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356 W.Main St, Hillsborough, NH 03244
603-464-3663
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Go for the Sushi!

Sampan is a local favorite but new owners came in a bit ago. I'm so glad they did! The sushi bar is really really good! I've gone to better reviewed places & have left missing Sampan. The shrimp tempura roll is a fave, and the crazy roll is delicious too. Go crazy & have both. Better yet, go at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
MartiniMagz
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Concord, New Hampshire
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new hampshire
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant lunch..the waiter was friendly and attentive. This is under "new" management and they've added additional menu items including sushi. They've also revised their lunch menu by having a "pick one" each of appetizer, entree and choice of rice or noodles.

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Thank ladygolfer1014
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I just love this place, I've tried serval differant places out in concord and henniker and not one of them even comes close to this place, the staff is always friendly, I drive 45 minutes to go to this place, ❤️

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1 Thank Kathbear
Manchester, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We thought the food was pretty bland. The only flavor to most of our order was somewhat chemical like. Our friend said it must have been an "off night because they usually rock!", but I don't know if we'd go back.

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Thank AJohnsy13
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Food tasty and fast. Tried sushi for the first time and it was great. Best Chinese food in area. Easy to get to, right off the highway.

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1 Thank Ellen D
Bethpage, New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We did take out. They gave us the wrong order the first time and we had to go back to correct it. Not a fan of the egg rolls. The beef and broccoli was good and the combination platter had a lot of food.

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Thank Margaret H
Concord, New Hampshire
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Sampan is a local favorite but new owners came in a bit ago. I'm so glad they did! The sushi bar is really really good! I've gone to better reviewed places & have left missing Sampan. The shrimp tempura roll is a fave, and the crazy roll is delicious too. Go crazy & have both. Better yet, go at happy... More 

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Thank MartiniMagz
Brattleboro, Vermont
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

OK -- maybe I am prejudiced, but I was not expecting anything all that good when friends suggested meeting at Sampan for lunch. Golly, was I wrong! I was expecting the run-of-the-mill small town Chinese restaurant, what I got was high level, gently nuanced food, excellent service, and easy prices. We were 5 people, and ordered five main dishes, several... More 

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1 Thank Wombat27_11
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We have been here several times in the past. With family and as a couple. Last night was a train wreck. Understaffed of staff under trained, not sure which. Our poor waiter. We were there for over two hours from start to finish. The bartender was trying to assist, tables sat UN bussed the whole time we were there, the... More 

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Thank Barb D
New Hampshire
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I get takeout at least once a week at The Sampan, the people are always friendly, the food always hot and delicious.

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Thank P C
New Hampshire
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

New Years Eve 2014-15 had to be the busiest I've ever seen this place. The five girls that were running the front desk, taking orders, answering non stop phone calls, non stop customers, had to have been running this place like a well oiled machine. I wanted to make it a point to write a review on how hard these... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 356 W.Main St, Hillsborough, NH 03244
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: 603-464-3663

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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