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65 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-2100
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic sushi!

Great place for sushi. Good presentation and fresh sushi! Never been disappointed. Good service as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
Naresh D
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great place for sushi. Good presentation and fresh sushi! Never been disappointed. Good service as well.

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Thank Naresh D
USA
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50 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I had not been there for 5-6 years but it's still very good. Try the Hokkaiyaki (baked scallops in spicy mayo) as appetizer and the Volcani Maki. Their fried ice cream is great too. Nice service. Don't forget to make reservation.

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Thank riouxp
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

I've been back to New Ginza multiple times. Their sushi is amazing and they have a lot of other great options. If you're a fan of Japanese food/sushi this is the place to go. I got this box thing (can't remember what it's called) that was a little pricey but definitely worth the price!

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Thank bmcgilli
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

The food is ok, not fantastic but good sushi. The service very nice and friendly, quick. The restaurant per se is nothing special, very simple and modest wood construction. But if you do not want to go to boston i would recommend it.

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Thank Floc77
Gilboa, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Absolutely the best sashimi I have had in years. Very generous, very fresh, good atmosphere. A good deal, too.

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Thank Tony R
Boston
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Best sushi in the area. I've been a regular customer for about 10+ years, which demonstrates that it's worth revisiting again and again. Sushi, cooked meals, you name it...all great. Highly recommend.

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Thank JoannaLovesBoston
Newton, Massachusetts, USA
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The absolutely BEST hot appetizer is the HOKKAIYAKI (Scallop or Squid), we get it with scallops. It is so good and we never come here without ordering it. The sushi is fresh and well prepared and the Udon noodle soups are excellent. The only complaint is parking can be tough on the street if you don't go early. It was... More 

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Thank David L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

New Ginza has become the go-to place to take my girlfriend on a romantic, yet affordable date night. The sushi always tastes fresh, and their presentation cannot be beat. The style of the restaurant itself is quaint, yet modern, creating an authentic atmosphere that causes you to forget you're dining in downtown Watertown. The staff is attentive and friendly, and... More 

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Thank Brian S
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122 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

We treated ourselves to the sushi Boat and had shumai and yakitori for appetizers. While the sushi was good, the appetizers were not. It's not easy to find parking near the restaurant. Better luck after 8:30 at night.

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Thank Ptowngam
Watertown, Massachusetts
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211 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Rumor is that the main chef is leaving. That would be such a crying shame for New Ginza because he is what makes this place really sing! The weekend bento box is a joy to eat. A huge box, including soup and ice cream, is a steal at $20. On weeknights, I love to eat the duck special dish. Strongly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 65 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: (617) 923-2100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?