Zahav
Refined Israeli cooking
Israeli · Society Hill · $$$
The Zagat Review
4.7
Food
4.5
Decor
4.6
Service
 
“Travel to Israel and back in one night” at this “must-try” Society Hill gem, where a “deceptively simple” , “ever-changing” small-plates menu is presented by a staff that “seamlessly glides around and takes care of everyone’s needs” amid “beautiful” surrounds; it’s an "impeccable” experience, but “prepare to spend money – it's not cheap.”
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hours Open Today · 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Chevron
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
location 237 St James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA phone +1 215-625-8800 website www.zahavrestaurant.com directions Get Directions
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4.7
(772)
A great Sunday Night out. My wife and I arrived around 6p and wanted to sit at the bar and was told the wait would be 50min and ended up being 20min which was great. Peter and Chris were so nice and explained the drinks and food options so well to us (our first time so it was needed) and made us feel so welcomed. We felt like VIPs and the only ones there even though the place was packed. Not all bartenders can do that, and make a good drink. The food came out in stages as we picked the Taste of Zahav. As you can see from photos attached the portions are small, but there is so much of it you will be fine. I was skeptical at first, but I left very pleased. Everything had so much flavor to it with the highlights for us being the Asparagus and Cauliflower for the veggies. The steak and chicken were seasoned so well with many notes to savor. The atmosphere is also very inviting especially when it gets dark and the lights inside come on. The neighborhood is nice as well to walk around if you have to wait for a seat. Bottom line top notch service from the Host, to the guy sweeping the floor, to the excellent bartenders. Everyone was so willing to help explain the menu and the spices with a friendly smile. We will be coming again with friends for sure. Last note so your wallet knows what to do bring at least 120-150 to enjoy a full meal and get some drinks. It will be worth it!
Brandon James · April 24, 2018
An amazing experience. The staff is truly excellent. The food is fun and delicious. And the full package is an impressive value. Go with adventurous friends, try everything, share everything. You will not be disappointed...
Adam Kunz · April 6, 2018
Sometimes it's very hard to get a reservation here, but it's well worth the wait! The place is always packed and you'll be lucky if you can a quick drink or dinner at the bar! Been here many times for dinner and was woooowed each and every time! Our server (can't remember the name) was always on point and very hospitable! I would recommend to do the tasting menu! Well-worth! Great recommendations each time and amazing time! One of top restaurants in the city, if not in the country!!! Love, love, love!
Julia Shwartz · April 8, 2018