About 20 minutes from the city, this unassuming Brookline joint is often lauded as the best sushi restaurant in the Boston area. The no-frills interior is extremely small, with only an eight-seat sushi bar and one additional table beside the front window. The design is sparse, save for a few fish sculptures on the wall, focusing attention on the chefs at work behind the bar. Menu selections include salmon sashimi, a spicy scallop maki roll topped with black tobiko (fish roe), and traditional sushi like the caterpillar roll (made with eel, avocado, and cucumber).
Given Oishii’s popularity and limited seating, it’s best to arrive before the restaurant even opens if you want to guarantee a seat.
AmenitiesOpen / Closes
- Accessible by Public Transportation
- Monday - Closed
- No Reservations
- Take-Out Available
Cuisine Type:: Japanese/Sushi