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723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
+1 215-413-9070
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“omakase” (107 reviews)
“sushi” (237 reviews)
“tasting menu” (71 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If I could rate 10stars I would. First, staff is excellent! We sat upstairs in the bar area which was perfect for us. The soft lighting was great, seating was comfortable. The service alone gets a 10 star, there was no waiting only time waited...More

Thank Jasmine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the original Iron Chef’s restaurant. The ambiance was nice with a modern look and changing lights around seats. The food was all excellent. From dumplings to edamame to salmon shabu shabu to chef’s choice sushi/ sashimi to surf/ turf (Wagyu beef/ hamachi). The...More

Thank diamonddog_23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been one of our area favorites since its opening. We used to run into Chef Morimoto in the early days, but he's never there lately. The Omakase is phenomenal. I have had business associates from Tokyo that claim it is as good as...More

Thank Ernesto L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at Morimoto a few years ago, and liked it a lot, and reviewed it here,on TripAdvisor, giving the place 5 stars. Our most recent experience was an Omakase, an equivalent of our chef tasting menu, with the only difference that the entire menu...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

As soon as you walk into the restaurant, you will be impressed with the decor and lighting. Very chic, modern and romantic! The waiter was super professional and knowledgeable on all of the foods available. Not to mention, the food was superior! Would definitely return!

Thank valdg8
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Chef Morimoto's restaurants in New York and Florida, Philadelphia is still my favorite. The design of the space is beautiful, the service is always spot on and the entrees, sushi and drinks - fresh and creative.

Thank Natasha W
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Food was of high quality, interesting flavors and delicious. Our waiter was a true professional and his high level of service enhanced our evening. Note - some of the posted pictures are of half eaten plates because I couldn’t get the camera out quickly enough...More

Thank my4sparks
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I was recently in Philadelphia and stopped by Morimoto’s restaurant for lunch. My mom and I both decided to do the omakase with the alcohol pairing. The omakase is $65 and you enjoy seven courses chosen by the chef. For the beverage pairing you also...More

Thank Taryn G
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The restaurant feels dated --the decor is stale and the acoustics are horrible. Great place to take someone you don't really want to talk to since it is hard to be heard - LOUD being the operative word. It took 45 minutes before we got...More

2  Thank elmcity
Reviewed July 11, 2018

My husband and I had dinner here on a Tuesday night when we were in the city overnight on business. Our server J.D. was wonderful - very knowledgeable of the menu, helpful, and personally engaging. We ordered a variety of appetizers including the wagyu dumplings,...More

Thank NoraK22
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Leslie R
September 14, 2016|
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Response from M N | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
August 7, 2016|
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Response from M N | Reviewed this property |
Don't know either someone else paid for my meal but it was expensive based on a peek at the menu. The good is OK as well. Not great.
Marcella L
March 3, 2015|
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Response from Brittany322 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar and interesting cocktail list!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
    (Between 7th & 8th on Chestnut Street)
  • Public Transportation: Route 47 bus – Chestnut Street stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-413-9070
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