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Shiki

9 Babcock St, Brookline, MA 02446-5903
+1 617-738-0200
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mackerel” (3 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9 Babcock St, Brookline, MA 02446-5903
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are lots of sushi options in Coolidge Corner. This one has better food and service than most. It's worth seeking out if you don't mind the nondescript basement location.

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you go down a mysterious set of stairs you discover a small and lovely place packed with Japanese businessmen - if it is good for them, it is good for me.

Thank Anna-Axenov
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Great Japanese cuisine. The Oysters (Kagi Fry) and Avocado Crab and Cucumber Salad and Shrimp Tempura and the soft shell crab and stuffed eel were all delicious. The service was a tad frenetic as it was a busy Sunday evening.

Thank seasprite2017
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I ordered to go- 2 maki salmon and one shrimp tempura maki . The reservation went well but the food itself was sloppy, no attention to details or taste. It was like taking out from a fast food place, and even then my experience is...More

Thank Ayelet S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Shiki is good, all the dishes are great, they have more authentic Japanese dishes that you won't find at most sushi places around the city. The downside is that it is comically overpriced for the size of the dishes. They will tell you it is...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Came here for dinner based on a recommendation from a foodie friend, and boy was it good! As well as the standard sushi options available in other Japanese restaurants nearby, this place also uniquely has authentic, home-style dishes that you mix and match to make...More

1  Thank Bourdain_ftw
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I arrived at 7:05pm with my date having gotten a table. We must have been very engrossed in our conversation, because a half hour went by before we flagged our server to inquire if our order would ever be taken. She seemed nervous and overwhelmed;...More

Thank Mikhail5000
Reviewed 18 October 2017

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.

1  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

1  Thank Nancy D
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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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