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Cafe sushi

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1105 Massachusetts Ave Ste 3, Cambridge, MA 02138-5217
(617) 492-0434
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

To be fair, I did not eat here -- because I WALKED OUT. I came here on a Thursday night -- it was empty, smelled moldy, but because the reviews were so strong we braved it out and thought we'd try it. Sat at the sushi bar when a non-Asian man walked over and started to set up our area.... More 

Thank pursuit
Shanghai, China
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I go here quite often whenever I visit Cambridge. Seems often quite busy here for dinner and the good value sushi choices is the reason. The fish is fresh seems there is good selection sadly does not seem to offer stuff some stuff I like but I guess isn't for the locals here such as uni and ikura. For a... More 

Thank alphaod
Charlotte, North Carolina
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134 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for some rolls when passing though town after seeing it 2nd on a list of Boston's best sushi. It was not that great. Too much hype. I shared three rolls and only really enjoyed one of them (avocado and eel)

Thank David C
Washington, DC
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I ordered the sushi combination and it was good. The rice was the perfect temperature, and the fish was skillfully cut and formed a very good nigiri. Service could be better but the food makes up for it.

Thank Elizabeth Y
Pensacola, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ordered a sushi platter and a nigiri platter for takeout and I have to say that it was the best I've ever had. The presentation was beautiful and the fish was extreme;y fresh and expertly prepared. I look forward to going back to a visit.

Thank rnheath
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I went to Cafe Sushi for a birthday dinner and was treated to a sushi experience like no other. I eat a lot of sushi and have experienced omakase experiences at other restaurants but the thought and care put into preparing for this chef's tasting was clear in every plate. The fish was exceptionally fresh and each course was well... More 

Thank Timothy M
Cairo, Egypt
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139 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The fish is clearly very fresh. The menu has a big variety of rolls and tasting plates. The salmon aburi is truly outstanding.

Thank basmaberti
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I really like this sushi place, in fact it is one of the few that carry the most variety. I love the buri (fire blasted) ones the best. Their teriyaki is also good. Itadakimasu!

Thank pinacolada2017
Dallas, Texas
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176 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a take out order - Rainbow roll absolutely fabulous. Fresh and well prepared, vegetarian type roll also delish. Restaurant itself is clean and modern sushi masters are front and center. For Cambridge, the prices are reasonable.

Thank MSLovell
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This may be best sushi I have ever had. We always order salmon aburi which is beyond delicious. This place has some tasty vegetarian options as well. Highly recommended.

Thank gourshruti

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1105 Massachusetts Ave Ste 3, Cambridge, MA 02138-5217
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: (617) 492-0434

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