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Discover the Best Sushi in Boston

Boston is one of the most beautiful and action-packed cities in the USA. Filled with gorgeous architecture, unique neighborhoods, public green spaces, art, and New England charm, Boston has a little bit of something for everyone. It’s home to the oldest city park in the United States, the Freedom Trail, the Museum of Fine Arts and, of course, Fenway Park. The food scene in Boston has also put it on the culinary map in recent years. Whether you’re catching a quick bite at Faneuil Hall Marketplace or fine dining in Beacon Hill, you can find the best of everything here - including spots for amazing sushi. If you’re in the mood for wonderfully fresh fish, check out our TastemakerList of what foodies consider the best sushi in Boston.

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12 Restaurants
Updated January 29, 2021
Restaurants:o ya, Oishii Boston, Hojoko
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Sushi
Neighborhoods:Leather District, South End, Kenmore Square / Fenway
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o ya

$$$$
Japanese
Leather District
4.9
1172 reviews
O Ya is the place to go for some of the best sushi in Boston. Located in a 100-year-old fire station in Boston’s historic Leather District, it features contemporary Japanese dining in a cozy, intimate setting. The dining room only seats 37 people and has a 17-seat chef’s counter where you can watch the skilled chefs preparing your meal. Owner and Chef Tim Cushman offers an Omakase tasting menu as well as an extensive a la carte menu. You can sample a wide array of their creative nigiri, sashimi, vegetable, wagyu beef, pork and chicken dishes. They also have a killer sake list. Expect to linger over your meal - average dining time is between 2-3 hours so you get to fully appreciate every flavor.

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Oishii Boston

$$$$
Sushi
South End
4.6
2211 reviews
Oishi is one of Boston’s most deluxe Japanese restaurants. Located in the South End SOWA district, the most artistic area in Boston, the restaurant prides itself on providing inventive and creative dining experience for all. Chef Ting San uses only the freshest ingredients in every dish and turns each selection into a work of art with his skillful displays. Locals love their speciality Maki rolls, like the hamachi truffle with seared fish, shrimp tempura, spicy mayo, cucumber, truffle and caviar. They also feature heartier entrees, like the Chilean Seabass, to pair with your sushi.

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Hojoko

$$$$
Japanese
Kenmore Square / Fenway
4.5
728 reviews
Hojoko, located in the heart of Fenway Park, is a Japanese tavern modeled after traditional Izakayas in Japan. It’s a place to come and enjoy food and drinks with great company. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and you can find a mix of locals and guests at the Verb Hotel, attached to the restaurant. They specialize in small plates so you can sample plenty of different things and explore Japanese cuisine! Items like the Hamachi Sashimi Stick, Tuna Tataki and all of the Lazy Bones Handrolls showcase the chef’s talent at preparing delicious sushi dishes.

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Sushi Momento

$$$$
Japanese
Brookline
4.5
72 reviews
This sushi restaurant sits on the ground floor of a new AC Marriott hotel in Cleveland Circle, right on the corner of Brighton and Brookline. It is a sprawling restaurant with almost 3,000 square feet of space and a long sushi counter where you can watch the chefs prepare your fresh fish dishes. It menu offers a wide range of Japanese dishes from chef Kenji Wong, including maki rolls, seafood and vegetable entrees like wagyu fried rice and ribeye, and a full range of sushi rolls. They also serve fantastic decorative cocktails which pair well with fish and meat dishes.

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Basho Japanese Brasserie

$$$$
Japanese
Back Bay
4.1
631 reviews
Basho is a modern Japanese brasserie located in Boston’s Back Bay. The word Basho is roughly translated as “a space where activities occur,” a perfect name for this restaurant where you’ll find friend and family gatherings, dates, business meetings and more. Diners eat in both the principal kitchen and the sushi bar and the menu is set up for shared dishes brought out a whole table. Starters and main courses come out continuously throughout the meal and include tasty choices like the Spicy Tuna appetizer and the hand-crafted 1338 Signature Roll. It’s a great place to stop before or after a Red Sox game!

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Douzo Modern Japanese Restaurant

$$$$
Japanese
Back Bay
4.6
1355 reviews
For some of the best sushi in Boston in a casual yet elegant environment, head to Douzo on Dartmouth Street in the Back Bay neighborhood. It’s a stylish place that is just steps away from the South End and Theater District and the interior features earth tones, rich dark wood and high ceilings. Grab a cocktail at the lively bar before settling into your table for a meal of cutting-edge sushi dishes and Japanese classics. Their famous specialty rolls include the Snow Mountain roll with Snow Crab and the Douzo Special roll with shrimp tempura, seafood salad, tobiko, eel sauce, sriracha, avocado and tuna.

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FuGaKyu Japanese Cuisine

$$$$
Japanese
Brookline
4.3
1392 reviews
FuGaKyu, or the house of exquisite elegance, hit Boston in 1998 and is the biggest Japanese restaurant in the New England area. Located in the heart of Brookline, it features a wonderful ambience with a koi pond, stone fixtures and bamboo decor. They focus on authentic Japanese sushi and sashimi as well as other traditional Japanese favorites. Explore the world of Japanese cooking with signature dishes like the Sashimi Taco Trio and the Grilled Miso-Marinated Chilean Sea Bass. It’s also worth checking out their extensive sake and spirit menu to find beer, sake, shochu and whiskeys imported from Japan.

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Crudo

$$$$
Sushi
North End
4.5
446 reviews
For sushi in Boston’s North End, head to Crudo, a casual elegant spot tucked away on Salem Street. Don’t let the Little Italy location fool you - it is the perfect alternative to all of the Italian places lining the nearby streets. They offer diners Japanese-inspired social plates with a blend of Pan-Asian cuisine. The restaurant boasts two floors of dining as well as two different bars. It’s a favorite haunt for locals who work or live in the neighborhood and are craving something other than hearty pasta dishes! The sushi is fresh to order and veteran Chef Kenichi Iwaoka constantly creates new dishes based on fresh and seasonal ingredients.

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Fat Baby Sushi and Cocktails

$$$$
Sushi
South Boston
4.7
318 reviews
Fat Baby is a favorite of devoted foodies in the Boston area. The sushi and cocktail bar is the latest creation from the team that opened Loco Taqueria. They wanted to create a cool space in Boston where neighborhood folks could come in for beautiful Asian food, fresh ingredients, cold beer and great vibes. The menu features snacks like banh mi bao, crab Rangoons and a Thai peanut salad as well as a few noodle bowls and a vast selection of fresh nigiri, sashimi and make rolls. Try one of their signature cocktails, too.

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Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House - Marriott Hotel Cambridge

$$$$
Japanese
Cambridge
4.1
295 reviews
Located at the 1st Floor of the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on the Charles River in Cambridgeport, Bisuteki Tokyo is one of the city’s most famous eateries. It is a landmark authentic Japanese restaurant that features world class international cooking and hand-crafted sushi demonstrations. It is a fantastic place to bring any guests that are serious fish connoisseurs and want to sample some of the best sushi in Boston. The Teppanyaki chefs prepare four course dinners right at your table and it is a dining experience that is hard to beat. Watch your food get flipped, chopped and served with flair. They feature an excellent list of wines, sake and other beverages as well.

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Uni

$$$$
Contemporary Asian
Back Bay
4.6
1748 reviews
Uni is the critically acclaimed Sushi bar in the Eliot Hotel, located on Commonwealth Ave in Boston’s Back Bay. They serve inventive Japanese fusion cuisine in a casual elegant atmosphere and are open for breakfast and dinner every day. Celebrity chef Ken Oringer oversees the kitchen and is a culinary master when it comes to fresh fish. It’s no wonder so many locals consider this the best sushi in Boston. The menu features the freshest seafood from Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji market and local New England fisherman to create truly sensational sushi, makimono and handrolls.

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Mastro's Ocean Club - Boston

$$$$
Steak
Seaport
4.7
2209 reviews
Mastro’s Ocean Club features a combination of world-class service, amazing cuisine and live entertainment in an elegant and energetic atmosphere. Diners here get to enjoy live music at the bar while enjoying hand-crafted cocktails and wines before moving into the dining room for dinner. The menu showcases appetizers, soups and salads, seafood and steaks and chops in addition to an exclusive sushi menu created by Chef Angel Carbajal of Nick-San Cabo San Lucas.

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