Best of Boston

1996 Best Japanese Restaurant


From the Edamame (boiled green soy beans) to the Caterpillar Maki (eel, avocado, cucumber, flying fish roe, sushi rice, and seaweed, rolled into the shape of its namesake), you couldn’t ask for a place more bona fide. And it’s open til 4 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

16 Hudson Street, Boston, 617-338-2261,