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“Fresh Seafood BUT Very Expensive”
Review of Sammach

Sammach
Ranked #338 of 1,346 Restaurants in Sharjah
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

I visited this place after recommendation from friends. The atmosphere is very good, relaxing, spacious, have outdoor seating facing the sea (part of it). The food is fresh and tasty. You can choose your fish, shrimps and they will cook it as per your wish, be it grilled, or fried. Their salad and Humus is very delicious. Over all it was good seafood.
However, it is awfully expensive, above the normal. It costs around AED 300 for a couple :(

Date of visit: September 2017
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Thank AlaeddineA
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Had heard about this place from a friend and being in the mood for seafood, we decided to give Dubai a miss and head North. Google maps took us to the wrong place. Tip is to search for Sharjah Aquarium and the restaurant sits behind there facing the water. Location was lovely but after being left standing for a couple of mins, we took our own seats (3 tables occupied, apparently 1 waiter). After another few mins of waiting, we were given the menus and sat looking at each other puzzled. There was barely half a page dedicated to seafood mains.. Not what I was expecting. Only after enquiring about prawns were we taken to the rear of the restaurant where heaps of fresh seafood on ice was displayed. Spirits lifted, we ordered 0.5kg of shrimps, to be grilled with chilli, lemon and garlic. What appeared on our table 15 mins later was sadly void of any seasoning, although we salvaged the situation with the table salt and lemon wedges. You could feel the freshness in the shrimps, just a pity they were quite flavourless until we improvised. We also ordered a traditional fish n chips from the a la Carte menu and by UAE standards (I'm originally from Scotland, so that's a fish supper that takes something special to beat) it was tasty. 72 dhms, decent sized portion with 2 big fillets and fries to go with it.
Overall, the stars are mainly due to the fish n chips and freshness of the shrimps. Atmosphere was dire (music came on maybe halfway through the meal) waiter service would have been just passable had this been a McDonald's drive through. For the prices on offer (jumbo prawns, dh 205 per kg, gives u around 6 huge prawns) I would have expected more smiles and made to feel far more comfortable than we were.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank ShirazScotland
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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Good fish restaurant just beneath the Aquarium.
Location is nice with a good with on the Sharjah corniche.

Only local fish is available and it's a guarantee of its freshness.
On the negative, being in Sharjah, they are not serving alchiol

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank pbonucci68
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Having arrived early for the aquarium we decided to pop in here for a bite to eat. Whilst predominantly a seafood restaurant there is a small selection for those of us oddballs who don't like fish. We ordered a selection of starters and sides with bread and had a scrumptious meal. Simple but incredibly tasty were the garlic potatoes. No idea what they were coated in (as well as the garlic) but they were so tasty - yum yum. Reasonably priced, pleasant location.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Paul B
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

We went for a family dinner, the sea foods are mostly fresh and you select and they will prepare for you according to your wish.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Abuminas
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