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Sampan Inn

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8 Brookline Blvd, Havertown, PA 19083-3802
+1 610-446-3000
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best Chinese/ Japanese in the area. Always have a good experience dining at Sampan. They have the best orange chicken and udon noodles.

Thank Nina K
Havertown, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have eaten here 3 times. The food is excellent. Someone else has ordered for me each time and its always delicious. My friend likes the Sake.

Thank Janet K
Charlotte, North Carolina
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This place is the typical awful Philadelphia Americanized Chinese food. You would do better going elsewhere

Thank mg h
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It was a Saturday night without kids and we wanted a good quick meal close to home. We hadn't been here for more than 10 year just because there were Chinese restaurants closer to home. For the 10 minute ride, it was well worth the trip. Great value and great food. The spare ribs were wonderful. So were the entrees.... More 

Thank endodock
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Have bought take-out from them many times before. Just picked a takeout order that based on their online menu was $26 ... $33.28 says the lady. I said thata's not correct based on online menu. Seafood party online price $13.95 - actual price $15.95. Same with soup and dumplings. Suggest you confirm prices before ordering. Food's good. But won't be... More 

Thank robhermans
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I ordered take out yesterday. I even gave the cashier a tip. This did not stop him from trying to charge me again. The spare ribs were either fatty or too overcooked to eat. The fried rice was not even fried. There were 4 rice areas of rice that appeared to be used for sushi. It was disgusting and not... More 

1 Thank Phyllis P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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161 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I ate here last night. I had Hong Kong won ton soup which was flavorful then onto sushi rolls. The rolls were pretty good but I ordered white tuna and received the redish tuna. I ordered 2 prices of eel and received yellowtail. Since I do like what they brought I ate it. It wasn't the greatest sushi ever but... More 

Thank Christine M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

If you are looking for a family restaurant that happens to have both Chinese and Japanese food with great Sushi then come on over to the Sampan Inn I have always received great service and the meals are to die for. General Tso's is the best I ever had. Just ask for Winton and tell him that Jeff and Susan... More 

Thank Jeffrey K
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

we usually order out from this place. we decided to dine in this night. The food is freshly made and very good. the drinks we had were very good as well. We would go back.

Thank KG42
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128 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We arrived on friday evening to find the place busy with customers. i noticed their take out counter was even busier. we ordered the seafood worbar and the lemon chicken. both were excellent. the dry noodles the place on the table along with your soup is the best i have tasted and excellent with duck sauce as a dip you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Brookline Blvd, Havertown, PA 19083-3802
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Havertown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-446-3000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?