Thursday, January 14, 2016

Avana Sushi


I am excited about having Chinatown restaurants on the blogs radar lately. There are spots I have been frequenting for years that are finally getting their due. A couple weeks ago we took a look at Hei La Moon, then last week we talked Pho. Now, Avana Sushi. This hole-in-the-wall four seat counter is surrounded by about five tables in a mini-food court off of Beach Street. I typically grab takeout and bring it back to the office, but dining-in is also a treat!  A waitress ensures you will always be well taken care of here despite the haphazard ambiance. 

You can't go wrong with the luncheon special - for $7 you get a choice of 1 maki, 2 sides and miso soup. Pictured above are a couple different combos: spicy salmon avocado roll + seaweed salad + tuna nigri, and a salmon mango roll + edamame + avocado salad. My favorite rolls to order on their own (not part of the lunch special) include the Spicy Caterpillar Maki ($8.95) - eel, cucumber, avocado + spicy mayo topped with avocado, eel sauce + tobiko, and the Black Pearl Maki ($8.95) spicy salmon, tempura flakes, scallions, avocado + black tobiko.

Super fresh sushi, creative maki rolls and perfect little lunch specials all at a great value, Avana is the best!

42 Beach St
Boston, MA 02111
Avana Sushi Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato 

7 comments:

  1. YUM! We loveeee sushi and this looks great, and cheap!, which is awesome since some places are so expensive. Have you been to New Ginza in Watertown? It's delicious!

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    1. Yes - love New Ginza. That and Super Fusion are our go to around here

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  2. What a bargain! I still need to check out PDX's Chinatown - I hope it lives up to Boston's!

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  3. Totally adding this to my list-- making it a goal to hit every sushi restaurant in the city :) And now I'm craving salmon+mango like woah!

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  4. I've heard great things about Avana, too! Must try soon.

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  5. Best little take out or in work week lunch.

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