Japanese Restaurants in Cambridge

Up to 35% Off Sushi & Asian Fusion at O Sushi Restaurant & Bar

O Sushi Restaurant & Bar

Cambridge

$40 $29

Appetizers such as sake-steamed mussels precede dragon and california rolls in a "Boston Globe"–lauded restaurant in Harvard Square

50% Off Chinese and Japanese Food at Fusion Taste

Fusion Taste

Arlington Center

$30 $15

Menu blends Chinese and Japanese specialties, from black-pepper beef to sushi

40% Off Sushi at Fuji 1546 Restaurant & Bar in Quincy

Fuji 1546

Quincy Center

$25 $15

Eclectic, Japanese-inspired dishes such as cheesesteak maki and filet mignon in housemade lime-soy marinade

Half Off Sushi at Maki Sushi Bar

Maki Sushi Bar

Peabody Town Center

$30 $15

Rolls of tempura lobster, mango, and asparagus drizzled with white sauce and kabayaki glaze top tables along with seafood martinis

Up to 50% Off Asian Food at Omoto Garden

Omoto Garden

Abington

$20 $11

Japanese sashimi and sushi rolls mingle with Chinese entrees in a restaurant that hosts karaoke three nights a week

50% Off at Sake Hana Asian Cuisine & Sushi Bar

Sake Hana Asian Cuisine & Sushi Bar

Westborough

$30 $15

(23)

Chefs sear steak hibachi-style and fashion lobster and spicy snow crab into specialty rolls; local ingredients are used whenever possible

52% Off Sushi and Chinese Cuisine at Feng Shui

Feng Shui

Tyngsborough

$25 $12

(11)

Diners enjoy a variety of tasty and quality Japanese and Chinese dishes with modern touches within this gem in a nondescript strip mall

50% Off Asian Cuisine at Shanghai Gardens

Shanghai Gardens Restaurant

Attleboro

$30 $15

(31)

Award-winning eatery boasts expansive menu of traditional Asian eats

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Continuing an age-old Japanese culinary tradition, Shabu-Ya specializes in shabu-shabu, or hot pot––a modern take on the steaming soups historically eaten by Genghis Khan and his armies. The café's sleekly modern interior is designed to evoke the colors and shapes of this signature dish, from vegetable-green couches to round hanging lights that recall bubbles in boiling broth. Meals can begin with seaweed-encircled sushi while diners decide which meats and veggies to simmer in a choice of shabu-shabu broths such as Korean kimchi and vegetarian mushroom. Kitchen specials also offer Black Angus rib eye or chili-marinated pork bulgoki to build hearty hot pots, and are flavorful ways to change up an all-mayonnaise diet.

57 Jfk St
Cambridge,
MA
US

One of South Shore Living's "10 Influential People You Should Know" in 2010, Jimmy Liang evenly divides his time among his five Boston-area restaurants. At Fuji 1546 Restaurant & Bar, his culinary crew whips up contemporary Japanese dishes with a focus on maki, sushi, and sashimi. The sushi selection ranges from eel-filled caterpillar rolls to sweet-potato maki to the BLT roll, which guests must order without using any vowels. The menu also includes traditional eats such as gyoza, sweet-and-sour crab-meat balls, and filet mignon cooked in a housemade lime-soy marinade. For entertainment, Fuji 1546 Restaurant & Bar has a live DJ that spins every Friday and Saturday night.

300 3rd St
Cambridge,
MA
US

High-backed booths, flickering candles, and minimalist red and black accents lend a sleek style to Osushi's intimate setting tucked inside the Westin Hotel. Chefs slice fresh fish to rest atop or inside sushi rice waiting to be plucked up by chopsticks. Their specialty makimono rolls draw from world cuisines with spicy aioli to add a dash of heat or prosciutto to lend an aria from the chef's favorite opera. Diners wash down bites of sashimi or tempura with selections from an extensive sake list, which includes specialty drinks made with seasonal fruit.

1 Eliot Street
Cambridge,
MA
US

At The Ginger Pad, a casual atmosphere blends with the rich aromas of garlic, thai basil, and chili sauce hanging in the air to help guests forget the world outside. Like a suspension bridge made out of udon noodles, the menu connects distant lands through food, laying out delicious examples of Malaysian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine. Spring rolls or edamame preempt dives into salty-sweet pad thai or korean beef barbecue. Chopsticks can also lift spicy sichuan shrimp to mouths or gently cradle sushi rolls that combine colorful mango and avocado with fresh tobiko, tuna, salmon, and scallops.

1287 Cambridge St
Cambridge,
MA
US

Koreana offers classic Korean barbecue, outfitting each table with its own grill to create a custom dining experience with built-in entertainment. Warm up maxillo-muscles with an avocado salad ($7) or the shrimp tempura, outfitted with a suit of crispy, golden armor ($10). Then, employ the classic good-cop/bad-cop technique to grill alternating edibles; two grill orders are required to use the grill. The pork bulgogi is a savory option, with slices of chili-paste-marinated pork bathing in a sweet and spicy soy sauce ($19), and the chadol baegi logs in as another meat nominee, casting sweet soy sauce and salted sesame oil in a beef brisket production that guarantees odd couple hilarity ($20). Vassals to the vegetable have plenty of options at Koreana, including barbecued tofu ($16) and rice entrees such as the bokembop, a Korean fried rice full of buried vegetable, egg, and kimchee treasure ($10). Flame-fearing foodies also have plenty of uncooked options, including salmon or yellowtail sushi rolls ($4.50 each). Kids get to pick on something their own size, such as the chicken teriyaki with a fried dumpling ($8).

154 Prospect St
Cambridge,
MA
US

Sapporo Ramen

Chefs at Sapporo Ramen know the key ingredient to a truly authentic bowl of broth: time. Pots of chicken and fresh vegetables boil over high heat for more than 10 hours to create the kitchen's signature house broth, which is served with plates of wave noodles, and topped with ingredients like spicy ground pork, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, and scallions. Clearly the dedication is paying off: Boston Magazine_ named named Sapporo's spicy miso ramen one of the city’s best bowls in 2013, calling it "comfort food at its height". But while ramen may headline the menu and demand a more lavish dressing room than its fellow food items, it's not the only authentic taste at Sapporo. House-made fried rice dishes also have their place on the menu, along with ala carte favorites like ton katsu, shrimp in spicy chili sauce, or chicken sautéed in homemade teriyaki.

1815 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge,
MA
US