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Yakitori Boy

££ - £££Japanese, , Sushi
211 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1809
+1 215-923-8088
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“yakitori” (18 reviews)
“sushi” (16 reviews)
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Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Pub
££ - £££
211 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1809
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Was in Philadelphia for one night only and read good reviews about this place on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. The place is very nice (some guests were a bit noisy but it's not the restaurant's fault), service was fast and thoughtful,...More

Thank Enrico C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Was in Philly overnight for business, went to Yakitory Boy for dinner alone - sat at the bar and had a satisfactory experience. Food was good as was draft beer.

Thank 206Seattle
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My friends and I come here about once every month or two for karaoke in the lounge and we always have a great time. We rented a room this weekend for my birthday and it was even better!! Jasmine was our server and we loved...More

Thank fueltheyouth233
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My travel companions and I visited on a Saturday night and could not get a room for karaoke so we settled for the bar, where we had appetizers and drinks. Food was good but the bartender was moody. She went from nice and pleasant to...More

Thank gboi77
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Stopped by here a couple of times when I was in town for a visit. The service was excellent and the food was fantastic. The manager of the place was kind and very welcoming. I'm not a big sushi eater, but this place challenged everything...More

Thank raymundocastro3
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Yakitori is lots of fun if you enjoy Japanese style foods or if you enjoy sushi. I always eat at the downstairs restaurant. The atmosphere is modern yet secluded. Iv been here many times, usually I try to get their Tuesday/Wednesday Specials for price deducted...More

Thank Darby A
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I didn’t expect much walking in because Yakitori Boy had an awful smell like old, sour dishrags were used to wipe down all the tables. However, we were pleasantly surprised by the food and the service. Sushi was fresh and there was a decent selection...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I went here with some coworkers. If it were just me, I'd probably have ordered everything off the menu. Lots of choices including some quirky options. I was pleasantly surprised with the yummy flavors. I will definitely go back here and eat my face off...More

Thank NashGlobeTrekker
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is an okay place, but not that impressive. Near the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philly Chinatown area. Lots of choices & affordable.

Thank BMGPhiladelphia
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Located on the edge of Chinatown. We walked in a realized this was a happening local. Enter the front door and go left for eating and right for upscale karaoke. We ate a noodle dish and a chirashi bowl (assorted sashimi over rice). Good was...More

Thank Rock R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Pub
After-hours, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1809
    (11th & Race Street)
  • Public Transportation: Septa-The Market Frankford stop is on 11th & Market, and only a few blocks away from the Broad Street line at City Hall. Patco-train stop @ 8th and Market.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-8088
In the tradition of an Izakaya, a Japanese version of a pub, we serve a variety of small dishes for snacking while drinking. Unwind at our restaurant for a more zen experience or upstairs at Japas, our upscale karaoke lounge. Eat, Drink, Sing!
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