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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sammy's is the place you go when you want consistently good interesting Chinese cuisine. You can be in and out quickly if you need to be. Yes, it's crowded and noisy but you don't go for the ambiance, you go for the food.

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Tuggeranong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spoilt for choice. Never been disappointed with any selection. Fast and efficient staff a little noisy but who cares when you are enjoying your meal.

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1 Thank 692nina
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another of our favourites visited many times over the last 15 years ... even surviving a change in location (even if just across the road!). The Hot Rock Calamari is as good as ever ... just a nice bite. The lunchtime service was prompt and ensured we made the movies on time.

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1 Thank Rowley51
Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always go to this restaurant when visiting Canberra. Usually go for an early dinner before show at nearby Canberra Theatre Centre, quick service, this time arrived in middle of the rush on a Friday night with no booking. Didn't have to wait long for a table for 3, food came quick and hot as usual. I have many allergies but... More 

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Thank Petrina H
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ordered takeaway on a Friday night, the restaurant was packed yet our order was ready in 15mins, great service. The food was delicious, best Chinese food we've had in a while.

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1 Thank BelFam2004
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to Sammy's and I am sure glad we booked well ahead of time! I have heard lots of good reports and was looking forward to a special dinner. If you like places that are packed and have a really lively atmosphere, then this is the place for you. There was a queue of people before... More 

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Thank GrimRaider
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we went with a group of 7. Food was as good as the first time so they are consistent. A little on the pricey side for both food and liquor ($11.00 a beer). It's a great atmosphere for a group as you can hear yourselves talk.

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Thank Barryl28
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has always been my favourite when I was living in Canberra. Left the city. Came back to visit overnight. Paid a visit to Sammy's. Busy as usual. But lucky enough to get a table for two without a reservation or waiting. I don't think the menu has changed since I was there years ago. I guess that's why... More 

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Thank Jason526
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every dish is well done, food makes you love being there and its a bustling environment good for after work when in canberra on business. The menu makes you feel like you paid just that bit too much for the food you ate. Maybe soke market research into pricing for that kind of cuisine would help.. but that doesnt seem... More 

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Thank Drewhp
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes we had to wait, yes it was cold. But it was all uphill from there. Service was great, food came out fast. All the dishes were tasty and a good serving size. Would come back again

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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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?