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132 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
+1 215-925-9998
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (45 reviews)
“old city” (4 reviews)
“saki” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
132 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Fantastic Sushi and drinks. The best sushi in Philly. The fish was so fresh I felt like should have still been swimming

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank DetroitFred
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

The food and service was amazing. The spring rolls were delicious. They even bought out a free mochi with a candle for the birthday. Definitely a new fan of this place

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jasminea931
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Not the fanciest Japanese restaurant in town. Very intimate, very casual. More of a hidden gem for locals. Food is good, sake is good as well. Don't dress up, jeans are fine. No parking and not wheelchair accessible. Actually it's a little bit of an...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ronj476
Reviewed July 17, 2017

We had a Travelzoo certificate. For $49 we had a sgared appetizer, two entrees, 2 glasses of Saki, and a shared dessert. Service was good. meal was fine. I would even pay full price the next time.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank NittanyLion70
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We went to Zento for the 2nd time using a Groupon. Very fresh sushi, great service and an overall great experience. They do accept reservations on Open Table. Close to many historical attractions in Center City Philadelphia. The main restaurant in the the back is...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 217barbarar
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

The service wasn't the best. I order calamari and it was tiny. The sushi was just okay. When I asked the waiter for taryaky sauce he didn't know what it is.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank A7142LCjennys
Reviewed April 24, 2017

I purchased a certificate from Restaurant.com ($50 for $100 worth of food/drinks). We started with an app. and has the rolls; they were delicious and perfect size for the 2 of us. For meals, I got the Mexican Roll and another roll. Hubby got the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This,is the second time we have come her for vday .. Our waitress melissa remembered is from last year and knew what I ordered . I bought this on travelzoo for 49 worth over 150 bucks for two four course meal.. Everything on the menu...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank eschella
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I am from out of town and I was driven there by the reviews which were by inexperienced morons. If ever you had good fresh sushi, and you go here, you'll know immediately that it is nothing like what the reviews say. The fish was...More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank kblack100
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I purchased a deal on travelzoo worth every penny We had great cocktails lychee Mojito Delicious bourbon Blossom tasty we had the calamari a little too much breading We had 3 traditional rolls Philadelphia Californian and tuna 2 specially rolls volcano and Mexican Delicious nice...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Jessica E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
    (Front & 2nd Street)
  • Public Transportation: Market-Frankford Line- 2nd Street Station
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-9998
*Free Validated parking located at Sky Park (Indoor Garage) 37 S 2nd St on the NE corner of 2nd and Chestnut St Sexy and trendy two-story spacious establishment with a full liquor and premium sake bar. The main dining room welcomes you with a 10 ft long sushi bar, attended by our talented and skilled chefs. Then few steps away is the full liquor bar fills with good selections of top shelf liquors and premium sakes for all preferences. The warm table setting welcomes our guests to enjoy a fine meal. The 2nd floor dining room is also occupied by a full liquor and premium sake bar, overlooking the dining room on the first floor. This stylish room can be used for large private parties or special events.
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