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Samura Japanese Restaurant

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281 Woodlawn Rd W, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7K7, Canada
+1 519-780-0910
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular here and it is very quick and you certainly get more than what you pay for. And quality is decent and have never had a complaint about them!

Thank Brad H
Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

I ordered lunch: veggie bento box with a spicy tuna roll. By the time I returned home I was extremely sick and threw up. Won't be going back. Clearly there was something wrong with the food.

Thank KaterinaKing
Barrie, Canada
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232 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Samura offers a reasonable range of freshly prepared foods using a buffet menu (check off what you want) or some set meals. The "buffet" is the way to go for you get lots of choice and chances to get seconds (or thirds) of your favourites. Most portions are small so you can happily sample many things without waste. We found... More 

Thank Kath C
Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Buffet is as you order - Not big bins of food people breathe on. Items made to order small portions however you order as many as you like. I will be back. Food piping hot and fresh. Excellent value.

1 Thank SallySunshine7
Guelph, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times. Food is good service is good for the most part, but the place is dirty. We were here again this week and I noticed the grime build up on the floors in the corners. Not very pleasing to look at. I'll probably eat here again but it's definitely a dirty dive with good food.... More 

Thank Home S
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Visited here for dinner. Probably some of the better quality sushi I've had in Guelph. Good, fast service. Decent variety. Cheaper price for AYCE dinner than other places like W sushi and Cherry Blossom. I really liked the green onion beef rolls, and the healthy dessert option of mixed fruit. Would eat here again!

Thank Sasha S
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

A lot of new sushi options have appeared since I first reviewed Samura, and we went back yesterday for lunch so it's a good time to update my review. Time has not been kind to this little place... no change at all to appearances, which is looking run-down. We ordered a la carte and food was OK and fresh but... More 

1 Thank Laura M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited samura for a second time after thoroughly enjoying their food on our first visit. We were sat at a table, given menus and water, and the staff walked away without asking if we wanted anything else to drink. Shortly before we placed our order a loud hoarking noise was heard coming from a staff member, which was a... More 

1 Thank kaitlin d
Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

By the location and simple exterior one could easily pass by this establishment. Restaurant is plunked in the parking lot of a motel. Inside the restaurant is simple but the service is quick and food was delicious and prices good.

2 Thank karenZ2271EV
Toronto, Canada
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

One of my worst experiences in the Guelph, KW area! Horrible staff! And horrible quality food! Never experienced such terrible staff attitudes like this before. No greeting and first thing to point out is to tell you if adults get all u can eat the kids can't share anything unless they also do the all you can eat. The bad... More 

1 Thank tellurideplunge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 Woodlawn Rd W, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7K7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-780-0910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?