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Sampan

124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (29 reviews)
“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“fried rice” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place, Asian fusion restaurant. Tasty starters with tuna crackers, and good scallop as main course. Very kind service, and quick as well. The music (commercial/house music) was not fitting with the place, I would have chosen something different. Good stop if you are visiting...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a Thursday night together with out of state friends and family. The place was very busy which made the noise level high, but added to the excitement of the evening. We ordered multiple small/large plates and everyone shared. Several in the group are vegetarian...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great asian food and lots of variety to choose from. The noise level is high but its a happening place. We alwats enjoy it.

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the first time last night. Every dish and cocktail had a unique twist (all very delicious). Service was prompt and courteous - explained the menu and serving style well. The sea bass was outstanding and great choices for those with a gluten allergy....More

Thank DAPL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for drinks after dinner across the street. Sat at the bar and had a glass of Cab which was excellent. Service from the bartender was excellent as well.Tall cute blonde with a great personality to boot. Not your typical Philly bartender. friends had...More

Thank Joey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a good happy hour on a Sunday, we found the Graffiti Bar online....To our surprise, it is partnered with Sampan, a chic bar and restaurant. They have a great variety of specials to choose from such as dumplings with unique flavor pairings.The staff...More

Thank redwine05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner for 4 and we all selected different small plate options with a few duplicates, where we wanted a some of their specialties in greater quantity. The meal was a grand experience and we are planning a return trip the next time we...More

Thank jmeade2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on a Monday and the place was fully packed which is a good sign. Nothing to say on the food, fresh, good flavours and diligent service. Only issue the place is really noisy. It's difficult to get a proper conversation there.

Thank Wannafood
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We did the chef's tasting of 7 dishes and every item was very good to excellent. Although I guess it's technically Asian fusion it has more Asian flair than anything. They also use a lot of meat (for you vegetarians out there). The atmosphere is...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We ordered the Edamame dumpling, the Vietnamese Chicken Satay, the Scallop satay, and 2 Green Mango Salads. I had 2 draft beers. The salads were delicious. My wife indicated that the scallop satay seemed to be one scallop cut into various piece which made it...More

Thank crkoer
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Does Sampan serve wine?
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
    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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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