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Genki Ya

231 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138-1101
+1 617-661-8200
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good53%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (20 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
“maki rolls” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
231 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138-1101
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is within walking distance for us and we go there a lot..however, we usually drive the 'whole one mile' there. Lazy BUTTS! But this place is very consistent. I really don't have complaints except to say that there is a Spicy Salmon Tartar appetizer...More

Thank gnaff9093
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I enjoyed the simple but mostly delicious sushi special lunch today. Simple, because the special is simply 5 pieces of nigiri sushi, one tuna roll and one salmon roll, along with miso soup and salad. The nigiri sushi pieces were tuna, salmon, shrimp, halibut, and...More

Thank yoginiliz
Reviewed 9 December 2016

My wife and I took my son and his wife to Genki Ya for dinner. I was amazed at the variety of rolls that they offered. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was very good and reasonably priced. We went on a...More

Thank Steve00
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The sushi is very good, if not top rate. They offer an incredibly diverse range of specialty rolls. The service is very friendly and accommodating

Thank TomM1951
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My family has gotten so used to eating sushi, that we almost take it for granted. But, the quality and variety offered at Genki Ya shakes it up. Lots of interesting sushi combinations, including banana and sweet potato additions. The entrees are all beautifully presented...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is my place to go for sushi delivery. They have awesome 2 or 3 maki rolls menus with miso soup and salad for less than $15. The delivery fee and tip usually goes over $20 but they have a nice customer loyalty plan with...More

Thank pinacolada2017
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Fresh sushi and friendly. Extensive creative menu. I had the Scorpion Roll with shrimp on top of eel, avocado and cucumber served with eel sauce. Very good and reasonably priced. In fact everything is reasonably priced here and there is parking. Located in the alewife...More

Thank havingfunagain
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The restaurant is small and brightly lit but the sushi is fantastic. The lunch specials are a great deal. We have often ordered the party platters for a really easy dinner party. We love this place. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Quick service, friendly staff, and amazingly fresh sushi! Highly recommend either the lunch special (3 rolls of your choosing) or the triple spicy roll (dinner time). I've been here 10+ times and have never been disappointed

Thank Abbie G
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This place is very busy so be aware of that before you go. However, when putting in an order either put in appetizer first and ask server to come back for the rest of your order. My appetizer came out a minute AFTER my entree....More

Thank gnaff9093
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-8200
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