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Ma Soba

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Beacon Hill
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156 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-2714
617-973-6680
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A quite enjoyable dining experience!

We liked: 1.) The broad array of choices on the menu. All types of Asian themed entrees. 2.) The food was well prepared and well presented. 3.) Service was prompt, professional and pleasant. 4.) Ample space at the table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2014
fredalynn
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
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Taipei
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

one of my favorite restaurant in Boston, delicious Asia food and lovely staffs.

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Alexandria, Virginia
Top Contributor
263 reviews 263 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Located at the corner of Cambridge St. and Hancock, across the street from Old West Church, this unassuming restaurant provides delicious Korean food. As a non-beef eater, I always appreciate restaurants that serve a chicken alternative, and Seoul does with finesse. I had the spicy chicken bulgogi which was delicious. I was initially torn between that and the chicken bibimbap.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My daughter picked this restaurant to celebrate her 14th birthday! The name of the restaurant is now Seoul! The restaurant is very clean and spacious! To start we had the vegetable scallion pancake, I can't even begin to explain how good this was! Honestly one of the best things I have eaten my entire life.. It was that good!! My... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We liked: 1.) The broad array of choices on the menu. All types of Asian themed entrees. 2.) The food was well prepared and well presented. 3.) Service was prompt, professional and pleasant. 4.) Ample space at the table.

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The experience started with new waitress Soo who was very pleasant and took our order when we were ready and we were not rushed. My co-worker commented on the service and the freshness of the sushi / sashimi. The presentation was wonderful! RECOMMENDED!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Ma Soba is a neighborhood favorite here in beacon hill. The menu is large and the variety is excellent but all the Japanese classics are there too. The wine list is very impressive...especially for a sushi restaurant.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Sushi was fresh and portions were good. A fair amount of baked options. Not a lot of variety as far as types of fish, but good rolls nonetheless. Ordered carryout once and delivery once, both were quick. Servers were very friendly.

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orange county, ca
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111 reviews 111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We ate here mostly for a change of pace and it was near TD garden. It was ok, nothing special or memorable.

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We absolutely love the quality of the sushi and the price is reasonable. The salmon is perfect every time :) There are often groupons available, too.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

General Tso Chicken, General Tso Shrimp, Hunan Dumplings (EXCELLENT). Great service and atmosphere, decorated with holiday touches. Perfect place for my girlfriend and I to go before our show at the Wang Theater (short walk up a nice one way road and through the park). The servings are large, expect to have extra. Recommend the Hunan Dumplings if you like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 156 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-2714
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: 617-973-6680

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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