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“Top notch sushi in suburb”

Ginger Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 50 Restaurants in Bedford
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Acton, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Top notch sushi in suburb”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

Among the best sushi n both freshness and preparation, We have been sushi fans for decades, long before it was readily available.This compares favorably with sushi we have had in Boston, Cambridge, New York, DC and many other cities. Mid size family run pleasant environment and friendly service.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank LisaJerri
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toronto
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365 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
“GINGER!?!JAPANESE!?!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

I should have known better than to go to a japanese restaurant with the name of 'ginger', after all, I had lived in Tokyo, Japan for 5 'superashi'years¥¥¥¥¥! The restaurant was full and the service was good, unfortunately the food went rapidly downhill; the RICE, foundation of all sushi and maki was undercooked with no seasoning; sushi were edible but blend;maki were ridiculously large and misshapened; the only saving grace were the sashimi. But alas, this is BOSTON! How could one go terribly wrong with Boston's finest offerings, FISHES & SEAFOODS??? Lesson learnt, do not eat in non japonica restaurants! SAYONNARA! ¥¥¥¥¥¥¥!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank connie l
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267 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“Enjoyed the bento box for lunch!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

Good location with ample street parking. Newly re-opened. Relaxing atmosphere. Nice décor and comfy seating. Mid-priced range to upper-priced value for lunch; more expensive for dinner selection. Had 2 varieties of bento box: Good quality meal; presentation looked good; sushi seemed fresh but cut smaller than average. Quantity is sufficient (although skimpy on rice); portions are on the small scale.... You will leave satisfied but not fully stuffed. We had exemplary service and attentive waitress but she took a break amidst our meal. The table next to us was served by a snotty waitress (caught our attention) that needs attitude adjustment or needs to get retrained with customer service. No matter, we will return and try another dish next time we are in the area.

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank minniemae
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Wisconsin
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Waitress Attitude Needs Improvement”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

Restaurant was clean, food was good, however our waitress was not very friendly nor good. When my husband ordered Teriyaki Shrimp and it came doused with sesame seeds, it wasn't anything he could eat since he can't have seeds for medical reasons. When we asked the waitress if she could make one without seeds, she brought a new one without then quickly told us in a snotty manner that we should have ordered without to begin with. Nothing on their menu said it came covered with sesame seeds so it wasn't my husband's fault. Then when she was cleaning up after us (a party of four who spent quite a lot for the meal), she spilled the leftover soup on my husband's coat. She offered to help clean it with wet napkins, however, there was no offer to pay for the dry cleaning. Needless to say, we won't be going back there. The waitress' attitude needs a lot of improvement and we can find other Japanese restaurants with better treatment. The only reason I gave this restaurant an "average" rating is because the food was alright.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Connie J
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Boston
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134 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Reopened and better than ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

It's been what, 2 years since Ginger was last open.
Well it's back and better than ever.
I recently went there for lunch and found the new building to be 2-3 times larger than before and the food especially the sushi is as good as ever.

Service as always is top notch.

If you'd given up waiting for Ginger, forget it and just go. If you've never been or you're looking for a great Japanese restaurant , go to Ginger.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank fishonBoston
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