Sushi Gakyu coming to the former Saint Michel space near the White House this December

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1420 New York Ave, NW looking west towards the White House

The liquor license placard for Sushi Gakyu says:

“New Restaurant featuring Japanese cuisine. Total Occupancy load is 67. Sidewalk Café with 24 seats.”

sushi sign

Saint Michel (previously Camille’s Cafe) closed back in October 2013. Updates as Sushi Gakyu gets closer to opening.

sushi 1420 New York Ave, NW

Update from an email:

“Neighborhood Retail Group recently announced Executive Chef Yoshihisa “Yoshi” Ota—known for his successful Bethesda, MD restaurant, Yuzu Japanese Dining—will open his newest restaurant, Sushi Gakyu at 1420 New York Ave, NW, Washington, DC in December 2016.

Neighborhood Retail Group helped secure the space which will offer patrons an upscale dining expierience including traditional and modern-style sushi, sashimi and Japanese fish menus. Let us know if you’d like to set up an interview with Neighborhood Retail Group Managing Principle and Co-Founder Bethany Scanlon along with Chef Yoshi.”

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