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) #883 of 2,418 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
269 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
+1 617-267-0840
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
269 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was visiting Boston as a solo traveller from London - I travel to Japan a lot so have a lot of experience of Japanese food - this is an excellent restaurant and great value. I was amazed by some of the reviews who rated...More

Thank N1foody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in the mood for Japanese food with/without sushi Itadaki is a good place to have a meal. Sushi was very good and fresh. The other Japanese dishes were also very good and service was attentive.

Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is a very well located place in Boston. Pretty loud and crowded in the evening, it is however a good place to enjoy food and drinks both. Loved their Sushi and their service is impeccable. A little on the expensive side but worth its...More

Thank LopaBhattacharyya
Reviewed 30 April 2017

If you like Japanese food and are visiting Boston, stop in at Itadaki for lunch or dinner. Excellent innovative sushi, fresh ingredients and a friendly atmosphere. In addition, they serve good beers and a variety saki.

Thank Meryl B
ItadakiBoston, Owner at Itadaki, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for stopping by and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Good ambience, nice waiter, mediocre food. I would recommend going here for the experience but not for the food for foodies. The menu needs work, rice was too hard and katsu curry barely had curry in it, we asked for more and our kind waiter...More

Thank Hazel Y
ItadakiBoston, Owner at Itadaki, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

We apologize for the confusion - customers are able to order extra curry for an additional cost. We will definitely reinforce this to our staff to make sure this information is correctly given to our guests. If you're looking for an authentic experience, try sitting...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We have been there a couple of times in the last month. Once we ate Ramen and it was really tasty and the second time we had sushi and it was also very good! the service is OK and could improve. The Sake selection is...More

Thank Naim00
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We found our sushi chef Masaki to be friendly, knowledgeable, and willing to share information. The waitress however seemed to either new or distracted at times. Our food was very fresh and presented beautifully as expected. The flavors were subtle and showcased the flavor of...More

Thank Commodore2010
Reviewed 18 October 2016

At this Japanese izakaya "gastro-pub" we had small plates and sushi. It's meant to be a casual eating and drinking place which you'd find in Japan. The owner is from Osaka which is a pleasant surprise. We found the fish fresh but the service was...More

Thank NYW W
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Do yourself a favour and just DO NOT BOTHER. This place does not deserve the real estate location of Newbury St. In fact go to Kashmir next door, the food is fresh, delicious & the service is much better. Visited this establishment (can't bring myself...More

1  Thank JLA392
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting and the most stunning food. Following the waitresses recommendation we had salmon, beef wraps and chicken pieces. Loved it so much we ordered more of the same. Very attentive and efficient staff, would definitely go back.

Thank Andrew_SmithLondon
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the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
    (Between Fairfield and Gloucestor)
  • Public Transportation: Closest T stops are: Copley and Hynes Convention Center
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-0840
  • E-mail
Itadaki is a Japanese Izakaya (the Japanese version of a Gastropub) located on Boston's famous Newbury Street. We specialize in Izakaya-style small plates for sharing (similar to Tapas) and we also have popular Japanese items such as Ramen and Sushi. In our beautiful full bar, along with an extensive drink list, we have a unique selection of Japanese Beers and Whiskeys, a large Sake list as well as New England's largest Shochu selection. For weekend afternoons, American-style brunch items, such as Omelets and French Toast are served, along with Lattes and Mimosas.
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