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Sampan

124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (36 reviews)
“tasting menu” (39 reviews)
“fried rice” (25 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good environment with great menu options and reasonable price. Located on good neighborhood surround by many others restaurants

Thank Thibassi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

very good dinner. excellent atmosphere. the cocktail and service were both amazing. I will certainly be back.

Thank A M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was so delicious it exceeded my expectations. They have a tasting menu for parties as small as two so our party of four decided it would be a great way to try the food since we hadn't been here before. The soup...More

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this place. I'm docking one star only because it was soooo dark in there. I get the idea of creating a cool ambiance, but when our entire table had their phone flashlights out to read the menu... Anyways, our server was friendly...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the best executed restaurant experiences. This restaurant is very busy, and bustling with young people. It has two bars, plus various seating. It is dark and the music is very loud, BUT the food is outstanding and the service top notch. After you...More

Thank marcG8460EI
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Definitely go with an appetite. You'll want to try everything on the menu. Go with someone else if you can and order lots of options from the menu - you'll get to try more of their amazing dishes! The Brussel sprouts are a must try!

Thank travellife92
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Imaginative Asian fusion, lots of choice on the menu, nicely done, with a "light" feel to it. If you eat in the var area you can also take advantage of happy hour.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

First let me say that our waitress was amazing and very knowledgeable about the menu. The atmosphere is funky and lively. We had the chef's sampling where we chose 7 dishes and finished with dessert, fun mini ice cream cones! Most of the meal was...More

Thank slp2003
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Our tradition to discover new restaurants in new cities every Christmas Eve just got a big boost with Sampan. We started with King Oyster mushroom, chicken satay, Gen Tso soup dumpling and vegetarian dumplings - all delectable and leaving us craving for more. Stir fry...More

Thank Hungryghost7
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Hubby and I stopped in on a Sunday and they actually do happy hour every day! The bartender, Lamar was so friendly and made our time so fun. We each had two glasses of wine, shared fried rice, kobe sliders, kobe hot dogs (yum!!) and...More

Thank marianne1115
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Yes full bar
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Restaurant Details

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