Restaurants

Japanese in Chinatown & Center City East

Morimoto

Morimoto is high-concept and heavily stylized, from a dining room that looks like a futuristic aquarium to a menu of globe-spanning influences and eclectic combinations. A meal at this Iron Chef regular's restaurant…
Japanese in Old City & Society Hill

Le Champignon de Tokio

Tokyo-born Madame Saito, who's lived with her husband in Philadelphia for over 30 years and is a Le Cordon Bleu–trained chef, runs this convivial multicuisine operation out of two adjacent row homes. The menu includ…
Japanese in South Philadelphia

Royal Izakaya

The bar here offers casual dining and a wide range of dishes including sushi rolls, salads and gyoza (pan-fried dumplings), along with a good choice of sake, shochu and imported beers. The cuisine moves up several n…