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Genki Ya

398 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2932
+1 617-277-3100
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (25 reviews)
“miso soup” (3 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
398 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2932
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed December 22, 2017

The quality of the food is key here. They serve only the highest quality ingredients, beautifully presented, and always delicious. Their weekly lunch specials mean that you can fill up on good food at cheap eats prices, too. Try their organic salmon.

Thank Letlifeflow
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Large portion of seaweed salad - perfect. Sushi properly prepared - good selection. Spring rolls bland and too much lettuce. Miso Soup average.

Thank David N
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

I did takeout from here last night and really enjoyed it. The nigiri and sashimi combo was of very high quality. It was a lot of food - each piece was large and delicious. If you dine in or take out, try not to over-order.

Thank JerryR10
Reviewed October 22, 2017

I love this place, I've now been there 4-5 times and was never disappointed! It has tasty sushi variations, I love the caterpillar and the vegetarian sweet potato roll. The prices are affordable, in the usual range for Boston/Brookline. The service is friendly, considerate and...More

Thank Alexandra E
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Local spot with great food and fantastic service. Portion are a good size and fish was tasty. Had the salmon sashimi and the Sunset roll. Would recommend both

Thank Dayter
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

This small sushi restaurant delivers elegant delightful sushi & sashimi, generous portions of fresh fish at a very reasonable price, well worth a visit.

Thank James H
Reviewed April 6, 2017

I ate here with a friend who lives locally in Brookline, whilst the sushi is by no means cheap, the quality and portion sizes of the Sashimi are great value. the service was friendly and the overall experience was great. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Ricwood16
Reviewed January 30, 2017

This is primarily a small local restaurant for sushi. They have a large variety of choices for sushi and maki either individually or combination plates. The sushi was good but nothing exceptional. The bill was surprisingly high considering that we only had miso soup and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Expansive menu of Japanese favorites, including sushi, sashimi, rolls, teriyaki, & Katsu. The portions are large, justifying the price. Pure delight!

Thank anniesullivan714
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Admittedly, the place was empty when I arrived for an early dinner but outside of the two chefs in the open kitchen, the entire floor staff was stretched out on empty tables catching 40 winks. The chef alerted a waitress who brought me a menu....More

Thank Joseph A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 398 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2932
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-277-3100
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