Perrys

4.6
225 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
Top tags:
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
A neighborhood staple in Adams Morgan since 1984, Perry's has been featured in the Washington Post, City Paper, Washingtonian, Eater DC, Zagat, Fox News, BBC, Travel Channel and many more for our menu, beautiful rooftop terrace which offers a full bar open year round and seasonal terrace seating, and DC's longest running Sunday drag brunch.
Chefs Thomas Park and Shigehisa Yokote head up the kitchen and sushi bar respectively. Together they offer a wealth of knowledge and skill in the fine art of traditional Japanese cuisine.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Japanese (Yakitori / Poultry)
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Hours of Operation
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(202) 234-6218
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Thomas Park
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Private Party Facilities
Please email hello@perrysadamsmorgan.com for details.
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Private Party Contact
Sarah Bleyle: (202) 234-6218
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Catering
We offer catering for sushi only. Details including pricing, menus and a chef on-site are available upon request via email at hello@perrysadamsmorgan.com.
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Cross Street
18th St NW
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Parking Details
Street parking is available, as well as a valet lot located adjacent to the right hand side of our building. Please note the valet lot is not owned or operated by Perry's.
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Public Transit
Bus: less than a block from Perrys 42, 43, Circulator
1-2 blocks from Perrys 90, 92 L2, H1, H2, H8

Metro: Adams Morgan/Woodley Park/Zoo
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Entertainment
Sunday funday just got better - Washington DC's longest running drag brunch is offered every Sunday from 10am to 3pm and we're NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS!

We strongly suggest making a reservation, as brunch typically sells out every weekend by the Tuesday or Wednesday before. Reservations may be made by calling 202.234.6218.

We offer two seating's at 10am and 1pm, each runs 2 hours.

Age is at your discretion, though we do caution there may be extreme language and costumes.

Brunch is $25.95, this includes the buffet and entertainment- drinks, tax and gratuity are not included. 20% gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more

***Please have your credit card ready to confirm a brunch reservation and note that we require 24 hours advance notice for any changes or cancellations. Failure to provide notice, will result in your card being charged $35 per guest on the day of the event, based on your confirmed guest count.
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Special Events & Promotions
We are available for weddings, corporate parties and holiday parties and are steps away from the Hilton Washington, Omni Shoreham, Courtyard Marriot and Washington Marriot Wardman Park.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 225 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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San Antonio
36 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Had the ramen and it rivals anywhere else
In DC. Great food- old
Prices. Sushi looked and taste great.

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BB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our daughter was craving Japanese food and Perry’s delivered — and then some. Agedashi dofu was fantastic. “Best miso soup ever,” from all. Gyoza, Chesapeake sushi — all so good. It was a bit cool for the roof-top dining, so we sat at the couches by the windows. Perfect start to our trip to DC.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

For a Birthday you give you the mega sparkler. Very cool.

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Came here for rooftop bar. Food was subpar. Ambience was lacking. Plastic chairs. It was all cheap-ish.

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i
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ve been here dozens of times. The service was great and always is.

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VA
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Roof top patio really needs work and the server we had was not welcoming, very dry!

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DS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Service was awful on Thursday the 30th for dinner. Terrible woman at the front on the roof. Waitress was also poor.

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DM
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was tasty and the roofdeck setting was pleasant but it took over an hour to get our order of sushi... That's a long time to wait for dinner even at a neighborhood restaurant we consider a favorite.

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S
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stylishly presented and tasty Japanese. Loved the great cocktail list and all served on the fabulous rooftop dining area.

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d
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our rooftop cocktails and dinner -- the pour was generous, the food both interesting and delicious, and the service very accommodating.

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PC
Washington DC
99 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Fun restaurant week outing. The food was good and an excellent Restaurant Week deal. Service was a little “iffy.” Our server was very nice but coy,don’t answer questions about the menu.

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M
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Good service and nice rooftop but poor quality of seafood

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EM
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great all around experience. Hospitality team accommodated a group of 10 on a Saturday...no easy feat. Arrived early for a cocktail on the deck and had a great meal. Wait staff was great.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and great food, perfect evening for a rooftop meal

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M
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great waitor who was training to be a somolier.

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G
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

Great restaurants, badly made cocktails. The worst gin and tonics I ever had! The worst sangria !
Nice ambience great sushi

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OT
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely delicious!!

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GG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

Open table allows you to specify your dining preference when you create your reservation, so I specified "rooftop terrace" for my 7:30 reservation for a party of two. When we arrived, they asked if we had a reservation and I told them we did. We were told that despite my reservation and specific request, in order to be seated on the terrace we would be put on a separate list behind 6 other parties and the wait would be 45 minutes. We were told to go up to the rooftop to speak to the hostess there - we were not escorted up there and it is quite confusing layout. Again, the hostess on the roof asked if we had a reservation, which they had on screen, only to then say that they would text when a table was ready. At this point I really wonder what the point of making a reservation on open table is, what the point of talking to the first hostess is, just show up 45 minutes before you want to eat and get on the waiting list on the roof. I will caution people that there is one particular bartender who is sour and makes it known he does not want to be there or help you with anything. We were actually comped a drink when we asked to switch bartenders because he was about to ruin our night. The other bartender and the rest of the staff are extremely polite and friendly.

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M
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

Beautiful outdoor dining experience with great food and very mediocre service (that didn’t detract too much from the meal)

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Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for a birthday. Sat on rooftop. It was a really nice spot

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AB
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Staff was very friendly. Wait time for roof top table was about 30 minutes with reservation. Server check on the us frequently. A little tight between tables, but wasn't a big distraction during date.

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my girls birthday and the staff made it perfect! They went above and beyond and the food was exceptional! A+++++ wonderful!!! The hosts helped us get a table fast and the Raul made a drink and named it after my girl. The birthday cake was hidden and a total surprise. Just amazing. I was there in July 13

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f
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Our server took excellent care of us on the beautiful rooftop. He even brought a birthday dessert, which was extra appreciated. My friend and I had a stellar experience and will definitely return.

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AZ
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Our family celebrated our son 25th year birthday at Perry's rooftop. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. The service was nice. The rooftop has a very pleasant ambiance. I would highly recommend the place.

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MV
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Sad we didn’t get to dine on the rooftop because of the weather, but enjoyed the ambiance and the sushi with friends! Wish it was slightly quieter as it was fairly loud when we were there and one of the girls had a migraine so that was subpar for her, but other than that it was a good experience :)

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WR
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was particularly cool and you couldn't beat the roof scene. The price was a little high but that is expected in DC. I really enjoyed myself and will definitely go back. They had a godo HH deal.

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G
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite place in dc for years

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p
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perry's is clearly the place to dine on a nice summer evening. The menu is varied, the food is excellent, the waiters are friendly and knowledgeable and the roof-top terrasse is by far one of the best in town.

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C
Washington DC
85 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Request the rooftop! It is great, cushy seats, strung up lights, colorful decorations. As for the food, every bite of sushi was delicious, including the hot food. They also have great cocktails. I will be eating at Perry's again, and I would recommend it to others.

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DL
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was superb, service outstanding, overall this place is one of my favorites. Not sure if I want to dine in on the second floor, the terrace is definitely the place I want to be in.

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K
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2018
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 4

The sushi is at best subpar, do not go here if you want good sushi. I went for the rooftop experience and enjoyed it; however, next time I will just go for drinks and eat elsewhere.

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G
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible sushi and great drinks!

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LR
San Antonio
3 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have never been disappointed by Perry's. They're food is to die for and I find it hard to wait for the food to come out. Service has always been great as well.

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F
Washington DC
60 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always the best spot in dc. Great roof deck and amazing service. The best sushi in DC.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

The service was a joke.

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KS
Dallas
22 reviews
Dined on 2 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, beautiful setting and delicious fresh food. Our waitress was so funny and made everything perfect.

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c
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Was excited about al fresco dining on a spring evening, but unfortunately we got rained out. This actually did not ruin the evening, as the staff helpfully brought down drinks and helped us get situated on the couches, which were quite comfortable. The sushi was presented beautifully in a bamboo dish, and the hanger steak skewer and dumplings were both moist and delicious as well. The only downside was that the ramen was spicy but lacked a depth of flavor, so we would not order that again. Overall, Perrys is a great place to get a light meal!

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K
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

The food is good but the service is so bad it doesn’t make up for it.

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KK
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The food was great and service was decent, but the purpose of going to Perry's is for the rooftop. It was 60-65 degrees out during my visit and they wouldn't allow us to sit up there.

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JC
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent sushi/sashimi selections and presentation. Go with saki since cocktails rather small...unusual since prior visit not so. Great people watching plus how can you go wrong with Adams Morgan?

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