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43 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421-5406
+1 781-860-9388
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (26 reviews)
“sukiyaki” (2 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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43 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421-5406
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

In a small town that does not have so many good restaurants Daikanyama is a highly recommended place. Pleasant setting, good service and good food for a reasonable price, especially in view of the average cost of a good Japanese meal in a restaurant.

Thank Fischels
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Pricey but high quality. Great service and nice and quiet. I wish they would do reduced prices at lunch time.

Thank Heathhart
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We decided to have dinner at this restaurant not having been there before. We were promptly seated and ordered our drinks before studying the menu. The menu offers a wide variety of appetizers, soups, salads, sushi, and entree. We selected an appetizer consisting of green...More

Thank ManouchehrG
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Located in downtown Lexington, restaurant appeared appealing from its reviews. Unfortunately while the service was ok, the food itself was no better than average. Combined with the high priced menu makes little reason to return.

Thank gltrrv
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I was happy to see that the lunch specials that they have are available Monday through Saturday. I had the chicken teriyaki which was very tender and thinly sliced upon a bed of shredded cabbage. This place is a hidden treasure tucked away on Waltham...More

Thank erinhB9657JK
Reviewed 8 June 2017

takeaway sushi, not cheap but not over the top for the area. we shared Stoplight Rolls, Salmon Sashimi, salmon nigiri, yellowfin nigiri, miso soup, Gaslight rolls, and a "Sumo Combo" with salmon roll. very good, did I say it was very good? that's because I...More

Thank oscar g
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Looking for a sushi restaurant near Waltham, Massachusetts. Very pleasantly surprised to find this most excellent restaurant. We went in for a take out order and were very impressed with the decor and the staff's professionalism and patients when we asked about several menu items....More

Thank Tonya G
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Upscale Japanese run by Chinese. Great modern decor and centrally located. Sushi rolls were very good with interesting ones like pumpkin tempura which turned out much better than expected. Nigiri sushi was plentiful and fish very fresh. Sukiyaki was done very well but noodle portion...More

Thank Wrx8
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We've travelled extensively in Japan. This place is similar to many of the excellent family-run restaurants at which we ate there.

Thank StanRuth
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch whilst staying in the area. Service was excellent, and there was a good selection from the lunch menu. Sushi was fresh and tasty. My guest was disappointed with the spicy tuna rolls. "Lots of breadcrumbs and no spice." $50...More

Thank Ctat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421-5406
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-860-9388
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