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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 109
    Excellent
  • 96
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Great service

Food was very good, selection was perhaps overly large ( can start to feel like a diner) We were seated on the top floor of this huge restaurant.. There are several intimate spaces though so it doesn't feel massive. Our waiter Ivan was excellent, non intrusive and polite. I would go again

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Snodgrass999
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New Haven CT
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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252 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Haven CT
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Food was very good, selection was perhaps overly large ( can start to feel like a diner) We were seated on the top floor of this huge restaurant.. There are several intimate spaces though so it doesn't feel massive. Our waiter Ivan was excellent, non intrusive and polite. I would go again

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Fun place to go in a group - get a private room. Menu is extensive. Rustic Americana sushi - as opposed to trendy or gourmet or authentic Japanese business man sushi. Still fills a need for consistently prepared average or just above average sushi in a hygienic and slightly trendy locale.

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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A fairly large-scale Japanese restaurant with different rooms and set-ups -- including rotating sushi bar and traditional-style rooms where you sit on top of the pit. It has the atmosphere of hip place, though not overly refined or upscale. The food we ordered - various sushi, nabeyaki udon, and seafood shabu shabu - were all decent. The portion felt large.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I have been to Fugakyu several times, often for special occasions and am never disappointed! The atmosphere is great, complete with slide-in doors and a real japanese vibe. I look forward to it every time and especially enjoy the Ebi Mango Maki and shrimp shumai. That being said, I really don't think you can go wrong with any order! I... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I have heard rave reviews of this place before and remember enjoying it years ago but went for lunch and was extremely disappointed. Everything was just ok and I didn't really enjoy any of the sushi rolls. I would expect much better for what they charge.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Extensive menu options for sushi, sashimi, tempura, and more. Everyone can get what they want. Love the atmosphere here with the sliding doors that allow private dining, the art work, and the gardens.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food, good atmosphere nice place to spend a relaxing and enjoyable evening. I definitely suggest everyone who likes sushi a visit.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice cosy place, good quality meal. Staff are always polite and energetic. For those many goods only one minus - too expensive.

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Boston, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I like the location. It is right on Beacon in Coolidge Corner. They have great cocktails but overpriced. They also have rooms for small and medium size parties.

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Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We love having sushi at Fugakyu. Its always fresh and delicious, with nice presentation. Waitstaff are extremely nice, and the place is well run. Have been here many times and the food is consistently great. Love the gyoza! They offer a flight of white wines, each of which complements the food, nice selection.

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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
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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