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#1,380 of 2,425 Restaurants in Boston}
££ - £££Japanese, Sushi, Asian
827 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2619
+1 617-236-7672
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
7 Nov 2016
21 Sep 2016
“Amazing sushi and fun vibe”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
££ - £££
827 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2619
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

The sushi here was pretty good! I also like that they had a good variety of Japenese beer and sake. The ambiance is also good. I generally liked here.

Thank Shilohna
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We hadn't dined in this restaurant before, but chose it for dinner this past Saturday due to its close proximity to our hotel and the threat of rain. Its fare was good-to-excellent, although its menu descriptions need some revision. My wife chose to order shrimp...More

Thank OldCTProf
Reviewed 23 December 2013

I have been to samurai after work for drinks, but have never eaten there before. Decided to order take out for dinner and after my experience, will most likely not be back. The food was mediocre but was completely over priced for what I got....More

1  Thank Belle C
Reviewed 9 August 2013

cool vibe, average sushi, fun drink selection - the boiled spinach was quite good, the sushi definitey better than average but not exceptional. We mostly had Japanese food so can't comment on the Korean side. Prices were fair and atmosphere was fun. Nothing off the...More

Thank VTwelltravelled
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Sushi was very good as were the specialty drinks. It was pricey for the two of us but I think that is the trend of sushi. There might have been a more reasonable place but the quality was good enough that I didn't mind. They...More

Thank Stushouse
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Very good bar service, very good bartenders. It is one of our favorite sushi restaurants in Boston area. Good value, good taste, nice place to watch sports and get sushi. Very tasty Korean dishes as well.

Thank JVNBoston
Reviewed 24 April 2012 via mobile

I visited Samurai while on business. I will be back. The special sushi rolls were great and so was the ginger salad. Everything about the meal including the little frozen cookie at the end was delicious. If you are looking for trendy atmosphere this is...More

Thank TrishDNY
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Great place for lunch. Food fresh, tasty, good variety.

Thank Empo8040
Reviewed 25 February 2012

I had the shrimp tampura roll, it was very good the bartenders were really nice and they these shots, they are called breakfast shots, with honey whiskey and OJ, so good! I've never enjoyed a shot like that before =)

Thank JellyBean1023
Reviewed 13 November 2011

This is a nice place for a casual eat, there is not much atmosphere but the place is nice the food is good but it lacks the wow factor if you are looking for a decent sushi well located this place is very nice

1  Thank JoelGol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2619
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-236-7672
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