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1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718 (Harvard and St.Paul)
+1 617-734-1268
11:30 - 01:30
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east anglia
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fugakyu has a reputation of being the best, but overpriced sushi in town. It turns out neither is true. Despite a rainy mid-week day, the place is pretty busy. I ordered the "nigiri combo". This comes with miso soup -- which was delivered first (unusually for a Japanese place) and without a bowl cover. The miso was perfunctory but potable.... More 

Thank drw1844
London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant and visit every time we are in Boston. The food is 1st class as is the service. It is an attractive place. It's a bit expensive but soooooo good.

Thank sdee101
Boston, Massachusetts
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410 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

It's good, but is it worth the price? I don't think so. The shrimp shumai is very good, but not incredible. The sushi is very good, but not incredible and not the best in the area. The soups are great, but again, everything is super overpriced. Nothing will be bad, everything will be good, but you'll pay a small fortune... More 

Thank David P
North Vancouver, Canada
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

There was nothing particularly wrong with this restaurant, so the three rating indicates that is perfectly good. The price point was a little high and the food did little to differentiate itself from cheaper options in there area. The dining space is nice and quiet and service was very good.

Thank Birdwatcher_jpm
Brookline, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We did not have a reservation, but we were able to get a table straight away, it was a Sunday night after all. We started with the Foie Gras Lettuce Wraps and the Short Ribs Hibachi, both were amazing! The Short Ribs were a bit pricey ($25 for an appetizer portion). My husband had the Sushi 3 Kind, which was... More 

Thank ChristaLovesToTravel
Lyndonville, Vermont
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food was delicious, the atmosphere was cozy(in a good way), the presentation was beautiful and service was great!

Thank lmhenault
East Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A little pricey but good. About $37 each for a meal and single cocktail. Neat place to dine. Would recommend for someone in the area.

Thank Taber M
Boston, MA
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Excellent food. Pricey as you might expect for excellent sushi. Clean, friendly service. Great for lunch or dinner.

Thank JawsBoston
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This place has some of the most amazing Sushi and Nigri a person can get this side of Boston. I would also highly recommend the Fugaku Fried Rice with Seafood or any of their Udon dishes. One of the best things about this place is that they offer small private dinning quarters that have a sliding door to offer maximum... More 

Thank Dani V
Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Ate here last fall while in town. Great food. Great service. The beef teriyaki was delicious and of course the rice and spare ribs were equally delicious. It was a bit pricey, but, well worth it.

Thank Derek R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718
    (Harvard and St.Paul)
  • Public Transportation: we are only one block away from Coolidge corner stop of Green line "c".
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-734-1268
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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