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Aji Sushi Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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340 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460
+1 617-965-2801
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Was in the area for business and looking for a low key sushi dinner and based on the reviews tried Aji. Overall was happy an above average sushi place. I ordered miso , edamame, and sashimi. The sashimi was good and by far the biggest cuts I have ever been served. Would recommend. I can see the points from other... More 

Thank Travelerjj_12
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Good sushi Not blow your mind away but good Always reliable Great lunch spot Specials good Don't get the ramen

1 Thank schildkrout
Irving, Texas
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The portions are generous, the quality is very high. The Hamachi was the star of the dish, with a close second of the Toro. I wish that i had taken a picture of the presentation. It was far better than the photo in the menu.

Thank bithead2k
Calgary, Canada
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Whenever I am in Boston, I always make a point to visit Aji for at least one meal. I often bring friends or colleagues with me, and everyone has always had high praise for the food. The fish is cut into good-sized portions; the preparation and presentation is fantastic; and the wide variety of interesting (and tasty!) house rolls will... More 

Thank MichaelBurjack
Newton, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Wide variety of sushi and other Japanese cuisine on the menu. Always fresh, tasty and nicely served. Great, attentive, friendly service. Full bar and take out. Great addition to neighborhood

Thank gholczer
Brookline, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

We liked Aji Sushi Bar. I wouldn't say this is the most tasty Japanese food I've ever had -- and for some reason the restaurant seemed a little noisy. The wait staff was efficient, courteous, but a little cool. Nonetheless, I can well imagine other people giving this an "A" rather than my grade -- a "B."

1 Thank Dave S
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Very friendly owners! Excellent local sushi. Great for takeout. We are regulars. They stand behind their product.

Thank LV23
Boston, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Love to take a walk to build up our appetite on a cool New England night and enjoy this terrific local Japanese Sushi Restaurant/Bar. Best health always, Supermom-in-training

Thank Supermom101
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

The food and the service were good. It's an easy and nice neighborhood restaurant. There are plenty of seating, and the noise level is reasonable. I recommend it.

Thank figburrata
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

All the food at Aji exceeded my expectation for a Japanese/sushi restaurant in Newton. While you won't find dishes that rival the best sushi restaurants in Boston, Aji delivers solidly all around. The service is generally good, but servers can be inattentive.

Thank WhosTheBOS

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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
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-965-2801

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