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Dabin Restaurant

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10 Muzzey St, Lexington, MA 02421-5222
+1 781-860-0171
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not clean. A few years ago, we looked in the little containers that held the soy sauce on the tabels- dead flies INSIDE. GROSS. There are too many GOOD places to go, to waste time coming back. The atmosphere in here may fool you, but cleanliness counts. Do NOT go here.

Thank Lolabowla
Boston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We have been coming here for years. It's one of our go-to spots in town. The sushi is super fresh and delicious. The noodle dishes are yummy and loaded with vegetables, meat and/or fish. My family is particularly drawn to the Korean food. I don't know of another place that offers it, and can't imagine one that does it better.

Thank MuddyGurl
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The Korean food is really ok but slightly anericanized in taste. It seems that the adjusted to non-korean customers and don't dare to offer them authentic Korean food. But still. .. It is the only Korean restaurant in town and the food is really ok. The service. .. not sure why they don't try a little more. They don't really... More 

Thank Bernhard H
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

invited by a colleague we went for asian food. They have a wide selection of Japanese (sushi and sashimi) and korean food. Chose the Seafood Dolsot Bibim. very tasty and very well made. Very close to what i eat in Korea. Everything fresh well prepared. Good food for a reasonable price

Thank Spijkers63
Bolton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Dabin offers excellent Korean cuisine, especially the barbeque. The atmosphere is relaxed and quiet enough that you can actually have a conversation with your table mate.

1 Thank kelly4075
Lexington, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is my husband's favorite restaurant. We always go there when we want to eat out in Lexington. They are a little expensive, but the food is always excellent. My friend is a vegetarian. We had lunch the other day and ordered all sushi. She said it was the best sushi she'd had in a long time. After a month's... More 

Thank Janet P
Lexington, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

The Dabin Restaurant offers very good food at reasonable prices. The place already exists already many years in Lexington and parking is no problem. An added advantage is that it offers a quiet environment to meet your friends.

Thank Liberated1944
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139 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Have been coming here for 15+ years for family dinners, business lunches, and meeting up with friends. Always left phenomenally pleased that Lexington had this treasure. It's a draw for children - exotic, delicious food, in interesting settings like a large group on tatami mats in one of their private rooms. Always loved the personal service. What a pleasure to... More 

Thank P B
Lincoln, Massachusetts
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142 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is pleasant. And we enjoyed the food. We had several starters and different main courses. My three mushroom dish was very good. I felt that the waitress, though polite, was impatient with us for not knowing quite what we wanted to order. Friendly service is important to me in order to feel welcome and it was not forthcoming... More 

Thank Auroraam
Lexington, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

I have frequented Dabin several times and have always been satisfied with service and food, however last night was a different experience. A very unpleasant odor greeted us which should have been a sign. The service was horrible. Out waitress was rude, as was the hostess and workers glaring at us as they walked by. They seemed like they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Korean, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Muzzey St, Lexington, MA 02421-5222
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-860-0171

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?