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Shiki

9 Babcock St, Brookline, MA 02446-5903
+1 617-738-0200
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mackerel” (3 reviews)
“black cod” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9 Babcock St, Brookline, MA 02446-5903
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Our recent visit to Shiki confirms that this is the best Japanese kitchen in town. More, it is a calm environment with very good service to complement the outstanding food. The entire experience was a pleasure.

Thank Joseph_Tulchin
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I decided to try Shiki due to all of the positive reviews. It is indeed a very pleasant and comfortable place, with soft music playing - in stark contrast to the loud and percussion-heavy noise I encountered at Jin's yesterday. My waitress was a very...More

Thank BostonSculpt
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a milestone with friends and family at this casually elegant restaurant in Brookline. The table was set up for our party of 12 when we arrived and a good meal of shared delicacies were enjoyed in a quiet setting where we could visit...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A good barometer of authenticity and quality is the one given by Japanese expats and visitors and in this sense Shiki came up frequently as good choice. The food both the sushi and especially the non the sushi selection was very good and the service...More

Thank Toyo3
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The most authentic Japanese restaurant in Boston! The food here is sooooo good and fresh all the time. Closest real Japanese food experience in Boston. The kaiseki sets, hokkaido don (sea urchin, crab meat and scallops) is my favorite. But let's be real, everything is...More

1  Thank Hazel Y
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My wife and I have been frequenting Shiki since it opened. For those unfamiliar with Shiki, this is not a 'sushi and beer place'. The non-sushi menu is actually more interesting and the range of quality sake's is eye-opening. Anyhow, when we came here in...More

1  Thank C J
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had dinner here a while back for the first time. The menu is both traditional and interesting. Good for sushi lovers and for other dishes. We will return again and again. Frequented by many Japanese and other Asians, including children. Prices are moderate. Best...More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 24 February 2017

It used to be great i heard and from the review, but they might have changed owner or whatever. Service is pretty bad, food is not worth the price and wait. The sashimi isnt as fresh too. I'd say try it at your own risk.

Thank Tommy H
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Shiki is a small traditional Japanese eatery. It is located just off the beaten path off Harvard Street, Brookline on Babcock Street in a lower level part of a building. Decor is quite simple. Tables can fit a single couple to a larger party. Food...More

Thank Lindy L
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I am a sushi lover and freak, and by far this is the best sushi in brookline. The superb service done by japanese and the guest are from diverse part of the world. Small and not pretentious setting but full of flavors and fresh fish.

Thank Belkis R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Babcock St, Brookline, MA 02446-5903
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-738-0200
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