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An ultra-modern oasis in welcoming University City, Pod bends time, bringing fun-filled, futuristic dining into the present.

The action starts in the lounge, where guests gather to sip colorful cocktails, people-watch and catch up with friends. Lunch and dinner guests settle into pulsating, color-changing cocoon booths or pull up seats at the bustling sushi bar, where a conveyer belt delivers precise cuts of sashimi, nigiri and maki to eager eaters. But the shareable family-style menu covers more than just Japan, pulling from the delectable cooking of China, Vietnam, Korea and more — a true celebration of international flavor. Stimulating the eyes, ears and palate, a meal here is a transporting blast into the unknown.

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Immerse yourself in a fun and futuristic dining experience at Pod in University City on Penn’s campus. Indulge in an imaginative menu of Asian delights which includes sushi served from a conveyor belt and colorful cocktails sure to please.

  • Private Room - accommodates 50 guests seated / 65 guests reception
  • Semi-Private "Pods" available for up to 12 guests
  • Full Buyout - accommodates 175 guests seated / 250 guests reception

CONTACT: pod.events@starr-restaurants.com

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School's IN for Summer


Monday-Thursdays at 6pm

Our favorite summer program is back again!

From July 5th-August 30th, join us for Sushi School. Learn to roll your own sushi with a class led by our sushi chef Kevin Yanaga. The class includes a glass of wine, miso soup, side salad, 1 roll, 4 nigiri, crispy rice, and dessert. You’ll even go home equipped with your very own sushi kit so you can keep up the A+ work!

$50 per person
Call to reserve: (215) 387-1803

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University City Dining Days


July 12th-22nd 

Enjoy a 3-course menu for $35.

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