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“Raku An Asian Dining &Sushi”

Raku-An Asian Dining & Sushi
Ranked #4 of 373 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Btw Bethesda Ave & Elm St.
Transit: 2 Blocks South of Bethesda Metro Station (Red Line)
Reviewed March 20, 2014

Always very crowded, a reservation at dinner is a must. I go for their Bento Box - a lovely mixture of tastes and sights. The sushi is fresh and quite good as is everything that I've tried on the menu. They also do a very nice beef dish that comes with your choice if sauce.

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Thank Sandy C
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Reviewed March 8, 2014

This place can get crowded so make a reservation! If you can get here during a restaurant week, don't miss out. Try the Korean rib appetizer with kimchee, Chilean sea bass dish is great, and their sushi is consistently good. In warmer weather try to get an outside table for good people watching.

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Thank RAR1126
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have been going to Raku for many years though mostly for weekend lunches - dinner reservations can be tough since it is very popular. We enjoy sitting at the bar and watching sushi preparation. Prefer non-sushi options especially after eating sushi in Hawaii.

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Thank Elayne S
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have never had a bad meal!! All Stars include:Wasabi Dynamite roll, Yellow Tail App, Tuna Tar Tar and chicken salad

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Thank BethesdaMike
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

I'm not a fan of sushi, but this restaurant was the choice of the friends we were meeting, so I elected to give it a try. While sushi is certainly the main focus here, there are plenty of other options. We shared the edamame and szechuan chicken for appetizers, and both were delicious. The chicken had just the right amount of heat, and was exquisitely prepared. The other outstanding dish I had was the pumpkin-ginger soup. The pork chop entree was melt-in-your-mouth and a huge plateful of good food. Everyone who had sushi in our group was quite pleased, but you'll have to ask them...

On the downside, this restaurant is so popular it is very busy, and thus crowded. And the noise level is distracting.

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Thank Kathy C
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