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1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718
+1 617-734-1268
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (113 reviews)
“tataki” (3 reviews)
“katsu” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair, I am unfamiliar with Japanese cuisine and went here with a friend who had enjoyed it previously. The entrance to this restaurant is very attractive and seemingly quite authentic. One option for seating is in booths that one climbs into and that...More

Thank marianc95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am very happy to write this review for Fugakyu because if I can write it, it means that I am still alive. I placed my order after specifying that I have an allergy, and I was reassured that my food will not contain my...More

Thank Tanya F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve dined here a dozen times, often in one of their special rooms with closing door (to muffle the noise of our kids). They have a huge selection of fresh sushi as well as a full range of other Japanese foods. This week we tried...More

Thank BrooklineBob
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Good food here, but very pricey. Prices have gone up and portion sizes have decreased . Good atmosphere.

Thank tiffster05
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I have only been here for lunch, so I'll speak about their Lunch Special menu. It breaks into 4 categories: Bento, Noodle Dishes, Sushi Combos, and Donburi. The sushi is excellent here - the Makimono Combo offers you the choice of 3 maki, with the...More

Thank Bigamus
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is the place for great food and atmosphere. Went on a business dinner and found it to be a fun night out. Sushi was excellent. Very extensive menu to choose from something for everyone.

Thank capecodda
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Clean, took staircase to table, attentive staff, excellent food. I had a spicy Miso seafood soup and a salad with chicken with an amazing dressing.

Thank ItIsSunny
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This is my second visit here and our go to place for solid traditional Japanese fare whenever I am in Boston. The sushi was excellent.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Fugakyu offers a very nice atmosphere but the sushi is worse then most other places and is very expensive.

Thank Benny V
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

What an unusually awesome place. Had to go a couple times. Hot saki is great. The wait is extensive so make a reservation. Both times I went Tues night packed. We'd afternoon packed The grill is in the middle of the table in little stick...More

Thank Anamaria G
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18 April 2016|
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Response from Joyce C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't particularly look at vegetarian dishes. I can't imagine a restaurant denying that kind of business, but it may depend if some of the dishes are made with chicken stock etc.. You would have to call and ask... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1280 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-3718
    (Harvard and St.Paul)
  • Public Transportation: we are only one block away from Coolidge corner stop of Green line "c".
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-734-1268
  • E-mail
FuGaKyu Japanese Cuisine is a unique Japanese restaurant located in the heart of Brookline, Massachusetts. Serving great dishes, such as authentic Japanese sushi and sashimi, you will enjoy a hearty meal that will delight your tastebuds and satisfy even the largest of appetites. Visit us today to experience what the rest of the town has been talking about! When you step through our restaurant doors, you will be immediately surrounded by a large collection of authentic Japanese decor. Combined with the delicious dishes, wonderful aromas, and outstanding service, you get a total dining experience. Established since 1998, our Japanese restaurant offers private rooms and daily specials for your dining enjoyment. We are a non-smoking restaurant. Come in today, enjoy the fresh air, and let your senses be mesmerized by the "scent-illating' aromas of our fine, Japanese cuisine. All of our exotic dishes are made of the freshest ingredients upon order, ensuring vibrant flavors.
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