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128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
+1 215-568-1027
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (63 reviews)
“hamachi” (6 reviews)
“spicy crunchy” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked dinner at Zama based on a recommendation from one of our most discriminating foodie friends. We have never thought sushi as a food category could be as artisanal and creative as these people saying menus proved: we ordered one at $55 and one...More

Thank BotticelliDiva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I.love Restaurant Week! I get to hang out with friends and try new places at a reduced rate. My friend and I met for lunch at Zama. I arrived first. The hostess checked my Open Table reservation and seated me immediately. Our server was very...More

Thank Lu F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I joined a couple colleagues from work for dinner and even though I am not a huge fan of sushi this place did quite a bit to change my mind. The servers were knowledgeable in the sushi and directed us to some of the best...More

Thank TCPDump
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Entering Zara, one is drawn into the total experience. Architectural details, natural elements, ambient lighting, and a huge paper fish sculpture suspended from the ceiling as if floating above. The serving staff are helpful in recommendations. We chose several starters to share. The steamed dumplings...More

Thank Maxx882
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I love Japanese and Zama was within walking distance of the hotel I was staying in. The sushi was creative and delicious. Zama has differing levels of ordering and Kristin (sp?) was very helpful at choosing dishes and a good wine to go with it....More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I was lucky to visit this restaurant with 4 other people so we sampled a huge portion of the menu. I didn't realize how much I needed an amazing, delicious, fresh assortment of sushi dishes until I was here. The service was fantastic. Our server...More

Thank HappyNewlywed08
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had the most delectable meal with great service. Our dinner was absolute perfection from the appetizers to the main meal. The food was timed perfectly as it was prepared and delivered to our table, so we did not feel rushed and we had time...More

Thank QuakerTruth
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The first time my boyfriend and I came we had the hamachi tataki, and that's what we have been ordering since--we started going about a year or so ago. The hamachi tataki is our favourite plate on the menu--extremely filling even with its three pieces....More

Thank ariatrueblood
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Came here with a group of friends for dinner. And the blackbelt (premium) combination sushi platter, and the seaweed salad. The portions were generous, and the quality of the fish was high. Friendly waitstaff, and tasty drinks. Would come here again!

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 13 July 2017

this is an excellent japanese sushi place the food was excellent the service was excellent and everything was uber tasty !!!

Thank Robert R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-1027
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