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Samurai Japanese Restaurant

158 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1116
+1 518-813-9555
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“tempura” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (26 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
158 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1116
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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.

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.

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

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!

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

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

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!

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

Thank Dale B
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Had lunch here with a vegetarian friend so we order the Pad Thai and Tofu Teryaki. The Pad Thai had a strong unpleasant taste, like fish sauce or vinegar. The Tofu Teryaki was bland. The food just lacked any finesse whatsoever. And the dining area...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Ordered one of the "boxes" that comes with miso soup, salad, 2 gyozas, california roll, rice and a meat. Everything was good except for the chicken which was not edible. Literally. It was bland and the worst part was the texture. It was rubbery...so rubbery...More

Thank NY_Dog_Mama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Large groups, 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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