We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Osaka

$$$
Chestnut Hill
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
8605 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118 (Evergreen Ave)
215-242-4084
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 32 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best sushi in the area!

Osaka has a warm and friendly atmosphere. The food is exceptional and the wine list is also amazing. I have had sushi all over the world and this is one of my favorites. We now go all of the time because we found a gem so close by. Besides the sushi the soups and appetizers are also succulent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Jultrunk
,
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
Add Photo Write a Review

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Osaka has a warm and friendly atmosphere. The food is exceptional and the wine list is also amazing. I have had sushi all over the world and this is one of my favorites. We now go all of the time because we found a gem so close by. Besides the sushi the soups and appetizers are also succulent! Try the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is second time for Osaka and it is consistently good. Ingredients fresh, service prompt and attentive and prices reasonable. The interior is gray and quiet. Add the green tea and it is time for a peaceful meal!

Was this review helpful? Yes
pobox609
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I've been to this Osaka at least a half dozen times and I've never had anything close to a bad experience. The fish is fresh, the menu innovative and the ambience is fine. (It could use a little sound deadening, though). Appetizers, 3 drinks, sushi for 3 and a cooked meal for the fourth and the tab $156. No one... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, PA
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

More than enough good food, elegantly presented in a bento box makes an inexpensive lunch. Lunchtime is quiet here, but dinner can be crowded and noisy. A private tatami room downstairs is a good idea for small groups.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

While an infrequent diner, mostly for lunch, the experience is always worthwhile. Comfortable with nice ambience, friendly service and quality value selections make this restaurant a favorite on the Hill! Highly recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Chestnut Hill has two sushi restaurants - Hoka Hoka and Osaka. In general, I prefer Hoka Hoka, but occasionally meet friends at Osaka. I think the sushi is okay, average by comparison to a wide range of sushi restaurants. The service is also okay, not quite as personably and friendly as Hoka Hoka. Parking is convenient.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

great little nook in chestnut hill with creative chefs and high quality food. we are regulars and will remain so,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Selkirk, NY
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We have experienced sushi in Philadelphia before and have not been disappointed. The trend continues with Osaka. This restaurant has some very creative and tasty sushi preparations that we have not experienced. The service was personable and efficient without being overbearing.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
937 helpful votes 937 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Just across from the train station in the picture-perfect hamlet of Chestnut Hill, Osaka is a little Japanese jewel. Our party of 12 sat at a long table in the back of the restaurant, where service was efficient & cordial & a wide array of choices very good. The Bento box was copious & beautifully presented & along w/ a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Philadelphia
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Sushi Dinner in Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia. Fast friendly service. Really liked the Kanpachi Carpaccio (i think, it's a fancy word for sliced yellowtail fish). Pretty pricey though, $16 for 5 super thin slices. Sushi rolls were decent, but overpriced for other similar sushi restaurants in the region. For comparison, we usually spend around $60 on sushi when my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Osaka also viewed

 
Philadelphia, PA
 

Been to Osaka? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8605 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
    (Evergreen Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: 215-242-4084

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Osaka staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?