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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
+1 215-625-8800
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (439 reviews)
“tasting menu” (165 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 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our fortieth wedding anniversary at Zahav. We were not disappointed! We got the fixed price dinner which included six different small salads. These were followed by mezzo, multiple small plates of appetizers arriving at the table as the are completed...More

Thank Lois B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this place is certainly a very good restaurant, i have to say the experience as a whole, just wasn't what i look for when i go out to dine. Perfectly good service...if a bit "canned." Interesting, good food...the experience just left me empty.

Thank JaysonJamesAmste
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zahav is amazing. Do a specific thing and do it right works here. The hummus plates are otherworldly - with just the right textures and flavor profiles. The vegetables are bright, authentic and have a great sense of spicy and fresh. The meats are executed...More

Thank PineStreetEater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious small plates great to share for a taste of middle eastern cuisine:Lovely lively atmosphere, excellent service

Thank risaby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a whim on a work trip to Philly because it's a 10 minute from where I stayed. The hostess said it was a 45 minute wait for a seat at the bar, but it ended up being much faster than that -...More

Thank ashleylmnop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't have a reservation so arrived at the restaurant before its 5pm opening (around 4:15 and were first in the queue which got very long very quickly!). Service was great, food incredible and overall experience was perfect. On a side note, the playlist that...More

Thank Olivia K
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, 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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