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356 W.Main St, Hillsborough, NH 03244
603-464-3663
Today
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

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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
Unexpectedly Great!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Wombat27_11
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

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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New Hampshire
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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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New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First thing I noticed when I walked in were the plants and the live vines being grown across the ceiling. Very cool. Food was very tasty. Crab Rangoons were delicious! Thank you!

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Deering nh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Beautiful place good food nice portions and very pretty in side , great seating area very attractive and always kid friendly and also met owners when looking at pond in back of restaurant and they were cool nice people

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Deering, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Sampan Chinese Restaurant is one of the best restaurants for miles around. Their food is top quality and the menu has plenty to choose from. The service is usually top notch and friendly. We often choose The Sampan for birthday and other celebrations. I highly recommend it.

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Wentworth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Came here with Family who have been here many times. We all ordered the Luncheon Specials. They offer combination plates or pick your own combo form a nice list of selections . Food was Hot, had nice flavor and the portions were just right, not too big but plenty ample for lunch. The tea is very good, the place large... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The service here is above average - we had one person in our group who was getting picked up probably before they were done eating. We explained this to our server who brought a take-out box along with the food. The food is good Americanized Chinese and there is a wide ranges of choices. We all tried the combination plates... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

While vacationing at a nearby lake, we decided to get some takeout Chinese. 15 minutes later, the food was waiting for us, nice and hot - and quite a bit of food for about $60. The staff was very friendly. We were feeding four adults and two kids. Everybody had plenty to eat and there were lots of leftovers for... More 

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Additional Information about The Sampan

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

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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
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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