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Woojung Byob Restaurant & Sushi Bar

1017 Germantown Pike, Corner of Germantown Pike and Virginia Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-2449
+1 610-272-2869
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (18 reviews)
“kiss of death” (6 reviews)
“apps” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1017 Germantown Pike, Corner of Germantown Pike and Virginia Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-2449
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super fresh, spotless, creative, friendly, cozy, romantic little family owned sushi restaurant. Apps, sushi, entrees, all a real treat.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PhillyFoodieVA
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Excellent lunch sushi rolls were fresh, tasty, reasonably priced, about $14 for 15 medium-sized rolls. Wonderful service, too. I plan to go back if I'm ever in the area.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank orioles833
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Went recently with a coworker. Ordered their speciality rolls kiss of death and kiss of fire. Both were ok but not memorable. We also had some other nigiri sushi which was similar. Would return for a sushi fix but that’s about it Passable but unremarkable.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JediFox
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This place can't be beat. We enjoyed vegetable dumplings, a yellowtail roll and salmon teriyaki. The service is excellent and the prices are fair. This is the best Japanese restaurant I've ever been to

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Friendly and excellent sushi place. Don’t be fooled by the strip mall exterior. Really good rolls, and we had a fantastic striped jack special

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dkluft
Reviewed July 1, 2017

What a wonderful surprise to find the best sushi and sashimi in the Philadelphia area only a short drive from our home. The fish literally melted in your mouth. They make their own soy sauce-perfect for adding just the right touch to the fish. The...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Wil012014
Reviewed March 26, 2017

And I've spent a lot of time in Japan. The freshness of the fish plus the creativity of the chefs are something to be experienced. This place is a find! Who thought one can find Sushi as fresh, tasty and creative than any joint in...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank HammerNJ
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

I was in the area on business looking for sushi for lunch so stopped in based on the Tripadvisor reviews. What a delicious surprise. Some of the best sushi I have ever had. Excellent and friendly wait staff. It was a little pricey but well...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank lukelives
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Woojung is run by the same family of the venerable Bluefin and former Bluefin II. The Japanese specialties are made to order and feature a wide selection of soups, sushi, rolls and other dishes. The emphasis is on seafood that is of the highest quality...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Christopher M
Jung-Hyun K, Manager at Woojung Byob Restaurant & Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

Hello there, Thank you so much for the review! Just a clarification - we rebranded from Bluefin2 to Woojungsushi in August 2015, but were always separate entitites from Bluefin. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience, not just for the food, but the...More

Reviewed November 15, 2016

In town for a conference, and found this Japanese place near the hotel. The fish is fresh and delicious, miso soup was excellent. The staff is friendly and seems like a decent place to sit in. (I ordered for take out) The only downside is...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Ivan Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1017 Germantown Pike, Corner of Germantown Pike and Virginia Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-2449
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Plymouth Meeting
  • Phone Number: +1 610-272-2869
  • E-mail
Description
A fresh perspective on traditional Japanese cuisine – available for takeout and dine-in. Formerly Bluefin2, WOOJUNG is excited to finally open an establishment that reflects the Kim family dining experience. By providing a comfortable and homey atmosphere while presenting the finest Japanese cuisine, WOOJUNG is back with a new wind under its wings. As always, one can also find creative twists on traditional sushi plates as well. WOOJUNG is a family-run operation, run by Thomas and Matilda. You will likely meet them when dining in our hole-in-the-wall restaurant for a Kim Family experience. Thomas, with his Ph.D. in biology, ended his research career at the University of Pennsylvania to then open WOOJUNG in October of 2012. Since then, we have enjoyed dining with our regulars, meeting traveling businessmen/women, and introducing new sushi-eaters to their next favorite cuisine. WOOJUNG = Woo (their son) + Jung (their daughter). By putting the names of their two children together, Thomas and Matilda were able to develop a restaurant that is less generic and much more familial. Additionally, “Woojung” also means “friendship” in Korean, hence the logo’s two orange circles that are connected in an infinity sign. You’ll often find Jung, their daughter/social media coordinator/sushi guru, serving at the restaurant.
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