Delectable Japanese Cuisine - Zentan - Washington, DC, 20005
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Zentan Happenings

Dumpling + Brews

October 27th, 7-10pm, Zentan

Chef Matsuzaki from Zentan and Chef Bruner-Yang from Maketto will be showing off their dumpling making skills as they incorporate DC Brau into dumplings made with local brews for both Japanese and Taiwanese takes on the classic Asian dish. Matt Allred from Zentan and Colin Sugalski from Maketto will be mixing up cocktails, and DC Brau will be pouring beers. Follow us on social leading up to the event for a chance to take home a custom pair of sneakers which will be painted live by local artist David Zambrano. Tickets are $40 all inclusive.  

Fall Class Series

Join us here at Zentan Restaurant with Our Lead Bartender, Matt Allred and Executive Chef, Yo Matsuzaki will be your hosts and guide you through things like sushi art, cocktail wizardry, and edible demos; all with a dash of humor and cultural history! Each class is $40 per person and includes cocktails, take-aways, and a chance to nab a seat for dinner or a drink on the roof. Tickets available here.

  • Kabocha & Beer Class: October 17th –  pairings of Kabocha recipes and fall beers. Japanese ingredient that can be paired really well with the beers of this season.
  • Holiday Cocktails: November 21st – Fun classics like Hot Butter Rum along with some unique spins on classics like his Fuji’s First Harvest cocktail.
  • Japanese New Year Bento Box: December 19th – . Classic Japanese New Year celebrations include really extravagant bento boxes. Chef Yo will show some techniques on how to make one of these and each guest will get their own bento box to take home with them.

Happy Hour

Let’s Be Social. Don’t limit your happy. Join us for social hour, Monday - Friday from 4pm-7pm. Check out our offerings here.

Japanese Whiskies Take Flight

For the first time ever in history, Japan has unseated Scotland in its reign supreme over fine whiskies. Come taste through flights, including Japanese single malts. Full offering here.

The best way to tour through Zentan is with the relaxed Osaka style of dining known as Kuidaore. Simply meaning to let Chef Matsuzaki and his team entertain you with endless waves of your Zentan favorites and newest creations. Sit back with a glass of sake, ignite your taste buds, and dine until your heart's content. Offered nightly in the dining room and at the bar. For $65 per person, the only thing bankrupt will be your appetite. 

Walk-ins welcome. For reservations and availability, call 202-521-1414 or email Katie Miller.