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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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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 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
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
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Centennial, Colorado, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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 17 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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
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289 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 302 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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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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Franklin, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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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
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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
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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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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?