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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“satay” (38 reviews)
“tasting menu” (38 reviews)
“bao” (16 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food of this place rocks ... excellent flavours and a very modern twist to Asian cuisine - the service and seating arrangements on the other hand was chaotic and slow. We had to wait 30 mins for a table even though we showed up...More

Thank Von_Raffenbach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am surprised this place does not have all 5 star reviews. Funky decor. Fabulous food. Great service.

Thank dady8tor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1. Booked on line 2. Great welcome on arrival 3. Wonderful table service by wait staff 4. We chose the chef tasting 5. 7 choices from small bites to entree Very good 6 wonderful experience all around 7 when next in Philly, we will be...More

Thank Knowlesvideo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Asian - fusion restaurant with a very energetic vibe, very good food (I can certainly recommend the scallops and the shrimp fried rice), friendly service but quite noisy as tables are close together. If weather permits try to der one of the tables outside !

Thank Cornelia H
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Went there with friends. Food was tasteless and the quantity was not enough. Don’t go hungry ! I had to add salt , pepper and soy sauce for it to be taste good for me to eat. Ever one left feeling they needed more food....More

Thank Ramramoni
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We did the chefs tasting and the food was some of the best I’ve had in Philly.. chicken bao buns, shrimp and crab egg rolls, crab tacos, bbq beef satay, filet,and chicken stir fry.. and at the end you get mini soft serve. Cannot wait...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We were in Philly looking at colleges and stepped into Sampan at the last minute. What a find!!! We did the chef’s tasting menu and were not disappointed. The highlights were the General Tso’s soup dumplings and the cheesesteak bao. The chocolate/orange ice cream was...More

Thank GoHeat
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Had the best foodie experience with Asian food ever this past week. Ate at Sampan. First, the service to A1. We sat near the "open" kitchen. Runners line up to continually bring you your food the moment it is prepared. Everything comes to your table...More

Thank RalphmL
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Terrific dinner. Beatifully designed resturant. Dishes are tasty and very well presented. Highly recommended.

Thank drzvoov
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The two of us went and had small plates- we weren't that hungry after a long work day but we got into it because everything was so good- we had the Korean short ribs- delicious- and a great Pad Thai- Loved the little ice cream...More

Thank couplessPS
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August 16, 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
US$31 - US$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, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
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