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43 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421-5406
+1 781-860-9388
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 16:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for years and, have for the most part, really enjoyed the food. However, this is a small restaurant which should, in my estimation, know it's loyal patrons. It does not. Every time we come, they seem not to recognize us, which is a turn-off considering that we come as frequently as every week or two.... More 

Thank parbez
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. Fantastic sushi . Very clean place. Waitress very helpful. Before you go there make reservations otherwise you would have to wait

Thank Lu B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

There aren't many sushi places in Lexington, this one was okay. Over priced for what you are getting, but it is fresh. Service was good. Very clean inside.

Thank JLT_Bacon
lexington, ma
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Food quality is fine but portions are small and pricey. Strange chemistry among servers, not a comfortable environment and always a sense of being rushed

Thank Maklot25
Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was there with Family last Saturday.Having visited this Restaurant Numerous times in the past,I ordered my favourite Teriyaki Chicken.It did not look like anything I had eaten in the past.It was a piece of half cooked boiled chicken breast with partly uncooked vegetables with Teriyaki Sauce on the side.When I complained about it,They took it back cut up the... More 

Thank pademan
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Daikanyama came back from it's renovation ready to wow, and it has. The dining room is beautiful, though it can be a bit loud when it's really busy. But, where they really shine is in the presentation of the food. Everything is artfully laid out - but not in a fussy way, if that makes sense. Everything arrives at the... More 

Thank MuddyGurl
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Level Contributor
41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The fish is VERY fresh, the menu is creative, and the food is always good. Sometimes the service is a bit slow (in comparison to other similar restaurants), but that is because they seem to be very busy all the time. I also notice with each visit (I have been here three times) other customers who are regulars (I can... More 

1 Thank Melanie T
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Visiting from the uk for work. Craving sushi. Good reviews here. Food is solid. Nothing amazing but tasty and some fun rolls. I'd certainly come here for quality food and service.

Thank bedasaka
New Haven, Connecticut
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

attentive service, delicious food, calm interior, servers attired in uniform, i'm going back. quiet, calm atmosphere.

1 Thank david M
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The sushi here isn't bad. They renovated the place last year and majorly improved the interiors. The staff is friendly. Beware though that this place is TEEMING with kids. Parents go there and talk to each other or stare at their iPhones while their kids shriek and bang their chopsticks on the tables and dishes. Not a great place to... More 

2 Thank Nelly G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421-5406
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-860-9388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?