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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
+1 215-625-8800
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (439 reviews)
“tasting menu” (165 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dined with a group of friends after hearing many good reviews from friends and colleagues. The location is unexpected, in Society Hill, in a complex where we were sure we were in the wrong location but oh so glad we found the entrance. The understated...More

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 2 days ago

My group of seven friends had been wanting to try Zahav for months, but getting reservations is near impossible. Luckily, our one friend was able to stay up and book our table at midnight as soon as the next block of seats became available 60...More

Thank hfritzinger
Reviewed 6 days ago

UNBELIEVABLE FOOD...Unbelievable Israeli wine!!! AMAZING STAFF... Sat with the owner, It was amazing!

Thank cowboyfan2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had a 5pm reservation on a Friday evening. We got there a little early and saw the entire staff out front for a group meeting. We were seated within minutes of our arrival. Our server was Jessica....More

Thank Jackodoodle
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky enough to be taken here for dinner by some friends. We had the tasting menu so got to sample pretty much everything on the menu. The taste and flavours were amazing and most definitely the best hummus i have ever tasted. We...More

Thank oberon6
Reviewed 1 week ago

great food!!! but i would stay away from the tasting menu! it's just too much food and just too many different tastes!! it's overwhelming!!! this is not a criticism!! the kitchen is so creative!! i just couldn't process all the flavors and textures in one...More

Thank zoltare
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to celebrate my birthday. Had their fixed price dinner with the best hummus I have ever had. Everything was delicious. The space is lovely and the staff clearly enjoys working there. It shows.

Thank SaW43
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went recently hoping to catch the Zahav happy hour which runs Monday to Friday from 5-7. We dawdled a bit and arrived at 5:05, alas and alack, there were no seats available at the bar. Luckily there were two seats available...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service here are outstanding. I can understand why there is a long wiat to get reservations. Everything was well prepared and presented. The staff is top notch and very knowledgeable. I'll go there again next time I'm in Philly. Go with a...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef michael Solomonov well deserves his James Beard Award. This restaurant has fabulous food. Highly recommend any of their hummus. The small plates are all excellent. loved the fried cauliflower. For a group ,definitely go for for the tasting menu. At $45 or so dollars...More

Thank Kyle S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
My husband has celiac disease. Is the rice pilaf gluten free?
15 April 2017|
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Response from Zahav R | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, Sorry about the delay on this. Our rice is gluten free. We encounter multiple allergies every day and gluten free is one of the most common. We take allergies and dietary restrictions very seriously and offer a... More
I've heard nothing but great things about Zahav. How expensive is it, say for a party of 2.
26 March 2017|
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Response from 491rajeshv | Reviewed this property |
$90-$120 Upper limit depends upon drinks you order.
Deborah T
What is the average cost of dinner for two?
27 November 2016|
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Response from Rob E | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how much you are going to drink, you are looking at around $125+ before tip. Worth every penny.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
    (Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd))
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
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