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Feb 4, 2008 10:35 AM

Brookline Sushi

I am looking for a sushi place in Brookline (is possible one that delivers is always a plus). The place doesn't have to have a nice decor as long as it is clean. Something with special rolls and impeccible quality is what I am looking for...anything near the BU campus would be good too.

Thanks CH!

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  1. I believe Fugakyu in Coolidge Corner is generally regarded as the best for quality, but is is pricier than other places around and as far as I know does not deliver. It is near the BU campus.

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    1. re: soxchik

      Fugakyu delivers through Night Owl deliveries (617-292-7695), which is a third party service (i.e. Dining In).

      1. re: Gabatta

        Unless something has changed in the last 6 months, Fugakyu delivers themselves too. When I lived in the area, I had delivery from there approximately 15 times and the quality was good every time but once.

        1. re: Gordough

          The flyer I got from them this past Friday specified delivery via Night Owl. I was surprised - I thought that Fugakyu positioned itself a bit more upscale than the kind of place that drops takeout menus through the mailslot.

          1. re: Allstonian

            Fugakyu was just written up in the Brookline Tab for numerous health code violations - ugh. It's the second time they've been cited in recent memory.

            1. re: cookiezim

              I have been there many times and despite the long waits and somewhat ridiculous size, I always enjoy the sashimi platter and the spicy scallop roll...I always get the ocean spray sashimi platter which has a a great selection of thicker cut fish and is pretty consistent. Last time I went it was awful. The tuna was partially frozen, the yellowtail was chewy and had inedible pieces, the escolar as well(usually my favorite 2)...the only good part was the salmon which is pretty much always good anywhere you go. The spicy scallop roll was delicious per usual at least....I wonder if something happened that night, has anyone else had recent bad experiences??

    2. It's been a while since I've been there but when hubby worked at BU. Ginza at Beacon/St. Mary's was a favorite.

      1. Plenty of good spots: Tsunami, Fugakyu, Mr. Sushi (all in Coolidge Corner), Ginza (near the St. Mary's T stop), Super Fusion (Washington Square) are all worthwhile.

          1. re: saltyair

            I believe you're talking about Minato Sushi. I used to go there quite often and enjoyed it. Nothing too unique or outstanding, but reliably good and inexpensive. They've also got some Korean food, but I only had it once or twice. I do think they deliver as well.

            1. re: skokefoe

              It is Minato, and they do basic, very reasonably priced sushi, as well as bibimbap type stuff. They deliver,and I've often called them...

              1. re: galleygirl

                Ah, Minato. The cruelest hit we took in moving to the suburbs was realizing we could no longer get sushi delivered to us, as we used to order from Minato a fair amount. Not much in the way of artistry but fresh enough and, hey, delivery!

                GG, as I recall, you used to be a fan of Sushi Express on Beacon. What's your take on them these days?

                1. re: Chris VR

                  Naw, I was never one of their big supporters. I think I went once or twice, and I wasn't wowed...Maybe Joypirate? I seem to recall he hit there, and brought his meal to Viavia when it was operating next door...

          2. Super Fusion is very good, less expensive than Fugakyu and delivers in Brookline. Jae's on Beacon Street has good sushi, with special rolls and delivers as well.