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Zama

128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
+1 215-568-1027
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (69 reviews)
“miso soup” (5 reviews)
“tataki” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
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41 - 50 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Very good Sushi loved the soft shelled crab. All very fresh and professionally prepared. Staff were very professional and informative.

Thank FalconerIV
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Had nice experience by myself at sushi bar. Really was touched by other working woman at bar eating on her own who offered to share her saki. Loved everything I got and would enjoy eating again but with tip this is what I got for...More

Thank dabuddy
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit here. The restaurant is very pretty. The menu has some creative items on it. To start, the salad with ginger dressing was good as was the hamachi ponzu. The chef's crude was alsoreally good. The portions struck me as being...More

Thank Rabs22
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Of all my years visiting Japanese restaurants, this place, hands down, served the tiniest nigiri ever. I order the Black Belt nigiri at $39. The sashimi on top of the nigiri should be cut at a diagonal angle, not straight down. This place must be...More

1  Thank August M
Reviewed 16 April 2016

went out with friends on the spur of the moment and ended up here with no reservations and were seated quickly. The service was excellent and the meal was equally as good. Our friends had salmon and they enjoyed it. I had a seaweed salad...More

Thank animaleyedoc
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This is the kind of place to go and taste the signature dishes of the Chef. Do not be afraid you will not be disappointed. Love the food, hope to return someday.

Thank RRMU
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The menu can accommodate different palates. Their sushi is fresh and they have a large variety of combinations. Their cooked food is equally as pleasing. Large saki menu or cocktails. Pleasant environment.

Thank Lisa_Beth_2
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Good location and less than a block from my hotel. Recommended by the concierge. Great service and nice menu of sushi but a little over priced. The super crunchy salmon was outstanding and the tuna with truffle oil was a delight. Reasonable sake options. Recommend...More

1  Thank Twinmommy123
Reviewed 18 February 2016

If you want excellent sushi and creative rolls, then Zama is great. But it's a bit expensive for what you are getting. There are plenty of other sushi restaurants in the area that are much more reasonably priced and almost a good/fresh as Zama. But...More

Thank Phil N
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We decided on Zama for one of our restaurant week selections. It took the place of what was once Loie. The meal came out as it was prepared in the kitchen, so the dumplings arrived after the entrees, but no big deal. All were delicious....More

Thank MeraKi25
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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, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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