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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I was fortunate to be seated at the cook's table. (This is what they call the bar that surrounds the cooking area where they actually prepare the food.) At first, I thought "this is going to be a noisy mess." But after being there a...More

Thank LeapingL123
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I come to Philly regularly and this is a #1 destination, getting a bar dear is tough though! Happy hour heaven, Asian inspired cheap apps are amazing from kimchi fried rice to dumplings and shrimp skewers. Bartenders are great and the food has never disappointed...eat...More

Reviewed 13 February 2016

Great small plates, great cocktails. I've eaten outside, at the bar and for dinner and have been pleased with everything. Our waitress Liz is a city treasure.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This place serves Asian fusion as tapas, dishes that get all shared. You can not go wrong with any item on the menu. The biggest bargain though is the Happy Hour when only limited menu is offered but practically at a half price. So dine...More

Thank Pavel K
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We were visiting and happened to catch them on restaurant week. The service was outstanding.....and the food was so unique and very flavorful. We really liked our dinner. The one thing I will say is that if you are going there on a date and...More

1  Thank Yorkdog
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I dined at this restaurant with a group of colleagues and clients. It was a great experience because the dishes are easy to pass and share, and there are so many delicious options that you want to sample it all. Our server was a little...More

Thank Amy U
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My friend and I went to Sampan for the first time this weekend, and each had the chef's tasting menu ($45 per person). What a great value for the price! We had 7 courses, including the edamame dumplings (MORE PLEASE), chicken bao bun, korean bbq...More

Thank Galilayo79
Reviewed 20 December 2015

My wife and I went for dinner before the show at Forrest Theater. We went with the $45/couple chef's tasting with the following choices: Edamame dumpling, mushroom dumpling, Wagyu beef, crab wonton taco, lamb and shrimp pad thai (spicy) and it was all excellent and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Sampan is a great place that I have been to several times and last week was great like the previous times. So what is it worth knowing in advance?... - This place has a great buzz and it’s relatively loud. - If you go on...More

Thank rob776
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I've been to sampan twice now and it just gets better. They have a happy hour if you sit at the back bar. Drinks are good. Food is amazing. Our waitress this time was a bit too obvious about her agitation with us tying up...More

Thank Taram2507
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
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