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Samurai Restaurant

Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-565-1621
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“sashimi” (9 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“japanese food” (16 reviews)
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its not often I eat Asian food out of Asia however this restaurant was recommended. The quality of the food is high and the fish is very fresh. Like most sushi restaurants, they start you off with the fake wasabi. A quick word was all...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Every time i write the THE in capital letters, i am trying to offer you my best advice. This unique place, founded by a Japanese immigrant, has kept the best dishes, ingredients and flavor of Japan to all of us, Dominicans. If you want a...More

Thank rhmejia
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The sushi was fresh and delicious and they don't skimp on size of the roll.. A must try!!!! The atmosphere is very upscale but with a dominican Asian twist.

Thank Eric and Tamesi... C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

One of the top restaurant in the DR and the best Japanese. Could find Shabu-Shabu. Best ingredients as if you were in NYC. I truly recommend the place. Founder was a Japanese immigrants and is run by his siblings.

1  Thank rhmejia
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Isobe maki Sawara tataki Diosa de camaron Chicken Fried rice Are the best for me! Are the best for me

Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Excellent food, lovely place, good drinks (saké), excellent service. You can choose between traditionnal sushis or more creative dishes. Going there will give you a break from Santo Domingo's hassle and recharge your batteries!

2  Thank Yves V
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is the best Japanese Cuisine place in town. Great traditional Japanese, very nice atmosphere and Decor. Good service and Sushi Bar.

Thank Ivanreynoso
Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you really want to eat real japanese food en Santo Domingo, not just sushi, this is a must to go place. They are extremely clean and the options within the menu are really abundant. Prices are not necessary low or fit to budget but...More

1  Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've lived in the Dominican Republic now for approx 8 months and am constantly on the lookout for good/great cuisine. I'm just starting out on my TripAdvisor ratings because of the varied results I've found... both much higher and much lower than anticipated. This place...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I liked this place, it was surprising to have good Japanese style food in the Dominican Republic. Everything was fresh, the staff was pleasant and helpful. The decor was very cozy. They have an outdoor seating area but we choose to dine indoors that night....More

Thank Derrick B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-565-1621
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