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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
+1 215-625-8800
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (501 reviews)
“tasting menu” (197 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best meals I’ve ever had. Got Chefs selection. So much food. Every morsel so tasty. Great service.

Thank Janis R
Reviewed 2 days ago

wonderful ambiance - hard to get a rez, can sit at bar, Excellent wine choices and a great view of the river from the bar - was able to see fireworks over the delaware.

Thank Gail K
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I came here for dinner to celebrate our anniversary. So glad we did. Everything was delicious! My favorite was all the different types of hummus! We will certainly be back!

Thank catgirlxo
Reviewed 2 days ago

It’s well known that Zahav is one of Philly’s best restaurants, but the service we received was unlike any other. The staff is very warm, patient, and considerate, and really makes you feel at home. I recommend Zahav as one of my favorite restaurants to...More

Thank JyothiVall
Reviewed 2 days ago

Zahav is the crrème de la crème for anyone who likes creative Israeli Mediterranean cuisine that is consistently delicious! Handmade Laffa Bread is meant to be devoured with olive oil and za’atar or swiped into extraordinary variations on hummus or eaten piled with the always...More

Thank Meryl R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there for a family celebration and they could not have been more accommodating. A couple of us have food allergies and Zaharia went our of its way to accommodate either bringing dairiy free dishes or clearly indicating which were dairy. Excellent Middle Eastern food...More

Thank kathleensF7200MV
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food and service are amazing and the restaurant is located in a fun part of Center City. If you’ll be in Philly, make reservations...it can take a while to get a table but Zahav is definitely worth the wait. I was there last with...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance and food selection at Zahav. A friend of mine had been there several times and kept raving to me how good it was and finally took me there. He was right and I'm so glad I went.

Thank mtcleary
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ordered beef over rice; three pieces of very hot spicy beef arrived with no rice; later two bowls of rice arrived for the whole table, not enough so we asked for more; I ordered chicken thighs, again tiny portions and very very spicy which...More

Thank Winifred Neidec... C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family reunion-ed in Philadelphia this weekend for a belated graduation celebration at Zahav. Can't think of a better place to celebrate a special event! Reservation made 60 days in advance at 12:00 midnight. If you are celebrating a special event, be sure to tell...More

Thank Blackhorse20
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June 3, 2018|
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Response from DeliciousNewYork | Reviewed this property |
You might try Penzeys spice shop on the east side of Independence mall, to purchase Zaatar.
Jeannie L
April 9, 2018|
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Response from lhamilt77 | Reviewed this property |
I will tell you exactly what I did and learned. The reason you can't book on Open Table is because they only open a 60 day window at a time. So if today is 4/11 and at 12a tomorrow you can book on 6/12. Now because I'm not... More
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Ken C | Reviewed this property |
Either street or parking garage on 2nd st. Very safe neighborhood and area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
    (Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd))
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
  • E-mail
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