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Pod

3636 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3212
+1 215-387-1803
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (108 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3636 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3212
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

They offer a few different bento boxes for lunch, which are all pretty affordable. You get about 6 pieces of sushi per roll, as well as a salad and miso soup. The restaurant is very futuristic looking! They have sushi going around on a conveyor...More

Thank Summer J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another Stephen Starr creation that scores high in every restaurant category. Imaginative menu, tasty meals, attentive service, unusual ambience ...... all provided for a memorable evening and a promise to return again soon.

Thank Nina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could write a BOOK about this place! We loved it! We started at the bar 'tables' which are these funky red blocks which look totally uncomfortable, but are actually very easy to lounge in for quite some time. We ordered a melon baller special...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our foursome overall enjoyed our dining experience at this creatively decorated spot. Lots to chose from on this creative asian menu, giving us many interesting options which quickly filled, the overfilled our table. We were a mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian diners with plenty of...More

Thank napalovers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice ambiance. Appetizers were great, we had pork belly buns and chicken potstickers. Sushi was just ok, being from South Florida I guess we're kinda of snobs when it comes to fresh fish and sushi. No frills when it came to rolls but fish...More

Thank Erika R
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I was in the University City for a short business trip, Pod was just a few blocks away. I wanted to try their Sushi and went back a few times after that.

Thank Xavier P
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Sushi was delicious, although a little small for the price. The atmosphere is what makes this place so special.

Thank himalayan8
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy Stephen Starr restaurants but this one was not one of my favorites. We went on a Friday night after the flower show. It wasn’t crowed. They only have 3 “pods” you can sit in with larger parties and the rest of the...More

Thank Krissyalx
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I should have known... A friend recommended Pod; he went on and on about how cool the place was but said very little about the food. The place IS very cool in a Jetson kinda way although the infamous "pod" was kinda idiotic: you get...More

Thank Tuan T
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This restaurant was right outside our hotel at the Inn at Penn and we thought, what the heck we'll try it..it was cold & neither of us were in the mood to walk blocks from the lovely room at the Inn. The food was amazing,...More

Thank Lynneschaef
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DrMichelle2015
17 August 2015|
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Response from the_mace | Reviewed this property |
No, there's a wide range in dress as you'd expect from a city and near the college and hospital. I've been there in business casual as well as shorts and a T-shirt. No issues.
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DrMichelle2015
17 August 2015|
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Response from travelmystique | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply - casual and remember to ask for Pod when you reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3636 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3212
    (Between 36th & 37th Streets on Sansom)
  • Public Transportation: Market-Frankford El, 34th Street Stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-387-1803
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