KAZ Sushi Bistro

Authentic Japanese experience since 1999




Daily Vegetable Miso Soup   5.5
Baby Asari Clam Miso Soup   7.5
Flounder-Wakame Seaweed Soup  7.5



Salads & Vegetable

Soba Noodle Salad with spicy peanut-soy dressing    8.
Hijiki & Jicama Salad with ginger dressing   8.
Seaweed Salad with sesame dressing   8.
Warm Cauliflower and Kale Salad with ginger-wasabi carrot sauce   8.
Calamari Salad with pineapple dressing   10.
Crispy Brussels Sprouts with ginger dressing   8.5
Edamame   (regular or spicy)   5.
Tofu Dengaku (grilled tofu with sweet miso sauce)   7.5
Agedashi Tofu   6.5

Warm Mushroom and Spinach Salad  9.5
Green Salad with sesame dressing  6.5

Cold Small Plates

Flounder Carpaccio with spicy shrimp paste      14.5
House Smoked Norwegian Fatty Mackerel w/ cucumber, wakame seaweed, smoky Vinaigrette    14.
Sea Scallops Ceviche     14.
Icelandic Arctic Char with fennel yuzu salad   15.
Bird’s Nest (thinly sliced baby calamari) with uni, quail egg, truffle-soy sauce      22.

Hot Small Plates

Okonomiyaki (rich savory cabbage pancake in an egg and flour batter with salmon or pork belly, red ginger, smoky dried bonito flakes, Japanese mayonnaise,  special sweet and tangy BBQ sauce. It's a very popular dish in Japan and totally unique flavor combination)   11.5
Crispy Miso Kushi-Katsu (Panko crusted pork and onion skewers with sweet red miso sauce and Japanese mustard.  Very popular street food from Nagoya)  8.
Hanger Steak w/garlic-miso sauce   13.5
Asian Style Tender Short Ribs   13.5
Grilled Golden Pompano w/ Umami- Salt   16.
Spicy Broiled NZ Green Mussels   9.5
Salmon Tempura Roll w/basil and sesame sauce    11.
Soy Braised Japanese Tai Snapper Head     15.
Pork Belly lettuce wrap w/sesame- hoisin sauce   13.
Grilled Avocado w/lobster, wasabi – mayo sauce   11.
Grilled Baby Octopus    11.
Soy Braised Chilean Sea Bass   14.5
Clam Tempura with green tea salt     10.5
Tebasaki (Nagoya Style Chicken Wings)   9.

Sushi Specials

Tuna w/ wasabi- miso 7.
Wild Alaskan King Salmon w/tofu basil sauce   8.5
Bluefin Chu-Toro 14.
Bluefin Toro (OH-TORO)    16.
Japanese Tai Snapper w/spicy yuzu    9.
Hawaiian Kanpachi Yellowtail     9.
Icelandic Arctic Char w/lemon zest7.
Japanepse Sweet Sea Scallop w/apple-lemon sauce  10.
Sweet Botan Shrimp with yuzu-tapioca   8.

Walu Jalapeno Roll 8.
Crunchy Toro (w/Japanese pickles) roll    9.  

KAZ Signature Nigiri (2 pieces per order)

Salmon w/mango puree   6.
w/crème fraîche & salmon caviar   7.5
Seared Salmon Belly w/soy-lemon sauce    7.5
Tuna w/roasted almond   7.
Tuna w/Kalamata olive  7.
Tuna w/Italian black truffle   8.
Tuna w/foie gras   8.5
Seared Albacore Tuna w/chili-daikon   6.5
Hawaiian Walu (white toro) w/wasabi leaf   9.
Flounder w/shiso, sweet konbu   6.5
Flounder w/ume, shiso   6.5
Sake Poached Sea Scallop w/lemon-cilantro   6.5
Seared Sea Scallop w/lemon, sea salt   6.75
Lobster w/wasabi-mayo   10.
Blue Crab w/celery, red pepper, old bay   7.75
Foie Gras w/plum wine gelée10.
Smoked Mackerel w/herb miso   5.5
Hawaiian Walu (white toro) w/wasabi leaf   9.
Flounder w/shiso, sweet konbu   6.5
Flounder w/ume, shiso   6.5
Sake Poached Sea Scallop w/lemon-cilantro   6.5
Seared Sea Scallop w/lemon, sea salt   6.75
Lobster w/wasabi-mayo   10.
Blue Crab w/celery, red pepper, old bay   7.75
Foie Gras w/plum wine gelée10.
Smoked Mackerel w/herb miso   5.5

Rolls (6 pieces Maki or Temaki hand roll)

California Roll   6.5
Spicy California Roll   6.75
DC Roll (eel, avocado, egg, cucumber)   10.
Salmon Roll w/cucumber   6.5
Salmon Roll w/avocado   6.5
Salmon Roll w/jalapeno   6.5
Spicy Salmon Roll w/jalapeno, spicy sesame seeds6.75
Crunchy Salmon Roll w/shiso, yama gobo   6.75
Grilled Salmon Skin Roll   6.
Salmon Roll w/pickled pineapple, basil   6.75
Tuna Roll w/cucumber   9.
Tuna Roll w/avocado   9.
Tuna Roll w/jalapeno   9.
Spicy Tuna Roll   9.
Tuna Tartare Roll   9.
Crunchy Shrimp Roll   6.
Spicy Scallop Roll   6.25
Yellowtail Roll w/scallion   7.5
Eel Roll w/cucumber   9.
Eel Roll w/avocado   9.
Eel Roll w/pickled red jalapeno, basil   9.
Crunchy Eel Roll w/pickled Japanese radish   9.
Toro Roll w/scallion   9.5
Toro Roll w/avocado   10.
Saba-Gari Roll (mackerel w/shiso, pickled ginger)   6.
Shrimp Tempura Roll w/spicy tomato sauce   12.

Please add $2 for inside out rolls other than California, DC or Shrimp Tempura Roll.

Standard Nigiri or Sashimi (2 pieces per order)

Salmonsake   5.5
Tunamaguro   6.5
Toro   m.p.
Hawaiian Walu   8.5
Yellowtail   hamachi   7.
Yellowtail Belly   8.5
Flounderhirame   6.
Eel  unagi   8.5
Sea Scallop  hotate    6.
Shrimp   ebi   4.5
Sweet Shrimp  amaebi   7.5
Surf Clam  hokki gai   4.5
Sea Urchin  uni   16.
Salmon Caviar  ikura  8.5
Smelt Roe  masago   4.5     w/quail eggs   5.5
Octopus  tako   7.5
Squid  ika   5.
Mackerel  saba   4.5


Vegetarian Nigiri (2 pieces) and Rolls        

Sweet Sushi Omelettamago   4.5
Sweet Tofu Pocketinari   4.5
Shitake Mushroom   4.5
Portobello Mushroom   4.5
Japanese Eggplant   4.5
Cucumber Roll   4.5
Avocado Roll   4.5
Asparagus & Red Bell Pepper Roll   4.75
Sun dried Tomato & Portobello Mushroom Roll   4.75
Ume Shiso Cucumber Roll (pickled Japanese plum)   4.75
Oshinko Roll (pickled Japanese radish)   4.75
Mexican Roll (avocado, cilantro, jalapeno)   4.75


“Omakase” at KAZ Sushi Bistro

 In Japan, “omakase” means you entrust the chef with your dining experience. For Japanese food lovers at KAZ Sushi Bistro, ordering omakase allows you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the chef’s most innovative dishes created with the highest quality ingredients he can find.  For the ultimate gastronomical experience, “leave it to the chef” and indulge in one of Chef Kaz’s omakase options described below.

 KAZ Tasting Menu

Our chefs will design an extraordinary eight course menu featuring our most creative and unique dishes developed from the freshest (and most exciting) ingredients in our kitchen today.  You will receive six original small dishes, a sushi course, and dessert.                                 85. or 120.   Reservations recommended.

 KAZ Sushi Omakase

Our sushi chefs will carefully choose the premium cuts of the best fish and seafood available in the region.  You will be served a few pieces at a time that will delight your taste buds and demonstrate the skills of our master sushi chefs.  You give the word when your meal should end.  This dining experience is available only at the sushi bar.            A la carte pricing.   Reservations recommended.               

Sushi and Sashimi Tasting Plates and Bento Boxes

KAZ Sushi Tasting 005  (tuna, salmon, whitefish, shrimp, surf clam, scallop, California Roll)      23.5
KAZ Sushi Tasting 007 (tuna, salmon, whitefish, eel, yellowtail, scallop, surf clam, salmon roe, walu)    31.
KAZ Sushi Tasting 0011
Let chef to choose the best selections of the day,  10 pieces minimum, 2 pieces each,  - A la carte price   
Yasai Zushi (Cucumber and avocado roll, asparagus and roasted red bell pepper roll, inari, Hijiki, Japanese eggplant and grilled portobello mushroom, 4 pieces nigiri & 2 maki)       18.  
Sashimi Moriawase (17 piece assortment of tuna, salmon, yellowtail, whitefish, scallop, surf clam     41.
Salmon Teriyaki and Tempura Bento Box with seaweed salad, spicy mussel, hijiki seaweed, shrimp and vegetable tempura , miso soupand rice     29.
Ginger Pork and Tempura Bento Box with seaweed salad, spicy mussel, hijiki seaweed, shrimp and vegetable tempura , miso soupand rice     29.
Asian Style Tender Short Rib and Tempura Bento Box with seaweed salad, spicy green mussel, shrimp and vegetable tempura, hijiki seaweed, miso soup and rice      37.
Chicken Teriyaki and Tempura Bento Box with seaweed salad, spicy mussel, hijiki seaweed, shrimp and vegetable tempura,  miso soup and rice      26.
Unadon Bento Box BBQ eel on top of steamed rice, vegetable tempura, green salad, hijiki seaweed, brussels sprout and miso soup      38.
Vegetarian Bento Box with vegetable sushi roll, tempura, brussels sprout, seaweed salad, hijiki seaweed, miso soup and rice (miso soup & tempura sauce contain dashi broth) 24.



KAZ Sushi Bistro    1915 I (eye) Street, NW   Washington, DC 20006   202. 530. 5500