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Bella Vista / Queen Village
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1601 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1121
+1 215-271-1222
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Ocean, New Jersey
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143 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We came here to celebrate our daughters 21st birthday and were very happy with our choice. The fish was fresh ( loved the white tuna off the menu). Service was knowledgeable and professional.

Thank Golfdick
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Came in late night. They were about to close and sat us anyway. (yes, we were that couple). They didn't rush us. It's byob and they offered us a house wine. We sat at the sushi bar. Service is excellent!

Thank Charlie T
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Let me start by saying the wait staff is GREAT. We were greeted right away and they had a table waiting for us. Parking in this area of the city is a nightmare. We were late for our reservation because of it, but they were very nice about it and held our table. Now... the first thing I noticed when... More 

Thank Taram2507
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

We walked in to Izumi for our favorite dish: Chirashi. We left having had one of the best chirashi dinners yet! Some of the fish prepared in the dish were smoked instead of raw and that made a huge difference in taste. The décor is inviting with big open windows to sit at when it is a beautiful day. Aside... More 

Thank rollic88
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

This was our first time here, only because I thought it was a sushi restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised. We had dumplings, ribs, scallion and rolled beef. All excellent. The service was fast and friendly. Can't wait to go back. BYOB a plus.

Thank Bunny D
New York City, New York
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121 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

I really enjoyed our time here and thought that the food was very good. Most importantly though, the fish was extremely fresh. For more pictures and commentary, check out www.gustatori.com.

Thank Tori A
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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36 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

I had the sushi & sashimi platter. The sashimi pieces were generous and fresh. I especially liked the seared red snapper. The fish on the sushi pieces were good but the rice portions were very small. The spicy tuna roll had the thinnest layer of rice and it wasn't spicy at all.

Thank EHolly
Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We followed their recommendation of the day and thus enjoyed a delicious octopus salad, followed by a mixed sushi platter. The Nigiri had too much wasabi between fish and rice, else wise very delicious. A recommended restaurant.

Thank JonathanKi
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591 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

Izumi is a good sushi place in South Philly in the heart of Passyunk. But they are pretending to be super-upscale in preparation (not) and price (yes!) and its very off-putting leaving us feeling cheated. There are some many other options in this city that are cheaper, so there is no excuse. I want them to succeed and they would... More 

Thank PelleasPhiladelphia
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119 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

This was just great. Wonderful sushi and lovely service. One of our party never eats sushi, so was delighted with the tempura.

Thank OnOurWay038

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-271-1222
Just up the street from Paradiso. Excellent food, great atmosphere

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?