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Vic Sushi Bar

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City Center West
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2035 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4416
+1 215-564-4339
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11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 14:30 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

On our way, while trying to keep my wine chilled for this BYO, we met friends that still have not found Vic's. He is very particular about his sushi and has not wanted to change old habits. Now seriously, if you have found the crowd inhibiting at the door of this one table, 10 stool sushi bar, then quickly get... More 

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Houston, Texas
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46 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Ok, first the sushi. Not bad but not great. The rice was barely warm but tasty. The fish was of good quality but not great. Now the service - horrid. The place is tiny and probably better for take-out (see photo). I asked only for water to drink and was pointed towards a cooler to get my own water. You... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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170 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Yes Vic's is tiny, 10 at most, and yes there isn't a washroom or ice. Yes the take out crowd can be large. But it is all about the fish, the cut, the attention to detail and the sauce. We live close, bring our own sake and know that even with 2 of 3 couples ahead of us the wait... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Went here with my wife on a rainy Saturday night and waited about 10 minutes to get a seat at the counter. We arrived at 7:30 and I think it was a reasonable wait considering the timing the fact that it's really only a sushi bar with 10 seats. Sat at the bar and they heated up our BYOB sake.... More 

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Mantua, New Jersey
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Luckily we got there very early on a Friday night before a comedy show next door. There are maybe 6 - 8 seats at the sushi bar. What they lack in space they make up for with great sushi and creative rolls. They do a brisk take out business as well.

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Thank stallroad
Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

If you are looking for a cheap option to eat sushi in Philly Vic is your place. Quality is ok there although service is not a strength.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Good not great sushi -- you cannot beat the low prices, and they do deliver. That said, there are some better options in Philly if you want higher quality fish.

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Thank Jennifer H
Tulsa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

I love the sushi here. It is a very small restaurant with about 10 seating max. The seafood was very fresh. There was an excellent selection in the menu. I would definitely come back when I visit Philadelphia.

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Thank guyscholar
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

I always do the three roll special for $10. In my opinion, their rolls are smaller than other places and three roles here is equivalent to 2 rolls at other places. Still, not a bad price. If you eat in, there are like 8 or 10 seats in the place but the sushi is literally made in front of you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Visited Vic's today for quick dinner. There's a good choice on the menu and the food is excellent. The place was full (it's only tiny - probably seats 12 or so) If you want fine dining then forget Vics, but if you want great sushi at very reasonable prices then get in line because this place is a gem.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
14:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2035 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-564-4339

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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