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Sam's Sushi

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890 Wembley Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E6, Canada
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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120 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't let its understated exterior deceive you, inside Sam's is a local favourite and is always busy when I go there. Order ahead and enjoy!

Thank MelanieJA
Nanaimo, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Sam makes some really good sushi. Really nice guy. Staff is great. The food has never disappointed. Red Eye Roll is a big player for their house rolls. Delicious.

Thank smokinbarrel420
Parksville, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8 of us for dinner last night, our visitors have to come here at least once per visit. The menu is varied and interesting, yet the boys have their favorites. Location is easy off main road, ambience is casual, staff are very friendly and helpful. Prices seem reasonable but I didnt pick up the tab, just going by the menu... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior of the building didn't inspire much confidence. However, inside a pleasant little restaurant awaits the visitor. The place is decorated in an authentic Japanese style. Service was very friendly and efficient. The Sushi was fresh, well prepared and very tasty.

Thank Patrick J
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My family eats at Sam's Sushi at least twice per month; Sam and his team are great....it's the perfect blend of great service, quality food, and good prices. Always fresh, always delicious....7 yrs going, never dissatisfied with the experience.

Thank jonlazzarino
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

great food, fantastic service, super busy reservations are recommended but worth the wait!!! you need to try the volcano roll!! BEST tuna in town

Thank Krissy294
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Don't let the outside of the building fool you. The food here is excellent. The chef and staff are very friendly and the sushi is always good. The volcano roll is our family favourite. Other locals we talk to recommend Sam's to us when we mention sushi.

Thank Chris M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Sam's is a very inviting local sushi restaurant that is obviously loved by the locals with cards and posters set up showing Sam (the owner is the chef) helping with local school events. The service was stellar, we never wanted to anything. After a day of cave venturing at Horne Lake I can tell you we were pooped and starving.... More 

Thank Catherine J
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Although a busy restaurant is the sign of a good thing.....we were literally crammed in like sardines, it was deafening loud, and, not joking, I could not move my left arm because we were so crammed in at the bar. Dynamite roll was very small and not like I know a dynamite roll. The rest of the sushi was just... More 

Thank TheTravelingVivienne
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We live within walking distance of Sam's and we have become regulars here. The seated dining area is not very big and lunch-time can get very busy even in the middle of the winter. The serving staff is very helpful and pleasant and the food is always made fresh and can't be beat as far as sushi goes! According to... More 

Thank stephanie h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 890 Wembley Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: 12509542373

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