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Kisso Sushi Bar

$$ - $$$
City Center East
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205 N 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1855
+1 215-922-1770
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Califon, New Jersey
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sushi here is excellent quality. The presentation is creative and interesting. This was our first trip here. It has a definite local vibe, but the staff was very friendly and helpful even though we were obviously not regulars. I had a sushi sashimi combo that was excellent. I would consider the two hour drive to Philly to try it... More 

Thank Chief4490
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner here while in philly for the weekend. Our server was very friendly and helpful. The sushi was a superb quality to say the least. This puts the sushi near our home to shame. FYI BYOB. Which was kind of nice because it does save some money. We can't wait to come back.... More 

Thank Casey J
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Excellent sushi and service. Sashimi was like silk. But no liquor, wine or beer? It is a BYOB place. Never heard of this before. Has something to do with the price of liquor license. Anyway, if we had known it would have been nice but we did not see anything that referred to this in the advertising. We saw couples... More 

Thank Sonda J
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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541 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

The food and service were superb....the sushi was super-exceptional but the big negative.... it's bring your own bottle... they don't have a liquor license... I had to go out and buy something to drink alcoholic in nature.... it was a 10 minute walk to get to a carryout and they had NO wine... only beer.... good heavens... I picked out... More 

Thank gary c
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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290 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

I want to keep this hide a way to MYSELF so I am not going to give it a favorable review. ;-) The location will surprise you; it is located on the edge of Ol City of Philadelphia, not an area usually associated with Asian cuisine. However, that makes it a treasure; we have never found it crowded and the... More 

Thank ChocolateCzar
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Love Kisso Sushi! In the city where lots of sushi places come and go, charge high prices purely because they can, and offer low quality fish, this place breaks the mold. I lived in Seattle for 6 years, where the fish is freshest and sushi is impeccable. Finding Kisso has FINALLY allowed me to enjoy my sushi again here in... More 

Thank Glenda W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while waking around. The atmosphere is very calm and inviting. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Our waiter was very kind and friendly and he gave great roll suggestions (try the half and half). Overall, if we ever make it back to Philly we are definitely stopping by again!!

Thank MissRose26
San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

The Chef is masterful. He will improvise textures, flavors, and tastes to deliver an innovative dining experience. Yes think of Kisso as an old jazz club. The maestro is behind the sushi bar picking up inspiration from the light glistening outside from sounds and smells. He is slicing and singing the edges of exotic fish creating intriguing fragrances enhancing your... More 

Thank Lonnie L
New York City, New York
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121 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

I really liked this restaurant a lot; from the simple décor to the food. For more pictures and commentary, check out www.gustatori.com.

Thank Tori A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Authentic, warm, high quality food, variety and improvisation, unpretentious and funny, reasonably priced, Kisso has it all. I hesitated writing this review because it is a small place and fame may make it hard to find a table for us regulars. But truth must be told and praise be given to a good thing. I have eaten in most of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 N 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1855
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-1770

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?