25 "Japanese" Restaurants in Philadelphia.
Tuna Bar is a large sushi restaurant in Old City that’s good for big group dinners.
Crazy Sushi is a party BYOB in Center City with neon lights, decent rolls, and pretty much no rules.
Hiroki is a dark sushi restaurant in Fishtown with a 9-course omakase menu for $135.
DK Sushi is an outpost of Double Knot inside of Franklin’s Table that serves excellent sushi, including a $35 mini-omakase.
Hiro Ramen House is a small spot in Center City that’s good for a bowl spicy ramen.
Da-Wa is a small, casual sushi spot with a solid omakase offering under the El on Front Street.
Hikari is a BYOB sushi spot in Northern Liberties that has solid, classic rolls and a bunch of outdoor seating in the summer.
You have to walk down an alley next to Sampan to get to Graffiti, an outdoor bar with TVs and cheap drinks during Happy Hour.
Double Knot is an all-day cafe with a basement izakaya that serves some of the best Japanese food in the city.
Yakitori Boy is a Japanese dinner spot and karaoke bar with private rooms to end your night in.
Pod in West Philly looks like the inside of a spaceship and serves a mix of Chinese and Japanese dishes.
Morimoto is a sushi place in Old City that’s super expensive, so you should save it for a special occasion or when someone else is paying.