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Sam Woo Barbecue Restaurant

140 W Valley Blvd Ste 107, San Gabriel, CA 91776-3784
(626) 572-8418
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Ranked #58 of 204 restaurants in San Gabriel
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jun 5, 2014
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71% Recommend
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Semarang, Indonesia
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154 reviews 154 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This time, I would like to share my dining experience in Sam Woo Barbecue restaurant in San Gabriel, CA, end of last year. This was our 2nd visit in the past two years where the first visit, we noticed the food quality was not as good as it was during early days when they were still very famous and popular.... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Fast food, good food. Great portions. Service is lacking but Chinese don't have good service Portions were huge! Went to another one in a different area, same set up, Sam Woo knows what he wants!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2009

The barbecue meat such as the cha siu are pretty good. But one thing I realize about typical Chinese food in US is that more quantity than quality. If you come hungry then this is a good place to eat and all the food is authentic. But, sometimes I prefer good quality food and this is not the place. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2008

This is the Chinese Restaurant on Valley & Del Mar near the 99 Ranch Market. It's the one on the 1st floor and it's better than the Sam Woo on the 2nd floor. What's the difference? HUGE difference. Trust me. This Sam Woo has in my opinion the best Chinese food in the city..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2007

Mmmm... bbq pork and duck.. love it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2007

wonton noodles MMMMM

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Arcadia, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2007

Located right across the Hilton San Gabriel in a shopping plaza, this restaurant is always pretty busy, packed with many Asians. Sanitation at this restaurant is not the best ( B rating), but most chinese restaurants are B rated anyways. Sam Woo is not just serving Chinese BBQ (aka. char siu, roast duck, soy sauce chicken, etc.). It serves many... More

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