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Yasu Japanese Sushi & Korean BBQ

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1366 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-2807
617-738-2244
Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Korean Barbecue

We went there with a colleague who is American, but has been to Korea multiple times and ate the real deal Korean BBQ there. He ordered for us, so we had the traditional Korean BBQ (with the built-in grill in the middle of the table) with two kind of beef dishes, some vegetables, and lots of kimchi... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Marina V
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went there with a colleague who is American, but has been to Korea multiple times and ate the real deal Korean BBQ there. He ordered for us, so we had the traditional Korean BBQ (with the built-in grill in the middle of the table) with two kind of beef dishes, some vegetables, and lots of kimchi on the side.... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Last night as we checked into the Marriott Courtyard my eye caught the sign across the street, "Yasu…Korean." I yelled to my companions, "...we're going for Korean!" We had already eaten an early dinner, but I could not resist. So at 10:00PM we walked across the street and walked into Yasu. The restaurant was about to close, the place empty,... More 

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Service is a bit spotty. Prices are reasonable. We started with the scallion pancake which was very large and tasty. The edamame was a bit small in portion and a little bit overdone. We got the number one BBQ option which was two kinds of beef, pork and chicken . It would have helped a bit if they had given... More 

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pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I have eaten in many Korean BBQ's and sushi restaurants in Philly, manhatten, and in our local town and have never had food as bad as this.We ordered the seafood Bibimbap. Also a spicy chicken dish. The seafood was chopped up in the tiniest little pieces and there was hardly any.The "shrimp" was the size of a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Yasu, which is proudly displaying an award from 2011, seems to have been falling on hard times. It is expensive for the quality of food served ...I ordered a Korean hot pot, which came with poor quality pickles from jars and cans apparently, some mushrooms, lots of rice, a sprinkle of chopped meat. The egg on top was extremely overcooked.... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

So unhappy to have gone to this place. I have seen this place for at least fifteen years and never wanted to go. I should have never changed from that. So bad. The food all comes at different times. One person might get soup, and several minutes later, your companion may get their salad. So, while the pricing is definitely... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My dinner group went here on a Friday night in mid February. RATINGS: Food: 4 Service: 2 Decor: 3 Overall: 3 SUMMARY: Loved the food. Hated the service. COMMENTS: Sometimes I'm just in the mood for spicy and meaty Korean dishes and this place doesn't disappoint. I really enjoyed my Dolsop Bim Bim Bop, especially because they did it right... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

The Yasu Japanese Sushi & Korean BBQ has a rather complex name, doesn't it? Also, prices go over $20 an entree, so you'd expect that their food will be just as complex and exotic. Unfortunately, it isn't. Not only is it not exotic, but it is also some of the simplest food that is possible to make. As soon as... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

I usually go to this place for Sushi as well as Korean food. Great place usually but I went there on a Wednesday night and ordered a special Sushi roll. There was a dead fly in the middle of the sushi. I thought it couldn't be but it was. So grossed out, I left and will not go back if... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

I went with my wife and daughter on a saturday night and the place was not especially crowded. The wait staff were really courteous and very attentive. We got the Combo plate for 2 and there was a lot of food! The beef and the spicy pork were really good and the chicken was not that great. The sides were... More 

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Additional Information about Yasu Japanese Sushi & Korean BBQ

Address: 1366 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-2807
Phone Number: 617-738-2244
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
Cuisine: Japanese, Barbecue, Sushi, Asian, Korean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1366 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-2807
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: 617-738-2244

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Barbecue, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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