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1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446 (Harvard and St.Paul)
we are only one block away from Coolidge corner stop of Green line "c".
(617) 734-1268
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11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: FuGaKyu Japanese Cuisine is a unique Japanese restaurant located in the...
FuGaKyu Japanese Cuisine is a unique Japanese restaurant located in the heart of Brookline, Massachusetts. Serving great dishes, such as authentic Japanese sushi and sashimi, you will enjoy a hearty meal that will delight your tastebuds and satisfy even the largest of appetites. Visit us today to experience what the rest of the town has been talking about! When you step through our restaurant doors, you will be immediately surrounded by a large collection of authentic Japanese decor. Combined with the delicious dishes, wonderful aromas, and outstanding service, you get a total dining experience. Established since 1998, our Japanese restaurant offers private rooms and daily specials for your dining enjoyment. We are a non-smoking restaurant. Come in today, enjoy the fresh air, and let your senses be mesmerized by the "scent-illating' aromas of our fine, Japanese cuisine. All of our exotic dishes are made of the freshest ingredients upon order, ensuring vibrant flavors.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Open late and good atmosphere

Fugakyu is one of our go-to places in Brookline. The kitchen is open late and I love the atmosphere - has the option of a cozy bar, sushi bar, regular restaurant, or tatami rooms. It has a pretty extensive menu. We particularly like the una-coco maki, Black Forest maki, and the gyu-carpaccio. I do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Boston
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Fugakyu is one of our go-to places in Brookline. The kitchen is open late and I love the atmosphere - has the option of a cozy bar, sushi bar, regular restaurant, or tatami rooms. It has a pretty extensive menu. We particularly like the una-coco maki, Black Forest maki, and the gyu-carpaccio. I do not think that this is the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

FuGakYu was a true Japanese experience. I visited with friends and ordered a broad selection from the menu which all dishes were satisfying. A true Japanese taste makes this restaurant a great option. The place is good for large parties, as it is a big restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My husband and I are big sushi fans. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and wanted a reputable restaurant to enjoy our time together. We went to Fugakyu for lunch and was seated immediately in a very intimate setting with sliding doors for privacy (it was spectacular)!! The suchi was the best that we've ever had and our main course... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I have eaten at Fugakyu on many occasions. It is pricier than some other sushi options in Boston (I order from Fin's Sushi regularly), but the quality is higher in terms of food, service, presentation and ambiance. Food: The sushi is pretty fresh and on par with their prices. The party boats are good to share for larger groups, and... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Excellent, fresh, invitingly prepared and well made sushi, sashimi, maki and Japanese food in general. Our family and friend's go to place for sushi. Seems to draw a large crowd of students and 20-30 somethings from Japan, so I guess this is a very good recommendation as well. Very pleasant atmosphere with comfortable dining area, sushi bar and many private... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This used to be our favorite sushi restaurant in Boston. It is still decent, but no longer outstanding. The food has gone downhill while the prices have gone uphill. You can get sushi of this quality now at many places in Boston for 1/2 the price. The sake and hamachi were both firm but a bit slimy. The Idaho, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I celebrated my birthday with my family and we were all delighted by the quality of the food! Very well prepared and quality ingredients! If you order a Shabu shabu, do it for more than 2 persons, so you get it cooked at your table. This was the only disappointment, we ordered so many appetisers that there was no place... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was the second or third time we had been to the restaurant. We usually sit at a small table in the main area but we had a party of 8 and decided to try for a "tatami" room (need 8). Fear not, the area under the table has been "dug out" so you don't have to sit with your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I was very pleasantly surprised how good the food was here.At first looked a bit modern and flashy but I was wrong.Good service,excellent menu selection, sushi and sashimi fresh and tasty. Great choice of sake ,was very pleased,ate well in a cosy and private booth. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is the best Japanese restaurant in Boston. Fish is very fresh. The chef is very creative. The service is excellent.

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Additional Information about Fugakyu

Address: 1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446
Phone Number: (617) 734-1268
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446
    (Harvard and St.Paul)
  • Public Transportation: we are only one block away from Coolidge corner stop of Green line "c".
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: (617) 734-1268

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business

Description

FuGaKyu Japanese Cuisine is a unique Japanese restaurant located in the heart of Brookline, Massachusetts. Serving great dishes, such as authentic Japanese sushi and sashimi, you will enjoy a hearty meal that will delight your tastebuds and satisfy even the largest of appetites. Visit us today to experience what the rest of the town has been talking about! When you step through our restaurant doors, you will be immediately surrounded by a large collection of authentic Japanese decor. Combined with the delicious dishes, wonderful aromas, and outstanding service, you get a total dining experience. Established since 1998, our Japanese restaurant offers private rooms and daily specials for your dining enjoyment. We are a non-smoking restaurant. Come in today, enjoy the fresh air, and let your senses be mesmerized by the "scent-illating' aromas of our fine, Japanese cuisine. All of our exotic dishes are made of the freshest ingredients upon order, ensuring vibrant flavors.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:30 am

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