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Sampan

124 S 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-732-3501
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Ranked #48 of 3,728 restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Walnut
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Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Had a wonderful meal here this past weekend. Did the tasting menu which was nice the first time around to see what we liked the most. The sea bass was the most amazing dish! Wish I had the recipe! Service was terrific and friendly. The only complaint I would have is that some of the dishes come out much too... More

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Portland, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a really memorable meal! Big group, they were very accommodating to us. The food was excellent - family style appetizers, creative menu, excellent presentation and went out of their way, un-asked, to prepare gluten free apps plates for the 1 GF person in the party. The main courses were all fabulous; delicious, creative and well presented. Everyone was... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

A bustling restaraunt with wonderful food.. Began with the crispy spicy shrimp. Vegetable fried rice, scallops with cauliflower, and filet with bok choy. Nicely accompanied with a nice white Bordeaux.

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New York City, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and time here. For more pictures and commentary, check out www.gustatori.com.

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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Loved this Place! Good portions and Best small plates ever. I Want to go back. The chips ahoy and fruit loop homemade ice cream was awesome

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here based on a recommendation from the concierge at the hotel we were staying at. We are so glad we listened to his suggestion! Everything we ordered was outstanding. The edamame dumplings are truly one of the most delicious things I've ever eaten. The service was also great. We heard that they have a... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a hip exciting restaurant with good asian fusion food. Service is very friendly and efficient. Drinks are made with care and taste delicious! Energy level is high and noise level is so. Neighborhood is the place to be! Very hip!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The smiling, young and attractive staff, the contemporary design and layout, the choice of dining at tables or at one of two bars, and the entirely different and interesting menu options of what they call "family dining" (meaning sharing) brought us back for a second visit, on consecutive nights! The food is delightful and delicious, served in small portions for... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Very reasonable price for the tasting menu. I absolutely loved at least 6 out of the 7 dishes. Good ambiance and conveniently located. Had a blast on date night and would love to go back with a big group of friends.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Food at this place is really good. If you are lucky to get a knowledgeable server and do not need to talk to the unprepared manager, experience might be great. They have a "tasting" menu where it is offered 7 dishes. As one review here below, it is confusing because it is actually 7 choices and not chef's choice. Then,... More

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