Nunu

4.7
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56 reviews
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$30 and under
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Izakaya
From the team behind Cheu Noodle Bar, Cheu Fishtown and Bing Bing Dim Sum, NUNU offers grilled skewers (yakitori), sushi and Japanese-style pub food. The chic, cozy restaurant boasts a wood interior, custom banquets, and patio seating.

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What 56 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The Japanese fried chicken was incredible. A must order for meat eaters.

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vipsahey22
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Most Amazing Happy Hour

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Cold sitting next to the door but otherwise great experience

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vipsahey22
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an amazing happy hour and the service was great too!!

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vipRodneyB
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal and a great deal

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AlliP
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So delicious! Craving the chicken katsu sandwich and the sushi since we left!

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BenjaminP
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sushi game on point! Cocktails always amazing. Service is genuine and attentive...must have been trained by some amazingly talented managers.

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vipAndyR
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Interesting menu.

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Tables are very close together and our neighbors smelled overwhelmingly of weed which ruined the end of the meal, but otherwise a good experience. Great deals at happy hour!

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vipHunterH
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here was so amazing. It is a must try if you are a fan of Asian fusion. Very cool atmosphere. Unique cocktail list and a wide array of sake's

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious, always amazing! My fave!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, high quality nigiri, and fantastic sake.

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vipEMM1969
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience3

I get that there is very little space, especially if you are sat near the bar, but the fact that the staff at the restaurant/bar area did nothing to discourage people from crowding where we were sitting was a bit of a disappointment. the food is exquisite, the variety and the fact that our gluten intolerance diet can be supported is much appreciated.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience5

So let’s start with the drink. I got the Nu Martini. I liked it for creativity but not my favorite. Sushi and sushimi were great! Can’t go wrong with that. Although, for the price, you could get similar quality at an authentic Japanese restaurant for a fraction of the cost.
Wings were gross. I love wings yet I couldn’t finish these. They tasted fatty and now quite fried long enough. Not to mention they’re serviced with Greek yogurt. Love the ambiance. But I don’t think I would return here. Sorry

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Rebs
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great atmosphere, even better food (get the milkbread toast), and knowledgeable staff.

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MeghanM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a great time at Nunu! The aesthetic is fun and sexy. The food is delicious and in perfect portion. The drinks are great and the people are better :) Would come back a million times!

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vipPatti
New York Area
90 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We enjoyed their happy hour and it did make us happy! Everything delicious!

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vipSean
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and experience!

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vipRenataB
London
13 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Eggplant curry rice bowl had almost no salt and the rice of the rolls was warm. It was quite disapointing, specially because I had a very good experience at Cheu, which is Nunu sister restaurant.

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Steph
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I tried this place for the first time and loved everything we got! Reasonably priced, super flavorful food. Would definitely go back again!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great atmosphere. Food and drink was excellent . Staff was good.

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vipGuillermoR
Washington DC
37 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well.. what can I say? I love this place. Every inch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wings, Katsu, and cold yoba noodles were great! Would definitely come back. Happy hour prices are very reasonable!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Really good food. Service was quick and server was attentive. Was a little loud for a date, but doable.

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LisaL
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Cocktails are so good, great service, nice ambiance. A little noisy for caring up with friends but over all a great spot!

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HeatherL
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from the staff. They are always super knowledgeable about what is being served and talk you thro the menu as needed. Really cool vibe.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Wonderful service and food
A delightful evening

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time, host and waiter were perfect

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vipTwisteen
Atlanta
29 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice for a light bite. The tuna sashimi was the best of our menu item choices. Super fun spot for a date night.

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harold
Raleigh
25 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great happy houd

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and such a cool spot, if you can get there for the happy hour it’s also an awesome deal.

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CaitlinK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service! Favorite spot in Fishtown.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best meal in philly we’ve had in a while. Great service great food

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ShraddhaP
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I came here for date night and we loved the food and ambiance! Great service too! Also had quite a few vegetarian options which was nice. This is an excellent spot and we can’t wait to come again.

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vipJamieK
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great date night dinner with my hubby. Ambiance, food and service were all outstanding!!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great bites& wine shared with my best girlfriend

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vipMike
Philadelphia
65 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I really enjoyed my meal with friends. It was small to medium plates that we shared and enjoyed the variety.

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JustinA
Jacksonville
6 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a suprising gem to us that I'm sad we found on our last day in the city. Our waitress was awesome, and recommended different sakes to try along with the apps. We went during happy hour, so they had a great deal on traditional yakatori and some different things (try the matza ball scapple!). Great selection of sake and beer, the citywide special is awesome here.

They also are partnered with the Chinese style restaurant next door, so do both if you're hanging out in Fishtown.

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cjkimchi29
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Amazing service and ambiance, food was a little overpriced in my opinion but go during happy hour to get your money's worth!

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vipdp1977
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Unfortunately this place has already reached its peak and is going downhill. I’ve been five or six times since it opened and this time it was much worse. Poorer menu and impolite servers.

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