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Aoba Japanese Restaurant

20921 Davenport Dr, Sterling, VA 20165-6156
+1 703-430-1234
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (9 reviews)
“sushi” (35 reviews)
“mackerel” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
20921 Davenport Dr, Sterling, VA 20165-6156
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We're in the area and wanted to have Japanese, and found this place. Its a gem in an otherwise un-impressed shopping center. Warm welcome, good service, nice portion, and fresh food. Service may be a bit slow when getting busy since they have only 2...More

Thank HaDa2000
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Always enjoy the sushi here and the atmosphere is quiet and relaxing, we enjoy all of the unique rolls and authentic Korean dishes served here.

Thank dlamay
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A good find not far away from home. Went to Tooso few steps away and ended up here because Toosa full. Been here twice now and found it busy each time. Typical japanese fair with very reasonable prices. Extras provided as part of most entre's....More

Thank Mirza A
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Most of the Japanese restaurants in the area barely have Japanese cooks. Unless I'm very mistaken, Aoba is 100% authentic. The food is prepared fresh, nothing I've tried is bad, we've been several times with my family. The highlight are the grilled veggies that are...More

Thank Jorge T
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting a friend in the Sterling area and we decided to come here for sushi. I love sushi and have to say, compared to numerous other places in the area, this was "just okay." I ordered the Salmon sushi/sashimi platter and friend had the Yellowtail...More

Thank Virginia59
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Well, this is not my first review of Aoba, the first time I ate here was back in March of 2016 while travelling in the area. I was sold after the first roll and knew that Aoba would become a favorite place while visiting Sterling....More

Thank SPG-DL-Traveler
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This small restaurant offers great Japanese options as a good price. We enjoyed sushi and some tempura platters. delicious!

Thank mshapiro99
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

On my last visit, just about everything was very good, not outstanding, but comfortable. Portions are reasonable. The fish was wonderfully fresh--yellow tail, mackerel, octopus, and more. Presentation was pleasing, not inventive. Very good quality, standard style and reasonable value. There are a few Korean...More

Thank chinesesun
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

My son and I landed at Dulles late on Saturday night craving sushi. We chose Aoba because it was close to our hotel. Typical strip mall store front by the food was really great! Service? Well, not so good but I think we had a...More

Thank annette f
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I went to Aoba when a friend of mine was in town and he want sushi. The restaurant was empty when we for there and we were the only patrons that occupied a table (they do a stellar take-out business). The service was fast a...More

Thank jehenson81
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20921 Davenport Dr, Sterling, VA 20165-6156
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 703-430-1234
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