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

Spicy Scallop Ceviche fresh yuzu juice 16.
Kampachi (yellow tail) Crudo with black sesame sauce   17.
Sashimi Rainbow Roll  tuna, salmon, avocado wrapped in cucumber sheet w/yuzu sauce  16.
Tuna - beet Poke  w/ almond, crunchy red onion, shiso, roasted onion dressing 17.
Sea bass Napoleon (KAZ’s Signature Dish), cilantro, peanuts, fried wonton skin  16.5
House Smoked Norwegian Fatty Mackerel with cucumber, wakame seaweed, smoky Vinaigrette    14.
Bird’s Nest (thinly sliced baby calamari) with uni, quail egg, truffle-soy sauce      22.

Hot Small Plates

Miso Kushi-Katsu (Nagoya style skewered panko crusted pork dipped in sweet red miso sauce)  8.
Soy Braised Japanese Tai Snapper Head     15.
Monkfish Tempura w/ green shiso and red shiso salt    13.
Okonomi yaki (rich savory cabbage pancake with salmon or pork belly)  11.5
Clam Tempura with green tea salt     9.5
Tebasaki (Nagoya style chicken wings)   9.
Jumbo Soft Shell Crab with ponzu sauce 24.5  Half order  13.5
Spicy Broiled NZ Green Mussels   9.5
Grilled Baby Octopus    11.
Soy Braised Chilean Sea Bass   14.5
Hanger Steak w/garlic-miso sauce   13.
Asian Style Tender Short Ribs   13.5
Grilled Avocado w/lobster, wasabi – mayo sauce   10.5
Salmon Tempura Roll w/basil and sesame sauce    11.
Pork Belly lettuce wrap w/sesame- hoisin sauce   12.


Sushi Specials

Bluefin Chu-Toro  14.
Bluefin Toro (OH-TORO)    16.
Japanese Tai Snapper w/spicy yuzu    9. 
Japanese Tai Snapper with Red Shiso    7.
Hawaiian Kanpachi Yellowtail     9.
Icelandic Arctic Char w/lemon zest  7.
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.
Salmon 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
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   8.
Seared Sea Scallop w/lemon, sea salt   8.
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   6.

Rolls (6 pieces Maki or Temaki hand roll)

California Roll   7.
Spicy California Roll   7.25
DC Roll (eel, avocado, egg, cucumber)   12.
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   7.
Spicy Scallop Roll   7.25
Yellowtail Roll w/scallion   8.
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   12.5

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

Standard Nigiri or Sashimi (2 pieces per order)

Salmon  sake   5.5
Tuna m aguro   6.5
Toro   m.p.
Hawaiian Walu   8.5
Yellowtail   hamachi   7.
Yellowtail Belly   8.5
Flounder  hirame   6.
Eel  unagi   9.
Sea Scallop  hotate    7.5
Shrimp   ebi   4.5
Sweet Shrimp  amaebi   8.
Surf Clam  hokki gai   4.5
Sea Urchin  uni   16.
Salmon Caviar  ikura  9.
Smelt Roe  masago   4.5     w/quail eggs   5.5
Octopus  tako   7.5
Squid  ika   5.5
Mackerel  saba   5.


Vegetarian Nigiri (2 pieces) and Rolls        

Sweet Sushi Omelettamago   5.
Sweet Tofu Pocketinari   5.
Shitake Mushroom   5.
Portobello Mushroom   5.
Roasted Tomato 5.
Cucumber Roll   4.5
Avocado Roll   5.
Asparagus & Red Bell Pepper Roll   5.
Sun dried Tomato & Portobello Mushroom Roll   5.
Ume Shiso Cucumber Roll (pickled Japanese plum)   4.75
Oshinko Roll (pickled Japanese radish)   4.75
Mexican Roll (avocado, cilantro, jalapeno)   5.


“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.                                 90. 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 Traditional Sushi Tasting 007 (tuna, salmon, whitefish, eel, yellowtail, scallop, surf clam, salmon roe, walu)    31. 
KAZ Original Sushi Tasting 009 Chef’s choice of 8 pieces nigiri & 1 roll (mostly from KAZ’s signature sushi and tonight’s specials)      37.
KAZ Sushi Tasting 0011 Let chef to choose the best selections of the day,  10 pieces minimum, 2 pieces each,  - A la carte price
KAZ Sushi & Sashimi Tasting (6 pieces of sashimi, 8 pieces of nigiri, tuna, salmon, hamachi, walu, eel, whitefish, ikura, scallop) 43.
Yasai Zushi (Cucumber and avocado roll, asparagus and roasted red bell pepper roll, inari, hijiki, shitake and beet, 4 pieces nigiri & 2 maki)       18.  
Sashimi Moriawase (15 piece assortment of tuna, salmon, yellowtail, whitefish, scallop, surf clam, walu, botan shrimp     43.
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