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Oishii Boston

4.7
1661 reviews
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$50 and over
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Sushi
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Oishii Boston located in the South End SOWA district, the most artistic area in Boston. Oishii Boston is devoted to providing the most wonderful dining experience to every customer. Chef Ting San is dedicated to combining every dish with the freshest ingredients and creativity, to transform a dish into a work of art. We want our customers to have a fabulous dining experience for all occasions. We serve the most delicate wine and sake in our contemporary Tokyo style lounge. The dining room is elegantly decorated for a comfortable atmosphere to complement a magnificent meal.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Sushi, Japanese
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday : 12:00pm - 3:00pm Sunday Brunch : 11:00am - 5:00pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(617) 482-8868
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Ting San
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
E Berkeley St
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Public transit
Silver line E Berkeley Stop
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1661 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
value
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JamesS 
1.0  Dined 4 days ago

Poorly executed sushi and maki. The balance between the fish and rice is out of proportion and it seems to me that they fuss around too much. For example, their O toro nigiri sushi was topped off with a scallion garnish which got in your teeth while trying to chew it and it was inedible. We went on a Sunday and there was only one server waiting about 5 tables at once so everything was extremely slow.

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Quocanhdo 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Most dishes are excellent and very well balanced. Service is nice and accommodating.

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vipAnna (New England)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Since I moved out of Boston's South End in 2013, Oishii Boston went downhill in every respect except food. The food is still out of this world, just as I remember. The service was atrocious: from having to work hard to attract the attention of our waitress, who condescended to take our order but was acting as though she was really much, much too busy to go over the menu with us; to the maitre d' whose completely unwelcoming demeanor makes one wonder why you would want to employ this unpleasant young man in this capacity. We also had to ask for basic things like water; needless to say, our water glasses were never refilled. The super loud music was extremely annoying (thankfully, the staff turned it down, although we had to ask several times). I don't see myself coming back, even though I loved the food.

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NoahA (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Best sushi ever. My husband and I are both sushi lovers and we always have an amazing meal. Love this place!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always a good time at Oishii

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Fresh fish, great service

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MarkH (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The food was too salty and the waiter never fills the water until you ask him to. Expected better service and food for the price. I would not recommend this place or would go back. I had better food at a buffet.

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George (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Went for my girlfriend's birthday before we went to catch a show. The place was nice and the staff friendly. Got their sashimi sampler, uni pasta, and seafood paella. The paella was a little disappointing, since the seafood was slightly overcooked and overall rather bland. sashimi sampler was a lot bigger than I expected. Uni pasta definitely tasted like sea urchin, though it was hard to find actual pieces of sea urchin, perhaps it was the dim light? or maybe just mixed too much?

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JoeBagodonuts (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Luscious food! Last two times I've visted, the owner came and greeted the table personally. We had a great time, and the great meal I promised my friends did not disappoint at all!

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vipMeredith (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great fresh sushi and food. Extensive sake menu

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

I love this place. The food is amazing, service is great and it’s a cool spot. Definitely get the Tokyo mule.

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OpenTable Diner (Wilmington)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Superb food. The lunch menu is a great way to try small bites if a wide variety of things.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Excellent food and dining experience . Strong recommendation.

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vipCowgirlFoodie (Wilmington)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Oh Em Gee!!! Do NOT miss the tasting menu.

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vipmaruko (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

It was a friend get together occasion. The food was really good beyond my expectation. I really love the Uni sashimi and salmon on fire. For sushi options, I love the foie gras with truffle on top. One of the best sushi I’ve ever had in my life. The only missing point is our seating is at the corner even though I made reservations ahead. The lighting wasn’t so good. But overall I would rate this dining experience five stars

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