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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P
Toronto
58 reviews
Dined 15 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always. Very busy night filled with young people
Exceptional service

BK
Philadelphia
40 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been going since Morimoto opened. Each time we go we say to ourselves, why do we go anywhere else for Japaese food. We forgot how wonderful it is and that it offers dishes you can';t find anywhere else.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Waiter was very nice and helpful I recommend this to friends

OT
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Good but overpriced. Desert was disappointing.

k
Kent
8 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great night at Morimoto. Terrific food and service.

VS
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience! I ordered the Omakase, and each course was beautiful, delicious, and described by the server perfectly. My friend requires gluten free, and they accommodated her Omakase, altering each course and explaining them to her. Overall, this was among the best meals ever for me.

BV
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful. Great food

RW
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great attentive service. Our waiter gave us great advice and info. Food was unique and taste was great. Will go again if we have the opportunity.

JM
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kelly was an outstanding server and was very attentive to our needs and was exceptional at describing the food and drink menus.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The restaurant was lovely. The service was stellar. The food was certainly great however given the price I have to question the value. It just wasn’t a mind blowing experience.

MC
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very good ......lunch offers better value than dinner I am sure. But for some reason I had a Nobu level of food as my expectation... but it's not quite that. We all ( party of 6) ordered a la carte. Maybe need to try the Omakase to get the full experience. Server was really great.

OT
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best culinary experiences I've ever had.

DW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Going to Walnut Street Theater and birthday

OT
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best chicken soup I’ve ever had. It sounds crazy but you have to get Morimoto udon noodle soup! Also, the skirt steak was fabulous!!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Valet was responsive as we pulled up told us about the App made it simple handed keys tip was over , all on credit card after dinner just hit the app when we were ready and our car was there. Give yourself 5 min. Really impressive. The staff at reservation host desk were very warming I stated my name we were takin to the elbow of the sushi bar awesome view of chefs and the restaurant our server Josh was excellent and made us feel at home. He was very informative to the menu and we had sushi but also the waygu strip steak , the dumplings were incredible. A 10 out of 10 meal , rare to find these days. Will go back soon. A+ is Morimoto’s Grade

d
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I will start by saying that the entire meal was remarkable. Every course was exceptionally prepared, and the presentation was eye-catching, impressive, and extremely consistent between the three of us. The portion sizes of each course were enough to experience the different flavors without being overwhelming, and even at the end of 7 courses plus dessert, none of us had had too much to eat. We asked for, and were given, a complete written description of the meal to take home. This included the drink pairings as well.

Our party was 3 people. We had all been to Morimoto at this location previously, and the experience was very consistent with prior visits. We all had the Omakase, including both available upgrades ($10 to upgrade a salad to a sashimi course, and $25 to upgrade the beef to a grade A5 Waygu). The sashimi upgrade was very good, but there was also a sushi course as part of the Omakase. The beef upgrade is something I cannot recommend highly enough. The flavor was as if an unbelievably tender and flavorful piece of beef had been infused with foie gras. The meat was so tender that the knife provided was probably unnecessary, but I used it anyway. One of us had the sake pairing, and the other had the wine pairing; I was the designated driver, so no drinking though I did taste all of the drink servings. The drinks were reasonably matched, and the sake choices were notably different. The waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the differences in the flavors and and in the production of the sakes.

The servers were polite, prompt and were all very knowledgeable regarding the food that they served. My only negative was that the restaurant was noisy enough that it was sometimes difficult to hear the servers describe the food, and conversation was also difficult at times.

BH
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dining at Morimoto's is an experience and not just a meal. I highly recommend.

a
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was perfect
Food was amazing!
If your in Philadelphia and you like sushi don’t miss this place!

V
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, and an ambient location. Highly recommend.

EP
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Morimoto's tasting menu was the best meal my boyfriend have had in our lives, no competition.

KF
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service. Can't wait to go back again.

LB
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delectable and beautifully presented. Our waiter was superb and got alot of support from other staff members. We were very well attended to. And I appreciate you remembering the bday candle!

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Omakase all the way.

TL
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere was beautiful. Food was delicious. Great service!

DM
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seafood Toban Yaki was awesome.
Waygu dumplings were deliciously.
Duck, Duck, Duck had great flavor.
Only thing that was marginal was the waygu carpaccio. Great flavor, but chewy. Did not have the texture of tenderloin.
A great visit - but actually liked the Orlando Morimoto’s menu more. Will definitely return!

Y
Detroit
22 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect place for any occasion! Every bite was delicious with impeccable service

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ordered the omikase. Our server expressed that at that point he'd just take our menus and just spoil us for an hour and a half. Truer words were never spoken. We can't wait to return.

SU
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall2food3service4ambience4

I was expecting to be blown away but left with hardly a bruise. I was quite underwhelmed....

j
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous restaurant for special occasions in a relaxed atmosphere.

v
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a must visit Japanese Restaurant. The best presentation, freshness, and quality of Sushi Sashimi I have had since Kyoto Japan. Go there you will not be disappointed

BP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

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

M
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance, service and food.

MW
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

JM
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
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 on November 5, 2019
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
11 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.