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Oishii Boston

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1166 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-4113
+1 617-482-8868
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (22 reviews)
“salmon” (25 reviews)
“omakase” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1166 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-4113
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined early (5:30 on a Friday) because we had to catch a flight. We were seated in the back room and it was relaxing because there weren't many people. Our waitstaff was wonderful. The main waiter discussed various sake types and brought some samples....More

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I was soooo looking forward to eating here, after reading the reviews. We went for lunch and the place was mostly empty when we arrived, but we were nonetheless seated right next to a pair ladies whose conversation was just too loud to ignore, looking...More

Thank Travels2Light
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

High end Japanese cuisine, fresh and expensive ingredients. It doesn't have the hip atmosphere of Ruka (where Oishii's chef created the sushi menu too). It's not a NYC stylish space like Red Lantern but more delicious.

Thank Justin A
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I'm tired of screaming across a restaurant table, Somehow, Oishi has mastered acoustics - quiet dining, and I love it. This restaurant is Zen simplicity but elegant. The food is above average in price but way above average in taste. IF you order tempura, don't...More

Thank David M
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best Japanese restaurant I have ever tried, the Pasta with Uni, truffles and fried eggs made the dinner amazingly tasty. This is definitely a must in Boston...

Thank Carminecolarusso
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This place had a dimly lit dining room with cascade water wall that made it easy to chill after a busy week. This place is not cheap, however it was one of the best sushi restaurants I have ever been to!!! From the octopus appetizer...More

1  Thank lulyln
Reviewed February 28, 2017

We asked chef Ting to chose dishes for us, which made the evening very unique. We were not in a mood for any pork or red meat so it was pure fish, seafood, and vegan dishes. And it was incredible. We also had a chance...More

Thank Justin A
Reviewed February 15, 2017

After a slight hiccup in our reservation we had an amazing Valentine's dinner. We arrived on time and were seated right away. When we ordered the Omakase we were told the only one available would be the valentine's special. We were completely frustrated by this....More

Thank WanderlustHrts
Reviewed January 2, 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for the last 5 years on New Years eve and have really enjoyed both the quality of the food and the festivities. During the first two years, the tables were filled with New Year's eve items (hats and...More

Thank elmcity
Reviewed December 11, 2016

The best sushi I have ever had in my life. The staff is so kind and the vibe of the restaurant is very contemporary.

Thank Molly H
Nearby
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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Response from WalkswithNoCares | Reviewed this property |
It's about 1.4 miles which should be a 7 minute cab ride.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-4113
    (E Berkeley St)
  • Public Transportation: Silver line E Berkeley Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-482-8868
  • E-mail
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