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128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
+1 215-568-1027
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (59 reviews)
“hamachi” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time my boyfriend and I came we had the hamachi tataki, and that's what we have been ordering since--we started going about a year or so ago. The hamachi tataki is our favourite plate on the menu--extremely filling even with its three pieces....More

Thank ariatrueblood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with a group of friends for dinner. And the blackbelt (premium) combination sushi platter, and the seaweed salad. The portions were generous, and the quality of the fish was high. Friendly waitstaff, and tasty drinks. Would come here again!

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 13 July 2017

this is an excellent japanese sushi place the food was excellent the service was excellent and everything was uber tasty !!!

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Wish I could give it a 4.5 . . . My boyfriend is a fan of sushi but it's not high on my priority list so I sought out somewhere with great sushi and lots of other options - Zama nailed it! He loved the...More

Thank Tiffany P
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were lucky enough to sit outside at one of the three 4 tops for dinner. The food is uneven, but the highlights were delicious! We had the Rock Shrimp Tempura (amazing! Sauce was perfect and the addition of Broccoli was nice), Short Rib Bites...More

Thank lisalou216
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

While it is a little noisy, the food more than makes up for it! I adored the grilled avacado and the mushroom maki. The sashimi was very high quality.

Thank Chele32789
Reviewed 24 May 2017

These rolls were creative and different. Like the Bronzino roll, with veg inside and branzino outside. So fresh, so good, low-key and quiet ambience, and fantastic service.

Thank Camille E
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We ate here while on vacation to Philly. We did not have reservations and they were packed but we were able to be seated at the sushi bar. That is the best seats in the house. Watching the sushi chefs "Do their thing" was fantastic....More

Thank rposey6844
Reviewed 17 February 2017

On a trip back to our old Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, we decided to give Zama a try. So glad we did! Excellent food and service. Great cocktails too. The menu included many of our favorite Japanese dishes, along with some of their own interpretations. We...More

2  Thank BaselTourmaline123
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I've eaten here several times and the two stars are for the chefs because the food was exemplary as always, however last nights service left me embarrassed. It was restaurant week and if you don't want to take part don't but honestly dreadful service is...More

Thank claire s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4646
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-1027
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