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Zama

128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
+1 215-568-1027
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (71 reviews)
“fish” (15 reviews)
“miso soup” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by the front desk of the hotel we were staying at. Low key vibe and decor. Friendly server. Recommend the brussel sprout appetizer and if you do the 3 dessert sampler, include the pumpkin one. Sashimi was good. Tables are close, so don't plan...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here 3 times in the past few months and loved the place each time. Did the ala carte route twice and the $75 per person 7 course tasting menu once (they have 3 tasting menus at different price points with various items)....More

Thank Davidsm87
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A work colleague of mine found this gem of a restaurant and I can’t wait to go back! We ordered several rolls which were creative, unique and most importantly delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant and will most certainly be returning. Just one block off...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Since this, our first visit, my wife has already taken a friend and has a reservation with our son at Zama all in the space of two weeks. I'd grown a bit board with Japanese cuisine. I still enjoy it but a s a staple...More

Thank DavidFoss
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We would return and recommend this restaurant. This is some of the best sushi I've ever had in the US. Of course fresh, but the balance of flavors was excellent. Portions were fair given the quality, and some had surprising value given the ingredients and...More

Thank Gamberioni
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The sushi here is mind boggling, the crab dish and the lobster sushi was to die for. This is very expensive restaurant, but well worth it. The top shelf sashimi had not of the usual raw fish but had an assortment of ones i never...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Hands down our go-to sushi spot in Philly. Our favorites on the menu: the Branzizzle, sesame Salmon, Kennet Square truffled mushroom roll, calamari salad with yuzu dressing. Tofu spiced doughnuts or sake to wrap.

Thank Andreea R
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The BENTO BOXES here for lunch are the perfect lunch. You receive soup, salad entree of your choice, I prefer the Shrimp Tempura Bento, and rice and edename. Excellent service in a very attractive setting and all for about $20

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Liked this place, lots of energy, amiable service, handled our group of six well. The Philadelphia roll (basically a cheesesteak) wasn’t liked by any of us. Nice tea selection.

Thank Karenn43323
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Truly. Highly recommended for all the slightly more conventional sushi items, but the chefs here definitely know how to play with their food. The roll I speak of had hot, freshly cooked beef (you even get the famous choice of "wit or witout"--we went wit)...More

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
    (Moravian)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre West
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-1027
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