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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“satay” (41 reviews)
“tasting menu” (42 reviews)
“fried rice” (25 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 1 week ago

The food is good and the menu interesting but the service is poor and the noise is very high. We ordered an entree and we never got it .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Prisca B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sister dining establishment for Double Knot next door, and another excellent choice. Same chef, but slightly different twist. Unlike Double Knot, Sampan features more of small Chinese dishes and some dim sum, and less of Japanese/sashimi twist. We came there on Dec 24 in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alex G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sampan offers great Asian tapas from Indochine and around with authentic tasting dishes. We sampled a few dumplings, a couple of satays and fried rice. The food was great overall.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the tasting menu, such great choices! Food was delicious and it’s a fun atmosphere! Great neighborhood!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SFtravelUpstateNY
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This is an Asian fusion restaurant in the heart of center city Philadelphia. It is walking distance to most tourist attractions as well as local hangouts such as Insomia Cookies, and the Mitchell and Ness flagship store. The food is delicious, the service is warm,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

A very nice Asian fusion bar. Our second time there. Good cocktails, decent beer, good food. My wife and I had an appetizer and a Peking duck each. In retrospect, three appetizers and splitting a duck may have been a better strategy. The soup dumplings...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ns1991
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This is a tapas style pan Asian place, where the food arrives as and when it is ready. The Vietnamese satay chicken was nothing like anything I have eaten in Vietnam but was nonetheless tasty. We enjoyed all the food and it was of good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SouperSue
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

I just loved this Asian fusion restaurant! I rarely give a five star review but this place so deserves it! The vibe was great and the service was really friendly and quick. The rock shrimp was fantastic and so were the brussels sprouts! The chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank barrywmurphy2
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The service was amazing, always checking in on you asking if you need anything, filling waters/removing plates. We got there around 8pm and did not leave until around 10:00pm we did not once feel like they were trying to rush us to leave. The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 336kimi
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Great dishes to share! Everything is better than the next! Good came out fast and was fresh and delicious! Attentive staff, comfortable atmosphere! Put this on your list next time your eating out in philly!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nattyice10
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August 16, 2016|
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Response from Errick D | Reviewed this property |
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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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