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Sammy's Kitchen

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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
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North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
+612 6247 1464
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 127
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  • 199
    Very good
  • 79
    Average
  • 21
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Malay-Chinese at a reasonable price

We had dinner at Sammy's twice while visiting Canberra over Easter. We had read a lot about this establishment prior to booking (it gets very busy, so do book in advance) ourselves here. This eatery has been around for a long time and its patronage does attest to its popularity. Over the course of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Chatur
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Sydney, Australia
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Semaphore, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I loved this restaurant . Even though it was really busy the staff were efficient and friendly. The food was some of the best Asian food I have eaten with fresh herbs and vegetables. The serves were generous and even though we thought we wouldn't finish it all we cleaned up each plate. At the moment they are digging up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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66 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at Sammy's twice while visiting Canberra over Easter. We had read a lot about this establishment prior to booking (it gets very busy, so do book in advance) ourselves here. This eatery has been around for a long time and its patronage does attest to its popularity. Over the course of the two dinners we had a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Tasty and filling Chinese food place is always busy so be prepared to wait at lnch time and in the evening

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Great Chinese place with good tasting in all foods. Very busy and would book. That's a good sign. Every trip to cancers has me going to sammys. You will enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Excellent food, great service. Well priced too, $50 for a meal out for 2 is good in my books. Portion sizes are good too

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Koorawatha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Staff very nice and very helpful. Food great and prices very reasonable, with large servings. Very busy restaurant, with inside and outside seating. Popular for the family. Can get very noisy inside. Would go back to

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Located in Bunda street right at the start of the Canberra's Civic shopping Mall complex around the corner from the Australian Taxation Office main building. Sammy's was originally across the road near Gus' Cafe and back then had already established a reputation for yummy Malaysian style fare. Lisa the owner who hails from a village near Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We was a company of five people visiting the restaurant. Four of us found the food tasteless. We also was asked to switch table during the dinner and we hadn't been sittning for long. One misshappen with a spilled glass of juice from one of us which the staff saw, but no help or extra paper tissues.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

If you can handle the noise and chaos that goes with high turnover, then this is THE place to get a quick tasty meal.

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Canberra, Australia
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69 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Having seen a nice movie on Saturday night we thought we'd chance our hand and try one of the many restaurants on the street. We tried for Sammy's Kitchen, having long ago memories of quick and tasty food. We were seated outside as it would have been clearly impossible to enter due to the crush of people inside the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +612 6247 1464

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 18
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?