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Gari Japanese Fusion Bistro

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Gari Japanese Fusion Bistro is located in Downtown Needham Center. From the traditional to the creative dishes made with premium ingredients, there's something to satisfy all your craves. From the fresh sushi to the kimchi fried rice and grilled to perfection steak teriyaki, the menu selection is sure to delight. With a full bar, cocktails and whiskey on the rocks, what's not to love? Come on by when in Needham!
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
FEATURES
Delivery, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

My son and I eat here once a month. Never been disappointed. Prices are reasonable for Japanese food and better than most of the other Japanese restaurants around. Staff is accommodating and helpful; sometimes not too friendly though. It's one of the few quiet restaurants...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

33 sushi rolls, each priced at $5.25. Of course a couple of them are regularly $4.95 and a few more are usually $5.25, so not much of a deal, but the rest of them are a bargain with some priced up to $10 or so....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Have visited Gari many times, both for dine-in and takeaway. Located in the heart of Needham center. Sushi is great. They also other Japanese entrees. Lunch bento box combo meal is an enormous portion and a real bargain. Dinner prices are a little high. Full...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christopher K
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Memorable meal for three of us. Best tempura I ever had, along with great fried rice and teriyaki. Slow service, fair prices.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JeffinNJ
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We had a very good meal which was creative Japanese .Took 3 of our grandsons one Sunday and they enjoyed everything that was served.We like the avocado salad and have ordered the sweet chili salmon.Our grandchildren ordered sushi and one ordered chicken Katsu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paula R
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Saturday evening, 5:30 reservations. Surprised that place was pretty much empty. Ordered right away. Appetizers were good (particularly the gyoza). Calamari was pan fried, which through my kids for a bit of a loop. Tentacles a little chewy, but ring pieces were excellent. Kids had...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank mikeys2
Reviewed December 8, 2017

I just recovered from the flu. Needing nourishment and craving a fulfilling, lite dinner, we dined here on a relatively quiet Friday night. Our waitress was quick, efficient and impersonal — but i wasn’t looking for her friendship. The sake not quite hot enough but...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank diane w
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Stopped by with family for dinner last night. Sunday is "discount sushi day" at Gari (which is always a bit scary), where they have 30 or so items for just $4.95/each (regular prices are $5 to around $8 for those items). The sushi is always...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed March 11, 2017

I had a delightful lunch bento box of chicken teriyaki with miso soup, shrimp tempura and salad - a great deal in a delightful setting right downtown. Needham has changed a lot since I grew up here and this creative and excellent Japanese restaurant is...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank RJBLH
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We've tried several sushi places in or near Wellesley. They were listed on Grub Hub so figured we'd give it shot (although we hesitate to order sushi that's "delivery" because we prefer it as fresh as possible). We were very pleasantly surprised at how quick...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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