We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shogun Restaurant

1385 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
+1 617-965-6699
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
24 Apr 2018
“Excellent dinner!”
14 Mar 2017
“Always superb !”
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1385 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (26)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had a wonderful dinner at Shogun. The decor and atmosphere felt aauthentic Japanese; I especially liked the antique Japanese woodcuts. Service was excellent; portions were perfect. The miso soup is terrific. We enjoyed the shrimp and vegetable tempura, and the una-ju. We plan to...More

Thank Deb255
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed Shogun for many years. Exquisitely prepared, always fresh and delicious. Between my husband and I we have tried practically everything. Service is prompt and very polite. Chef is extraordinary. Cuisine is an artwork in itself. Always a stop for us when we...More

Thank Connie A
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Neither my friend or I were in the mood for sushi, so we had other choices on the menu and enjoyed good Japanese food and rather young and efficient service. All in all it was fun, although they should really serve red wine at room...More

Thank Marco B
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere of the restaurant is similar to that of restaurants of Japan, with the Master chatting in Japanese with customers sitting at the sushi bar. We ordered the chirashi zushi and enjoyed how fresh the sashimi was. The colors and presentation of the chirashi...More

Thank YellowJello00
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Go there with friends, with your significant other or alone at lunch or dinner, for 30 years the Japanese food here has been served fresh and flavorful. Tekka maki, California roll, maguro sashimi and broiled unagi are favorites. Casual atmosphere and good value.

Thank James B
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We love this homey Japanese restaurant in West Newton. Very casual and comfortable, with good food. We recommend trying it and think you'll like it as we do.

1  Thank TheBostonTravelers
Reviewed 11 August 2015

There's no place like it. I've been going to Shogun since it opened more than 30 years ago and its quality has not wavered at all. Ito-san, the sushi chef, has consistently turned out some of the best maki, hand rolls, and sashimi I've eaten...More

1  Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

What can I say other than GREAT! Very welcoming, quaint, and extremely attentive with out being bothersome. Great sushi! Great house sake, and very reasonable prices. Try it before spending 2x as much somewhere else.

1  Thank Launcelot M
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Nothing is particularly stellar here. They charge you for tea (green tea in a tea bag, cup, and hot water). Teriayaki Cod bento box was average at best. The miso soup was lukewarm. Eel handroll pretty good consistently. Tasty dashi broth in the donabe. Server...More

1  Thank travelernewton
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

I've been here a handful of times over the years, whenever I'm in the area. The staff is extremely friendly to every single guest and seems to be familiar with many regulars. The sushi is good too. Decor seems much more authentic than many other...More

Thank traceydee333
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
Crescent Suites Hotel
331 reviews
2.13 km away
Boston Marriott Newton
836 reviews
2.40 km away
Hotel Indigo Boston - Newton Riverside
829 reviews
2.62 km away
Crowne Plaza Boston-Newton Hotel
875 reviews
3.62 km away
Nearby Restaurants
293 reviews
.28 km away
Blue Ribbon BBQ
331 reviews
.00 km away
Paddy's Pub
117 reviews
.09 km away
The Local
177 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Newton Cemetery
33 reviews
2.42 km away
Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation
53 reviews
2.83 km away
Jackson Homestead and Museum
19 reviews
2.97 km away
The Telephone Museum
9 reviews
2.61 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shogun Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1385 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-965-6699
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing