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Woojung Byob Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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1017 Germantown Pike, Corner of Germantown Pike and Virginia Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-2449
+1 610-272-2869
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17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 02:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 02:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Center City or evan (gasp) Manhattan! Start with some Wasabi Shu Mai and Hamachi Kama,... More 

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Thank HammerNJ
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 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 worth it. I will definitely be going back when I return to the area.

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Thank lukelives
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 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 and freshly prepared. The dining room has attractive tables of blond wood and a sushi... More 

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Thank Christopher M
Jung-Hyun K, Manager at Woojung Byob Restaurant & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

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 overall atmosphere of what we are trying to achieve as a family. Happy dining, and... More 

Mississauga, Canada
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 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 the food a little pricey, depending on who you are comparing this with, you may... More 

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Thank Ivan Y
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, Usa
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129 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Met a former colleague for lunch. Enjoyed the kiss of death (we had heat #4), kiss of fire and volcano rolls and each was absolutely fresh and delicious. Our server was charming, especially as she prepared our kiss of fire tableside. Seaweed salad was also wonderful. Wish I lived closer!

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Thank Happyvisitor106
Westport, Connecticut
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

we were staying at Doubletree Suites Plymouth meeting and found this restaurant by accident. The sushi was very good as were the rolls, while the service was great...friendly and efficient We brought our own beer as they don't have a liquor license, and they brought out iced beer glasses and kept our beer chilled on ice next to the table.... More 

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Reminiscent of Bluefin who apparently are still the owners! Everything was very good. A bit on the pricey side. Good service.

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Thank WSWe
Jung-Hyun K, Manager at Woojung Byob Restaurant & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

Hi WSWe - thank you for the review! To clarify, we are a separate establishment and our very own restaurant for WooJung :) Can't wait to have you dine with us again! More 

philadelphia
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68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Very delightful sushi experience. Apparently, no lunch specials on a Saturday (there are on weekdays) but an extensive menu of apps, sushi/sashimi,specialty rolls, noodles, and reasonably priced for the quality and service. Waiters spoke unaccented English and were able to describe preparations and make suggestions easily. I went with the Sushi Dinner ($24.00) consisting of eight pieces of chef-selected sushi... More 

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Thank jan_klincewicz
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2016

They are very nice and have great sushi. Their Kiss of Fire special is my favorite! We will definitely be going back

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Thank sarah h
Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Woojung is a wonderful restaurant and has become a favorite. It doesn't look like much from the outside but it is well worth the trip. Think fine sushi with an at-home feel. Woojung serves the freshest fish with fantastic specials and has a great selection of specialty rolls one of which is the white tiger roll. Another favorite is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
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
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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