Best of Philly

Best Sushi Restaurant

2017 Best New Sushi Restaurant

Royal Sushi and Izakaya

With anime playing on the walls and pop-top sake, the front room is fun. But the back, just through the curtains, is the best thing to happen to sushi in this city for a while, and where chef Jesse Ito puts together amazing omakase voyages for those willing to pay the $110 price.

780 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-909-9002 | Website

2017 Best Jason’s Toridasu

Jason’s Toridasu

40 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, PA Website

The owners of Jason’s say they’re like a grocery-store sushi counter except that they use fresh fish. That about sums up this quirky, tiny spot […] Read more »

2012 Best Bonjung

Bonjung

50 West 3rd Avenue, Collegeville, PA Website

A fine-dining BYO sushi bar and traditional Japanese restaurant (with some Korean dishes thrown in) isn’t exactly unheard-of in Philadelphia. But in the ‘burbs? You’d […] Read more »

2012 Best Fat Salmon

Fat Salmon

719 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Dozens of innovative maki will lure you in, but what will keep you coming back to this sleek modern venue are the hand rolls-simple, delicious, […] Read more »

2012 Best Yoshi

Yoshi

1617 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA Website

Sushi and sashimi started out as fast food-quick snacks to be gotten outside the walls of ancient Edo by businessmen on the run. Yoshi returns […] Read more »

2011 Best Aki

Aki

1210 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Love agedashi tofu and crisp, cold salmon but hate soggy paper boxes and fish with all the taste of damp Styrofoam? We have your fix […] Read more »

2011 Best Bonjung

Bonjung

50 West 3rd Avenue, Collegeville, PA Website

A huge, well-appointed space and an almost completely hidden location in Collegeville are two of the things you need to know about this place. The […] Read more »

2010 Best Ooka Montgomeryville

Ooka Montgomeryville

764 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA Website

Ooka has first-rate sushi at all three of its area locations, but it’s chef Shuji Hiyakawa who sharpened his knives with Morimoto before landing at […] Read more »

2009 Best Izumi

Izumi

1601 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

that looks too stylish to be a South Philly BYOB. But our affection is more than skin-deep. Chef Corey Baver made his Japanese-food bones at […] Read more »