According to the restaurant's menu, the word "Raku" means, among other things, "pleasure" and "enjoyment. Sit outside and enjoy people-watching on Dupont Circle's busy Connecticut Avenue, or dine inside and admire the restaurant's clean, Eastern-inspired decor. The menu allows for experimentation—sample from a wide array of Asian tapas or choose the Ginger Chicken or vegetarian stir fry.
- Open Hours: Monday to Thursday from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM, Friday to Saturday from 11:30 AM to 11:00 PM
- Feature: Outdoor dining
- Credit Cards Accepted: visa, mastercard, amex
- Takeout Available: Yes