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Irashai

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8 Kneeland St, Boston, MA 02111-1515
+1 617-350-6888
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The sushi was very yummy and the pricing was great! For 3 sushi rolls it only cost $12 with the lunch special. The one down side was the place was a little small and very cramped.

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Thank Charlotte G
Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Came here with friends while at a conference in Boston. I don't usually like sushi but I was able to find some on the menu that I did. Good selection, everyone liked their food. The restaurant is a little small so wouldn't recommend for large groups.

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Thank mariefE1756YA
Boston, Massachusetts
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471 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Got delivery. Food was good but service wasn't great. One item was missing altogether from our order. Everything else was in leaking containers, the entire delivery bag was soaked. Call to complain, they offered 10% off the next order. Will there be a next order? It isn't clear. The sushi sashimi combo is good. The shumai is very good. The... More 

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Thank David P
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The salmon was SO GOOD! So was the miso soup, and their ginger dressing. But the shrimp was freezer burned, the yellowtail was old, and the chicken was chewy. The curry tasted like the package brand you buy from oriental markets. It was affordable, but not worth the dinner price. Go for lunch.

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Thank Kelsey R
Hamburg, Germany
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100 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The ordered Grilled Whole Squid and Maki Combo were served quickly. Unfortunately, the overall service was a bit unmotivated. However, the sushi was excellent - very fresh and extremely tender. This rather small restaurant with a Sushi Bar offers “Lunch Specials” (Sushi, Miso Soup and Salad) all throughout the day.

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Thank Deutschlandreform
Boston, Massachusetts
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Great lunch specials which include misu soup, salad, and choice of 2 ot 3 Maki rolls for around $10.00 or less. Friendly quick service, consistently good. Definitely recommend.

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Thank janetfa2016
Boston, MA
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

My coworkers and I order sushi from Irashai regularly and they deliver to our office for a small fee of $2. It is absolutely the best sushi (delivery) in Boston. I've never eaten in the restaurant, but from what others have told me, it's a "hole in the wall." Regardless, you couldn't ask for better sushi around town!

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Thank caroline1600
Munich, Germany
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

We expected good sushi with great service (as we usually encounter in the US) and got great sushi with merely good service. The place is nothing special, but the sushi creations are really good and reasonably priced. For us it was just fine for a quick, casual dinner, but I can understand that locals prefer it for takeout or delivery.... More 

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Thank Belugagirl17
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Went in for lunch after a nice walk in the Boston Common. The restaurant is cosy and the staff friendly and helpful. The food was amazing, extremely fresh and tasty. Had the Spider roll and the Rainbow roll. The soft shell crab in the Spider roll was warm, crunchy and delicious, and absolutely worth the $10. Great value for money.... More 

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Thank Dan T
London, On
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251 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We found the restaurant on my Garmin GPS and it stunned us. Simple outside, just south of true China town where we were offered pigs intestines and tongue, this place had a western Chinese feel, nice decor and THE BEST SALMON SUSHI I have ever had! Great prices and wonderful Sushi, service, decor etc. would make this a return here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Delivery, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Kneeland St, Boston, MA 02111-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-350-6888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
A small area rich in Chinese cultural influences, visit Boston’s Chinatown for some great Asian cuisine and small, authentic bakeries. Enter through the iconic Chinatown gate and stroll down Beach, Tyler, and Kneeland streets to explore the compact area. Rest your feet from walking and grab a bite at one of the many restaurants around Chinatown. From traditional Chinese to Vietnamese to Malaysian, there is a wide range of Asian food available, within easy access of South Station. At night, Chinatown becomes a late night food destination after the bars close.
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