OSAKA Japanese Sushi & Steak House
14 Green St.
Brookline, MA 02446
Located in Coolidge Corner, Osaka is open for both lunch and dinner, seven days a week. This Brookline eatery is the only Japanese steak house featuring hibachi in the entire area, including downtown Boston. The restaurant has two floors and features the hibachi dining room, additional dining areas, function rooms, a sushi bar and even a karaoke bar and lounge. It offers free meals for the birthday boy/girl if you host a birthday party there with four or more people. Osaka also provides a special for kids where they eat free from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House
777 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House features authentic Japanese cuisine including fresh, delicious sushi. This spot prides itself on offering a lively and unique setting where the meal isn’t just about eating, it is a real experience. Whether you are watching the chefs expertly prepare sushi rolls or enjoying a four-course meal at the hibachi, guests love the atmosphere. The restaurant is conveniently located on the first floor of the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on the Charles River in Cambridgeport and is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
158 Prospect St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Since 1993, Koreana has been serving award-winning traditional Korean-style barbecue and sushi, alongside cocktails. It offers Korean cuisine prepared right at your table. Each table has a built-in cooking grill with a custom designed smoke ventilation system, so it is a fully interactive meal. From pork belly to beef and chicken to scallops, there are a wide range of menu options which you prepare to your liking with rice, side dishes, red leaf lettuce, soybean paste and sesame leaves to go along with it.
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Tokyo Japanese Steak House
Saugus, MA 01906
Located at the Square One Mall, just 15 minutes from downtown Boston, is Tokyo, which is owned by the same company as Bisuteki in Cambridge. This spot offers Shabu and other soups, sushi, salads, teriyaki chicken, seafood or beef, and then specialties on the hibachi, which is the highlight on the menu. From onion volcanoes built and lit on fire before your eyes to fried rice quickly and expertly prepared, a meal with friends and family around the hibachi is sure to be memorable. You get soup, salad, a shrimp appetizer and then entrees ranging from $15 for tofu or veggies up to $28 for lobster tails.
Samba Steak House & Sushi
1138 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01702
Located a half an hour from Boston is Samba Steak & Sushi. If you order off the hibachi menu, your meal comes with an organic salad, shrimp appetizer and white, brown or vegetable fried rice. In addition, you can choose to have one, two or three proteins with prices ranging from $23 to $31. The options include sirloin steak, chicken, Bonsai Scallops and more. There is a wide variety of sake for sipping and there are also sushi and sashimi combo meals and bento boxes.
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