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“Nice selection, too much lemon!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Samaras

Samaras
Shop 3/ 123 Corrimal St, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
42296950
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Ranked #12 of 239 restaurants in Wollongong
Cuisines: Lebanese
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Wollongong
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Nice selection, too much lemon!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We had a lebanese and vegetarian platter. The service was good, about 20mins wait for mains (good for a Tues night). Good sized portion, surprisingly filling (maybe due to the tabolueh and hummus). Too much lemon in dips though, made the meal too acidic.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Really tasty Middle Eastern food, loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

Super tasty, really fresh, friendly service, we were 13 guys and ordered the
Banquet, we shall return to this gem many times

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Wollongong
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Best Lebanese food in the gong”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Great flavours, generous servings and lovely service! Try the platters- you won't be disappointed! The desserts are nice too, if you have the room to fit them in (wear your stretchy pants lol)

Visited July 2012
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Wollongong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Food is nice, but terrible service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The food is pretty nice and they are always busy so its ideal to make a booking as there is small inside seating, especially in cold weather.
Food is pretty good value and would definately recommend all of the dips and the platters.
I have been a few times and the service was a little bit disappointing.
Because of the food though, i would go again

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Terrible service staff”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

The couple of times we have eaten there we found the staff to be condescending and the food is only ok. We now choose to eat across the road at a Greek joint.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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