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182 Main St, Medford, MA 02155-4542
+1 781-391-4363
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 10:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great sushi a la carte. I used to enjoy the chefs choice sometimes but not so much lately. My son doesn't eat sushi and they have a great varied menu for him of Japanese and Thai dishes. Give me the sushi and sashimi! Great service. Great sushi chefs. Few people sit at the sushi bar. I opt to sit at... More 

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Thank Jim V
Medford, MA
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wanted to like the place after reading good and bad reviews but alas it was not meant to be. As an experienced diner and restaurant server I will admit that I'm a bit critical when it comes to eating out. Let me point out some pros and cons. Pros: Fairly close by No wait Cold beer Timely service Cons: Glass... More 

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Thank retrowares
Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I eat here 2-3 times a month, and I am never disappointed ( I was actually there last night). My favorite sushi is the Mexican Maki (crunchy tempura crumbs mixed with crab meat) and Half Moon Maki. Two of my favorite dishes are the Sesame Chicken and the Chicken Pad Tai. The lunch specials are amazing - great portions for... More 

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Thank Vanessa N
Melrose, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

I've been Sei Bar in Medford a handful of times in the past year and a half. I've had the Thai and Chinese food there. I haven't tried their Japanese yet. The restaurant from outside is deceiving because it looks very small, however, there is plenty of seating inside. There's a back dining room you can't see from the front... More 

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Thank Christopher G
Boston, Massachusetts
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120 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

My friends and I really enjoy this place for sushi and drinks. We haven't ventured beyond the appetizers to any main dishes because we enjoy the great sushi they have to offer. The service is always very courteous and quick. I also use this place during major holidays to feed my friends or get a much needed break from cooking.... More 

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Thank TheBeardedGentleman
Boston, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

We arrived 6:00 ish on Friday -- on our way to a concert in Boston and the traffic was lousy, so we decided to eat just outside of Boston. We live in Medford and had seen this place for several years. We were greeted by a group of people at a podium just inside the door. We were shown to... More 

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Thank ShelleyinBoston
Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Had sushi almost everywhere around Boston (except those restaurants that cost $100+ per meal). This is by far my favorite, go-to place. From the perfectly cooked rice, to the perfect amount of rice, to the perfect seaweed, to the fresh, tender salmon or tuna or whatever you pick, the sushi is exactly what I like and want. Also the prices... More 

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Thank HZS73
Cambridge, MA
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2012

I have tried many sushi restaurants in the Boston area and this is by far the best. Sushi is fresh; chef is creative. The scallop U10 appetizer is lovely. I have never had a piece of so so sahimi here, and that is not true of many other usually reliable places. They also have some other asian selections if your... More 

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Thank davidsol1
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2012

I live nearby in Somerville, and this is my favorite sushi restaurant around. I also have them deliver sushi to my door more frequently than I’d like to admit. The staff are so friendly and fun to be around, and of course the sushi is awesome. The spicy scallop maki is my fave!

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Thank kristylee11
Massachusetts
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2012

At times we can only afford the appetizers since it is a bit expensive for us. They food is first rate, fresh and lovely and delicious. A must try.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 10:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Main St, Medford, MA 02155-4542
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: +1 781-391-4363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?