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43 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421-5406
+1 781-860-9388
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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140 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've travelled extensively in Japan. This place is similar to many of the excellent family-run restaurants at which we ate there.

Thank StanRuth
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93 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch whilst staying in the area. Service was excellent, and there was a good selection from the lunch menu. Sushi was fresh and tasty. My guest was disappointed with the spicy tuna rolls. "Lots of breadcrumbs and no spice." $50 for 2. No drinks.

Thank Ctat
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch - many choices. The service is very good and the food is outstanding. One of my favorite place for sushi and other Japanese dishes.

Thank chhoisham
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Sushi, dumplings and sukiyaki are really great. Definitely a good place to bring some friends for dinner.

Thank Maxim X
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

It was our wedding anniversary and we made reservations. I ate sushi my wife had the noodles with clams. She got sick all night. I called to complain and told them to check the quality of the food. They took my phone number and never got back to me to apologize.

Thank Hassan A
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We have been coming here for years and, have for the most part, really enjoyed the food. However, this is a small restaurant which should, in my estimation, know it's loyal patrons. It does not. Every time we come, they seem not to recognize us, which is a turn-off considering that we come as frequently as every week or two.... More 

Thank parbez
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. Fantastic sushi . Very clean place. Waitress very helpful. Before you go there make reservations otherwise you would have to wait

Thank Lu B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

There aren't many sushi places in Lexington, this one was okay. Over priced for what you are getting, but it is fresh. Service was good. Very clean inside.

Thank JLT_Bacon
lexington, ma
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Food quality is fine but portions are small and pricey. Strange chemistry among servers, not a comfortable environment and always a sense of being rushed

Thank Maklot25
Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

I was there with Family last Saturday.Having visited this Restaurant Numerous times in the past,I ordered my favourite Teriyaki Chicken.It did not look like anything I had eaten in the past.It was a piece of half cooked boiled chicken breast with partly uncooked vegetables with Teriyaki Sauce on the side.When I complained about it,They took it back cut up the... More 

Thank pademan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421-5406
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-860-9388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?