Located in Philadelphia’s Historic District since 2001, Morimoto is an institution among Philadelphia’s movers and shakers. The fashionable spot is a collaboration between James Beard Award-winning restaurateur Stephen Starr and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. In less adept hands, the high-design décor and changing-color booths might overpower the dining experience, but Chef Morimoto delivers food that is innovative, elegant and unforgettable. Tasting menus ranging from $45 to $150 per person offer delicious ways to sample multiple dishes.
The best sushi in Philadelphia comes from restaurants that span the city and offer a range of experiences—from futuristic, neon-hued dining rooms perfect for a date night to holes in the wall that have perfected the art of maki-, sashimi- and tempura-making. Follow this guide to find the spots rolling up the best sushi in Philadelphia, because sometimes you crave something more than your favorite go-to: the best pizza in Philadelphia. When you've had your fill, follow up your meal with dessert at some of the top bakeries Philadelphia has to offer, or wash it all down with sake cocktails at some of the best bars in Philadelphia.
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