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Ruka

4.6
4.6
893 Reviews
$31 to $50
Peruvian

Ruka is the contemporary exploration of the cultural and culinary influences Japan has had on the country of Peru. Nikkei is the cuisine that unifies the refinement of Japanese technique with ingredients from Peru’s coastal and mountainous terrain.

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Menu

Sushi

  • Ruka Spicy Tuna$18.00

    yellowfin tuna cucumber, avocado, puffed quinoa, togarashi, spicy amarillo mayo

    • Crispy Rock Shrimp$19.00

      asian pear, avocado, soy paper, aji amarillo mayo, florida rock shrimp

      • BBQ Eggplant$15.00

        miso teppanyaki, crispy sweet potato, cucumber, serrano, black sesame

        • Tuna Teriyaki$18.00

          sesame seared tuna, spicy hamachi, cucumber, shiso, salsa verde, wasabi tobiko

          • King Tupac$17.00

            hamachi, spicy salmon, avocado, grilled onion, miso glaze, spicy coconut

            • Phoenix Sunrise$17.00

              torched salmon, spicy surimi crab, avocado, cucumber, chili oil

              • Hamachi Amarillo$17.00

                spicy tuna, quinoa, avocado, grilled peppers, cucumber, acevichado sauce

                • Greenway$16.00

                  kung pao tofu, grilled scallion, cucumber, rancho, yuzu-aquachile, pea greens, hot mustard

                  • Lomi Lomi$16.00

                    hawaiian salmon ceviche, cucumber, jalapeno, passionfruit-brown butter, macadamia nuts

                    • Dynamite Lobster$26.00

                      cucumber, avocado, green onion, mango, dynamite sauce, tobiko, shoestring potato

                      • Short Rib Tataki$25.00

                        papas dulce, shiitake bacon, smoked blue cheese huancaina, spicy ponzu, togarashi

                        • Scattered Sushi$19.00

                          tuna sashimi, salmon ceviche, surimi, rice, quinoa, avocado, spicy mayo, yuzu

                          Chilled

                          • Kale Salad$11.00

                            red quinoa, grilled corn, marinated manchego cheese, cilantro crema, kale chips

                            • Chilled Oysters Chalaca$11.00

                              east coast oysters, salsa criolla, aji crema, peruvian black mint

                              • Lobster Ceviche$22.00

                                corn puree, cilantro, red onion, leche de tigre, purple potato crisp, aji panca

                                • Tuna Poke$17.00

                                  grilled avocado puree, grapefruit, aji chili, cucumber, fried shallot, cilantro

                                  • Hamachi Ceviche$16.00

                                    pineapple-ponzu, avocado, almond, red onion, yucca & sweet potato crisps

                                    Grilled Anticuchos

                                    • Blackened Octopus$13.00

                                      spicy harissa mayo, sesame bbq, ginger slaw

                                      • Char Siu Chicken$12.00

                                        kung pao, stir fry pickles, steamed buns, cashews

                                        • Baby Street Corn$9.00

                                          garlic rancho, parmesan, lime, chili oil, cilantro

                                          • Wagyu Steak$15.00

                                            korean bbq, wasabi-rocoto salsa, yuzu kosho butter

                                            Izakaya

                                            • Miso Mac & Langosta$19.00

                                              lobster & avocado, miso-mac sauce, mini shells, mozzarella

                                              • Salchipapas$11.00

                                                togarashi fries, crispy hot dog, tonkatsu bbq, spicy yum yum sauce, bonito

                                                • Lima Style Fried Calamari$14.00

                                                  leche de tigre-garlic butter, red onion, chilies, bonito

                                                  • Chao Shou Pork Wontons$17.00

                                                    aji panca chile oil, black vinegar, cilantro crema, crispy sweet potato

                                                    • Japanese Fried Chicken$13.00

                                                      quinoa, andean fritter mayo, brown butter honey, togarashi, bonito

                                                      Hot + Wok

                                                      • Wok Charred Scallion Roti$12.00

                                                        dajing feta dip, sesame, cauliflower escabeche

                                                        • Halibut Mayoyaki$19.00

                                                          okinawan sweet potato puree, sesame-garlic mayo, mango ceviche, salsa criolla

                                                          • Pork Belly Katsu$13.00

                                                            panko, lime mayo, ginger ponzu, scallion

                                                            • Seared Bok Choy Mue$11.00

                                                              rocoto chili butter, mushroom sauce, kimchee furikake

                                                              • Dan Dan Noodles$13.00

                                                                sichuan mushrooms, aji panca chili oil, chinese broccoli, pickled mustard, peanuts

                                                                • Chicken Fried Rice$15.00

                                                                  char siu chicken, garlic sauce, egg

                                                                  • Corn Fried Rice$14.00

                                                                    summer corn, heirloom tomato, salsa verde, cotija cheese, pickled onion, lime mayo

                                                                    • Plancha Broccoli$14.00

                                                                      peruvian pepper curry, spicy peanuts, lentil-broccoli fritters

                                                                      • Prime Corazon de Ribeye

                                                                        miso mushrooms, curly salt & pepper chips, piri amarillo sauce

                                                                        • 24oz$90.00

                                                                      Last updated: September 21, 2018

                                                                      What 893 people are saying

                                                                      Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                      4.6
                                                                      4.6 based on all time ratings
                                                                      • 4.6Food
                                                                      • 4.4Service
                                                                      • 4.6Ambience
                                                                      • 4.1Value

                                                                      NoiseModerate

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                                                                      1. HW

                                                                        HappyWhenWellFed

                                                                        New England

                                                                        11 reviews

                                                                        4.0

                                                                        11 reviews

                                                                        Dined on March 8, 2020

                                                                        overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                        The atmosphere is stylish and hip, and the intriguing menu options were what drew us to this place. It's definitely worth trying, though I wouldn't say the prices are quite worth it. The music was a bit loud and did not make for easy conversation with tablemates.

                                                                      2. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 29, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Service, FOOD, cocktails, & sake were outstanding! Our server offered some bomb recommendations, and the fried dough for dessert blew my mind. Very fun vibe.

                                                                      3. DP

                                                                        DarrenP

                                                                        London

                                                                        20 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        20 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 28, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        We started with cocktails which tasted delicious and some interesting flavours. We started with some sushi which I think is some of the best I have had, up there with Nobu. Waiting staff were really friendly and was a great evening.

                                                                      4. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on February 27, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Food was phenomenal

                                                                      5. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        2.0

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 16, 2020

                                                                        overall2food3service3ambience3

                                                                        The food was good but definitely overpriced. The environment was very cool and I really liked the design of the place. The food came out very slow and the table that came after us actually got the food we both ordered first, which was confusing. But the main reason this place got a 2 star overall was that the hostess stopped us while we were leaving asking for more tip. This took us by surprise as she was very passive aggressive about it. Basically guilting is to change the tip amount, she also said the average percentage of what customers usually tip so she didn’t understand why we didn’t also tip that amount. I understand that serving is a tough job but stoping the customer and asking for more money is just rude. We ended up tipping more but we definitely will not be going back.

                                                                      6. CR

                                                                        CristalR

                                                                        New York Area

                                                                        13 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        13 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 16, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Our waiter Mike was so awesome making the experience that much better! The food was so flavorful! You can definitely taste the cultural fusion. Drinks were great and the chicken fried rice, Omg! If you’re a foodie you must visit for sure.

                                                                      7. OF

                                                                        OliveF

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on February 15, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                        Delicious food and fabulous service Would highly recommend

                                                                      8. J

                                                                        John

                                                                        London

                                                                        31 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        31 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 13, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                        Amazing food!!

                                                                      9. SM

                                                                        SaraMarisa

                                                                        New York Area

                                                                        39 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        39 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 6, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        We sat at the bar, ordered cocktails and appetizers. The bar staff was very thorough in explaining the menu and what I could order that was gluten free. Everything was beautifully plated and delicious. We ordered the Phoenix Sunrise, blackened octopus and lomi lomi. Would definitely return and recommend.

                                                                      10. MZ

                                                                        MichaelZ

                                                                        New Orleans

                                                                        36 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        36 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 5, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                        Very interesting and tasty menu. Our waiter, Dan, was extremely helpful in suggesting choices. Only complaint: “music” way too loud. Will certainly return.

                                                                      11. R

                                                                        Rick

                                                                        New England

                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                        4.0

                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 4, 2020

                                                                        overall4food5service1ambience5

                                                                        Our waiter ignored us the entire time we were there. Took our drink and food order and never saw him again. The girl serving water came to our table 10x and was extremely pleasant. We had to ask her to get our check. We would have had more to drink - we had ONE each since the waiter never checked back with us - and would have ordered more food and dessert/coffee if our waiter had paid any attention to us. Worst service I have ever had there and we have had excellent service in the past...

                                                                      12. SH

                                                                        SusanH

                                                                        New England

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        Dined on February 3, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Amazing food, great service, and lovely decor. We had dinner at 9:30, so it was very quiet. We stopped in around 5:45 (Sunday) for a drink at the bar before a show, and it was busy, but not too loud, and we were served quickly.

                                                                      13. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New York Area

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on February 1, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Second time with Mike, he remembered us from a year ago when he first served us. Great service and great experience

                                                                      14. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 31, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        We had an amazing experience. Food was delicious, service was excellent. Thank you!

                                                                      15. MG

                                                                        MarieG

                                                                        New England

                                                                        29 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        29 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 30, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        I brought my daughters and one of their friends prior seeing a show and we all loved it. The Phoenix Sunrise sushi roll was as beautiful as it was delicious. The Chicken Fried Rice and Lobster MAC and Cheese were also big hits. The cheesecake dessert was as unusual as it was delicious. Our new go-to place on theater nights.

                                                                      16. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        vip
                                                                        4.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on January 30, 2020

                                                                        overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                        I love Ruka, have been several times, but I would love to see the wagyu sushi back on the menu!

                                                                      17. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on January 29, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                        The food was outstanding like always, the service was very slow tonight but I understand since the restaurant was busy with all the tables full. The drinks were delicious.

                                                                      18. K

                                                                        Kate

                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                        37 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        37 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 26, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        We had an amazing girls night at RUKA last Sunday. We stopped for dinner before a show at the Wilbur. And while the food was amazing, our server was actually the best part! He was so funny and gave us such great advice on what to order. Highly recommend the lobster ceviche, chicken fried rice, roti and basically all the desserts. We had a delicious white wine that I also can’t remember the name of. All around it was a fantastic meal and dining experience. We will definitely be back!

                                                                      19. JC

                                                                        JamieC

                                                                        New England

                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 25, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Delicious food as always. Excellent service. Highly recommend.

                                                                      20. d

                                                                        dinelover

                                                                        Miami

                                                                        96 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        96 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 20, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                        Amazing food. For us the best restaurant in Boston right now . You MUST try the Phoenix Sunrise Roll, one of the best rolls that we ever tried and we had been in many 5 stars restaurants around the world. Great service,beautiful decor. We will come back.

                                                                      21. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New York Area

                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 17, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Ruka had an amazing interior, great music which also didn’t require us to scream during a conversation, great and quick service, and most of all very tasty and artistic dishes. My wife and I came to Boston for the long weekend, but any time we return, Ruka will always be a favorite.

                                                                      22. R

                                                                        Rozzie

                                                                        New England

                                                                        49 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        49 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 9, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                        Excellent food, great service, a little loud!

                                                                      23. Z

                                                                        Zorwench

                                                                        New England

                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 8, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                        This was our first visit to Ruka. We were so pleasantly surprised! The food was outstanding and the service terrific (attentive, helpful, perfectly paced). Loved it!

                                                                      24. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on January 7, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Great date spot!

                                                                      25. C

                                                                        Claudia

                                                                        New York Area

                                                                        17 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        17 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 5, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Third time here at Ruka!! Says it all. Service, Cocktail, Food... 10 Star experience. We will be back!

                                                                      26. ER

                                                                        ElsaR

                                                                        Fort Lauderdale

                                                                        13 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        13 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 5, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Delicious food, a great mix of japanese an peruvian flavors!! The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the service was great! 100% recommended

                                                                      27. WA

                                                                        WayneA

                                                                        New England

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        3.0

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 3, 2020

                                                                        overall3food5service2ambience3

                                                                        Was asked to vacate our table by the manager due to Another reservation. Been going out in Boston for over 30 years and have never been asked to vacate my table. Clearly threw cold water on the night. Not sure we will go back due to this treatment. Anybody that fines there better be a fast eater. Your on the clock.

                                                                      28. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        Charlotte

                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                        Dined on January 3, 2020

                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                        Food & drinks are incredible! Great spot!

                                                                      29. AC

                                                                        ACK56

                                                                        London

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on December 29, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                        Love the Japanese Fried Chicken. But everything is good.

                                                                      30. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New England

                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                        Dined on December 24, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Great service, excellent food.

                                                                      31. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                        Dined on December 22, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Everything was great! Very creative menu.

                                                                      32. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New York Area

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on December 21, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Amazing food with a great ambiance!

                                                                      33. CW

                                                                        CraigW

                                                                        Yorkshire

                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                        Dined on December 21, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                        Great food and drink. Second visit and really enjoyed it. Very busy spot with great atmosphere. Service good in the main although sometimes under some pressure due to how busy restaurant was.

                                                                      34. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        New York Area

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        Dined on December 13, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service3ambience4

                                                                        Ruka always delivers! Delicious food and great service.

                                                                      35. OT

                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                        Philadelphia

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                        Dined on December 12, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        I love Ruka so much! Always a to-go place. My *only* note is that service often is a little slow, which I don’t mind, but if you’re eating before a show, give yourself plenty of time!

                                                                      36. SL

                                                                        SolL

                                                                        New England

                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                        Dined on November 15, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Outstanding dining experience. Creative and delicious food. Beautifully decorated environment. Excellent service.

                                                                      37. SE

                                                                        SouthEnder

                                                                        New England

                                                                        139 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        139 reviews

                                                                        Dined on November 9, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Ruka has gotten better over time. The food and service are top notch.

                                                                      38. O

                                                                        Owlette

                                                                        New England

                                                                        29 reviews

                                                                        vip
                                                                        4.0

                                                                        29 reviews

                                                                        Dined on October 29, 2019

                                                                        overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                        Always great. The only thing emerged need to change (as I’ve said before) is the music!

                                                                      39. JK

                                                                        JessicaK

                                                                        Denver

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on October 27, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Food and drink were delicious! We dined earlier on a Sunday so the restaurant wasn't very busy which made for a more relaxing dining experience.

                                                                      40. ON

                                                                        OliviaN

                                                                        New England

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        5.0

                                                                        1 review

                                                                        Dined on October 20, 2019

                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                        Ruka was amazing. Great cocktails and sushi. Will definitely be back!

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                                                                      Ruka is rated 4.6 stars by 893 OpenTable diners

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