Happy Hour Specials:
Drinks: Tap beer: $5 | Kirin: $4-$7 | Select wine: $6 | Sake: $7-$8 | Select cocktails: $8-$10
Food: Small plates: $5 | Nigiri: $3.50-$4.50 | Sushi rolls: $5 | Specialty Sushi rolls: $7-$10 | Sides: $3
The Black Snake (black rice, spicy tuna, avocado, tempura crunch, truffle oil) is fresh, flavorful, and a friggin good deal at only 10 bucks. The Fish & Chip is crunchy, vinegary perfection. A surprise standout is the Crab California roll, a classic made with real crab (no crab stick here) for only $5. The Pineappuru Kiss brings a refreshing kick to your sushi HH.
Our Overall Rating: 4.2/5
Rakuya easily tops our list for one of the best sushi HHs in the District. They seamlessly fuse quality and creativity with a good ass deal. Everything we sampled was amazingly tasty. The DuPont location keeps a busy vibe and drinks are flowing.