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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
+1 215-625-8800
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (520 reviews)
“tasting menu” (204 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
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Reviewed yesterday

Possibly the best meal I've had in a couple of years. Everything we had from start to finish was very good and the service was excellent. I'm a big fan of the small plates, it allows you to sample so many items. I'm looking forward...More

Thank John379
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant lives up to its reputation! Everyone talks about ‘a dining experience’, well this was it! We had a true dining experience and cannot say enough great things about this restaurant! The small plate style menu is great for tasting as many dishes as...More

Thank nattyice10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing... so many excellent courses... only wished we had a guide for the schedule so we could pace as most of us were quite full by time the entrees came...but the lamb was awesome

Thank Departure689314
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best meal I’ve had in a very long time, and I dare to say possibly ever. Everything I ordered was great. The bartender, Chris, was super helpful with all of his suggestions. I’m coming back to Philly just to come here!

Thank deneesie25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard so many great things of this restaurant and while the food was tasty, the small tapas portions were smaller than other places which lefty us disappointed and hungry.

Thank Heidy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zahav had be on our list for quite a while si xe we both love Middle Eastern food, and all the Solomonov places are excellent. Whatever you do, order the hummus; a bit of heaven and probably the best I've eaten since leaving Israel many...More

Thank mclmk8d
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grabbed a hard-won reservation three months in advance, and traveled from the Lehigh Valley to eat at Zahav. We ordered pretty much everything on the menu, and were really impressed by the flavors. However, we didn't have much time to enjoy those flavors as...More

Thank Galilayo79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impossible to get a reservation. You need to manage reservations three months out. But you can walk in and ask for a seat at the bar. We had a wait of over one hour. But this is an multi course food adventure and worth the...More

Thank Z9275UOandrewj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a spectacular time! We did the chefs tasting menu, with wine recommended by our wonderful waitress. So many different dishes, amazing experience. A must try

Thank Allen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I asked for a reservation for 2 the day before and they fit us in, one of the two had lived in Isreal and both of us were in town for a 50th reunion".....a great meal taking into account that one member of the party...More

Thank Sandra L
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Lisa W
25 August 2018|
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Casual chic
24 July 2018|
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Response from HowE90 | Reviewed this property |
For 2 people worth trying dinner at the bar-go early/Enjoy
3 June 2018|
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Response from DeliciousNewYork | Reviewed this property |
You might try Penzeys spice shop on the east side of Independence mall, to purchase Zaatar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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 Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
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