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Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-565-1621
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 52
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  • 25
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  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The only real traditional Japanese restaurant in Santo Domingo

I'm a japanese food lover and lived in Santo Domingo for almost 2 years.....can assure you that Samurai is the only one that serves real traditional japanese food. Owned by a japanese family, and having a chef that worked in Japan they serve very good sushi/sashimi. Also some nice alternatives of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I'm a japanese food lover and lived in Santo Domingo for almost 2 years.....can assure you that Samurai is the only one that serves real traditional japanese food. Owned by a japanese family, and having a chef that worked in Japan they serve very good sushi/sashimi. Also some nice alternatives of hot dishes.....including teppanyaki, the traditional japanese griddle.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This Asian restaurant is pricey but really really good food. The staff is always welcoming and helpful. The sushi is amazing and fresh. You need to go at least once!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This venue offers a variety of choices from traditional sushi to Korean Shabu-Shabu. Our party was looking forward to sharing the Shabu-Shabu experience and had heard that it was very good at this place. Although the place was very crowded, we were promptly seated at our table. After waiting for about 30 minutes, they brought us the menus. We ordered... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I went with a small group of friends and we shared several sushi rolls. Everything we tried was good. We asked if they could make a spicy salmon roll instead of tuna and it was no problem at all even though it was not an option on the menu. Tasted super fresh

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Best Japanese restaurant in Town! We had fresh sashimis and nigiris for 8! Great presentation, service vas amazing very helpful in all our requests!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I had dinner with my wife and daughter. Food was good and the service is ok. For a restaurant in Santo Domingo preparing sea food with Japanese style, it is good and the price is ok. So far this is the best Japanese restaurant that I visited in Santo Domingo

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Great place, good service, great food, high price. Will go back any time... oh yeah! If you are into fine japanese food, this is the place to go. I'll recomend it any time. Most important, if you are having sushi, you can count it will be fresh sea food! But it has a bit of a high price, really don't... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Samurai is one the best Japanese Food in Santo Domingo, but you have to pay the price. Really is more expensive than regular Japanese food in the DR. But is worthy. I tried a couple of rolls, Katta and Rusty, and Shrimp Tempura. They serve good Sake, and the courtesy of the server, and the ambiance, make a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I just had some of the best food i had ever tried, salmon al pistaccio I do recomend this place, service was excelent, food excelent, everything excelent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I always go for my anniversary, birthday, valentines day and any other chance I get! I love it! My favorite restaurant. Best quality fish and meat in Dominican Republic. The salmon is to die for!(any salmon plate) The sashimi Guatapaná con Coco!! The sake! Green tea tiramisu!! It's not cheap but neither is the quality so it's definitely worth it!!

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Additional Information about Samurai Restaurant

Address: Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-565-1621
Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-565-1621

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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