Omakase Oysters for a large party

November 15th, 2018

Here we are on the oyster course for a large 15 top doing an Omakase from Chef Zama. Top picture is final product, bottom is in production. We call it Oysters 3 ways. We have 3 kushi oysters, 1 served in a lemon with ponzu, 1 in a lime with saoy pickled jalapeno and salt, and the last one is out famous oyster shooter. Kushi Oyster on top of a sake cup, in side is ponzu, scallion and plum wine gelee. The oyster itself has a drop of sriracha. You just slid in to sake cup and swirl and then shoot it. It’s ton’s of fun and taste great!

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We have created catering platters for your office parties or working lunch!

October 22nd, 2018

Zama is introducing our catering menu perfect for Working lunch meeting or Office parties. We have sizes to fit your event, we offer sushi, maki, sashimi, salads and sides.

Check out our menu! ZAMA BROCHURE Vertical v1

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Zama now has Delivery!!

August 19th, 2015

Now you can get Zama styled sushi delivered to your home or work, plus Corporate Catering!

We partnered with to delivery our food to your doorsteps. Through our sister restaurant in University City, your food will be prepared at coZara and all you have to do is go to the link below. Check out all the great food shots and make your choice.

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Check out our second restaurant coZara

December 12th, 2014

Our second restaurant, coZara was named one of the best new openings in 2014 by Philadelphia Weekly and received 2 bells from Craig Laban. We have sushi, yakitori and teriyaki on our menu.


coZara is located on 33rd and chestnut, call for a reservation 267-233-7488. You can make a reservation on line at

FINAL 02_IL01A_Cozara Logo.


Check out the website

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Hey, Don’t forget we are doing Restaurant Week lunch.

January 14th, 2014

Hey Don’t forget we are doing lunch as well. Here is the menu:


Bento Bites

All Bento bites are served with edamame,

house salad, miso soup, and rice.


Choice of 1

NY Strip Stir Fry

Tempura Vegetable

Salmon Teriyaki

Tempura Shrimp

Black Cod Saikyoyaki

Chicken Katsu



Agedashi Tofu




Lunch Sets

      All Lunch Sets are served with edamame, house salad,

udon noodle soup with shrimp tempura. 



Choice of Maki and 3 pieces Shitake-maki



Chef’s selection of 4 pieces nigiri with 1 maki



Chef’s Selection of 6 pieces sashimi with 1 maki




Third Course

Choice of 1

Rice Krispie Maki

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Mochi of the Day

Green Tea Tiramisu


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Restaurant Week Dinner Menu 2014

January 14th, 2014

Here is our Dinner menu for restaurant week, which starts January 19 and goes until January 31, I guess we should call it restaurant weeks

First Course

Choice of 1



House salad

 with ginger vinaigrette

Miso Soup


Second Course

Choice of 1


Fried Pork Dumplings

Fresh ginger and spicy soy sauce

Vegetable Tempura

Vegetable tempura with dashi soy and spicy sauce

California Salad

with ume dressing

Kaiso Salad

Assorted seaweed with tosazu and grated sesame seeds


Third Course

Choice of 1


Black Cod Saikyoyaki

Pan Seared Salmon with Yuzu soy reduction

Chicken Katsu

Panko breaded and fried, served with Japanese slaw and miso katsu sauce

Sushi Combination

1 maki roll, chefs selection of 7 pieces of nigiri

Maki Combination  

Spicy tuna roll, Yellowtail Jalapeno mango roll, and

Salmon avocado roll


Fourth Course

Choice of 2

Rice Krispie Maki

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Mochi of the Day

Green Tea Tiramisu


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Top things to do in Philly on Friday May 3 2013

May 3rd, 2013

We are very excited to host Hitachino Nest brewery tonight!

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April 20th, 2013

Here is the Hitachino Omakase Menu $80 per person.

May 3, 2013

Each person will get edamame to go through out the meal.

1st – Fried fish Nam Ban, Soft Shell Shrimp, Vegetable tempura with a hitachino butter
Nippona Pilsner
2nd – Sashimi Course
Red Rice Ale
3rd – Potato & Kurobuta Pork Sausage Dumpling with pickled vegetable
White Ale
4th – Miso Black Cod
Japanese Classic Ale, IPA
5th – Nigiri/Maki Course, Serving a maki roll with Hitachino Ginger Ale Foam
Ginger Ale
6th – Cold Green Tea Soba Noodles with snapper and tart plum sauce
Celebration Ale
7th – Hitachino White Ale Mousse

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Were Heading West

February 15th, 2013

We are opening a second restaurant on Drexel’s campus!


Japanese restaurant focusing on different types of authentic Japanese cuisine! Named coZara, meaning small plates.

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Zama in the News

February 6th, 2013

Zama has just announced that we will be opening a second location!
Don’t panic! Zama restaurant will still be Chef Zama’s pride and joy.

Our second location will focus on other Japanese food styles, noodles ramen, yakitori.

Please read the link!

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