We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Order Online
OR
Order Online

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
$15 - $20
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about

Menu

STARTERS
Edamame
steamed soybeans, garnished with kosher salt
USD 6
Shumai
crispy fried shrimp dumplings
USD 6
Gyoza
deep-fried pork dumplings
USD 6
Shrimp And Vegetable Tempura
shrimp and vegetables deep fried to light, crispy perfection
USD 9
Calamari Tempura
calamari tempura with a sweet and spicy drizzle
USD 8
Beef Tartaki
thinly sliced rare beef presented in a wasabi brandy sauce
USD 9.5
Baba Oyster Shooter
baba style oyster shooter
USD 5
BABA SPECIAL STARTERS
Sushi Spring Roll
4 pieces appertizer with crabmeat, steam shrimp, fresh mango, tobikko with the cucumber wrap
USD 10
Ootoro Tartar
top grade bluefin tuna belly chopped with scallion, finish with wasabi yuzu sauce
USD 20
Tuna Tartaki
pan seared rare tuna with a light wasabi sauce
USD 12
Shiro Maguro Tartaki
prime piece of shiro maguro pan seared with garlic sesame oil, japanese garnish
USD 14
Tartaki Trio
a sumptuous sampling of chef wang's three tartaki's-tuna, black marlin and salmon, served together but each with its own distinctive sauce
USD 21
Mango Tuna
tuna ceviche in mango salsa
USD 12
Jalapeño Yellowtail
yellowtail ceviche infused with a spicy jalapeño sauce
USD 10
Kani Baba
tender chopped alaskan king crab with spicy caviar scallion sauce
USD 10
Hamachi Kama
chef wang’s own double-baked tender yellowtail jaw
USD 14
Hotate Hokkai Yaki
japanese hokaido scallops baked with special sauce and crabmeat
USD 10
SOUPS
Miso
traditional japanese miso soup
USD 3
SALADS
Spicy Jellyfish Salad
crispy jellyfish mixed with fresh cucumber, finished with spicy sesame oil sauce.
USD 9
Mixed Greens
baba ginger dressing
USD 5
Baba Salad
mixed greens, fresh slices of salmon, light wasabi dressing
USD 10
Seaweed Salad
traditional japanese kaiso salad
USD 6
Avocado Crab Salad
avocado, alaskan king crabmeat, over garnish with miso wasabi dressing
USD 12
Spicy Seafood Salad
medley of seafood blended with cucumber in a light lemon sauce
USD 10
Cucumber Squid Salad
tender squid, crabmeat, and fish roe presented with whipped lemon mayo sauce
USD 9
Chef’s Salad Sampler
a sampler of chef wang’s salads: lobster salad over mango salsa, tuna salad, cucumber crabmeat salad
USD 12
ENTREES
Asian Stir Fry
japanese udon noodles stir fried and served with chicken filet, shrimp, and fresh seasonal vegetables
USD 18
Ginger Chicken
tender filet of chicken breast breaded and fried with baba ginger sauce, served with stir fried vegetables and japanese white rice
USD 19
Chicken Teriyaki Baba
succulent pan sautéed chicken breast in baba teriyaki sauce and vegetable tempura, served with japanese white rice
USD 19
Crispy Grilled Salmon
fresh atlantic salmon, tender grilled and broiled crispy. served over wild rice, grilled asparagus, and japanese radish
USD 24
TORI TORI
Yaki Tori
chicken
USD 7
Gyu Niku Tori
beef
USD 7
Sake Tori
salmon
USD 8
Vegetable Tori
select vegetables
USD 6
SUSHI / SASHIMI
sushi: 2pcs/order sashimi: 3pcs/order. quail egg: $1.50 extra
Maguro
blue fin tuna
USD 6
USD 7.5
Sake
salmon
USD 5.5
USD 7
Hamachi
yellow tail
USD 6
USD 7.5
Unagi
eel
USD 6
USD 7.5
Ebi
shrimp
USD 5.25
USD 6.75
Hotate
japanese hokaido scallop
USD 6.75
USD 8.25
Suzuki
bass
USD 5.25
USD 6.75
Hirame
fluke
USD 5.25
USD 6.75
Tobiko
flying fish roe
USD 5.25
USD 6.75
Quail Egg Extra USD 1.5
Ikura
salmon roe
USD 5.5
USD 7
Quail Egg Extra USD 1.5
ROLLS
Spiderman Maki
softshell crab tempura,seaweed salad,tempura enoki mushroom, soywrap with baba eel sauce
USD 14
USD 14
Spicy Tuna
chopped tuna, cucumber, spicy mayo, tobikko, scallion, topped with tuna
USD 9
USD 9
Spicy Salmon
chopped salmon, cucumber, spicy mayo, tobikko, scallion, topped with salmon
USD 7.5
USD 7.5
Spicy Yellowtail
chopped yellow tail, cucumber,spicy mayo,tobikko, scallion topped with yellowtail
USD 8
USD 8
Spicy Scallop
chopped scallop, cucumber, spicy mayo,tobikko, scallion
USD 8
USD 8
Crunchy Maki
crab stick, tempura crumbs, scallion, tobikko w/ special sauce
USD 6
USD 6
Tuna Avocado
USD 8
USD 8
Salmon Avocado
USD 7.5
USD 7.5
Unagi Avocado
eel, avocado
USD 7.5
USD 7.5
California
crab stick, cucumber, avocado
USD 6
USD 6
Reviews (188)
Filter reviews
182 results
Traveler rating
128
43
7
1
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
128
43
7
1
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sushi maki rolls edamame nice decor never disappoints food was fantastic worcester area birthday dinner an appetizer love this place wilson platter martini takeout waitstaff
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed March 7, 2020

We have been here several times, but just went last weekend. Sushi was absolutely delicious. Fish was very fresh and cold (which is how I prefer my sushi). I highly recommend the top shelf mai tai. It was awesome. Always great service and the food...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

Best Sushi in Worcester. Love this place. Small & sometimes there is a wait. Totally worth it. The Sushi is amazing. It always looks like art. So tasty. Worth the money.

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed January 6, 2020

On Christmas Eve, there are not very many places to go, my niece was up from Nantucket so we decided to try this place, hadn't been in a long time. It was as good as I remember. The Host was accommodating, he sat us at...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed December 22, 2019

I was looking for something unique to bring as an appetizer to a party. I ordered the Party for 2 platter from the Chef's Set Menu online. When I arrived at 5:00 to pick up the platter it was beautifully fresh looking and ready to...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed November 21, 2019

I've been lucky enough to do a lot of traveling, and (among other things) that has given me the chance to try some good sushi in many different places. The best sushi I have found is right here in Worcester at Baba. It's fresh, creative...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Highly Surprised! As a world traveler and Sushi lover, this is a extremely good Sushi location. Had an amazing spider roll, & the nigiri is top notch. I would highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Baba is by far the best sushi restaurant in the area. In fact, I can't think of any place that I've had better sushi. Wilson, the owner, has created a fun place where the sushi is innovative and of exceedingly high quality. He and his...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Never disappoints, sushi and sushi pizzas taste fresh and the service is great too! One of my fav sushi spots in the Woo.

Date of visit: September 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Highly recommend!! The food was fantastic, great drinks and awesome service!! Our waiter was Jack and he was fantastic!! Super attentive, very nice and made our daughter a fruit based "shot" with a candle for her birthday! We will return!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

BaBa Sushi is just the best. Their innovative approach to dinning has brought Worcester residents to what the rest of the world enjoys. The professional staff will guide you down the right path of understanding & enjoying sushi.

Date of visit: February 2019
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
AC Hotel Worcester
99 reviews
1.10 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Worcester
1,057 reviews
1.18 miles away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Worcester
295 reviews
1.33 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Worcester Downtown
278 reviews
1.33 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Antonio's
52 reviews
.11 miles away
Altea's Eatery
30 reviews
.18 miles away
El-Basha
62 reviews
.18 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts
472 reviews
.88 miles away
Worcester Historical Museum
46 reviews
.83 miles away
Flying Dreams Brewery
11 reviews
.59 miles away
Newton Hill Disc Golf
7 reviews
.61 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
emizco
February 10, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from littleturk | Reviewed this property |
Not very big. A small bar with a few tables located there and a back area that is more spacious.
1
Vote
Denise M
May 9, 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from mamamiamariapo | Reviewed this property |
For sure! Don't worry, they will cater to your allergies.
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing