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Uni

#210 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Back Bay
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370A Commonwealth Ave, The Eliot Hotel, Boston, MA 02215-2801
+1 617-536-7200
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17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We used to visit Uni sashimi bar very frequently when the old Clio was in the large upstairs space. It was casual, polished and exacting in the dishes it created and produced, a true creative driving force on the Boston food scene. We do visit the "new " Uni regularly and really like the place and its food. Some of... More 

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Lima, Peru
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a peuvian who loves japanese food, I was delighted to find 3 dishes which similar flavours to the food in my country; which I missed a lot btw. I had the omakase, which were about eleven courses and cost of $125. Of course, pretty much all the dishes were awesome, so, I will just mention some of my favourites,... More 

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Thank Lucio C
Dallas, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and great service. Food came out at a good pace. They were even accommodating to move our reservation as we were running late.

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Thank Julie J
Key Largo, Florida
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352 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 501 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us converged on Uni on May 28, 2016. Uni is located in the Elliot Hotel, and has a very agreeable dining room. Great staff, great display and array of fancy fish cooked up in a tiny prep area. These guys are good. Two (2) hours after we sat down, and what seemed like an endless procession of goodies... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Uni was extremely disappointing! The food was average at best, and overpriced! It's difficult to imagine that it's considered to be one of Boston's best Japanese restaurants!

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Thank 961darleneg
Northampton, MA
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97 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food tonight was inventive and totally delightful. I LOVE sushi and have eaten Japanese food in some of the best restaurants in the world. Our experience tonight at Uni was superlative and on par with the best sea food I've had anywhere (including in Japan). In addition to the outstanding food, our server, Cathryn was wonderful ---- she knows... More 

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Thank taliesgrandma
Boston, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st experience was exceptional, 2nd visit was bad but not as good. hope I am not being too critical here. all but one dish we ordered was fantastic. here is the minor but still slightly annoying issue we had. the waiter was busy and follow up was poor. constantly found myself trying to get some attention while the food was... More 

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1 Thank foodystar
Acushnet, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was mouth-watering delicious. We can't wait to dine there again. The Aku Matsu was probably our favorite dish we tried. It was all so incredible.

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Thank odilia16
Mansfield Center, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have never eaten food of this quality, with such excellent and unusual flavor and fine, friendly service. Getting ready to return.

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Thank CollegeProf2013
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Sushi shop quality food masquading as fine dining. Biggest waste of time and money. Nothing special about the food here, dont bother with this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370A Commonwealth Ave, The Eliot Hotel, Boston, MA 02215-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-7200
  • This restaurant is at Eliot Hotel

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

Staying in Back Bay

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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