Hojoko is a Japanese tavern in the heart of Fenway Park. Modeled after izakayas, or drinking taverns, in Japan, the food is meant to be enjoyed with drinks and good company!
Specializing in small plates, the menu encourages diners to share and explore. A Robata Grill imported from Japan is the focal point of the open kitchen, turning out traditional and nontraditional yakitori.
Sushi was excellent, rice dish okay. When restaurant got busy we had to wait 20 minutes for drinks.
The food was delicious and we loved the ambiance. Our waitress was very attentive and fun. We would love to go back.
Small menu with very limited variety, sushi was brought out about 20 to 30 mins before i got my burger, small portions (didn't order small plates) waitress was slow. Just not worth the money.
This place was so delicious and fun! The drinks were great. The Spicy miso ramen is amazing. The other bites I had from other people at the table were soooo delicious! I will be going back for sure!
My husband and I love Hojoko, we go for a fun date night because we love the fun, funky drink choices and the playful menu options. The shiitake mushroom roll with truffle foam is a must have, and their Hojoko burger or tuna burger are some of our favorites too. When we go with friends, we love to introduce them to Hojoko by ordering the wasabi roulette! It’s a great ice breaker!
I’ve always loved Hojoko, and the food is so delicious, but we had a few issues with the service. First, we put in a drinks order that never got to us and was filled incorrectly. Second, we’d ordered the shitake mushroom tempura roll, and it never got to us - when we asked the waiter he said that they’d run out of it but had forgotten to tell us for 45 minutes. Overall, still a great dining experience and amazing food, but the service could be better.
One of my favorite recent dining experiences in Boston!! The food was incredible highly recommend the brussel sprouts. They were a game changer. The tuna burger is also otherworldly. All the cocktails were fantastic as well even altering if they ran out of an ingredient to a wonderful drink. Service was a little slow but I wasn't in a rush so will for sure be back
Meh... average food, too expensive. Standard Boston food scene.
One of my favorite spots in Boston for a fun and lively dinner with friends and family. Would recommend for anyone who likes exciting and shareable plates.
Food and drinks are always great, me and my friends must have been here 10/15 times and its always been a good time with good food, burger is just sooo good
I've been going to Hojoko since they first opened. The menu is always changing but they always keep their classics. The Shitake Mushroom Tempura is one of the best things I've ever eaten. You would never think to order a burger at Hojoko, but the burger is phenomenal.
Our waitperson was friendly,informative, and knowledgeable about all the dishes on the menu. The food was delicious! Interesting ingredients and flavor combinations. The cocktails were great, too!
Great new food items!
Hojoko always seems to add / remove the items that we really enjoy with some regularity. One this evening we were hoping to get the uni toast, wagyu skirt steak, eggplant and wagyu meatballs. We got some other dishes which were good but not the greatest. Terrific service and fun vibe. I’ll come back when they improve the menu
Had a great meal at Hojoko with a friend - great spot to meet after work. The restaurant has cool vibe and ambiance. The cocktail list had a good variety. The Raba Raba was AMAZING - refreshing and light. The food was delicious - my friend had the fried chicken sandwich. I had the Funky Chicken Ramen with the spicy relish on the side. The ramen noodles, chicken and toppings were great! The broth was flavorful, just a little salty. The relish is VERY spicy, but a good add-on. Happy that comes on the side. Would definitely recommend this place!
Note that everything comes in small portions, even the sandwiches and bowls are not that large. The spicy tuna burger and okonomiyake were my fav. The yakisoba is Def not worth it. Nyc>tko cocktail was basically a good quality whiskey sour, but not very memorable. If you're looking for yummy food in a casual setting and willing to pay a bit, I would Def check it out.
Great space and fun atmosphere - sat at the bar. Tenders were attentive and knowledgable. Tried a bunch of dishes - loved the hamachi sashimi and the fried chicken (from the bottom right corner of the menu). The potstickers were also delicious.
Food good but not amazing for the price. $12- California roll was average. Tofu tempura was very good.
NYE three years in a row!! Great spot.
The food was delicious and creative. The waiters were very nice and they were very concerned about food allergies. We were celebrating a special occasion and noted it on the reservation and the restaurant picked up on it and responded. Very nice touch.
The food and drinks were amazing, in both taste and presentation. The service was incredible, staff were helpful and attentive to food allergies, so friendly and accommodating!
Steph is the best. Great service
My only complaint is that I wish they had hot sake! Otherwise, loved it!!!
Great meal and service. They were attentive to the allergies of the group and sat out large party in a quieter area of the restaurant.
the waitress was very nice, the host was not. The sushi was very unimpressive and the bar took 20 mins to pour 2 glasses of whiskey.
This place rips. Excellent and very creative menu, ambiance is a+ and the staff is funky and happy to be working there.
Overall, really enjoyed our meal and our visit. We’ll go back.
As other reviewers have stated, the food is very salty. The atmosphere was energetic (and loud), and the wasabi roulette is a lot of fun for a group of friends, but that's the only reason I would recommend coming here, as the food offerings weren't appealing enough to earn a return visit on their own merits. We tried a variety of appetizers and mains, from the kimcheezy fries, to the salmon sashimi special, okonomiyaki, and kimchee fried rice for starters, and the classics for mains - katsu, funky ramen, chicken sando, kaarage chicken, etc. None of it was bad, but it was all overpoweringly salty and nothing was unique or memorable in a way that would have me wanting more. If you like good Asian food, there are better options. If you want a fun party vibe, this is a good place to check out.
Unique Japanese bar food and drinks. Brains on crack and wasabi roulette very unique must try snacks. Other traditional foods executed well. I wish there were more food items on limited menu.
Delicious! So many options - the whole table will be pleased. Fun spot if you're looking for something while in Boston!
Great food in a funky, casual setting!
Really fantastic food, and a great atmosphere! We had a blast and would gladly come back again.
Everything was great! A bit noisy, but it was alright for me.
The food and drinks were so great! We can’t wait to go back.
Always great and unique food. A little load but very energetic atmosphere.
Cool spot. Great drinks.
We went to Hojoko for a friend’s surprise birthday dinner. The staff were awesome in helping us to surprise him and in making it a memorable night! As always, the food and drinks were top notch. I love this place!
Food was great! We tried 7 different dishes between two of us. The hamachi was delicious!
Excellent, fun, food. Great for sharing. We ordered a mix of appetizers, ramen, Curry, and everything was delicious.
Shitake mushroom maki is excellent and unique. The other maki was a bit ordinary and not worth the price compared with other neighboring sushi serving restaurants.
Hojoko always has amazing food! Literally Everything that I’ve tried there is good. Ser rice is not amazing, but it’s not too bad for what you’re paying.