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Oishii Sushi Bar

) #14 of 118 Restaurants in Brookline $$ - $$$, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
612 Hammond St, Chestnut Hill, Brookline, MA 02467-2101
+1 617-277-7888
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
612 Hammond St, Chestnut Hill, Brookline, MA 02467-2101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small restaurant in Chestnut Hill. Very hard to get a seat, so we usually carry out. The sushi is amazing - really the best sushi in the Boston area.

Thank Tiredeastcoaster
Reviewed 18 March 2017

In a very small place tucked into a busy section of Chestnut Hill you will find Oishii Sushi Bar.The place is not good for large parties,children or claustrophobic people.Yet they serve the best in town.We recommend everything on the menu.We live in the area and...More

Thank ECD111
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Pretty good sushi for a local place in Brookline. The fish is fresh and the rolls are tasty. I think that the quality is similar though to many other places and the portion size per price is not the best. Definitely not to take away...More

Thank Sanddollar10112
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It is a small restaurant with a few seats, not suitable for big families or children, in this case take out may be a better choice. Very simple environment but they serve a high quality sushi. Everything is fresh and delicious. Scorpion is one of...More

Thank Jociane H
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Okay, first point, the place is teeeeny. You're probably going to have to wait for a seat at the bar. The atmosphere is "sitting at a sushi bar watching a guy make stuff." If you can accept that, Oishii is terrific. So here's what you...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Having been in Tokyo a few weeks earlier, we were interested to see what Oishii Sushi Bar had to offer. We went for lunch and were able to get the last seats at the Bar. I ordered the Sashimi Special, which had three large pieces...More

Thank mikeandlindaR
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This has been a neighborhood gem for years The quality and innovativeness of their food is unparalleled in the city. The only problem is that they are such a small restaurant it's impossible to get in for dinner snow or shine. I resolved to having...More

Thank Travelerob
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Our children provided a fabulous sushi dinner last week for my husband's birthday celebration. Every bite of food was fantastic! We did take-out. The order was plentiful and everything was gobbled up. I highly recommend this restaurant for their ability to create beautiful and delectable...More

Thank Gram E
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Oishii in Newton is nothing like the Boston Oishii. Much smaller . Actually cramped. Service at the bar and one table that is usually shared. The service is quick but not that courteous. The food is excellent. So if you like Sushi , it is...More

Thank AVD53
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Visiting friends in the suburbs of Boston and had a craving for sushi. Oishi is a small place - 1 or 2 tables and a bar that seats something like 12ish. The two of us sat at the bar and had sushi/sashimi platter (had the...More

Thank amirlewko
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 Hammond St, Chestnut Hill, Brookline, MA 02467-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-277-7888
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