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104 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4402
+1 215-557-9593
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average40%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
7 Feb 2018
“What a disappointment ”
29 Aug 2015
“Noodle House”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
££ - £££
104 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4402
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch and ordered shumai, gyoza and kimchi After waiting nearly 20 minutes the shumai and kimchi arrived with the server / cashier informing me that the gyoza were on the way The shumai were clearly frozen and not homemade and were absolutely tasteless...More

Thank aribaba51
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We tried Tampopo last night. It is more of a quick take out then an actual restaurant. They are famous for the noodles and they were good. Not a spectacular dining experience.

Thank jmonson
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Four of us went here for lunch on a saturday because we were looking for a place that wasn't far to the mutter museum that we could easily walk to. Choose this place based on the reviews I read but was GREATLY disappointed. We all...More

Thank kathy741
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I've been searching for anyone who can deliver like Tampopo on their hot and spicy chicken donburi bowl and in ten years just can't find anything that tastes like it. Its is an outstanding value.

1  Thank Pitsnake
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Small place that offers minimal seating but the food itself and pretty good. The menu is surprisingly extensive and the food is served piping hot in a few minutes time. It may not be traditional Japanese but it's a good meal. Lunchtime is crowded but...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 10 August 2013

I've only tried the bibimbop bowl, but it's a solid choice to go when you are craving some rice and veggies with a little extra cost for meat and/or egg. They are generous with the sesame oil, but I crave their style every now and...More

Thank bulldogs27
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This establishment is great for a quick sit down or take out lunch. The prices are reasoable. Definitely not authentic food in anyway because they mix korean and japanese menu items. The chicken yakisoba lacked flavor but I would probably go here again to try...More

Thank Ali W
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Not bad for food and price but definitely not the go to place for authentic Japanese food. You can tell if it is not an authentic Japanese establishment if there is Korean food being served.

Thank SouthPhillyPT19148
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Tampopo is half a block from my apartment and I love the chicken teriyaki so much, I never order anything else (shrimp & beef available). My partner is partial to the noodle choices and my friend who grooves on Korean loves something called (I think)...More

Thank MizLoo
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 December 2008

BEST LUNCH IN PHILLY! I would reccomend the spicy chicken donburri bowl for a beginner.

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  • Address: 104 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4402
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre West
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-557-9593
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