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New Ginza

65 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472-4503
+1 617-923-2100
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (33 reviews)
“maki rolls” (2 reviews)
“caterpillar” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
65 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472-4503
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

It does not look like there is ever a problem getting in and parking is easy on the street. Squid hokkaiyaki was very good, and the waitress warned that it takes a bit longer to bake it, it was brought after other appetizers which is...More

Thank lenusik
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

If you get here before 6:30 be sure to take advantage of their oyster happy hour. $1 per oyster. They were delicious! Service was superb. Also really enjoyed the caterpillar maki roll and the soft shell crab roll they had on special. Would absolutely go...More

Thank car0344
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Oysters on the menu, $1 on off hours. Lovely service, and surprising good food for an out-of-the-way Japanese restaurant. Both the sushi and cooked dishes were well presented and high quality. Would only get a 4 if it was mid-city, but for this unlikely location...More

Thank jkleinig
Reviewed 23 January 2017

we go here every few weeks for cozy neighborhood spot, consistently good food, well presented and priced. We have always had quick service.

Thank bfords880
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The best quality sushi in the area. Great sake and easy take out The only issues I have are with the lack of parking and the restaurants atmosphere is somewhat sterile and generic

Thank Bradley S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

we have been dining here for many years, but on our recent visit it seems that the restaurant has been sold to new owners. the menu is completely different, the staff is new, and the food not as good as before. gone are the pre-dining...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We recently moved to Watertown and tried New Ginza because it was walking distance from home. We found the staff to be friendly and the food was great. We enjoyed a variety of sushi and other dishes. We will definitely be returning to this neighborhood...More

Thank ms0716
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor, skip this restaurant if you're looking for quality food. Not going to waste the effort to type more to the review because this is all it deserves. Sushi it's graded a D on taste, calamari was a straight Fail, price was...More

Thank Lefter
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Although I think they are a bit pricey, for a special occasion or just because, go here!!! The food is outstanding and some dishes are very unique from other sushi restaurants I've been too...worth the additional price! I love the light in this place also;...More

Thank alicedi11
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Luckily, there isn't great parking available or else this place would be mobbed. The service is excellent, the fish fresh, and there are plenty of good options on the menu for those who don't eat sushi. In the winter, we love to get the udon...More

Thank Nickygsmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472-4503
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-923-2100
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