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1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718
+1 617-734-1268
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (118 reviews)
“tataki” (3 reviews)
“tuna roll” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place was recently refurbished but i didn't notice any dramatic changes; it still evokes images of trader vic's from the sixties with sliding door booths and mock cypress accents. even allowing for the fact that most japanese restaurants in the u.s. have to be...More

Thank marcinkro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had take out for four people with good sushi but only average Teriyaki. Worth a visit for foodies

Thank Waynegourmet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gone to this restaurant a number of times over the years. The food is above average and the service is always excellent. However, the prices have always been too high, and now the prices are exorbitant. For a typical entree, the cost is...More

Thank Tiredeastcoaster
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Not the best sushi around but pretty good, the kids lunch special is great and my son loves the fish tank

Thank theeggert
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great service, very tasty sushi, miso soup and deserts 🍣. Very recommended for sushi and sashimi lovers.

Thank GhilJack
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Have been going to Fugakyu for years and they have consistently produced outstanding sushi. Never had a bad meal in.....gee nearly 20 years! Love their rainbow rolls! You will not be disappointed.

Thank BostonERdoc
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Absolutely mediocre food at high prices. Fish did not taste or look fresh. Service was passable but that's about it.

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and very nice sushi. Been here on lunch break and enjoyed the lunch boxes - more affordable and tasty!

Thank Geromlu1
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Fugakyu serves consistently great, high quality sushi. It's my family's favorite spot, so I'm there frequently. I'm always impressed by the attention to detail, friendly service, and exceptional food. I frequently try the specials - lump crap yuzu roll, for example - to find new...More

5  Thank mgoloboy
Reviewed 7 July 2018

To be fair, I am unfamiliar with Japanese cuisine and went here with a friend who had enjoyed it previously. The entrance to this restaurant is very attractive and seemingly quite authentic. One option for seating is in booths that one climbs into and that...More

Thank marianc95
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18 April 2016|
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Response from Joyce C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't particularly look at vegetarian dishes. I can't imagine a restaurant denying that kind of business, but it may depend if some of the dishes are made with chicken stock etc.. You would have to call and ask... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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