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Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

1002 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02446-4001
+1 617-264-6190
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“gyu” (7 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
$$ - $$$
1002 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02446-4001
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Six of us ate here on a week night. We were glad we made reservations because it was jumpin when we arrived. We were greeted by a Japanese expression loosely translated"guest in the house" and were seated in a booth with a gas grill situated...More

Thank intents2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice time for birthday brunch with family and friends. Enjoyed the surf and turf for 4 and a few other entrees. Beef tongue for one was good. Everything was solid with quality ingredients and flavor. Although you can add sauces (sweet soy, spice, citrus)...More

Thank thewoodman11
Reviewed September 4, 2017

On vacation in Boston last week we decided to have supper at Gyu-Kaku one night, we had had a wonderful experience in Toronto the Summer before. We specifically told the server that we could not have shrimp at our table, that maybe we could exchange...More

Thank Yvette S
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We brought our office friend here yesterday as per her request. Menu selection has everything fit her taste bud though we order couple of sides. Overall- price, service and table settings were just right! I will definitely come back again with my kids.

Thank Tonette J
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We came in on a Tuesday night to give some Japanese BBQ a try. Right away, we noticed that the staff was very friendly and Wen, our server, walked us through the whole process. One thing we were disappointed with was the lack of food....More

Thank David D
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Great food, bar and waitstaff. Fresh tasty barbecue, meat, fish and vegetarian options. Cook your own inside a comfortable table with cooking grill. My mouth is watering just thinking about the meal I enjoyed!

Thank Carencaren
Reviewed March 26, 2017

This is a participatory experience in which you grill your own foods on a grill set into the table. There are many options for ordering, including a la carte, fixed menus for groups, and frequent specials. Our family ordered the all-you-can-eat option for $35/person in...More

2  Thank MarLa54
Reviewed February 3, 2017

I came here with my girlfriend for a late lunch/early dinner. Be sure to make reservations before you come, especially on a weekend - it fills up fast! The decor and atmosphere are amazing, and they have semi private booths with curtains set up all...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed January 23, 2017

There was a wait, even mid afternoon, during the week, in the pouring rain so be prepared to wait if you don't make a reservation. Once seated, we realized that the place is pretty small, and the grills don't allow for a lot of tables....More

Thank DarkMoonFaerie
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This was my third time at this restaurant and I had to write to say how much fun we have had each time. You are out to eat, you pick your main meat dish, order the appetizers and sides, hot saki or a pitcher of...More

Thank Vicki K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02446-4001
    (St Marys Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-264-6190
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