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Road 35 House 27, Dhaka City 1212, Bangladesh
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Ranked #57 of 238 Restaurants in Dhaka City
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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 NEW

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Bangkok, Thailand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Nothing spectacular about Samdado. The food is good enough at a reasonable price. If you are in the neighborhood and feel like Japanese, it will likely meet your needs.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Standards may have dropped recently but this place is still a decent place to hang out and reminisce about the time when Samdado was the only sushi joint in town! The grilled eel is still my favourite here!

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Though I had food with my family and friends. This place is not very kids friendly. You won't mind given the consistent quality and the hospitality of this place. If you like Japanese food and you are in Dhaka, you must visit this place.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This two storied simple restaurant offers the most tasty Japanese food in Dhaka! And the price is really affordable.The perfect value for money. Service is great. There are small rooms for privacy too! It can cater the needs for family, friends, couples....The no. 1 place to taste Japanese cuisine in Dhaka!

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Plano, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My Dutch colleagues and I have had dinner a number of times during our visits to Dhaka. I find the quality of food has deteriorated and prices have shot up. Increase in price would have justified if they maintained the standards they started out with. The service personnel have taken for granted that customers will come even if they are... More 

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Dhaka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A nice, cosy restaurant at the heart of Gulshan Circle Two. Good Japanese foods with move presentation. I went their with some Japanese guests. They told us that the dishes are authentic and they like the place.

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

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