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Sansom Kabob House

1300 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
+1 215-751-9110
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“kabob” (5 reviews)
“baklava” (3 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1300 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting and delicious food. The salad and hummus and relish we started with were all delicious with the Afghan bread. Our entrees were tasty, but surprisingly not spicy. The coffee was unusual. It almost tasted like a blend of coffee and black tea. This...More

Thank craigandmary
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious, good atmosphere. However, the staff is rude and unfriendly! No return for sure.

Thank Dalal A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great food! I little expensive but worth a try. Everything is fresh and they use high quality ingredients. The hummus is legit... almost as good as Zahav!

Thank JetSetters911
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

A very comfortable establishment: waitstaff, table settings, music, decor, restroom, windows, sidewalk, greeting upon entrance, table candle, noise level, etc. very well done and established an ambiance we felt would be a special event. We lived in Turkey, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Arab Lebanon, but...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The service is fast and friendly, and the ambiance is great. There is a large table with pillows for seating that can be reserved. The food is always outstanding!

Thank Sofia425
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Five of us went and feasted on delicious kebabs. We loved the salad that came with it as well as the bread and yogurt. Dessert was baklava, ice cream (seemed homemade) and another custard type dish that was light and delicious. The meal was so...More

Thank Nancois
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Four of us ate at the Sansom Kabob House last night. None of us had ever eaten there before. We ate two appetizers, four entrees, and four desserts. We were all in awe. The appetizers, sambosas, chick peas and potato pastries with a cilantro sauce...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Usually I like to review only great experiences, so feel a bit conflicted about giving this one. Frankly, great space, lovely servers, but the food left me desiring for more. If I pay $16.99 for vegetarian dish I would expect much better than what I...More

1  Thank Eurobear
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I frequently get the yen to have some good kababs; lamb, chicken or beef. It is the marinade that makes them special. As a frequent traveler to Iran and Turkey, I love the marinades used in both countries and was happy to visit the new,...More

Thank JerryTheRugGuy
Reviewed 28 June 2016

First time there I thought the food was OK/decent. it's a nice enough place though they could use some music as it's very quiet. @nd time there was 3 wks ago with friends from out of town & was too late to get a reservation...More

Thank Picayune1
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Average prices
USD 15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-751-9110
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