Best of Boston

Best Sushi

2007 Best Sushi

O Ya

Boston
As sushi has gone mainstream, it’s become increasingly run-of-the-mill: rolls, rolls, and more rolls, with too much rice and tasteless (and, frequently, cooked) fish. O […] read more»
2006 Best Sushi

Fugakyu

Brookline
The old-school Japanese-themed décor may be a bit hokey, but this Brookline institution still offers adventurous eaters an unrivaled selection of creative rolls, such as […] read more»
2006 Best Sushi, West

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 […] read more»
2005 Best Sushi

Osushi

Boston
Think of it as a love letter to raw fish. Traditionalists will savor the thick, buttery cuts of salmon, tuna, and yellowtail. The more adventurous […] 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 […] 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 […] read more»
2004 Best Sushi

Ginza Restaurant

Boston
Raise your hand if you’re tired of the same standard sushi, meal in and meal out: tuna maki, salmon sushi, tuna sushi, salmon maki. We’re […] 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 […] read more»
2003 Best Sushi

Ginza, Brookline location

Brookline
When you’re craving sushi but can’t bear waiting in line for hours for a table while being barked at by harried hostesses (an all-too-common occurrence […] read more»
2002 Best Sushi

Fugakyu

Brookline
In a town with a few serious contenders, Fugakyu is the closest East Coasters can come to West Coast-level sushi bliss. Bypass the always-epic wait […] read more»
2001 Best Sushi

Fugakyu

Brookline
This giant temple to raw fish may look like a Zen sanctuary, but don’t expect any peace or quiet. Between the circular sushi bar’s clamor […] read more»
2000 Best Sushi

Oishii

Chestnut Hill
The name means “delicious,” and the food delivers on the promise at this new addition to Boston’s sushi scene. (Move over, Ginza.) Hidden away off […] read more»
1999 Best Sushi

Ginza Japanese Restaurant

Boston
If you knew sushi like Ginza knows sushi—well, you’d never go anywhere else for sushi again. No other place offers such subtle and succulent yellowtail, […] read more»
1997 Best Sushi

Ginza

Boston
This is where Boston’s other sushi chefs eat on their nights off. Memorable maki comes with ingredients ranging from burdock root to Japanese basil. The […] read more»
1992 Best Sushi, New

Jae’s Cafe and Grill

Boston
Jae’s just keeps getting better. The sushi is tops. read more»