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19773 Frederick Rd, Germantown, MD 20876
+1 301-515-7448
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They do a buffet at lunch and it's awesome. Word of advice, come early as it gets very crowded. Restaurant is very small and gets crowded but it is so worth it.

Thank Megan S
Germantown, Maryland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

After living in California for 16 yrs I was scared I couldn't find good sushi.. well I found a fantastic place here ! The flavor profile was on spot..then I looked them up after I found them and ate there and the reviews, awards, and ratings spoke for themselves. Delicious

Thank CaliGirl007_10
East Lothian, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I've been to a lot of Sushi restaurants so I was really looked forward to the #3 rated restaurant in Germantown. It was definitely busy so had a certain buzz but sadly from there it failed to impress. The Sushi rolls just didn't inspire and were far too large. I was disappointed in the general upkeep and cleanliness: dust on... More 

Thank AgileScottie
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

My husband and I come here often for their freshly prepared sushi and house hand rolls. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is lively. You may have to wait a while on Fridays and Saturdays but it's well worth it.

Thank Claudia B
Germantown, Maryland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Yuraku NEVER disappoints us! Their food is amazing. I just wished they took reservation because the waiting in line to get in is no fun.

Thank Michaela J
Poolesville, Maryland
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite sushi restaurant in the Germantown Gaithersburg Kent lands area. The sushi is always great. They are usually busy so you might have to wait at peak hours but I've never had to wait very long. And it's worth it. I've been there many times and always had a great meal.

Thank Bill P
Germantown, Maryland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went there a few weeks ago and found it was very crowded for a Sunday night. Afte we sat down and ordered our drinks,we were given small bowls of edamame, carrots and pickles. We ordered entrees that included miso soup and a salad on the side but we only got our entrees and were still charged for the sides.... More 

Thank AshleyH88
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I've frequented the restaurant for lunch for about 5 years. The sushi is always fresh. It is a great value for the price (about $15 for the buffet).

Thank Jonathan W
Wash DC
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Yuraku was a 'TripAdvisor' pick as I heard there were fantastic lunch spots in Germantown. The lunch rush was busy and overwhelmingly non-English speakers so I thought that a good sign. Seated solo at the sushi bar, it was fascinating to see all the creations heading out to the tables. The buffet is crowded, sushi unidentified by signs, and I... More 

Thank jjpuck
Bethesda, Maryland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I been frequenting this establishment for the last 17 plus years and it never disappoints! Sonny Lee is a hidden gem in the sushi bar world. While it's ALWAYS crowded it's worth the wait! Triple Salmon, double Spicy Tuna and tuna trio top my list. For a once and a lifetime meal sit at the bar and ask sonny to... More 

Thank BethesdaMike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19773 Frederick Rd, Germantown, MD 20876
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 301-515-7448

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?