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Sammy's Kitchen

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North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
+612 6247 1464
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Canberra, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great asian meals and very prompt service. We managed to get a table without a reservation even though it was very busy. I have been to Sammy's numerous times and will continue to return. It's a Canberra Institution.

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Thank MissFendi
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip adviser and it didn't disappoint. The food was great. The staff was attentive but not intrusive. For a sunday night it was really busy. We sat outside but the heaters kept us comfortable. We got our food quickly after ordering and everything was hot and fresh. The price was reasonable. We would happily go... More 

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Thank Deidre C
Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a favourite of my partners' family and we visited on a Saturday night during a busy 6:30pm servcie. The guys made us feel very welcome and shifted things around for our extra guests. Food was really good in particular the honey prawns and salty fish.

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1 Thank lozziebowie
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They squeezed us in outside ( didn't have a booking) and it was super warm. They were lightning quick to take the order. The food was sooooo yummy. I thought I'd had the best Chinese food where I live - I was wrong. It was delicious!! The chicken and sweet corn soup was to die for! I wish I could... More 

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Thank Kate E
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit disappointed in the meal. Prompt friendly service but I would describe food as ok not great so I won't go there again.

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Thank Rani B
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Centrally located, this gem of an eating place serves traditional Asian and some interesting specials from the board. Tonight was the crispy chilli chicken and wow, the careful integration of the szechuan spices was a magic experience. Sometimes this numbing spice can be handled with a clumsy hand but this was spectacular. 10 out of 10

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1 Thank PeeJay2775
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick service - great food. We came at 12oclock for a lunch (3of us). We ordered shantung chicken, char qwar teo, salt and pepper chilli squid and steamed rice for one. Food was delivered quickly. Was delicious, hot, and as promised. Cost $60 (no drinks). The restaurant is always busy and,always popular, which for Canberra is testament to its continued... More 

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1 Thank Kass X
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I quite surprised when I look at the menu after I read the review on TA bcoz the price seem quite expensive or it's just the canberra standard price but when I have had the meals .. Sorry I have to say it's expensive!! I can't taste the chicken at all I understand all Chinese restaurant marinate their chicken by... More 

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Thank Alicemate
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

12 people seated at 7.30 meals ordered and the food was on the table in no time .we. Shared the plates ,six different plates two of each,at first I thought it would be not enough food but at the end the plates still had food on them we could not eat it all.the food was very tasty.it cost twenty five... More 

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1 Thank Chris O
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going here for years. Since they days they were across the road before moving into their current premises. This place is always busy and never fails to pump out good consistent food in speedy time. Sometimes their is a wait on tables. Their Shantung Chicken is by the best in Canberra and the Mongolian Lamb is not far behind.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $18
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +612 6247 1464

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