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Aji Sushi Bar

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$$ - $$$
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340 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460-1923
(617) 965-2801
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Good sushi Not blow your mind away but good Always reliable Great lunch spot Specials good Don't get the ramen

Thank schildkrout
Irving, Texas
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The portions are generous, the quality is very high. The Hamachi was the star of the dish, with a close second of the Toro. I wish that i had taken a picture of the presentation. It was far better than the photo in the menu.

Thank bithead2k
Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Whenever I am in Boston, I always make a point to visit Aji for at least one meal. I often bring friends or colleagues with me, and everyone has always had high praise for the food. The fish is cut into good-sized portions; the preparation and presentation is fantastic; and the wide variety of interesting (and tasty!) house rolls will... More 

Thank MichaelBurjack
Newton, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Wide variety of sushi and other Japanese cuisine on the menu. Always fresh, tasty and nicely served. Great, attentive, friendly service. Full bar and take out. Great addition to neighborhood

Thank gholczer
Brookline, Massachusetts
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163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

We liked Aji Sushi Bar. I wouldn't say this is the most tasty Japanese food I've ever had -- and for some reason the restaurant seemed a little noisy. The wait staff was efficient, courteous, but a little cool. Nonetheless, I can well imagine other people giving this an "A" rather than my grade -- a "B."

Thank Dave S
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Very friendly owners! Excellent local sushi. Great for takeout. We are regulars. They stand behind their product.

Thank LV23
Boston, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

Love to take a walk to build up our appetite on a cool New England night and enjoy this terrific local Japanese Sushi Restaurant/Bar. Best health always, Supermom-in-training

Thank Supermom101
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

The food and the service were good. It's an easy and nice neighborhood restaurant. There are plenty of seating, and the noise level is reasonable. I recommend it.

Thank figburrata
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016

All the food at Aji exceeded my expectation for a Japanese/sushi restaurant in Newton. While you won't find dishes that rival the best sushi restaurants in Boston, Aji delivers solidly all around. The service is generally good, but servers can be inattentive.

Thank WhosTheBOS
Newton, Massachusetts
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243 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

We dined here on a weekday night around 8:30 pm. The restaurant was nearly full, always a good sign, but we were seated in 5 minutes. The menu is highly varied. We had sushi, yaki soba, spring rolls, vegetable tempura, tofu with veggie soup, and a fish entree. All were superb. Service was excellent, not rushed. The dining area is... More 

Thank esj59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 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, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460-1923
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: (617) 965-2801

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