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BEST Sushi, West

2006 BEST Sushi, West
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Oishii

Chestnut Hill

Sushi restaurants these days often look like futuristic temples, and the newfangled rolls they serve are themselves elaborate works of architecture. So it may seem surprising that a cramped 13-seat spot with nightly hour-long waits continues to inspire such reverence…. read more»

2005 BEST Sushi, West

Oishii

Chestnut Hill

Faithful followers suggest that perennial Best of Boston winner Oishii serves the best sushi in New England. Rare (and delectably dangerous) options such as blowfish hold court with traditional rolls and sashimi creations. Don’t miss the toro tata, Kumamoto oyster… read more»

2004 BEST Sushi, West

Oishii

Chestnut Hill

Bragging rights for best sushi in the western suburbs (or all of the greater Boston area, for that matter) may just have to be laid permanently at this tiny spot. Tender, delicate hamachi, hard-to-find otoro (fatty tuna belly), and succulent… read more»

2003 BEST Sushi, West

Oishii Sushi Bar

Chestnut Hill

You’ll likely be saying “oishii” (Japanese for “delicious”) after one bite of the fresh, flavorful sushi from this Chestnut Hill hot spot. The restaurant may have barely a dozen seats, but the long waits for a table here are quickly… read more»