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City Center East
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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936 (Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd))
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was staying at the Sheraton Society Hill across the street and it was extremely cold and blustery outside. It was also 8pm on the Saturday night of Valentine's Day weekend. The staff did not turn my friend and I away. They were extremely friendly and sensitive to our situation. It was a short wait for 2 seats at the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Zahav with a few friends, got off to a bad start as they seated us 30 minutes later than our reservation. They made it up to us with a free round of drinks however, and since their cocktails are 10-12 dollars that certainly made up for it in my opinion. The format of Zahav is difficult to explain,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There aren't enough adjectives to describe the amazing food and experience we had at Zahav. Chef Michael Solomonov, Steven Cook and their team have built a gem that until I ate there, I couldn't really believe. The food, the people, the atmosphere, all were superb. We were there with a large group and did the tasting menu. When the first... More 

Thank Rachel R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

as other restaurants that serve Mediterranean only way over-priced. Very fresh and very good but so expensive for simple food.

Thank citylove44
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Salads are well prepared, appetizers are creatively served.Main courses are nice generous size. Dessert options are plentiful. Food choices are healthy

Thank Michael K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. Every single thing they serve is unique, sophisticated, subtle, and delicious. This isn't dining, it's art. No foodie will be disappointed here no matter how jaded.

Thank Jdhertz
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a restaurant critic or reviewer so ll make this simple. Loved everything about this place. Great atmosphere, light and airy. Service was excellent. We went there after my daughter's graduation. She majored in culinary science so loves to try different foods from around the world. There were 4 of us and we ordered from the tasting menus. A... More 

Thank Debra C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Solomonov has created a truly distinctive dining experience....The food is unique and incredibly tasty...The ambiance is fairly basic, but the views are pleasing and on each visit, the restaurant was bustling with dinner diners.

Thank don l
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I've eaten here and both times I've been really impressed by the service and the food. It's fresh, delicious and wholesome - in a great way. Everyone raves about their hummus - and with very good reason - but my favourite dish was the haloumi, dates and apple. I'm a regular visitor to Philadelphia and... More 

Thank DAR_Sydney
Exton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first experience with Israeli cuisine and we were not disappointed. Food was excellent and abundant. Our party of 4 all ordered the Tayim and as a result got to try al out everything on the menu, but in small quantities each. Don't let the small plate sizes fool you, you will get a lot of excellent food and not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
    (Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd))
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-625-8800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?