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138 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
+1 215-922-2122
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Today
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small restaurant near to Penn's Landing, you could walk past this place easily. That would be a mistake, as the food leaves nothing to be desired. I opted to have the Thai lunch, and chose lemongrass soup which was tasty, spicy and hot, pad Thai and spring roll. The flavours were put together beautifully and the orange and ginger... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Some friends recommended and I decided to go. Booked in advance, we brought our own wine and they helped us in everything. Amazing food and service. I strongly recommend.

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Thank ER_Perry
Bangkok
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Some of the best Japanese rolls you can find, can't rate it high enough. Thai food well worth a shot too. Service is friendly and helpful. Visited with my wife and baby daughter... and we all agreed we must go back. Highly rated.

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Thank Antz42
Magnolia, New Jersey
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Small Japanese style cafe, clean and neat, though it can get very tight in here quickly. Lunch is usually quick and easy, price is moderate. Suchi, Thai, and Japanese offerings. Good food and service.

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Thank BLAKE B
Vaerloese, Denmark
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Smaller nicely decorated room with delicious sushi and great service, but the room is poorly isolated and everytime the door opens the whole room gets cold. It had to sit with my jacket in order not to freeze. So visit in the summertime in stead :-)

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Thank Louise S
jacksonville florida
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

This place was very flexible in that they would make any sushi roll for me without the rice. They used white radish to replace the rice which made me really happy! The miso soup was out of this world. They use the little mushrooms in the soup. Yummy! The service was good. The only negative comment I have is that... More 

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Thank skeeterflorida
Naples, Florida
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420 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Small restaurant in Old City, fast service and acceptable food albeit uninspiring presentation and very westernized recipe. Good stop though for a bowl of noodles at lunchtime on a cold day.

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Thank RaiDoc
Dahlonega, Georgia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

We are still at the restaurant and taking the time to recommend it. We didn't expect to be this good but now is our favorite one in Philly.

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Thank Juan V
Tallahassee
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I went here intending to order sushi but was talked into the Pad Thai with chicken. It came with noodles and it was delicious. When I go back to Philly, I plan to eat here again.

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Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We were looking for a reasonable restaurant in Old City where we could take the kids. Roe fit the bill. The vegetable sushi was good and they have dumplings, which made the kids happy. I had the Massaman Curry and it was delicious. Others in our party had the Drunken Noodles and Pad Thai, also seaweed salad and Edamame. Everyone... More 

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Thank Lela B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-2122

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