Thelonious Monkfish

Row 1

524 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Brookline St. & Pearl St.)
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 441-2116
$ $
Mon–Wed: 11:30 AM–10:00 PM Thu–Sat: 11:30 AM–1:00 AM Sun: Noon–10:00 PM

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  • The cranberry crab rangoon is unreal.
  • Good: Papaya Salad. Better: Tori Katsu with Basil Leaf. Best: Personable waitstaff and whimsical atmosphere. - Rachel Leah Blumenthal, CBS Boston
  • The Frog Prince special roll is unreal if you like tempura and avocado. And let's be honest... who doesn't.
  • My wallet deeply regrets the day that I found this place.
  • Frog prince special diff worth it. Saw several ordered after ours too.
  • Frog prince special roll!! yummy!
  • They finally got a computer for their checks! Yay!
  • Menu boasts sushi favorites like an Alaska roll with salmon, avocado, cucumber, & scallions, & the Crouching Tiger roll with shrimp, cream cheese, avocado, asparagus, & tobiko rolled in salmon.
  • Excellent rolls.
  • Get everything.
  • Get the party's awesome! Best sushi place in cambridge so far
  • Although everything I have tried at Monkfish tastes unreal, the chicken and shrimp pad thai is my favorite and definitely the best one I have ever tried.
  • Great restaurant with great service! I would recommend their Japanese dishes- seem like its their strong suit!
  • My favorite rolls here....spicy tuna, phildelphia roll, seajam roll, and yellowtail. Fresh. Tasty. Amazing
  • Amazing cranberry crab rangoon
  • DYNAMITE ROLL! I don't even need soy sauce or wasabi. Mmm. But poor service (a lot of the waiters don't seem experienced) and sushi chefs don't sync food prep time w/ thai orders from back kitchen.
  • Cranberry crab rangoon + spicy tuna roll were delicious; great atmosphere, cute place! Recommended.
  • Get the ramen it's amazing
  • Large variety of asian food. Had the fried rice and also the chicken katsu. Good portions
  • Avoid the mad monk noodles unless you love chewing on strands of ginger in every bite.