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Bizen

17 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1577
+1 413-528-4343
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (14 reviews)
“hijiki” (5 reviews)
“katsu” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
17 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1577
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11 - 20 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have eaten at Bizet for many years- in fact if we are going to be anywhere near Great Barrington, we make sure to reserve a table. We have tried many dishes on the menu and have never been disappointed. Great fresh sushi every time!...More

1  Thank NYfolkgirl
bizensushi, Owner at Bizen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Dear NYfolkgirl On behalf of my entire staff I want to thank you for your supportive review and loyalty to Bizen. It gives us the inspiration and encouragement to continue doing what we do,which is gently nourishing body and spirit in the Berkshires, an oasis...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Came for an early dinner, and scored a nice table near the sushi bar. Got the last hamachi Kama and it was large and cooked to absolute perfection!! Chris the server, and Dan the sushi chef were simply the best in the business! I am...More

Thank Nodeh
bizensushi, Owner at Bizen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Dear Nodeh Thank you for taking the time to write such a sweet review. I really appreciate it and my hard working staff does as well. It is so important when we get acknowledged by our clientèle which makes us work harder to please our...More

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I would not recommend. Hot, cramped restaurant. Must take shoes off on dirty floor. Too pricey for the quality. No standard sushi type options. Excellent Thai restaurant around the corner...More

Thank buxomhoney
bizensushi, Owner at Bizen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2016

Dear Buxom OK is not even in the realm of possibilities to describe this restaurant. Please come back when the temperature is not 110 and a full house in the middle of August.Then I will point out the most extensive sushi list of over 50...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our last meal in the Berkshires here and it was delightful! We started with grilled scallops and then had the omasake-wonderful choice! Everything was delicious and reasonably priced. Service was fantastic and I will definitely return when I visit. Can't wait to try...More

1  Thank koluwa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

While walking around Great Barrington, we stopped here for lunch on a Tuesday. I am always adventurous and Bizen proved to be a nice choice. They have an extensive menu but for lunch we wanted to go light, so bento box it was.

Thank Bob-1812
Reviewed 15 September 2016

From the moment we walked in the door and smelled that fish odor, we should have turned around. It only went downhill from there. We were a large party and ordered plenty of sushi and cooked food, not one of us thought the food was...More

Thank mindy g
bizensushi, Owner at Bizen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

I would truly love to meet you Mindy G and treat you to sushi and personally show you the Bizen that 99% of our customers know and love. Because either you think sushi is a California roll with fake crab meat or you've never eaten...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on a Sunday and put ourselves in entirely in Chef Michael's hands. We gave him a few ideas of things we like (for example uni) and were treated to one spectacular course after another. I could go on and on,...More

Thank FairportMark
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great food and very fresh! Beautiful restaurant.. great wait staff... I have been here many times... Always wonderful!

Thank DonaAria
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Bizen in Great Barrington, MA offers a wide array of Japanese cuisine served from its summer specials, sushi bar, Robata charcoal grill and Kaiseki menus. Our B&B hostess recommended Bizen and made reservations on a busy weekend in the Berkshires. We were seated near the...More

Thank stardustdrive
bizensushi, Owner at Bizen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Dear Stardustdrive Thank you for taking your precious time to review Bizen and give such a complimentary assessment. I see that you ordered a mix of our contemporary sushi rolls and more traditional noodle dishes concocted by our master Kaiseki chef Mito who prepares cuisine...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

We have been eating at Bizen since they opened. Tonite we had another wonderful dinner. Salad to start, greens very fresh. We ordered an Omikaze platter. The fish was fresh and flavorful, with large generous pieces of sashimi. It also came with sushi and an...More

Thank joyceg527
bizensushi, Owner at Bizen, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear Joyceg527 I want to personally thank you for your kind review that validates all the hard work my staff does to make your meal special and memorable. Thank you also for recognizing the generosity and quality that we strive to maintain every day. A...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1577
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-4343
Description
Japanese Gourmet Restaurant, Sushi Bar, Robata Charcoal Grill, Kaiseki-traditional Cuisine of the Japenese Tea Ceremony, private Tea Ceremonies, Bizen Pottery Gallery
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