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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“satay” (36 reviews)
“tasting menu” (39 reviews)
“fried rice” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The ambiance was definitely present. The restaurant is very very small. However, the food wad delish -- a little in the small size. Very busy happy hour.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was such a beautiful day and my girlfriend and i decided to try Sampan for an early dinner. They have outdoor seating on the sidewalk. We gave our names to the hostesses around 4:30 to get a table outside. We walked across the street...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Server was exceedingly Professional, Personal. & Pleasant. The portion sizes of the apps. & starters were tiny. The flavors were good, but not wow. Too many better CC restaurants to return here.

Thank HonestPhilReviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My SO and I travelled to Philly for a day trip/concert and chose Sampan for dinner, in all honesty, because a different restaurant was booked for the night. In hindsight, I am delighted that this happened— otherwise we would not have experienced the top-notch food,...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by a local and she was right. The food was delicious. It was a great blend of authentic Chinese, Thai, and Japanese flavors...or at least that's what I thought. They have an extensive wine, beer, and sake list. Our server...More

Thank shorkumar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group of seven...we had cocktails, small plates, medium plates, big plates and desserts. All were delicious...pad thai, dumplings, filet mignon, broccoli, spring rolls, pekin duck, stir fry, brussel sprouts, pork bao....it was all nicely presented...the overall service was attentive and fun. Desserts are 5 bucks!...they...More

Thank StRaymond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner with another couple on a Friday night. Wait wasn't bad for center city restaurant and our server Amber was great. We tried several of the small dishes and a few main entrees. For the most part the small dishes...More

Thank eldiablo50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this gem during a snow storm..and returned the next night for a fantastic meal. Very busy vibrant resturant that didn't disappoint. Food was outstanding.dumplings and spring rolls delish. I would recommend the small plates ..get 3 and sample some fantastic pan asian street food.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I can describe this restaurant in one just word. It is amazing, superb, delicious, mind blowing. For starters, make a reservation, we found this walking around and the wait was really long ( but worth it). Second, a place to just sit and enjoy the...More

Thank TravelingHanbokGirl
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This was one of the best Pan Asian restaurants I have ever eaten at! I had the green papaya salad as a starter, which is large enough for two people. What was really amazing was my Glazed Chilean Sea Bass in a coconut curry wild...More

Thank Matthew S
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16 August 2016|
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Response from Errick D | Reviewed this property |
Yes full bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-3501
  • E-mail
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