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Daikanyama at Bloomingdale's

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225 Boylston Street, Newton, MA 02467
617-332-1998
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food was interesting, service poor

My mother, brother, and I ate here on a quiet Sunday evening while most folks were tuning into the Pats game. So the restaurant was quiet and not too busy. I compliment the restaurant on its interesting take on sushi and I think the quality of the fish was quite good, but not outstanding. It was... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My mother, brother, and I ate here on a quiet Sunday evening while most folks were tuning into the Pats game. So the restaurant was quiet and not too busy. I compliment the restaurant on its interesting take on sushi and I think the quality of the fish was quite good, but not outstanding. It was nice to try some... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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126 reviews 126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Daikanyama sits quietly in a corner of Bloomingdales in Newton, MA. Its decor is modern, elegant, and minimalist. The venue feels like a shrine or temple more than it does a restaurant, and would therefore not recommend bringing children Service is prompt and subtle. The specials are presented to you in a tablet. The regular menu was expansive and we... More 

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Hollis Center, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a hidden treasure because if you look for any large signage, the small entrance is hidden under the massive Bloomingdales wall. We made a reservation to use the small enclosed booth for a small family gathering and it was the perfect spot to talk in quiet and peace, Of course the food was it's excellent self as usual.... More 

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Boston
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Who would have guessed that a Japanese restaurant in Bloomie's would be such a find? We ordered a pile of sushi that was so beautifully presented that I wish I'd taken a photo. I was astonished after I had eaten a couple of pieces to discover that the beautiful design I thought was part of the plate was an artful... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have been here for lunch a number of times. Sushi has been ok. Service is often hurried, not great-- but has been acceptable. I would say usually comparable and sometimes a bit inferior to other restaurants waitstaff-wise. Today, we were sat in a part of the restaurant which was cold. I asked the hostess to move us to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It's amazing. We love the atmosphere and the service. Food is the best that I had. I'm so happy to live nearby that I can eat here often.

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London, United Kingdom
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324 reviews 324 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Not a big restaurant but very nicely designed. The waitress was so lovely and explained everything clearly. A small tablet showed photos of the specials in beautiful pictures. I chose fish,which came with miso soup and salad. Though was small and delicious was $30. so beware. my husband had sukiyaki, thin slices of beef floating on broth with vegetables and... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My husband and I always share their perfect sushi/sashimi platter for two. The meal begins with hot towels and green tea if you request it. Their salad has real greens, no iceberg, delicately dressed. Miso soup follows. The ample platter is beautifully presented with a lovely orchid (just to look at) and two oba leaves (no plastic!) to wrap around... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I LOVE this place. I have been here 4 times now, and have had consistently delicious sushi. It is so pretty and tranquil, and the food and staff are great. I believe that fresh fish should be a given at any sushi restaurant, and they definitely do a great job in that department. What I think makes them better than... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Daikanyama food quality varies from time to time and is generally overpriced. Service is very poor, with unfriendly wait staff, they never, ever smile. Not a good place for a business lunch as they take tooooo long.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 Boylston Street, Newton, MA 02467
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: 617-332-1998

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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