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Sam Woo BBQ

937 E Las Tunas Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91776-1600
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Ranked #43 of 204 Restaurants in San Gabriel
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Pasadena, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

8.24.2014 Dinner for 2. Overall decent food, fast turn-over despite lines out the door. The host spoke good English and was low-key and polite. Thumbs up for Sam Woo. The leg of roasted duck was delicious -- crispy crackling skin, moist, tender meat. It was served with plum sauce. A more complimentary dip would be a chillie-garlic-ginger sauce. The chef's... More

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Semarang, Indonesia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I would like to share my experience dining at Sam Woo BBQ this past winter. Both of me and my wife went there that afternoon as I used to dine in Sam Woo BBQ back in early 90's. When we were there, it was quite crowded that afternoon although it was past lunch time already. It was not really a... More

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Los Angeles, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Sam Woo is well known for reasonable prices and tasty cooking. This is what attracted us to coming at this place. They have their lunch specials available everyday including weekends which is great. That's why we went. The only problem is that portions are really tiny and that's alright I guess. Their walnut shrimp although skimpy was good quality at... More

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Los Angeles
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

The lunch special is awesome and affordable. Lunch came with free drinks and soup. Love the BBQ food there. The togo section can be long during dinner time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2008

Ranges from the surprising to the dangerously Panda-Expressish.

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