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9 Babcock St, Brookline, MA 02446-5903
+1 617-738-0200
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
9 Babcock St, Brookline, MA 02446-5903
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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.

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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