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“Sushi Subarashi!”
Review of Ariake Sushi

Ariake Sushi
Ranked #7 of 164 Restaurants in Reston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: Sushi
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Our favorite local restaurant and the best sushi in the area by far, Ariake's raw fare is always delicious. Ariake consistently prepares excellent sushi (some of the best we have had outside of Japan). Their specials are typically inventive and very tasty; be sure to add a special into your regular sushi assortment.

Ariake has some other tasty Japanese items on the menu but the sushi is rightfully the headliner. Save the other dishes for a return trip. We like to pair an array of nigiri and makizushi with miso soup and wakame salad to start, and a tall Kirin or Asahi. If you are still hungry, go for some green tea ice cream, or just order another Reston Roll, after all, you came for sushi.

The staff is attentive and very friendly; they read the table's vibe well and will give prompt, quiet service or strike up a conversation accordingly. The atmosphere is equally quiet or lively depending on the size of the crowd, but is always cozy.

If you are in Reston, you should be eating here. If you are not in Reston, make the trip!

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Thank gavnwade
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

Great sushi and great tonkatsu. Nice atmosphere. A little on the pricey side, but what sushi place isn't? Freshness and preparation of sushi just as good as DC area spots, so if you're in Reston and have a hankering for Japanese, give Ariake a try!

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

I just recently discovered Ariake, and have been here 4 times since. It is by far the best sushi restaurant in Virginia. The sushi just melts in your mouth and is consistently delicious. The service is quick and excellent. Their lunch special menu is prettly large. They have over 20-30 dishes to choose from at a reasonable price between $9-$15. I highly recommend the Sushi Deluxe lunch special! As other reviewers mentioned, this place is a hidden gem in Reston, VA...so go check it out :)

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Thank LuvTravelandFood
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

It was all around a great place. I would say they have better than average sushi and awesome miso soup. I really like their decor and the staff is very helpful and friendly. I will definitely be returning.

Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

For sushi, udon (noodles), and tempura, this is a good choice. Staff is always prompt, and the location is quiet, yet close to Reston Parkway.

Thank kswk
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