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Samurai Japanese Restaurant

158 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1116
+1 518-813-9555
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried rice” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (26 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
158 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1116
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

The food was good. Me and my two fellow diners were seated at a hibachi center and we all ordered hibachi meals. I order the seafood combination, another diner ordered the lamb, and the third diner ordered the beef. It came with soup or salad;...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank fi88r
Reviewed September 5, 2018

There is a water fountain at the front entrance which is a nice touch. Once inside there is a bar with TV's. We were seated around a hibachi grill where the show and chef take center stage. It was a really nice performance. The food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank epuya
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We stopped for dinner while waiting to go to the airport. We ordered the Dinner for 2 ($42.95) pick and choose what you would like and it was excellent. Service was very attentive also.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank vrqqqm
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

By far the best sushi in the area. The service was very good. The presentation was gorgeous. If you want sushi or Japanese food you can’t go wrong.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank adgreenspan
Reviewed January 11, 2018

went with my fiancé for together time ate in the dining room and ordered from the 2 people for 25 menu tempera for him and udon for me. the tea was a whole pot to myself. whole thing was perfect

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank tigerfirelily
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Food was awesome, so were the drinks. We tried the volcano roll and the black swan roll. Both Great! The bartender, J.P is the best! Thanks for everything!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Scott H
Reviewed September 20, 2017

The best thing this restaurant serves is the creamy "seafood sauce" they serve as one of the two sauces you et with a hibachi meal. It's also the dressing used on their salads. Their red sangria is okay, too. I also like the fact that...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mac4747
qing z, General Manager at Samurai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Hi Dear, thanks for spending time write the review and so glad you love our seafood sauce and salad dressing. i will looking into the hibachi fried rice issue, and making sure get it correct and do better job!

Reviewed August 17, 2017

The food here is just average. We sat at a hibachi table; I had hibachi shrimp. The salad that starts the meal was okay, with a tasty but very thin dressing on it. The hibachi shrimp, vegetables, noodles, and fried rice were just okay. The...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank mac4747
qing z, General Manager at Samurai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Hi, thanks so much spending time write the review. And we are sorry of the lack of performance cooking experience, so as the cocktail. Things is getting correct, and looking forward to See you Back and see the difference!

Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Staff are courteous and efficient. Choice of Hibachi or table dining. I chose Hibachi and it was delicious. I will definitely be back!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank HR218guy
qing z, General Manager at Samurai Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Hi Dear, thanks very much of spending time write the review. We are so glad you love our establishment, and enjoy your dining experience!

Reviewed August 8, 2017

I love lo mein closes thing to spaghetti my favorite food, the lo mein was the house lo mein so combination of meats & seafood. It was the Best lo mein I have ever had there were at least 6 pieces of shrimp and not...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Dale B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1116
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-813-9555
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