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Sampan

124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (36 reviews)
“tasting menu” (39 reviews)
“fried rice” (24 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Fun and trendy restaurant that's still intimate and romantic for a date night while being great for groups too. Urban ambience and the menu is really wonderful--a mix of creative and comforting Asian fusion tapas but also with large plates available. Make a reservation! My...More

Thank lovetravelh8packing
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We had a really great experience here to celebrate our anniversary. They suggest sharing dishes which was fun - no complaints on any food! Best was edema me dumplings (odd choice for us but I can't stop thinking about it!) and the beef satay. So...More

Thank Abbie C
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and drinks!. staff very knowledgeable and accommodating to the menu. downfall very crowded so definitely not intimate atmosphere.. but contemporary and fun. Only bad thing.. bathrooms were a bit messy and all but one stall had no TP. I had to inform staff...More

Thank kerri w
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Happy hour is 4-7 Mon-Fri. Get the edamame dumplings. They are exquisite and flavored with truffle oil in a sake broth and is one of the best things I've ever eaten. Or go for the Kim Chee Rice bowl and for $4 bucks this is...More

Thank jxo106
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner, service was excellent, informal but very efficient. The restaurant is a little bit noisy but acceptable, you can talk without problems. Good atmosphere. We chose the tasting menu, seven dishes that you select from the menu plus desert. Asian food, excellent...More

Thank Raimon R
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was lucky to hear about Sampan from my hotel door man- what a find! It was just me so they put me at the viewing bar and what a show! These guys put out amazing food - Asian bar food at its best. Make...More

1  Thank Jakejakeno1
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very interesting place. I have eaten up front many times but never knew there was a bar outback. It appears they converted this space from what was once a storage area and turned it into an outdoor bar. Very cool. Death trap as almost impossible...More

Thank Joey M
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place excelled in service, food and atmosphere. Couldn't fault it, Best meal I had all holiday and one of the best in my life. The dumplings are to die for! The menu looks slightly more expensive than a usual place but for the service...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This place is hopping but they were able to sit me at a bar facing the guys cooking the food. I had 3 small plates: shrimp kimche fried rice (not like chinese fried rice), vietnamese chicken satay and chicken bonbon. I tear up just thinking...More

Thank Outdoorsbuff
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My date and I picked this restaurant after having the most versatile offerings for Philadelphia restaurant week. We are so happy we picked this one as both the food, the service and the atmosphere were great! Our food selections were tasty, inventive and unique. It...More

Thank curlyKar24
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Yes full bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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
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