About

Inspired by sister restaurants in Charleston, S.C., Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., O-Ku DC invites guests to explore rare and unique dining options –traditional sashimi and sushi, innovative Japanese specialties and wood-fired robata-style dishes from the Kitchen’s Binchotan grills. Chef Bryan, who has spent more than 25 years studying the art of Japanese cuisine, sources his fish and other ingredients from the highest-quality purveyors around the world and is committed to using sustainably sourced ingredients when possible.

Our thoughtfully curated beverage program complements Chef Bryan’s menu, focusing on quality ingredients celebrating Japanese culture and DC’s best purveyors. Enjoy a sophisticated blend of specialty cocktails, premium sake, wine and local beer selections along with a rare assortment of Japanese whiskey available in the second-floor lounge.

Located in the Union Market neighborhood, O-Ku DC offers the area’s only roof deck, giving guests sweeping views of DC landmarks.

Partners and Purveyors

At O-Ku, we are passionate about supporting our local farmers and fishermen and proudly showcase their bounty throughout our menu.

Team