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Osaka Japanese Sushi & Steak House

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14 Green St, Brookline, MA 02446 (Harvard Street)
By Train: Green Line to Coolidge Corner Station By Bus: Take Bus #66 to Coolidge Corner Stop All buses and trolleys stop at the Harvard Street/ Beacon Street intersection.
(617) 732-0088
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Osaka specializes in both traditional and creative Japanese and Asian...
Osaka specializes in both traditional and creative Japanese and Asian fusion cuisines & drinks. Besides, Osaka is the only place that offers entertaining Hibachi/Teppanyaki grill and show in Brookline/Boston. The two-level restaurant has Hibachi dining areas, common dining areas, private function rooms, and a sushi bar. There is also a new full liquor O-Lounge bar with music, and TVs downstairs. Join us for Dinner, for Lunch (lunch specials everyday), or let us help you celebrate a holiday or special occasion. Award Winner of "New Business of the Year 2012", "OpenTable Diners' Choice" and "Wicked Local Readers" Choice. "Food is the Real Star of the Show" -writes the Boston Globe.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
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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
Outstanding

Nice atmosphere, excellent food, outstanding sushi. The room with the hibachi tables can get quite noisy but the chefs put on a good show, very entertaining for children, excellent food. But we go there regularly for the great sushi. We're there at least once a week. Try the tuna dumplings... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
HappyBostotraveler
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice atmosphere, excellent food, outstanding sushi. The room with the hibachi tables can get quite noisy but the chefs put on a good show, very entertaining for children, excellent food. But we go there regularly for the great sushi. We're there at least once a week. Try the tuna dumplings -- in spite of the name it is like sushi.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Since moving to Brookline we've eaten sushi here at least 6 times (have never eaten in the hibachi room, however). Their sushi and special rolls menu is a bit overwhelming, but the food always tastes perfectly fresh and is well-prepared, irrespective of how busy they are (can get very busy/noisy on weekend evenings). Service is quite impersonal and could definitely... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I Came here only once at the suggestion of my friends. The food and service were ok. It is one of the more expensive Japanese places in Brookline.

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Weston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
239 reviews 239 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a combo sushi and japan style steak house. The steak house seems to get the families to enjoy the food and the show that you get from a Japan style steak house. We had some of their special Sushi dishes. I enjoyed them. My friend thought the Dragon Roll was a little weak, but for the most part... More 

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Brookline, New Hampshire, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went on a busy Friday night and got right in. They have tables in the dining room and a hibachi room along with a downstairs that offers Karaoke. Huge menu to choose from. Lots of different drinks. Service was just okay. and there was no explanation on what was included with dinners. Soup and salads showed up for some of... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Osaka is tucked away on Green St., a small distance from Coolidge Corner, but it's quite a big restaurant. Definitely, Osaka is a cool place to go, with a jazzy, comfortable decor, delicious food, and noisy eatertainment, if you want it -- chefs with knives tossing food around. But there are more quiet places to be, too, if you don't... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very delicious sushi ,good atmosphere, good service, good location for parking, good for occasions, ... Let's try again

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Massachusetts
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

There are a number of luncheon offerings. The number 1 sushi box has a selection of tuna and salmon offerings with sesame & seaweed salad. All fresh beautifully presented. I originally came here during restaurant week and liked it so much I returned for lunch. This is on a side street just off Harvard St. Well worth a visit and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to celebrate the a birthday with 4 young ladies, 2 grand kids, 2 kids and 2 grandparents (us!). A great time was had by all! Wonderful service, entertaining hibachi chef and great food. Not easy to please our entire crowd, but everyone had a blast!

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The sushi was excellent. A great selection, very imaginative combinations, and beautifully presented. I had the Hibachi chicken and shrimp and loved it. The service was friendly, prompt, and professional. I'm delighted to recommend this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Green St, Brookline, MA 02446
    (Harvard Street)
  • Public Transportation: By Train: Green Line to Coolidge Corner Station By Bus: Take Bus #66 to Coolidge Corner Stop All buses and trolleys stop at the Harvard Street/ Beacon Street intersection.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: (617) 732-0088

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Osaka specializes in both traditional and creative Japanese and Asian fusion cuisines & drinks. Besides, Osaka is the only place that offers entertaining Hibachi/Teppanyaki grill and show in Brookline/Boston. The two-level restaurant has Hibachi dining areas, common dining areas, private function rooms, and a sushi bar. There is also a new full liquor O-Lounge bar with music, and TVs downstairs. Join us for Dinner, for Lunch (lunch specials everyday), or let us help you celebrate a holiday or special occasion. Award Winner of "New Business of the Year 2012", "OpenTable Diners' Choice" and "Wicked Local Readers" Choice. "Food is the Real Star of the Show" -writes the Boston Globe.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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 - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?