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Sakura Mandarin

1038 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
+1 215-873-8338
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup dumplings” (13 reviews)
“dim sum” (8 reviews)
“sushi” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
1038 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife had the Shrimp Pad Thai and I had the Beef and Mushrooms. Came with soup. Excellent and fast service. Food was really good. Pad Thai was one of the best I have had (and I love Pad Thai). Prices are very reasonable. Had all...More

Thank DCShaker
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband, daughter and I, have gone to this restaurant twice after shopping around Chinatown . Prices are affordable, they have a great variety of delicious Asian dishes to choose from. Service is warm, fast and polite, they take care of all your requests immediately...More

Thank Starseedancer
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Visited on a busy Saturday night, but made reservations using the Open Table app. We were seated right away and others were waiting for tables. The service was relatively quick, although we ordered dumplings as an appetizer and that seemed to take a little longer...More

1  Thank TRJRM
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We went with our four boys, 12, 10 6 and 4. Service was brisk to brusque but thats because it was a busy Saturday night. The food was first rate, and worth the short line to be seated

Thank nicholas m
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I took a day trip to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was touring the Chinatown. All my friends recommended the restaurant, Sakura Mandarin as they loved the authentic Shanghai and Japanese food (i.e. soup dumplings, spicy beef and tripe, spider roll, dragon roll, etc.) And I have...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The restaurant is conveniently located, close to major attractions in Philly area. Sushi's, Bento boxes, and some variety of Thai fried rices are some of the things I have tried here in my multiple visits. The seating area is a little compact, but the food...More

Thank subh27
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Situated at the corner of 11th and Race Street is a nice clean restaurant that carries both Chinese and Japanese food. However, their selection is limited, but they are all delicious. Their steam buns or pan fried dumplings particularly are amazing. Also, their Chinese pancakes...More

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Spending a weekend in Philly and wanted to hit Chinatown. Previous reviews on TripAd. Led us to try Sakura Mandarin - good choice all the way. Food was delivered quickly, well prepared and warm. Tried the scallion pancake...it was nice and thin, crispy and tasty:...More

Thank Shawn G
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The dumplings here were super tasty! We had a great time trying new food and the bright and cheery atmosphere enlivened our road weary selves. This place is full of windows on a busy corner providing a great opportunity to watch people. The service was...More

Thank GRKonTheGo
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lunch in Chinatown. We graved dim sum and tried this restaurant for a change. Food came out quickly and was tasty. The dumplings were hot, but I think, they need to make the skin of the dumplings thinner. Its a bit thicker compared to other...More

1  Thank T D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-873-8338
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