1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA | Directions 1910539.948237 -75.165768
Neighborhoods: Center City, Rittenhouse Square
Sakeya...fantastic!!! – Everytime I go to this restaurant I am consistently amazed by the quality of service and sushi! We just went again last night and the service, food, drinks, atmosphere, and prices were all so impressive I decided I need to voice my enthusiastic recommendation for this restaurant to more than just my friends. I am an "intermediate" sushi lover... I know a little but am definitely not an expert. However, I recently brought a friend who can easily be classified as an expert and she was EXTREMELY impressed by Sakeya. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!! :)
Terrific sushi at affordable price – Sakeya is one of my favorite Japanese restaurants in Center City. The sushi is delicious and elegantly presented; the waitstaff is attentive and courteous; and the price is affordable. Sakeya is a terrific venue for a happy hour or private party; it also sports a big screen TV and is a fun place to watch a game. Kenny (the owner) is very personable, generous, and customer service-oriented. Sakeya is a hidden gem that is starting to get noticed. Definitely worth checking out.
Excellent Sushi! – Sushi here is great and very fresh! Try the scallops sashimi- so delicious! The service is excellent and Kenny, the owner, is extremely courteous.
Editorial Review – Philadelphia Japanese restaurant offering fresh food with great service in the Theatre District.
Izakaya!!!!!! – The food is amazing... ahhh!! Their Uminokaze salad is to die... and their Beef teriyaki... MMMMM!!!!
I love sushi!!!!!! – Great happy hour place. Good outdoor seating and since it sits on locust st one of the biggest streets in the philly, you'll have a nice wide sidewalk.
The drinks are good. Prices are reasonable and the service is great.
I recommend the happy hour appetizer s platter for sharing with friends. Good size.
There is plenty of metered street parking.
Great Happy Hour! – Great spot. Great food. Great ambiance for happy hour or other. I've been going to this place since it opened in end of september. Started off as more of a Japanese izakaya bar with DJ music. The concept has morphed a bit since that time, but same great food, great setting and great manager.
Amazing! – I've eaten at Sushi Maki several times and just tried this joint for the first time. I was very impressed, being from philly where there is a sushi joint on every block and in every strip mall, finding good sushi can be tough. This place is excellent though, I only ate a quick meal at the bar and had a bunch of different types of raw fish, just delicious and very fresh. The comments below on the ambiance are right on, there is none. The service is excellent and very friendly and I must say I was quite impressed by the prices. VERY reasonable. I recommend this joint to anyone looking for a no nonsense, no frills, fabulous meal of raw fish.
Best Japanese Izakaya ever!!! – If you're into specialty Japanese sushi, then can try coming here. higher style atmosphere. this place caters to typical taste, palate-friendly entrees and sake!
Excellent Experence!! – I am new to the city, as I just moved here from New York. A friend told me about Sakeya because it just opened about 4 weeks ago. We went on a Friday night, and I must say it is beautiful there. The restaurant is very sheek, It has a very seductive feel to it. It also reminds me of a nightclub because of the space and trendy furnature. The service was spectacular. I don't remember my server's name, but he was very attentive and friendly. He offered suggestions on heartly plates the restaurant had to offer. I had the chicken katsu don! It comes in a large dish, and it is inexpensive ($10). My friends ordered 3 different tapas the restaurant had to order such as Tako Yaki, Beef Teriyaki, and Sashmi Sampler. I never had sashimi, but when I tried it, I was blown away. The presentation of the sashimi really gave me a sense of the Japanese culture. We also didn't spend too much money because we were presented with complimentary sake for spending only $30 bucks! All in all, I had a great time. I would recommend this fantastic place to anyone looking to have a fun night out! Definitely a must try!
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of Sakeya on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.