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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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“satay” (31 reviews)
“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“fried rice” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Traveling on business and stopped by for happy hour. Great atmosphere and very reasonable happy hour pricing for great food. We had the satay and Kung pao chicken wings as well as Ming mules to drink. I was there yesterday and am going back tomorrow.

Thank coloradomommy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Girls night out started at Sampan! The atmosphere feels straight out of NY! The food is perfect for sharing! Definitely recommend the General Tso Soup Dumpling, Hot Chicken Bao Bun and Green Papaya Salad. Definitely a place to check out!

Thank Parul L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend was in town from San Francisco & we met here for dinner. What a fabulous night & meal! We decided to get the Chef's special which allowed us to make 6 or 7 small plate selections from the menu to share. Everything was...More

Thank Jillydraff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well executed dishes came from the kitchen fast and furious. I recommend the korean beef satay which was tasty, and tender, and the pekin duck entree which was served with hot bao buns. There wad good buzz even on a Tursday evening in fact it...More

Thank Rpascual
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Normally, Sampan would be a solid four. I love small plates and Asian food, and Sampan certainly delivers. Edamame dumplings were a surprise slam dunk! Unfortunately, we went on a night when the AC seemed to be off. Spicy Asian food, a July evening, and...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this place. Crab Rangoon, Korean BBQ, filet, Chilean sea bass were all delicious. They ended dinner with Icecream. The salted caramel was phenomenal. Service and atmosphere was incredible. Definitely worth the visit. We had a large group and it was great doing the...More

Thank TravelChick0004
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My husband and I continue to be surprised by how good this restaurant is because we always order something new. They are consistently good. Crazy busy for the daily happy hour, so go early or later. It is fun to sit outside, but that is...More

Thank Deby R
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was one of the best meals of my 56 years. Ordered the Chilean Sea Bass which came with a sauce which was a combination of soy and maybe maple syrup; it was delicious. Sides were brussell sprouts and broccoli, which were cooked perfectly. The...More

Thank clayhamner
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Visited with a friend and ordered the tasting menu (seven items at a cost of $45 per person). The quality of the food was high. I was specifically impressed with the edamame dumplings, the crab wonton taco (very light), and the perfectly prepared brussels sprouts....More

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with my girlfriend during our annual girls trip. Food was fantastic! I had the pork & shrimp spring rolls, crispy Rock shrimp and Kimchee fried rice. My friend had the crab wonton tacos and general Tao soup dumplings. All the food was...More

Thank MK25678
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16 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch, 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
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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