I moved away from UT in the late 1990's. However, in the mid 1990's I ate at the Sampan at least a dozen times for various reasons and was never disappointed, nor were those I ate with. I have eaten here twice in the last year when I returned to UT and there have been some changes but it is still excellent. I do not agree with some comments that claim it has gone downhill, unless I always catch them on good days (or others on bad days).
The food is great, reasonably priced, and the service is OK. I can get items that are not overly fried, that taste great, and we can share our entrees the way the Sampan serves the food. This place is not the top notch fine dining, but for simple dinning for great Chinese food definite thumbs up. I will be returning on my next visit to SLC.
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