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1225Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge

1225 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4806
+1 215-238-1903
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (12 reviews)
“seaweed salad” (5 reviews)
“edamame” (3 reviews)
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1225 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4806
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a craving for sushi while staying in City Center and this definitely hit the spot!! Great selection and the good was great quality for the price!!

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far my favorite sushi restaurant in Philadelphia . The food is always so fresh and it melts in your mouth. I have been many times and I will keep going. Best best best!!

Thank MilenaPhilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my go to sushi places in center city Philadelphia. I walk past 5 other sushi restaurants to get here. The Zushi Bento Box is creative and filling. I have never had a miss on their lunch time menu. They have a...More

Thank PhilaWorldTraveler
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is one of the best happy hour deals in the city. Service was less than ideal, even sitting at the bar where there were only two other people.

Thank 727allisonw
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The outdoor courtyard seating is really nice at 1225. Their sushi is pretty decent, though most specialty rolls seemed to include either spicy tuna/ salmon, red hots or a spicy sauce. Sashimi was cut relatively thick, but all around the meal was fresh. The waiter...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We sat outside in the outdoor area which is very cool. We sat at the bar because we were told they were fully booked. The bartender was great but overworked because it looked like he had probably 4 tables and the outside bar. The food...More

Thank RayKawa
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were hopeful about this place based on positive reviews and our initial impression of the ambience. But the food was below underwhelming. Edamame were ok, but the pan-fried pork gyoza appetizer was greasy with a mushy filling. I had the shrimp tempura maki and...More

Thank DomenicaA
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Our favorite sushi restaurant in Philly. Nice dark and relaxing atmosphere, good service, and large menu. The sushi, especially the spicy tuna, is always very fresh, great tasting, and good size. I love everything about Sushi & Sake and believe it's the best sushi in...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Met my family here for an early dinner. I was very impressed by the diverse menu. A lot of different selections you wouldn't normally find in a Japanese restaurant in the US. Very authentic. Service was good. I found the decor dark & depressing. Cool...More

Thank twocapemay
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My daughter dined here with her friend last week and during the meal, her phone was stolen, along with those of the restaurant employees from the hostess station from inside a drawer. The restaurant owner did share the suspect photo but did not report the...More

Thank Jean C
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Anne D
6 September 2017|
Response from joanz359 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed this restaurant several months ago and they frequently change their menu. All of the times I have been there I have never tried a chicken platter They do have dishes that are not sushi that are beef which is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 31
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4806
    (13th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Market Street Subway Stop at 13th street. SEPTA Bus lines on Chestnut & 13th and Walnut and 13th.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-1903
  • E-mail
RAW Sushi & Sake Lounge, located in Philadelphia's renowned Stetson building on 1225 Sansom Street has been steadily growing after five years of hard work, customer loyalty, and good fortune. Between our exotic sushi bar, traditional hot entrees, or overstuffed specialty rolls, you're guaranteed to find something you love. The fifteen feet glass bar houses an impressive shelf of exotic sakes that caters to new tasters as well as sake connoisseurs. While you dine, take in the view of Japanese lamps floating down from the bamboo ceiling, or step outside into our private outdoor courtyard and lounge under the stars.
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