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Road 35 House 27, Dhaka City 1212, Bangladesh
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food was amazing!

Totally amazing japanese food at a reasonable price. Wine is also served, some what surreptitiously. Only thing they need work on is their lightning (too bright)/general atmosphere .... All in all a fantastic (couple of meals) ....

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Christ0pher_JT
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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Totally amazing japanese food at a reasonable price. Wine is also served, some what surreptitiously. Only thing they need work on is their lightning (too bright)/general atmosphere .... All in all a fantastic (couple of meals) ....

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Lisbon, Portugal
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Been there in my previous trip 4 years ago several time. After 4 years I've seen the same friendly staff and got pleased to know that food continues with same quality. Have been there multiple times to have the sushi and Sashimi mix platter.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Those who likes Japanese food must try this place. good authentic Japanese food . you can enjoy drinks also as foreigner . we must go every time here with my Japanese friend.

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Takoma Park, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A tasty Japanese-Korean restaurant. Excellent tempura. A fun selection of sushi choices. Unfortunately, I was a bit disappointed by soggy soba noodles. It was the only wrong note on an otherwise great meal.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was my first experience with Japanese cuisine, and I have returned so many times. Great food all in all, and the service is also very friendly.

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Dhaka
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

One of the most popular japanese restaurants in Dhaka. Lots of regular customers and caters to a large local and expat community. Good food, reasonable prices. Interiors very bland and not fancy, but the sushi and sashimi is usually quite decent. Other favourites are the Beef Chilly Grill and the Cuttlefish chilly grill. Both tasty. Also all meals come with... More 

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Makati City, Philippines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Dhaka, especially for Japanese food. The place reminds of some typical Japanese restaurants in Tokyo..... food is not really authentic Japanese, but if you are missing a Japanese taste, this restaurant provides that appetite!

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Manila, Philippines
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Samdado is in walking distance from the Westin Hotel in Gulshan. There's quite a bit of construction in the vicinity of the restaurant, so roads are poor with lots of potholes. The interior is rather basic but the service is efficient. The food was good, although not comparable to other good Japanese restaurants in South Asia. But I guess given... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Not impressed. This might have been as good it could get in Dhaka 10 years ago, but nowadays you can find much better Japanese food elsewhere. Some dishes where ok but the sushi was a total disappointment. Both fish and rice was tasteless.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Dhaka is now becoming the city of food, but authentic Japanese food is not available everywhere. Very few places you might find fresh sushi and Japanese food. Samdado is one of the best place to hang out and eat sushi. the bento box they serve is authentic and price is reasonable. Moreover you can have your own drink without paying... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Road 35 House 27, Dhaka City 1212, Bangladesh
  • Location: Asia  >  Bangladesh  >  Dhaka Division  >  Dhaka City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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