Our name Hachi comes from the Japanese word for the number 8. Located on 8th Street, it also conveniently doubles as a hint to the neighborhood we are located in. Many may be familiar with the story of Hachi, or Hachikō. Hachikō was an Akita Inu that lived in the City of Ōdate in the Akita prefecture of Japan in the early 1900s. He is known for his remarkable loyalty to his owner which continued for more than nine years after his owner’s passing. As Hachikō was loyal to his owner, Sushi Hachi brings the same degree of loyalty and respect to its customers and food.
Located in the historic and quaint Eastern Market neighborhood, Sushi Hachi brings DC the promise of food the way it was supposed to be – Simple, true to its origins, and affordable. Together, Executive Chef Munehiro Mori , and Owner and Restauranteur Steve Yoon brings together more than 20 years of experience in the art of sushi. Executive Chef Munehiro Mori bring his experience from both Shibuya of Japan as well as by earning his keep and reputation at several restaurants in the DMV area.
An amalgamation of traditional Japanese nigiri and simple, yet modern temaki (hand rolls), Sushi Hachi uses the freshest ingredients to create sushi as it was meant to be. It has been too long since the DMV area has seen the beauty of simple, yet fresh and appetizing sushi menu and we pledge to bring our guests the culinary experience they deserve. We’ve also included… for our guests who wish to get a taste of modern Japanese home cooking.
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