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  1. Uni Sashimi Bar (Photograph: Courtesy Uni Sashimi Bar/Eric Roth)
    Photograph: Courtesy Uni Sashimi Bar/Eric RothUni Sashimi Bar
  2. Uni Sashimi Bar (Photograph: Courtesy Uni Sashimi Bar)
    Photograph: Courtesy Uni Sashimi BarUni Sashimi Bar

Time Out says

5 out of 5 stars

With great loss comes great opportunity, and so it was when Ken Oringer’s long-venerated Clio shuttered its dining room doors, paving the way for Uni’s expansion. What was once a tucked-away sashimi bar has blossomed into a 100-seat izayaka, where you can now pair your nigiri with Japanese milk bread, ember roasted duck breast, King crab yakitori and wagyu beef dumplings. But the sushi is still a must, including the lobster BLT roll, the A5 wagyu sirloin nigiri and the still-incredible sashimi offerings upon which Uni built its reputation. The sake program  includes unfiltered and nama (unpasteurized) varietals, and the late-night weekend ramen menu is still blissfully in place, elevated in style by the occasional celebrity chef appearance.

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Time Out contributors


Eliot Hotel
370 Commonwealth Ave
Cross street:
Massachusetts Ave
Green Line to Hynes Convention Center
Opening hours:
Mon–Thu 5:30–10pm; Fri–Sat 5:30–10:30pm
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