Laughing Monk Cafe
Omakase is currently available only for dinner. Please purchase your seats through our website. All Omakase reservation with Opentable will be voided.
As our Omakase is created fresh daily in limited quality, we apologize beforehand if it is not available to all walk-in customers.
Very cosy small place. The food looks fantastic and tastes good. I did not try the main dishes, but soup, nigiri, and mousse were amazing.
This is by far the best sushi I’ve ever had. The presentation and flavors are exquisite. The Thai influence is unique and really adds to the specialness. Do not miss this gem!
You’ll never think of sushi the same way again. Way more than a piece of fish on rice: an art form!
Amazing food and great service - Puun.
Awesome place and the food is great and the prices are perfect for what you get!
This is a great spot to take a date or a friend. It’s pretty casual atmospherically but the food is outstanding quality. Service is fabulous too, a great star of the longwood area.
Do you like neat out of the way places? Do you like Sushi or Thai food? If you like any of these things, it provides a pretty swell experience for the lot of it. Don't feel like you're cheating on your local thai place, its worth it to see how someone else does it just a little different; in a good way.
We did the omakase and it was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Worth the money! Chef Nick and Chef Nick are BRILLIANT! The only reason I marked down for service is because I ordered food to go including rice but when I got home I didn't have any rice. It was too late to call and request one so I just let it go and made rice myself. Otherwise I will recommend Laughing Monk any day of the week for any occaision.
Best sushi outside of Japan. Fresh and delicious!
omikasa is awesome. loved it!!
We had the Omakase dinner to celebrate my fiancé’s birthday. Each dish was a delightful, delicious surprise. The chef was so detailed in how he presented and prepared each dish. Each sushi dish was almost too pretty to eat, and then the chef surprised us with a dessert at the end, lit with a candle, for my fiancé. It was a fabulous dinner and I will definitely go back.
Our party of 5 had a truly outstanding experience at Laughing Monk. Both the Thai dishes and sushi offerings were absolutely top shelf. The sushi chefs are very imaginative and skilled at combining unusual ingredients that create flavors that are by far larger than the sum of their parts. The quality is first rate, and the hospitality/service was truly warm and lovely. Some of the sushi dishes are expensive, but not inordinately so. We didn't try the umakase (chef's choice sushi) but look forward to doing so. Everyone left feeling very happy, and we all agree that we can't wait to visit again. Thank you Laughing Monk team! <3
Food was so good and reasonably priced. The service was quick. Definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to enjoy Thai food.
Excellent, delicious sushi! I just wish there was more space inside since the tables are a bit crowded together. Overall 5 stars though!
Loved loved this place! Amazing food and staff. Thank you!
Delicious and beautifully presented Thaifood and Sushi / rolls for very affordable price
Great place great atmosphere. Really quick service and always someone to help us with drinks.
Laughing Monk has become a new favorite of mine, when I want to bring foodie friends for great sushi, but at very reasonable prices. Service is attentive and great worth accommodating dietary restrictions.
The food and service were fantastic. Absolutely returning
Cozy, Excellent authentic creative delicious food, atmosphere and awesome friendly staff!
Totally the Best find in Boston!
Highly recommend to anyone who enjoys a visually beautiful tasty meal with outstanding staff!
I loved this place. They made it super special for my boyfriends birthday. I will definitely come back again!
Chefs Nick and Nick are amazing! Love everything about Laughing Monk!
Incredible food. Extremely fresh. So happy I found this place and can not wait to go back.
Dollar for dollar just the best sushi and Thai in Boston.
Omakase courses are incredibly delicious! Amazing presentation and very flavorful. Don’t forget they have a great variety of Thai food too! Definitely will go back for more Thai food!
Laughing Monk Café has the best Thai food that I have ever eaten. The pad thai is phenomenal, as are all the rest of the dishes. The sushi is also terrific. The only drawback to this restaurant is the lack of parking.
Food was amazing, and I will definitely keep coming back. However they forgot that I had ordered sushi and took almost an hour to bring it out (I had to remind them). It was very good though.
Amazing food !!!
A beautiful little place.
The staff is warm and attentive, but not at all intrusive.
Great take out and eat in service.
We’ll definitely be back.
The sushi was perfect! Very creative and flavorful with quility ingredients and a mix of textures. It was all very thoughtful. The sizes were also very nice, not too big and not smothered with the rice. Best suchi so far in Boston!
Nice food and good service
I do consider myself as Sushi snob, this place the presentation the taste the cut of the fish Blow Me Away it definitely is a go to
This is the #1 best restaurant in Boston. Enough said.
Was awesome, best sushi ever evebever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever
My wife got a take out one night (just for her) and raved about how good it was. So we stopped in for lunch and dinner the next day and it was outstanding. I think the Crispy Shrimp in Chili Sauce was the best shrimp dish we've had anywhere. Crunchy breading and spicy chili sauce along with lightly cooked (steamed?) vegetables. Just the right amount of spices. All the others dishes (spider roll, hamachi nigiri, etc.) were very good and the presentations of all of them were picture perfect!!!
Dollar for dollar the best sushi and thai in Boston.
The omakase is world class, Michelin star level. The Thai food is phenomenal too. Cannot recommend this place enough
The food was amazing! We really enjoyed our dinner.
surprisingly good sushi. quality of food is beyond what you would expect for decor and worth the value. extremely polite servers willing to accommodate dietary restrictions.
You can order delivery directly from Laughing Monk Cafe using the Order Online button. Laughing Monk Cafe also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 232-8000.
Laughing Monk Cafe is rated 4.8 stars by 40 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.