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UNI

370A Commonwealth Ave, The Eliot Hotel, Boston, MA 02215
+1 617-536-7200
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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370A Commonwealth Ave, The Eliot Hotel, Boston, MA 02215
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Hotel and chose to eat here one night. We are not familiar with Japanese cuisine so we asked for recommendations. Our server recommended the Rock Shrimp and the Wagyu Beef Dumplings. These were very good. This is a classy place with...More

Thank Robertoisfun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an early dinner here and the food was superb, the best we had all holiday. Its a food lovers place, with small dishes that are cooked to perfection and presented so well. Service was lovely and helpful, the wine list great. Its a...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for breakfast. No bagel was served with the smoked salmon platter and when requested a Sara Lee quality one was provided. Several requests for sugar free syrup went unanswered and an interminable long wait for a coffee topoff was inexcusable. French toast...More

Thank SVFirstEdition
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Wonderful, unusual tastes on this menu; dining here is culinary fun and adventure. Do your taste buds a favor!

Thank Amarylliss
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

5 years ago in 2012 we were frequent customer to this restaurant (our favorite more than O Ya) when it was only in the basement area and a hidden gem in the city. The taste combination was much more sophisticated and beautifully crafted back then...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 15 July 2018

My 2nd visit to Uni for dinner did no disappoint. Very good, creative sushi and grilled items - good service to boot. The cheeseburger sushi roll, the freshwater eel & the spicy tuna are amazing. Trendy hip atmosphere.

Thank Londonfamily04
Reviewed 4 July 2018

While staying at the Eliot Hotel we decided to check out Uni based on the positive reviews. We were not disappointed. We arrived early for a drink and the bartender (James) was super helpful and knowledgeable. We had a lot of fun trying different whiskeys...More

Thank TobyOntario
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Enjoy ths authentic Japanese Gastropub for a lively evening sharing the experience with your adjoining tables strangers

Thank acorvette4me
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Hip vibe, yet friendly and helpful servers. I came here with two extremely picky teenagers who like almost nothing. One of them even dislikes Asian food. Both of them ended up actually quite enjoying the food here, which is probably the biggest compliment (and surprise,...More

Thank born2travel555
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great place to have a Japanese highball, but the food was blah. It’s WAY more fusion than sushi. Foie gras, butter and cream in quite a few dishes. Flavors were bland. Prices were high. Decor is beautiful. Music was too loud.

Thank Nelly G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370A Commonwealth Ave, The Eliot Hotel, Boston, MA 02215
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-7200
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Eliot Hotel
Description
UNI is a lively, contemporary izakaya located in The Eliot Hotel on Commonwealth Avenue. Helmed by Chef-Partners, Ken Oringer and Tony Messina, the menu highlights global street food-inspired small plates, innovative makimono, nigiri and sashimi, alongside craft cocktails and a wide-ranging sake program. Late night on Friday and Saturday nights, UNI presents a menu featuring the restaurant’s cult-followed ramen, as well as a wide selection of sushi and small plates.
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