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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 - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Situated in Old City. Varied foods with great presentation. Lamb, Cod, and Chicken dishes superb! Excellent service and hospitality!

Thank Joseph R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Zahav with friends and we all loved it! We couldn't eat all of the food that was brought out for us, and it was all so flavorful! I would recommend paying one price and having the different dishes brought out for you to try. You can pick what you want from a list. It was all fantastic. i... More 

Thank ladyschnell
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent selection, variety, service and Taste. Great meat and vegan options. Great ambiance. Would definitely go back. The chocolate dessert and haloumi grilled cheese were outstanding.

Thank off2thekeys
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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277 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant has gotten a lot of hype and after dining there I think it is well deserved. The service was spot on all evening and the small plates were delicious and diverse. I would not recommend the wine paring however. We did the wine pairings and they were average at best.

Thank Scott M
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96 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome ambiance and fabulous service and food was simply outstanding. On a Tuesday night at 9.30 pm it was packed. The food was delicious n looked vvv nice.will definately go back. The hummus n pita n kebabs were to die for. Yum yum yum

Thank maalvika
Cape May, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment of arriving and being seated, the goal of the staff became clear - to give us an unforgettable dining experience. From the Marble Rye Cocktail to the Digestif to go with our mouthwatering desserts, the experience was like no other. There were 5 of us in our party - family and friends.

Thank barbann412
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is s great place to go with a group - six is a great number as you can try just about everything on the menu. The fried cauliflower is delicious.

Thank L0ve2travel0ften
Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Scored a reservation here - way in advance, during 'restaurant week'. Started out with an excellent cocktail - Marble Rye and then hummus at the table - delish! Between the three of us we were able to sample 6 small plates - all remarkable and 3 meat courses. This was my first meal in a true Israeli restaurant and I... More 

Thank Cynthia R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just returned from Israel and missed the great food, flavors and essence of Israeli food. Tonight I found a place that even exceeded our Israeli experiences. The food was incredible and felt like we were dining in Jerusalem. The service was impeccable and welcoming. My bartender Brad was tremendous as he walked me through the many choices and one... More 

Thank Bacchus49
Glenside, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there a few times and always loved the food, service, & ambiance. This event was with excellent and gracious service, but the levels of salt in the food were unhealthy and ridiculous.

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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, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, 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?