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Izumi

$$ - $$$
Bella Vista / Queen Village
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1601 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1121
+1 215-271-1222
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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philadelphia suburb
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a nice byob on passyunk this is a great option. We sat outside and had sushi and people watched Owner couldn't have been nicer, we chatted about old places closing and new places opening and the changing atmosphere of passyunk Ave. Will def be back to this spot. Staff is very attentive, food is delicious and... More 

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Thank ginabass
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My wife and I went to Izumi last night for a date night. We're very fond of sushi and go to lots of places for it. Last night's sushi experience was, without exaggeration, simply amazing. We had some of the best we've ever tasted. Ingredients were fresh and perfectly balanced. Rice was made to perfection, at just the right temperature,... More 

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Thank Joseph S
Ocean, New Jersey
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153 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We came here to celebrate our daughters 21st birthday and were very happy with our choice. The fish was fresh ( loved the white tuna off the menu). Service was knowledgeable and professional.

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Thank Golfdick
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Came in late night. They were about to close and sat us anyway. (yes, we were that couple). They didn't rush us. It's byob and they offered us a house wine. We sat at the sushi bar. Service is excellent!

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Thank Charlie T
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Let me start by saying the wait staff is GREAT. We were greeted right away and they had a table waiting for us. Parking in this area of the city is a nightmare. We were late for our reservation because of it, but they were very nice about it and held our table. Now... the first thing I noticed when... More 

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Thank Taram2507
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We walked in to Izumi for our favorite dish: Chirashi. We left having had one of the best chirashi dinners yet! Some of the fish prepared in the dish were smoked instead of raw and that made a huge difference in taste. The décor is inviting with big open windows to sit at when it is a beautiful day. Aside... More 

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Thank rollic88
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This was our first time here, only because I thought it was a sushi restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised. We had dumplings, ribs, scallion and rolled beef. All excellent. The service was fast and friendly. Can't wait to go back. BYOB a plus.

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Thank Bunny D
New York City, New York
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121 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I really enjoyed our time here and thought that the food was very good. Most importantly though, the fish was extremely fresh. For more pictures and commentary, check out www.gustatori.com.

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Thank Tori A
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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38 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

I had the sushi & sashimi platter. The sashimi pieces were generous and fresh. I especially liked the seared red snapper. The fish on the sushi pieces were good but the rice portions were very small. The spicy tuna roll had the thinnest layer of rice and it wasn't spicy at all.

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Thank EHolly
Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We followed their recommendation of the day and thus enjoyed a delicious octopus salad, followed by a mixed sushi platter. The Nigiri had too much wasabi between fish and rice, else wise very delicious. A recommended restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-271-1222
Description
Just up the street from Paradiso. Excellent food, great atmosphere

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?