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Sampan

124 S 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-732-3501
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Ranked #53 of 3,741 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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English first
New York City, New York
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344 reviews 344 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I was here with a friend and we ordered a light meal of vegetables (broccoli and sugar snap peas) and potstickers (pork with kim chee and cheesesteak). Everything was so-so. The vegetables, especially the sugar snap peas had WAY too much oil. Most of them were stringy or tough. The potstickers were nothing to write home about. The service was... More

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phila
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88 reviews 88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Went for restaurant week,had the chef tasting.7 courses for 35.00. What a bargain. All of the courses were delicious.portions were huge. We had plenty to take home and we were with big eaters. The vibe was very up beat my 23 year old boys really enjoyed themselves! Sampan will be a keeper for my group!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I went here for a Girl's Night Out. It was a great experience. The staff are very helpful. This is a happening spot. The food was delicious. The Brussels sprouts are very tasty, like none other I've had before. They had twizzler ice cream. YUM!!! I'm looking forward to going again soon:)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have dined here twice, once with my husband and we had the chef's tasting - which is a great value and almost too much food really (in a pleasant food coma kind of way). The second time was for a bachelorette party and we had a table of 10 girls. Both times the food was just wonderful, each item... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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132 reviews 132 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Interesting take on tapas style dinner with some asian twist. Food quality is very good. My favorites were mushroom dumplings, and duck sandwiches, served on soft pita like breads. Service was very good and bar tender knows what he is doing with the drinks. Place does have a great vibe, and despite being pricey it draws young crowd. I would... More

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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111 reviews 111 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We wanted to grabe some Chinese/Asian food and chose this restaurant as recommended in the Google Maps app. What a great choice! Good food and great service!!

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usa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The positives- food was unique and the service was excellent. Great vibe in the resturaunt. Downside- just a bit noisy. Would go back again

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Lorton, Virginia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I try to make it here every time I'm in Philly. Even drove three hours on New Years Day '13 to get here for a late lunch and go right home after. I've never had a bad meal here, but I have been known to order too much food! The kimchi is house made. The presentations are simple. The food... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely enjoyed the tasting menu, and the price is great. Each course was more delicious than the last. I can't wait to go back!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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119 reviews 119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

enjoyed mushroom dumplings and chicken bao bun but it was fried! no thanks. Price was decent for happy hr.

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