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Ma Soba

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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
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very happy with the Korean food

I went here based on yelp reviews for Korean food in Boston. I know Boston isn't known for Korean food, but that's what we were in the mood for. Seoul was rated very highly and we weren't disappointed. We were seated quickly and side dished were promptly delivered to us. They were kimchi, an egg... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Newburgh, NY
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I went here based on yelp reviews for Korean food in Boston. I know Boston isn't known for Korean food, but that's what we were in the mood for. Seoul was rated very highly and we weren't disappointed. We were seated quickly and side dished were promptly delivered to us. They were kimchi, an egg dish, a squid dish, a... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My partner and I were so happy to find this place after hours of sightseeing around Boston. The restaurant was open late night (got to the restaurant around 10:40 PM, Thursday) and they still served us the full menu. I had their Stone Pot Dupbap and Bobby got their Beef Bulgogi. The food came with the usual Korean side dishes... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

While the service was just average, the food was excellent. My guest and I both had Bulgogi (Spicy pork, and beef). They were very tasty. The floor to ceiling windows are wide open on a nice day, making it feel like you are seating outside.

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Centennial, Colorado, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Our last day in Boston and we stumbled on Seoul and I'm so glad we did. It was incredible! Lovely dining area - we sat by the large windows and people watched while we had lunch. My husband had sushi and spicy pork bulgogi while I had the spicy chicken ramen. It was so good that I can't stop thinking... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is now called "Seol" which confused me a little bit when looking for MaSomba hungry and a bit Jet Lagged.... Nice busy restaurant with the front open out onto the street; great atmosphere with lots of locals eating which is always a good sign... The menu was extensive; I had a seedweed salad as a starter followed by spicy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I love this restaurant. We have been coming for over ten years. They recently changed the name to Seoul but is still listed as MaSoba here. The sushi is amazing, particularly the unagi, it is warm. I had the Japchi seafood and my husband had the Japchi beef, amazing. There are lots of choices! The service is fabulous too, many... More 

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Taipei
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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
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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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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
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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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Additional Information about Ma Soba

Address: 156 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-2714
Phone Number: 617-973-6680
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Sushi, Asian

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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: Sushi, Asian
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

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