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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” (435 reviews)
“tasting menu” (164 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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Reviews (1,162)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

UNBELIEVABLE FOOD...Unbelievable Israeli wine!!! AMAZING STAFF... Sat with the owner, It was amazing!

Thank cowboyfan2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had a 5pm reservation on a Friday evening. We got there a little early and saw the entire staff out front for a group meeting. We were seated within minutes of our arrival. Our server was Jessica....More

Thank Jackodoodle
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was lucky enough to be taken here for dinner by some friends. We had the tasting menu so got to sample pretty much everything on the menu. The taste and flavours were amazing and most definitely the best hummus i have ever tasted. We...More

Thank oberon6
Reviewed 5 days ago

great food!!! but i would stay away from the tasting menu! it's just too much food and just too many different tastes!! it's overwhelming!!! this is not a criticism!! the kitchen is so creative!! i just couldn't process all the flavors and textures in one...More

Thank zoltare
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to celebrate my birthday. Had their fixed price dinner with the best hummus I have ever had. Everything was delicious. The space is lovely and the staff clearly enjoys working there. It shows.

Thank SaW43
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went recently hoping to catch the Zahav happy hour which runs Monday to Friday from 5-7. We dawdled a bit and arrived at 5:05, alas and alack, there were no seats available at the bar. Luckily there were two seats available...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service here are outstanding. I can understand why there is a long wiat to get reservations. Everything was well prepared and presented. The staff is top notch and very knowledgeable. I'll go there again next time I'm in Philly. Go with a...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef michael Solomonov well deserves his James Beard Award. This restaurant has fabulous food. Highly recommend any of their hummus. The small plates are all excellent. loved the fried cauliflower. For a group ,definitely go for for the tasting menu. At $45 or so dollars...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a chance. I made a reservation at Vedge but stopped here first to see if I could squeeze in solo at the bar. I got a seat after about 40 minutes wait. The bartender was friendly and attentive and the service was excellent...More

1  Thank AliDog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal was amazing. We did the five course meal which allowed the four of us to try virtually everything on the menu. There was not one dish we did not like. The Salatim and hummus were delicious - Turkish hummus was a favorite the...More

Thank Bev C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
My husband has celiac disease. Is the rice pilaf gluten free?
15 April 2017|
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Response from Zahav R | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, Sorry about the delay on this. Our rice is gluten free. We encounter multiple allergies every day and gluten free is one of the most common. We take allergies and dietary restrictions very seriously and offer a... More
I've heard nothing but great things about Zahav. How expensive is it, say for a party of 2.
26 March 2017|
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Response from 491rajeshv | Reviewed this property |
$90-$120 Upper limit depends upon drinks you order.
Deborah T
What is the average cost of dinner for two?
27 November 2016|
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Response from Rob E | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how much you are going to drink, you are looking at around $125+ before tip. Worth every penny.
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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 Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
  • E-mail
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