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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” (112 reviews)
“tataki” (3 reviews)
“miso soup” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is the place for great food and atmosphere. Went on a business dinner and found it to be a fun night out. Sushi was excellent. Very extensive menu to choose from something for everyone.

Thank capecodda
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

FuGaKyu, the house of exquisite elegance, established in 1998, is the largest Japanese restaurant in New England area located in the heart of Brookline, Massachusetts. The moment you enter our restaurant, you will find yourself immerse with cultural Japanese ambience such as a Koi pond,...More

Thank Lev A
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Clean, took staircase to table, attentive staff, excellent food. I had a spicy Miso seafood soup and a salad with chicken with an amazing dressing.

Thank ItIsSunny
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This is my second visit here and our go to place for solid traditional Japanese fare whenever I am in Boston. The sushi was excellent.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Fugakyu offers a very nice atmosphere but the sushi is worse then most other places and is very expensive.

Thank Benny V
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

What an unusually awesome place. Had to go a couple times. Hot saki is great. The wait is extensive so make a reservation. Both times I went Tues night packed. We'd afternoon packed The grill is in the middle of the table in little stick...More

Thank Anamaria G
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Arrived without a reservation for an early dinner before a movie. Seated promptly after following a labyrinthine path up the stairs and through many little rooms. Our table was "American style" seating, but we passed several private dining rooms with horigotatsu seating behind paper screens....More

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great Japanese restaurant with nice rooms and booths for groups. The food is really good, choices are great, nice and polite service.

Thank Darya D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Everything is good here. The service (waitresses in Kimonos), the Sushi, the drinks. I have eaten here hundreds of times and I have not had one item on their vast menu I have not enjoyed. On top of having great food and terrific service their...More

Thank Atdash64
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Large Japanese offering various table seating...nice- fresh, good sushi, nice saki..all good Not inexpensive

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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
USD 25 - USD 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 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
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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