Royal Sushi & Izakaya to open this spring in Queen Village

A new sushi spot is on its way to Queen Village.

Old photo of the location from Naked Philly.

Stephen Simons and David Frank, who own Triangle Tavern, Cantina and more, are teaming up with Masaharu and Jesse Ito who formerly owned Fuji sushi spot in Haddonfield. Royal Sushi & Izakaya, a new restaurant and bar for 782 S. 2nd St., is expected to open in a May or June.

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“I got tired of going over the bridge for sushi,” Simons said.

Royal has faced all kinds of delays in its opening at 782 S. Second St., as it takes the corner spot that was La Grolla and Il Villagio over the years.

Simons said Royal would open in late May or early June.

2 thoughts on “Royal Sushi & Izakaya to open this spring in Queen Village

  • March 16, 2016 at 10:48 am

    I’ve lived in the neighborhood for 6 years. Been hearing about this same opening for 6 years. Not convinced it’ll ever happen.

  • March 18, 2016 at 10:00 am

    It was rumored to be a ramen spot for years. This is a different rumor

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