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Sampan Restaurant

Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
(506) 672-9050
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Restaurant had very large portions for a good price. We had the Sampan chicken and Combo 2. Great for a Canadian Chinese meal. Lots of other items on the menu. Definitely the best Chinese restaurant in Saint John.

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verde valley
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156 reviews 156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

this place was a bit disappointing. the "family meal" for two seemed to focus more on quantity over quality. but i guess when you are hungry you will eat anything. maybe the family meal is not a good representation of the food there, but at least the wan-ton soup was very good.

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Saint John, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Sampan restaurant has great food. We usually get one of the combos to go...I think it's #3 and the cost is about $12.00 tax included. You can replace an item in the combo for more of another if you like. We have never been able to eat all of it and we are big eaters. There is always enough... More 

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My wife and I have been here several times. The food is always top quality, and the service is always friendly. My wife usually gets a combo, which she loves, and I often get the Curry Chicken Slice. I love it. If you like your curries on the spicy side, ask them to make it nice and hot. I also... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My Husband and I went for a quick meal. Sampan was recommended by a friend, so we tried it out. I loved the Egg Roll and the Spring Roll (We shared). Then we ordered Beef and Broccoli with a chicken chow main. Both were tasty, hot and freshly prepared. We will be back....Oh My Yum!!!!!!!!!

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This place has gave me food poisoning more then once! Avoid this place unless you like to puke all day

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Cheap and consistent food. Lunch special a great deal. Try General Taus Chicken. I like the Number 1 with dry garlic sauce on the rice. Great food for the money.

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Saint John, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

You get lots for your dollar. Quick service and it is easy to get to. They can accomodate a big family. It also offers take out which is convenient,

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Niagara Falls, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The flavor of the food is great and very nice ambiance. Will definitely go back. Not far from the motel we stayed in.

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Morrisonville, NY
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The restaurant was close to my motel, the reviews were mostly very good to excellent. It seemed like a fairly typical mini-mall chinese restaurant with a typical menu. I ordered egg rolls (recommended as home made), chicken wings, and Singapore vermicelli. The egg roll was crisp, the filling was bland and mushy. I asked for house duck sauce and hot... More 

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Additional Information about Sampan Restaurant

Address: Manawagonish Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: (506) 672-9050
Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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