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Osaka

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Chestnut Hill
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8605 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118 (Evergreen Ave)
215-242-4084
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 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
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
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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We have come here many times over the years. The sushi is quite good. We came in at 7:45 on a weeknight and asked to sit upstairs- away from the TV over the bar, and the bad music from behind the sushi station. we were told they were closing soon. ( really @ 7:45?) The next couple came in and... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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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 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 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!

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pobox609
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 

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Philadelphia, PA
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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.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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!

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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.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 restaurant reviews
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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,

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Selkirk, NY
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136 reviews 136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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125 restaurant reviews
950 helpful votes 950 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 

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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: Japanese, Sushi

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

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