Morimoto

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Japanese
Morimoto is serving contemporary Japanese cuisine. Chef Masaharu Morimoto of Iron Chef prepares traditional dishes with a modern flair.
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BP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

After so many years- the food quality and service is still on point. Was not disappointing.

M
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance, service and food.

MW
Miami
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting our son in Philadelphia, incredible dining experience . Though can get expensive, worth the splurge!

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was absolutely delightful way to celebrate my husbands birthday and a show. Morimoto and Hamilton..... hard to beat.

JM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic selection of seafood. Preparation was perfect. Server understood the menu well and helped guide our selections. Definitely would recommend for patrons looking for a variety of offerings that are prepared in a unique manner. Get your table reserved early, like 2 or 3 days early.

AF
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here for our anniversary. Did the omokase (tasting menu) with wine pairings. It was fantastic! Service was amazing, food ranged from very good to amazing. We spent two and a half hours having the most wonderful dinner ever! For couples looking for a unique experience to celebrate, this is it! Very expensive, but very much worth it!

m
New England
9 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Omakase dinner, wonderful in all respects.

LK
New England
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Yes. Cilantro martini was excellent, as was seasonal sahimi.

LH
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I really like the sushi at my local joint, but the sushi at Morimotos is beyond stellar! So fresh and buttery!

F
New England
4 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Trendy decor with vibrant atmosphere. Extremely friendly service, but very slow as server covering too many tables. As a foodie with experience eating at Japanese restaurants, the sushi and sashimi was average at best and grossly overpriced for the quality. The martinis we ordered arrived not much below room temperature, and because the service was so slow did not request replacements.

S
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic service. Very attentive and professional. Food of course was phenomenal. Drinks were amazing. Outstanding in general. Only thing I didn’t care for was the dance club like atmospheres. A bit too much. Otherwise it was wonderful and I will be coming back for sure

CB
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

INCREDIBLE FOOD INCREDIBLE SERVICE BEST RESTAURANT IN PHILLY

k
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Steak was undercooked then overcooked. Offered complimentary dessert to compensate. Gracious, but would have had the steak done right. Sushi, sashimi was so fresh. Best I’ve had in awhile but also the priciest. Expect to stick to my more reasonable go to places at hall the price.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Service slow compared to New York lifestyle

DB
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceeded expectations! The menu is creative and they knocked it out of the park with the wagyu dumplings, melt in your mouth hamachi w jalapeño and ponzu, spicy salmon sushi, toro blu fin sushi, duck entree and Japanese cheesecake. Outstanding!!

LR
Philadelphia
131 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the Omakase. It was excellent. Love visiting here. Great service.

JR
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The entire experience was great. The service, food, and recommendations were just as good. Super fresh fish. A+.

OT
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the duck fried rice, rock shrimp, and spicy tuna sushi!

F
Philadelphia
36 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb. I've never before had shrimp tempura where the tempura batter was so delicately applied. Wonderful!

AL
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food was very good. I felt the portions were on the small side, almost a European standard. Prices as expected we high and I did not feel the food conveyed the value. This visit was a la carte. Previous visits were the chef selection. I would recommend the chef selection as the bets option. The decor is boring and the lamps are a tad too fallic. Still, this is an Iron chef restaurant so its hard to find any major criticisms.

R
Richmond
10 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always! Try to sit at the sushi bar. The sushi chefs are very personable, and fun to watch!!

M
Miami
41 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding !

Arguably the best high-end Japanese cuisine.

It’s the real deal. Sat at the sushi bar. Did the tasting menu. Wow .

Great servers. Very knowledgeable and friendly.

Such a Philly staple. Highly recommend

AM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary dinner. Everything perfect. Food and service were outstanding!

L
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect service

PG
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Absolutely one of the best restaurants I’ve ever visited!! Everything was perfect!!!

OT
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, the fish was delicious! Save room for that Blackberry Sorbet! Service was attentive and polite. It was loud and hard to have conversations across the table.

CJ
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting on vacation had a great time

LB
New England
21 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Philadelphia Morimoto is the best Morimoto! I've been to several others but this restaurant has the best ambiance, service and food!

J
Chicago
29 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and presentation were fantastic!

C
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Still a great experience after all these years. For repeat customers, the Omakase is fairly standardized as I have had it three times in the past three years. There are some variations and its still very good - but not as much variety. I'd recommend going with your favorites instead.

For new diners, the choices can be overwhelming. The staff is very knowledgable and will help those not familiar with the unique flavors and ingredients on this menu.

Morimoto remains one of my favorite restaurants and I will eat here again.

P
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the lychee martini, the tuna pizza, and the wagyu beef skirt steak was unreal. The decor was awesome and the service was fantastic.

PS
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious; service was excellent! Would go every day if I could!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely unreal at Morimoto. They had the most exotic sushi specials that impressed by guest immensely. The sushi and food was prepared to perfection, and we sat at the sushi bar to admire the chef’s work.

c
Greensboro
6 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service. The sushi was top notch and the wagyu was melt in your mouth.

b
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and well crafted cocktails in a serene space.

S
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food was amazing and the service was top notch. The servers knowledge of the food and sake list was impressive.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Friend reunion

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JK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience2

Horrendous customer service that is preferential at best. Would never return or recommend to anyone. Too many other good food options in the city to entertain this even as a thought. Don't waste your time or money.

JB
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great

r
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place makes the best fish I have ever tasted. The sushi is mezmerizing I thought fresh raw fish is what it is, but I was mistaken. The sushi at moremoto is far and away better than I have ever had. It's flavor brought tears to my eyes. The place is expensive but it is worth every penny. Of course the service was great.