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Royal Sushi

4.7 (840) $$$$ $$$$ Sushi, Izakaya

Description

Summary: A hidden gem with traditional and unique Japanese dishes.

Royal Sushi is a hidden gem in Queen Village, offering a cozy izakaya vibe with a menu that spans from classic maki and miso soup to inventive dishes like fries with caviar and spicy mayo. The place is known for its quality service and the omakase menu available by reservation. With moody lighting and a red-painted tin ceiling, Royal Sushi feels like an integral part of the neighborhood. Crowds flock to this spot for the silky sushi crafted by the talented team, as well as for the extensive list of Japanese whiskies, sak├ęs, sochu, and beers. The bar also serves a variety of drink-friendly fare, including sticky wings, smoky skate jerky, and delicate fried oysters, all meant for sharing. Whether you're there for the omakase or just a casual night out, Royal Sushi offers an authentic taste of Japan with a local twist.

Awards

James Beard
Best Chef Mid-Atlantic - Nominee 2023
Best Chefs - Nominee 2022
Rising Star Chef of the Year - Semifinalist 2020
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Gayot
1 Toque
1 Toque
Best Philadelphia Sushi Restaurants
AAA
Approved

Location

780 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

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