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Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

#534 of 2,443 Restaurants in Boston
€€ - €€€Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
1002 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02446-4001
+1 617-264-6190
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gyu” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Barbecue, Asian
€€ - €€€
1002 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02446-4001
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is ten times I have lunch or dinner here. Great food always. However, no wifi is a big let down. Correction. Wifi is not reserved fir the managers, not the guests who directly pay for their salaries. Another negative. Our party has eight guests....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Six of us ate here on a week night. We were glad we made reservations because it was jumpin when we arrived. We were greeted by a Japanese expression loosely translated"guest in the house" and were seated in a booth with a gas grill situated...More

Thank intents2
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice time for birthday brunch with family and friends. Enjoyed the surf and turf for 4 and a few other entrees. Beef tongue for one was good. Everything was solid with quality ingredients and flavor. Although you can add sauces (sweet soy, spice, citrus)...More

Thank thewoodman11
Reviewed 4 September 2017

On vacation in Boston last week we decided to have supper at Gyu-Kaku one night, we had had a wonderful experience in Toronto the Summer before. We specifically told the server that we could not have shrimp at our table, that maybe we could exchange...More

Thank Yvette S
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We brought our office friend here yesterday as per her request. Menu selection has everything fit her taste bud though we order couple of sides. Overall- price, service and table settings were just right! I will definitely come back again with my kids.

Thank Tonette J
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We came in on a Tuesday night to give some Japanese BBQ a try. Right away, we noticed that the staff was very friendly and Wen, our server, walked us through the whole process. One thing we were disappointed with was the lack of food....More

Thank David D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great food, bar and waitstaff. Fresh tasty barbecue, meat, fish and vegetarian options. Cook your own inside a comfortable table with cooking grill. My mouth is watering just thinking about the meal I enjoyed!

Thank Carencaren
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a participatory experience in which you grill your own foods on a grill set into the table. There are many options for ordering, including a la carte, fixed menus for groups, and frequent specials. Our family ordered the all-you-can-eat option for $35/person in...More

2  Thank MarLa54
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I came here with my girlfriend for a late lunch/early dinner. Be sure to make reservations before you come, especially on a weekend - it fills up fast! The decor and atmosphere are amazing, and they have semi private booths with curtains set up all...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

There was a wait, even mid afternoon, during the week, in the pouring rain so be prepared to wait if you don't make a reservation. Once seated, we realized that the place is pretty small, and the grills don't allow for a lot of tables....More

Thank DarkMoonFaerie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02446-4001
    (St Marys Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-264-6190
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