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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (39 reviews)
“fried rice” (24 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first choice restaurants were already booked when we decided to go into philly from the suburbs on this friday night, but boy are we glad! We happened into Sampan while looking for outdoor seating on a beautiful night. The menu is light, Asian fusion....More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, food is prepared to order. Great selection on the chefs tasting, perfectly portioned, reasonable price & very filling. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank mikea168
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we went into the restaurant for dinner, it was dark and noisy. It was more of a bar atmosphere than a restaurant, but the food was surprisingly good! I haven't seen very many good Modern Asian or Asian Fusion restaurants, but this restaurant totally...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a very nice early dinner there the other day. Shared a few small dishes. Pretty much everything was very good or better. The wagyu beef was truly outstanding; excellent seafood dumplings. It seems you can't really go wrong. Not exactly...More

Thank ns1991
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We went here on a busy Saturday night in the summer. The service and food was fantastic. The atmosphere had a great vibe and the location was terrific within the city. I highly recommend doing the chef's tasting, as you get a great sampling of...More

Thank zackc625
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I was with a large group and we ordered a multitude of items. Each was wonderful and more plentiful than I expected. Our waitress was a master at handling a large table. My only complaint was if you came to socialize, you were out of...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Since this popular restaurant was booked, we ate upstairs in the Double Knot bar off the same menu. Delightful experience.

Reviewed May 5, 2018

We came while Happy Hour was in full swing, but it would have been at least an hour wait to try to get a seat in that section, so opted to just be seated immediately for dinner instead. We ordered the shrimp pad thai, the...More

Thank GoneTravelin07
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

First I must say that there are very good meals and then there is the total dining experience.Sampan combines the two.Our waitress Amber was outstanding.She explained the menu and truly helped us with our dining experience.To begin our edamame dumplings were tender and quite flavorful...More

1  Thank summerbreeze267
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I had never had Asian tapas, so wasn't sure what to expect heading into this place. We ate outdoors on a narrow sidewalk with no umbrellas, so the threat of rain put a bit of a damper (no pun intended) on dinner. Food was excellent...More

Thank Charlie S
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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