Philadelphia Japanese and Sushi Restaurants: Our Favorites

Zento Contemporary
Zento Contemporary
138 Chestnut Street, 215-925-9998

This spare space in Old City is a pleasant spot for sushi from the knife of former Morimoto sushi chef Gunawan Wibisono. Signature items like the well-sized square roll of eel, avocado, and plum topped with tuna are admirably understated, just lightly brushed with a sweet-sour sauce. From the kitchen: tender steamed shrimp dumplings and overflowing bowls of udon.

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