenient location. This is now one of my top places!

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Thank Annie R
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Orlando, Florida
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“My favorite sushi olace in VA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

I could eat here everyday. Try their Sweet potatoes sushi specialties. Mean Dirty Vodka Martins. They also have Karaoke nighs. Service is great

Visited September 2011
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Thank Cathy G
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,237 reviews
1,360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,874 helpful votes
“Awesome.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2012

Great sushi (delicious, fresh, creative, yet with traditional options, too!), winning service, cool decor--it's fabulous! I love bringing friends here because I just know it'll be good!

Visited August 2012
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Thank QuickWhitTravel
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Alexandria
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Thank goodness it was open!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

This was one of the places open late. We were able to have a few drinks, eat awesome sushi, listen to karaoke, etc. We had fun!:)

PS: The 'Crunchy Salmon' sushi was delish!:)

Visited July 2012
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Thank Rebecca E
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