88 District Square SW

The Wharf has receieved has a new neo-traditional Japanese restaurant with the opening of Nara Ya. This 127 location is a combination of thoughtfully classic Japanese technique combined with quality ingredients and sophisticated informality. Chef Kaz Okochi is the Culinary Director and Executive Chef Lucas Irwin will head the implementation of the menu. The team creates original and modern dishes that focus on the unique flavors, distinct textures, and aromas of Japanese cuisine. There will also be a rotating drinks menu with items such as sake. Nara Ya will be open Monday through Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.. For more information, visit Nara Ya's website here; 202.301.8145.