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“Below average service, above average food quality”
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Sam's
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 25, 2013

We went for a Wednesday evening dinner and service was unexpectedly slow. We took 3 hours to finish the dinner just because of snail slow service. Food quality was good. Quite authentic.

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Thank amar-nayak
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Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Me any my partner went to Sams on a Saturday night after work, the restaurant was quiet and the decor wasn't brilliant but Sam was very friendly and talked to us about the food, he's won healthy living awards and uses all local produce. I had the seafood hotpot and the monkfish was delicious :) and would defiantly go back just for that! Overall would highly recommend if you like a less busy restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere with very nice food and friendly staff!

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Thank Rebeccacharnley
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

Sams has a good reputation in Aberdeen but I hadn't been for a while and it seems to have received some "iffy" reviews lately. I decided to risk taking some clients who had expressed a preference for Chinese.
It was a Tuesday night and throughout our visit between 7:30 and 9:30 we were just about the only people in the place. The food was fine, typical range and standard but I think that it may have been Sam himself who served us as it was so quiet and his command of English made it a quite difficult experience. Because it was so quiet you can't help noticing that the decor is getting dated and a bit tired. Overall a mixed experience. Sam seems a genuine and enthusiastic proprietor and the food was fine, but I think they need to revitalise themselves to match the newer competition.

Thank john_ramsey_1962
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Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Someone recommended the place so went there. Food was just about average. Prices are higher than expected. Very run of the mill.

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1  Thank golfaroundtheclock
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

My family have gone to SAMs for years. The food is second to none and the restaurant is excellent if you have a big group of friends to go with. Sam wins all the healthy living awards and his food is healthy and traditional. All food is prepared to order. Thoroughly recommend!

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Thank BallerinaBL
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