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1225Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge

) #300 of 3,631 Restaurants in Philadelphia €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1225 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4806
+1 215-238-1903
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good52%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
16:30 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
1225 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4806
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were hopeful about this place based on positive reviews and our initial impression of the ambience. But the food was below underwhelming. Edamame were ok, but the pan-fried pork gyoza appetizer was greasy with a mushy filling. I had the shrimp tempura maki and...More

Thank DomenicaA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite sushi restaurant in Philly. Nice dark and relaxing atmosphere, good service, and large menu. The sushi, especially the spicy tuna, is always very fresh, great tasting, and good size. I love everything about Sushi & Sake and believe it's the best sushi in...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Met my family here for an early dinner. I was very impressed by the diverse menu. A lot of different selections you wouldn't normally find in a Japanese restaurant in the US. Very authentic. Service was good. I found the decor dark & depressing. Cool...More

Thank twocapemay
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My daughter dined here with her friend last week and during the meal, her phone was stolen, along with those of the restaurant employees from the hostess station from inside a drawer. The restaurant owner did share the suspect photo but did not report the...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We only and a couple rolls and a few sashimi, very fresh and authentic. Great service and cocktails.

Thank momshawn
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The restaurant looks stark from the outside and the same is true for the minimalist and dark appearance when you walk in-but in the summer there is a small courtyard and you feel hidden away in your own private space. The sushi is very good...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Frequented with 7 coworkers, ordered rolls with and without rice due to allergies. Fish was fresh and delicious. Spoils ability for anything to compete...will definitely be back...

Thank unhappypatr0n
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This restaurant has a great variety to choose from. The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly. This is a great place to just relax and enjoy a meal. It is not stuffy at all. The location is great and the cost was...More

Thank ccarlariello
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A buddy and I had a craving for sushi while in Philly and we had walked by this place a couple of times and said what the heck, GREAT decision. Try not to be seated near the front, you get a huge blast of cold...More

Thank Corey B
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went here while waiting for a table at El Vez Mexican to get a small appetizer. Got seated at bar on a busy Friday and service was great. Had roll, sashimi and kani salad. All were exceptional. Going back soon...very nice find.

Thank Don_Coleman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:45
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:45
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:45
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:45
16:30 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:45
16:30 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4806
    (13th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Market Street Subway Stop at 13th street. SEPTA Bus lines on Chestnut & 13th and Walnut and 13th.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-1903
  • E-mail
RAW Sushi & Sake Lounge, located in Philadelphia's renowned Stetson building on 1225 Sansom Street has been steadily growing after five years of hard work, customer loyalty, and good fortune.
Between our exotic sushi bar, traditional hot entrees, or overstuffed specialty rolls, you're guaranteed to find something you love. The fifteen feet glass bar houses an impressive shelf of exotic sakes that caters to new tasters as well as sake connoisseurs.
While you dine, take in the view of Japanese lamps floating down from the bamboo ceiling, or step outside into our private outdoor courtyard and lounge under the stars.
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