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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
+1 215-732-3501
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“satay” (34 reviews)
“tasting menu” (37 reviews)
“fried rice” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Everything I had was amazing! The food was tender and delicious. The happy hour prices were terrific!

Thank Denise V
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Nate the waiter was great at explaining the menu and restaurant. The service was fabulous. The food was tasty and layered with flavor. Highly recommended. I had the fried duck rice. I usually stay away from fried rice but I read that it was a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Downgraded from very good to average due to service. Went for happy hour and was pleased to see the selection of food on that menu. Bao Buns, noodles, dumplings, egg rolls, bahn mi, and the list went on. The beverage selection was a bit limited,...More

Thank 729ashleyr
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I've been to Sampan 3 times now and it gets better and better! I've been craving it severely since the last visit. The kim Che fried rice is my fav. Pork belly sliders and Brussel sprouts a close 2nd and 3rd. Service is always great....More

Thank Taram2507
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I love Sampan. You can't beat their happy hour. I recommend the pork bao bun and kim chee fried rice, but pretty much anything on their happy hour menu is delicious.

Thank InspireFire
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

A great looking menu, with plenty of Asian-style tapas: very good but a bit of mass production, the dishes are well thought but deliver out of understaffed kitchen, focusing on output rather than quality, with the front of the house following similar pattern - the...More

Thank Scipion-Paris
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This place is located in Center City surrounded by other great bars and restaurants. Reservations are easy to make or modify via opentable. Service and ambiance was great. Food leaves the kitchen as its prepared (free flowing). They have a tasting menu, gluten free menu...More

Thank Giants2007
Reviewed 4 July 2016

5 people pre-booked on a busy Tuesday night (we were part of a large convention in town). It was only when i got to the place i realized that it was the same place that, several years earlier, I'd had a big argument with them...More

1  Thank drc225
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I would have loved this place when I was in my 20s, back when food was just that thing you had to contend with before you went out for the evening. Sampan is cool and the bar is hopping. If you're looking for a place...More

1  Thank Eiregirl
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Went here last night with my cuz. It's one of her favorite places in Philly. We made it in time for happy hour and so ended up ordering a whole bunch of items from the happy hour menu. My favorites were the kimchee fried rice...More

Thank HumblTraveler
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16 August 2016|
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Response from Errick D | Reviewed this property |
Yes full bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-3501
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