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182 Main St, Medford, MA 02155
(781) 391-4363
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Great spot to enjoy some sushi!

My friends and I really enjoy this place for sushi and drinks. We haven't ventured beyond the appetizers to any main dishes because we enjoy the great sushi they have to offer. The service is always very courteous and quick. I also use this place during major holidays to feed my friends or get a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
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Medford, MA
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Wanted to like the place after reading good and bad reviews but alas it was not meant to be. As an experienced diner and restaurant server I will admit that I'm a bit critical when it comes to eating out. Let me point out some pros and cons. Pros: Fairly close by No wait Cold beer Timely service Cons: Glass... More 

Thank retrowares
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I eat here 2-3 times a month, and I am never disappointed ( I was actually there last night). My favorite sushi is the Mexican Maki (crunchy tempura crumbs mixed with crab meat) and Half Moon Maki. Two of my favorite dishes are the Sesame Chicken and the Chicken Pad Tai. The lunch specials are amazing - great portions for... More 

Thank Vanessa N
Melrose, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I've been Sei Bar in Medford a handful of times in the past year and a half. I've had the Thai and Chinese food there. I haven't tried their Japanese yet. The restaurant from outside is deceiving because it looks very small, however, there is plenty of seating inside. There's a back dining room you can't see from the front... More 

Thank Christopher G
Boston, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My friends and I really enjoy this place for sushi and drinks. We haven't ventured beyond the appetizers to any main dishes because we enjoy the great sushi they have to offer. The service is always very courteous and quick. I also use this place during major holidays to feed my friends or get a much needed break from cooking.... More 

Thank TheBeardedGentleman
Boston, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We arrived 6:00 ish on Friday -- on our way to a concert in Boston and the traffic was lousy, so we decided to eat just outside of Boston. We live in Medford and had seen this place for several years. We were greeted by a group of people at a podium just inside the door. We were shown to... More 

Thank ShelleyinBoston
Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Had sushi almost everywhere around Boston (except those restaurants that cost $100+ per meal). This is by far my favorite, go-to place. From the perfectly cooked rice, to the perfect amount of rice, to the perfect seaweed, to the fresh, tender salmon or tuna or whatever you pick, the sushi is exactly what I like and want. Also the prices... More 

Thank HZS73
Cambridge, MA
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I have tried many sushi restaurants in the Boston area and this is by far the best. Sushi is fresh; chef is creative. The scallop U10 appetizer is lovely. I have never had a piece of so so sahimi here, and that is not true of many other usually reliable places. They also have some other asian selections if your... More 

Thank davidsol1
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I live nearby in Somerville, and this is my favorite sushi restaurant around. I also have them deliver sushi to my door more frequently than I’d like to admit. The staff are so friendly and fun to be around, and of course the sushi is awesome. The spicy scallop maki is my fave!

Thank kristylee11
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

At times we can only afford the appetizers since it is a bit expensive for us. They food is first rate, fresh and lovely and delicious. A must try.

Thank ItalianPrincess05
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Sushi in Medford?? I never thought this would be an option in a town that is known more for sub shops, Dunkin Donuts and little Italian joints, but Sei Bar holds its own. Not only is the sushi very fresh here, but the service is also very good. The ambiance is nice, but there is no issue with being dressed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 182 Main St, Medford, MA 02155
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: (781) 391-4363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Chinese, Sushi, Thai

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