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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“satay” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (36 reviews)
“fried rice” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second outing to Sampan and, like the first visit, everything we ate was a hit. The four of us had the chef’s tasting menu which is seven items that we selected from the menu and then served family style in appropriate portions....More

Thank WaterlooMarmiton
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Sampan on a Saturday night with no reservation. Luckily, we got seated at the chef's counter immediately - the place was packed! I really enjoyed sitting a the chef's counter, as we got a view of the open kitchen. I loved seeing...More

Thank briannamoira88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service in a wonderful location (13th St is Philly foodie heaven) just off the main drag of Market St. A range of simple dishes done very well; would seriously recommend the pork & shrimp spring rolls

Thank LondonMagellan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant with my wife to have dinner and it was suggested by our server to try the tasting menu. This was seven different items for $45.00. The explosion of taste coming from the high quality food was super. Our server took the...More

Thank juniorj15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the continuing global cuisine free-for-all found in many current restaurants, Sampan stands out as a consistent source of familiar and comfortable dishes that have been tweaked just enough to give them interest & flavor without becoming too precious in their offerings. Served family style,...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife had a yen for some Chinese food but Sampan sounded like a good option. It was. They have some excellent small plates, which we enjoyed, and followed them with one main and a noodle dish. You can easily enjoy a full meal just...More

Thank PeterAL10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because the interior was quite dark and the music a bit loud, we enjoyed late afternoon seating on the front sidewalk in the Gayborhood, a real treat. Others chose the back patio approached through a narrow alley to enjoy the Southeast Asian small plates. They...More

Thank Time2Travel1979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for an evening meal and asked to sit outside, asking immediately for a beer and was told the someone would come out to take the order. Sat at the table for 15 minutes waiting before anyone came out and ordered both a beer and...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent as usual. But the restaurant week offer was very confusing. Our waitress was slightly annoying while attempting to explain. I wish I remembered her name. Young tall African American woman. I think her hair was in two braids.. anyway it's usually a...More

Thank lboogiephilly
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

One of my wife and I's favorite restaurants of all time. Great food great atmosphere and excellent service. This place deserves all the praise it gets it is genuinely phenomenal!!!

Thank dibs0369
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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
USD 31 - USD 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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