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“Best Japanese I've ever had - anywhere”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Fugakyu

Fugakyu
Ranked #8 of 202 Restaurants in Brookline
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Harvard and St.Paul
Transit: we are only one block away from Coolidge corner stop of Green line "c".
Description: FuGaKyu Japanese Cuisine is a unique Japanese restaurant located in the heart of Brookline, Massachusetts. Serving great dishes, such as authentic Japanese sushi and sashimi, you will enjoy a hearty meal that will delight your tastebuds and satisfy even the largest of appetites. Visit us today to experience what the rest of the town has been talking about! When you step through our restaurant doors, you will be immediately surrounded by a large collection of authentic Japanese decor. Combined with the delicious dishes, wonderful aromas, and outstanding service, you get a total dining experience. Established since 1998, our Japanese restaurant offers private rooms and daily specials for your dining enjoyment. We are a non-smoking restaurant. Come in today, enjoy the fresh air, and let your senses be mesmerized by the "scent-illating' aromas of our fine, Japanese cuisine. All of our exotic dishes are made of the freshest ingredients upon order, ensuring vibrant flavors.
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“Best Japanese I've ever had - anywhere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014

I walked in to Fugakyu on a friend's recommendation and ordered Nigiri, Makimono and Teriyaki chicken to go. The fish was fresh - really fresh. The meat was grilled to perfection and perfectly sliced. The sauces were magnificent, chopsticks were premium quality, rice freshly prepared, everything clean, miso was perfect.

I eat sushi frequently - this was the best ever.

The restaurant is beautifully planned, with group booths, koi ponds, superb service and courteous staff. The menu is varied and large - plenty of options. I'm so glad I went.

  • Visited April 2014
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“Beautiful sushi presentation!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2014

In this large restaurant in Brookline you are transitioned into a Japanese village. There are private shoji areas as well as booths and an upstairs where a lot of families were eating. We went on a cold winter night and this was a haven for fresh, well prepared Japanese food and sushi. The menu is quite large and the service is very good. We had some shumai and soup starters; my soup was served in a small teapot which was a wonderful way to drink it. the sushi was so beautiful; the tiger roll exquisite. The specialty rolls are large so careful to not over order like we did.

  • Visited February 2014
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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“Eat hear regularly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

Fugakyu is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Boston and luckily for me it is in my neighborhood. Sushi is excellent and they have a large menu of cooked food if you are eating with non-sushi eater. The service is consistently good.

  • Visited January 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great Atmosphere and Sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2014

They have a large selection of sushi to choose from and the prices are not that bad considering the quality of the sushi. I recommend paying the extra $1 to change the seaweed for soy paper in the smaller rolls. You get more fish and its less chewy. The first floor tables are each sectioned off in to smaller rooms.

The non-shushi appetizer that was great is the nasu dengaku (pan fried eggplant).

  • Visited February 2014
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“one of our favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

we live in Brookline Fugakyu is by far our favorite Japanese restaurant in the area . Perhaps,even our most favorite restaurant!

  • Visited January 2014
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