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Samurai

804 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
(03) 9819 4858
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Ranked #3 of 123 restaurants in Hawthorn
Price range: $23 - $91
Most recent review
- May 14, 2014
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Really good value. For $16 you can get a dinner box which includes a soup, entree, main and a drink. Food was also really good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food and the prices are fantastic - a big hit with students and everyone else due to the cheap prices and excellent food. A favourite with the kids too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Go here now. The prices are amazing, the quality is excellent, the service is pretty good. You get serious bang for your buck here. All the dishes are fresh and generous and tasty.

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Melbourne
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Samurai has been trading for about 20 years and has become a bit of an institution for locals. The food is very tasty and fresh. The menu is large and the serves are a fair size. Don't expect subtle flavours and beautifully laid out food. The chicken teriyaki tastes good but the flavours are not subtle. The agedashi tofu is... More

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Lae
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Such good value. That price range of $25-$90 is rubbish. A dinner box always fills me up and thats $15 or so. A soup, entre, main and dessert or drink is in the dinner box. The thickshake is one of the nest going around, its so think you wonder if its just icecream. So many times i get a think... More

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Merimbula, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I have eaten at Samurai many times now and even though not within my normal field of travel is well worth the effort for a quick and tasty lunch or dinner. This quite small restaurant doesn't take reservations but as long as you are no more than 4 persons your wait if any will be short. The food is what... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012 via mobile

Great local Japanese restaurant / cafe, where the food is actually made by Japanese chefs which seems to be rare these days.

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2010

Samurai is your local family Japanese restaurant where you can enjoy a quick and delicious meal for a fraction of the usual Japanese restaurant prices. It has a very big following so seats are usually quite limited. However, because the food is served and consumed quickly, waiting is usually not over 10 minutes (and trust me, it is worth waiting... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

great bento box. green tea milkshake must try!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2008

good value, especially the salmon

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