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Sam Woo

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15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
+1 949-262-0688
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“peking duck” (15 reviews)
“dim sum” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It had been a while since we last visited the restaurant so we were quite surprised by how much it had upped the game with some of the best Chinese seafood we had tasted in a while with great service. Well worth checking out.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each time we come to Southern California to visit family we stop by Sam Woo’s BBQ in Irvine for takeout. We each order four item combos and the serving size is abundant. Tonight I had the chow neon, teriyaki chicken, sweet and sour pork and...More

Thank rhalbailey
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

To everyone who loves Chinese food, you have got to come here! Sam Woo BBQ in my opinion has the best Chinese food in the Orange County area! The staff are very friendly and attentive! I ordered a very tasty Chicken Fried Rice! The food,...More

Thank Jonathan Y
Reviewed March 11, 2018

This is the Irvine location of a small chain that I believe started in the San Gabriel Valley. The main restaurant is clean and has nice décor. It's suitable for inviting guests for a special occasion and the dim sum selection is good and tasty....More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We had lunch at Sam Woo yesterday. There were three of us and we ordered Squid Kum Pao, Orange Chicken and Sauteed Green Beans. There was enough food to feed the three of us with enough leftovers for lunch toay. Everything was delicious - the...More

Thank magev109
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Nice place for good dim sum. Everything needs to be ordered from a menu. That means you choose what you would like and it comes very quickly, but you miss the charm of the little carts coming around with surprises! Service is very quick and...More

Thank Itistrue165
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

This place is conveniently located in the shopping center with plenty of other restaurant and the food and the service is very quick. We used to leave in Irvine for few years closed to this place and have been here multiple time over the past...More

Thank Ed A
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Came with my family of 5. We're told the wait was 10 minutes after 1:30 for lunch. We waited for 25 minutes, not because there were not tables available. There were plenty of larger table, mainly seating 6 - 10 people. We had to ask...More

Thank mbellastyle
Reviewed January 19, 2018

I have a lunch with my friends in this Hong Kong style restaurant during a weekday. Since we come at around 11:00am PT, there is no waiting and we are assigned a table immediately. Note that if you come at or after noon, please expect...More

Thank Edward-A A
Reviewed January 1, 2018

We came here looking for a simple and casual seafood lunch. Our first surprise was how large the place is, and the other was how busy it was! Even so we were seated in a few minutes and immediately served complimentary tea and soup (unfortunately...More

Thank Malcolm C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-262-0688
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