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Daikaya

705 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3703
+1 202-589-1600
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (270 reviews)
“noodles” (89 reviews)
“skewers” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
705 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3703
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Reviewed yesterday

This tiny dive-y looking ramen shop on the ground floor is insanely popular for a reason. Very credible ramen variations; noodles, broths and toppings all excellent for outside Japan. The spicy miso has a slow burn somewhat like sichuan numbing pepper. You will not want,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dkberman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner by myself and the wait was 50 minutes (maybe also because there was a hockey game of the Washington Capitals just across the street). Place is crowded and packed, Japanese chefs cooking. I had the light Miso Ramen - which were perfectly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived around 5.30 for dinner, there was a 2hour waiting for the ramen. So we ended up going to the 2nd fl izakaya. They had huge selection of alcohol from sake to wine, and staffs were not super friendly but nice and professional....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pukununa
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for a Sunday brunch. The ramen place downstairs was queuing out on to the street which seemed like a good sign. Upstairs was significantly quieter. Only complaint would be the portions were a little on the small side. We ordered rice dishes (c.$12...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barney1984
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a MUST GO TO SPOT!!! The wait was 30 minutes but it was sooo worth it!! I had the Spicy Miso Ramen. (AMAZING) and my husband had the Shoyu Ramen which he loved. I totally recommend this place if you’re in the D.C....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This is good ramen. Not great but good. I heard this was authentic Japanese ramen but it is not. Kind of reminds me of what I make at home but amped up. Great atmosphere. Good service. Very social and busy. Be prepared to wait.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AlanMill88
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We had high expectations for this place as it was referred as having best ramen in DC. But the ramen really tastes so so. We tried three kinds and didn’t like the spicy miso and shoyou. The service is not cordial. The place is small...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tourist86
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite Ramen place in Washington. It’s a popular that you usually have to wait 30 to 45 minutes to be able to get in but it’s worth the wait. The staff is quick and attentive and usually have you will have your...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Stopped in for a late lunch last week. Ordered the Shoyu Ramen and took the advice of my server on adding corn, butter and bamboo shoot. It came garnished with a seaweed leaf, and it was absolutely delicious. One of the best ramen I have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SolangeI
Reviewed 6 September 2018

For DC this is the best ramen I've had so far, compared to a handful of other ramen restaurants I've tried. (Tops in Ivan Ramen in NY, btw.) We had the vegetable ramen, and really enjoyed it. The veggies were cooked just right, not too...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank snailkite
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3703
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-589-1600
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Description
Japanese Ramen shop on the first floor. Izakaya tavern on the second. We serve a Sapporo style ramen.
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