Modern Japanese

  • 87
  • 2016 Best Japanese

SEI Is both modern, white dining room and intimate bar and lounge showcasing Japanese cuisine in sushi, small plates and Asian-fusion fare in Penn Quarter. Sushi highlights include speciality rolls like fish and chips (flounder, malt vinegar, potato crisps, wasabi tartar) and a chef’s omakase tasting menu, as well as pork buns, shrimp tacos or wasabi guacamole. Drink offerings include Japanese beers, wine, sake and cocktails like the Godzilla (shochu, sake, gin, shiso, lime, plum bitters, cucumber soda).



  • Two and a half stars from the Washington Post 2009
  • Number 22: The 25 Best Restaurants in DC 2015 - Zagat
  • Zagat rating of 26 out of 30

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444 7th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004

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  • Price Range: $$
    Atmosphere: Modern, Refined, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Dressy
    Good For: Meet For A Drink, Power Scene, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (202) 783-7007
  • Private Dining Room: No