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Yakitori Boy

211 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1809
+1 215-923-8088
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“yakitori” (18 reviews)
“sushi” (17 reviews)
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Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Pub
$$ - $$$
211 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1809
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at Yakitori boy in philly. Attended a birthday gathering. We reserved a private room and its sound proofed and has selections for karaoke. We enjoyed a few hours of appetizers, drinks and song after song of our choosing. It was a...More

Thank true1divakl
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We had just completed a stressful 12 hour drive. We were tired and hungry. This restaurant was recommended to us. We were greet promptly, seated and given menus and water immediately. Our waitress and server were terrific Jenna, Asami and Arron were terrific. We ordered...More

Thank Computernana
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Was in Philadelphia for one night only and read good reviews about this place on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. The place is very nice (some guests were a bit noisy but it's not the restaurant's fault), service was fast and thoughtful,...More

Thank Enrico C
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Was in Philly overnight for business, went to Yakitory Boy for dinner alone - sat at the bar and had a satisfactory experience. Food was good as was draft beer.

Thank 206Seattle
Reviewed April 18, 2017

My friends and I come here about once every month or two for karaoke in the lounge and we always have a great time. We rented a room this weekend for my birthday and it was even better!! Jasmine was our server and we loved...More

Thank Dana M
Reviewed March 28, 2017

My travel companions and I visited on a Saturday night and could not get a room for karaoke so we settled for the bar, where we had appetizers and drinks. Food was good but the bartender was moody. She went from nice and pleasant to...More

Thank gboi77
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Stopped by here a couple of times when I was in town for a visit. The service was excellent and the food was fantastic. The manager of the place was kind and very welcoming. I'm not a big sushi eater, but this place challenged everything...More

Thank raymundocastro3
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Yakitori is lots of fun if you enjoy Japanese style foods or if you enjoy sushi. I always eat at the downstairs restaurant. The atmosphere is modern yet secluded. Iv been here many times, usually I try to get their Tuesday/Wednesday Specials for price deducted...More

Thank Darby A
Reviewed January 3, 2017

I didn’t expect much walking in because Yakitori Boy had an awful smell like old, sour dishrags were used to wipe down all the tables. However, we were pleasantly surprised by the food and the service. Sushi was fresh and there was a decent selection...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed December 21, 2016

I went here with some coworkers. If it were just me, I'd probably have ordered everything off the menu. Lots of choices including some quirky options. I was pleasantly surprised with the yummy flavors. I will definitely go back here and eat my face off...More

Thank NashGlobeTrekker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $31
Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Pub
Late Night, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1809
    (11th & Race Street)
  • Public Transportation: Septa-The Market Frankford stop is on 11th & Market, and only a few blocks away from the Broad Street line at City Hall. Patco-train stop @ 8th and Market.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-8088
In the tradition of an Izakaya, a Japanese version of a pub, we serve a variety of small dishes for snacking while drinking. Unwind at our restaurant for a more zen experience or upstairs at Japas, our upscale karaoke lounge. Eat, Drink, Sing!
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