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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” (467 reviews)
“tasting menu” (190 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll 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 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner at Zahav. We did have to make reservations 60 days in advance but it was worth the wait. We decided to do the tasting for the cost of $48.00 per person. This included one hummus selection to...More

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was spectacular (thank you Bradley)...but the food wasn’t all that! Don’t really know what all of the hype is about! The service made up for it...the dessert was our favorite!

Thank scgyrl3000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best place we've ever been to. Bartenders Chris and Gabriel took care of us like we're their best friends. So many incredible flavors in every bite. Everyone working there was so friendly. Can't wait for our next visit! Thank you...More

Thank Helena W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had eaten at Zahav before "the cookbook" came out, before the hype. Portions were larger, there was no problem getting a reservation. Now that it's "famous," you have to make a reservation at midnight the day reservations are available (2 months in advance). Our...More

Thank virginiawriter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter took us here for a very special meal. The variety of flavors was an amazing treat. It was definitely one of the most exciting meals we have ever had!

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zahav is worth the 2 month wait for reservations. We had the tasting menu (which is about 85% of the offerings) and each one was great. The hummus is so special that the chef has an additional restaurant that is hummus-specific. In general, the vegetable...More

Thank travelguyPa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If there was a higher rating than excellent, that’s what I would give Zahav. Definitely in my top 3 restaurants of all time. Please note that it’s nearly impossible to get a reservation. We did as others also do and that’s to get in line...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Zahav last sunday to have dinner with my wife. The place is great and the food is excellent but you had better make a reservation. We didn’t and we have to wait for over an hour but it was worth it. It...More

Thank luis P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I planned a trip to Philly in an effort to go to Zahav, after seeing it featured on Food Network , magazines etc. since its opening. A a lover of meditteranean cuisine, I found the restaurant on foot-not easy to find, tucked in an out...More

Thank pandaladykk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took several weeks to get a reservation and we could only get in at 9:45pm, but we did it! We made it! We went because a friend suggested it and then we read it was one of the top restaurants in Philly and in...More

Thank crapschick
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Questions & Answers
18 October 2017|
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Response from bakeyboy | Reviewed this property |
Zahav is Kosher. Dizengoff in Center City is a great Kosher option!!!
20 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Ample street parking, or parking garage next to Sheraton.
17 August 2017|
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Response from pearlmiriam | Reviewed this property |
every restaurant lets you take a "Doggy Bag"
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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 Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
  • E-mail
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