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Samurai Restaurant

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Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-565-1621
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Santo Domingo Province, Dominican Republic
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the best Japanese food in DR, you can confidently order any Sashimi (raw fish). They also have very good Sake.

Thank Randall L
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is by far the best sushi you can find in the Dominican Republic. I try to go at least one time a month and I always find fresh ingredients and excellent service. They could improve the desserts.

Thank Daniela G
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have been travelling to the DR for many years now, this was the first time I visited this restaurant. I had been sceptical of the quality of Japanese food in the Dominican but was pleasantly surprised. I attended a colleague who is a restaurateur and even he was impressed. Authentic sushi and sashimi, good service, valet and good location... More 

Thank Mickibbo
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The best food ( fish and meat) that you can have in DR. That is a place where you can find new flavors, and please do not forget to order Sake!

Thank German G
Munich, Germany
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Excellent quality of food (starters as well as sushi), very nice atmosphere and good service. They however do not have ginger for the sushi (can you imagine a sushi place serving no ginger with sushi ?!). And the bill did not reflect all correclty. But it was sorted out quickly. Otherwise a good food experience.

Thank Ramona S
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We went to Samurai last week because we were looking for a fun restaurant to enjoy with our kids. We booked a floor table and had a lot of fun as a very good Japanese cuisine. Everything was perfectly cooked and prepared ! Excellent service. We will come back to try the tepanyaki tables.

Thank Patrick_JS
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253 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

The fusion of flavors that each plate has is incredible! Freshness is written all over this [seemingly small from the outside] rather large restaurant! The food is amazing. Highly recommend centering many plates to share so you can enjoy a taste of (many varieties!!) of Tataki’s (with different spices and herbs), Sushi Rolls (we had the Shrimp Tempura ones), Fried... More 

Thank Gimena B
Gatineau, Quebec
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

We were a party of 4 on a tour of the Dominican Republic and on our stop in Santo Domingo, I went and check Trip Advisor to find the best Japanese restaurant in the city. Samurai came in first of the japanese restaurant and 23rd overall so I naturally thought that it must have been a good choice. It wasn't... More 

Thank Squidly8
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

A complete menu for all tastes, the fresh food, polite service, and patio garden made for a lovely evening. A good value.

Thank Ronald G
Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Having the desire to get some asian food we went to Samurai Restaurant. Impressive Restaurant. After we get placed we start freezing. Air conditing was on „ Alaska Mode“. We ordered first a beer and start reading the menu. Was like written in japanese. Almost any menu with some asian names. You do not find Ingredients. When service show up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-565-1621

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?