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Ranked #58 of 4,631 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Walnut
Reviewed November 22, 2013

The food here was absolutely amazing! I recommend the Chef's Tasting for a larger group. Definitely worth trying! I'll be back. =)

Thank APAC07
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

I love Sampan. So much so that I have been there several nights in a row. The food is just amazing. I think that I've had everything on the happy hour menu at least once, and it's all been amazing. The desserts are delicious, too, and I love that they have a different flavor of ice cream everyday, reminiscent of childhood, such as Fruit Loops, Oreo Cookie, etc. They also have a special drink of the day.

The best part of it all - it's super cheap and probably the best kept secret in the city. Just make sure to get there exactly at 5pm for happy hour, as the space is small and gets crowded quickly. It's a shame that they don't honor the happy hour menu or their prices at the tables.

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Thank prgirl73
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

How often do you go to dinner with 20 people and everyone raves about the food? Sampan is a Asian Fusion meets Tapas place. Cool vibe, open seating, very attentive service in a casual style and some really good food. We ordered the Chefs Tasting for 20, it was excellent, 9 servings in all, each one adequately portioned, with an explanation of each dish. What a taste treat, can't wait to go back. We also had a peanut allergy and they did a tremendous job making sure no peanuts were used or even close by to our dinner. It's not a quiet restaurant, but with a group as big and loud as ours, the room handled it well.

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Thank PHG2008
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

I would liken sampan to eating at the Singapore food markets. Pan Asian with just the right spice. Service was attentive and unobtrusive.

Thank kgavin102
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Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We had the tasting menu for three people - 7 fantastic dishes ! Pork buns, scallops, skirt steak, tuna, brussels sprouts, pot stickers & rock shrimp. Every dish was amazing. Service was excellent. Definitely will be returning.

Thank TKARCAROLA
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