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MICHELIN Guide Washington, D.C.

Daikaya

  • 705 6th St. NW, Washington, 20001, United States
  • 15 - 70 USD • Japanese, Ramen
Take Away

Ramen and drinks are available for takeout and delivery.

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MICHELIN Guide Washington, D.C.

Daikaya

  • 705 6th St. NW, Washington, 20001, United States
  • 15 - 70 USD • Japanese, Ramen
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

There are places where soaking in the vibe is part of the experience, and then there’s Daikaya. This no-reservations ramen shop is bursting at the seams (though the izakaya upstairs is an acceptable consolation prize if the wait downstairs is interminable). The space is filled with communal tables and booths, but the counter offers an ace view of the hustle and bustle. Loud tunes set the tone here, where you’re expected to order, slurp and move on.

This kitchen is famed for its ramen, like the shoyu, showcasing springy noodles topped with bean sprouts, fatty chashu, toasted nori, and nitamago. Sapporo ramen is equally big on flavor, with white miso tare and togarashi; but it's the mugi-miso that brings home the gold, thanks to yuzu kosho and chili spice.

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  • The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
  • ò Simple restaurant

Facilities & Services

  • a Wheelchair access
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • ˆ Brunch
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • Counter dining

Information

+1 202-589-1600

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