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Sampan
Asian Restaurant$$
Today 4:00 – 10:00 pm
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124 S 13th St Philadelphia, PA 19107
124 South 13th StreetUSPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia19107
(215) 732-3501sampanphilly.com
$$Asian Restaurant, Chinese Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Bar
Today 4:00 – 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 – 10:00 pmTuesday 4:00 – 10:00 pmWednesday 4:00 – 11:00 pmThursday 4:00 – 11:00 pmFriday 4:00 pm – 12:00 amSaturday 4:00 pm – 12:00 amSunday 4:00 – 9:00 pm
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Slick spot offering Pan-Asian small & large plates & daily happy hour plus a back bar with patio.- Google
"Great happy hour snacks and drinks!"
"The edamame dumplings are amazing."
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Carlos Alonso
a month ago
Pretentious, over priced, monotone and one dimensional food. Everything tastes the same and the heat of the food destroys you palate from the first bite. The duck fried rice was cooked with ordinary long grain rice, overly rich, salty and grotesquely spiced. The service is cold and scripted and not inviting at all. The pork chop was tasty and the char was delicate, Unfortunately my taste buds were already scorched from the boring and overpowering use of chili. What a disappointment, the place looked promising.
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Eric Larmore
3 months ago
Great food and great drinks favorite dish so far is between kobe sliders or their kimchi fried rice. O and there happy hour great prices and portions.
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Tian Ye
6 months ago
Worst place for Valentine's Day. Had a reservation, but can't even get a table? We were seated around the open kitchen, where we could clearly see how such food was made and got fed up already. The loud music and noise... I'd say the whole building is a factory rather than a restaurant. Pekin Duck, seriously? Cook duck like how you cook steak, make it medium rare inside but still impossible to chew?
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Jonathan Agresta
6 months ago
Delicious Asian fusion in a lively setting. The Dan Dan noodles were excellent and generously portioned. Would recommend for a date night or special event.
nicka2487
3 months ago
Great food great service. Graffiti Bar is not what I expected but the bartenders made us feel comfortable. I definitely recommend it. The chefs tasting is the way to go for sure.
Craig Walter
4 months ago
I don't know how this place can get any negative reviews. I went there on Valentines Day, and chose the 6 course special with my girlfriend. Although it was pricey (much cheaper to order normal items), this place, hands down, was phenomenal. We are both crazy foodies, and enjoy all types of food, especially from Sapori, Buddakan, Vetri, Bistro Di Marino, Nunzio's, etc. Their beef short rib, is literally to die for. The ambiance is also very nice, considering its a Philly restaurant (normally minimal room). The only thing I'd advise against is the Sake sampler. Not fond of their sake selection, so I wouldnt try again. Overall, I would recommend this to anyone.
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Srini Nedela
6 months ago
I do not know what people like about this place. Ambience is very bad, too much noise and it is dark. You do not really see your food -which I do not like. I will not go again. Asked for glass of Merlo and it was crappy wine.
DAVID CARNEY
a year ago
Have been to Sampan a few times and loved it. Last week five of us went and decided to try the tasting menu for the table-WOW-what a great value! It was $45 per person and the food just kept coming and coming. We even had to take leftovers home. And it was all the excellent, well prepared food we have always enjoyed. When you go, do the tasting menu-it sounds like a lot of money but the value is great and you will have tried items you probably would not have noticed otherwise. Trust me, it's worth it! Thank you, Sampan, for yet another great dining experience.
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