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138 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
+1 215-922-2122
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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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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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Antz42
Magnolia, New Jersey
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

Vaerloese, Denmark
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 :-)

Thank Louise S
jacksonville florida
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 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 

Thank skeeterflorida
Naples, Florida
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421 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank RaiDoc
Dahlonega, Georgia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

Thank Juan V
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Tallyfins
Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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 

Thank Lela B
Troy, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

Very good Thai food (they also serve Japanese) and very good price. However, I was sorry to hear that they did not sell beer.

Thank Pabdcarv
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013 via mobile

Roe is a "go to" Asian restaurant in old city for both me and my wife. The service has always been tremendous and the food is delicious. We always stuck to the noodle dishes (the drunken noodles are my favorite) but this time we went with their sushi and were not disappointed. The staff is always super friendly. There aren't... More 

Thank Drewtak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
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?