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Samurai Japanese Steak House

$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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601 Spadina Cres E, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
+1 306-683-6926
17:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neat place tucked in the old hotel by the river. The tables have the grille inset and you sit around while the chef cracks jokes and cooks your food. We had a combo of sushi and grilled meat and veg. Fun to watch the chef flip his knives and tap out a rhythm on his salt and pepper shakers. Food... More 

Thank Brent T
Saskatoon, Canada
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

the food is great, a bit of an anomaly in this particular restaurant being in the bessborough, but still a lot of fun. You watch the chefs prepare your meal right in front of you and the kids really get a kick out of it. If you go with a small group, be prepared to share your table with others.... More 

Thank scott m
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had our anniversary dinner at the Samurai Steak House that is right in the Bessborough Hotel. We love the food and they cook it right in front of you as you enjoy the visiting with the other guests that are seated at your table . You can sit at a private table but we always like one that other... More 

Thank Del D
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Let's start with the key. The food here is amazing. The quality of the fish in the sushi is top grade. The steak was done amazingly well. For the food I would go back in a second. The problem was the night got off to a bad start. We showed up and the hostess didn't seem to know what she... More 

Thank Evan S
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Nice environment but inadeuqte food choice and Not tasty food. I am from Hong Kong and I grow up trying a lot of Japanese restaurants in home and Japan. Sushi here are not fresh and portion is too small for that price. Their tempura is so "innovative" that it has nothing resembling authentic Japanese tempura. They used carrot, zucchinii, onion... More 

Thank Sindy Y
Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I love Teppanyaki & Japanese food, but this place was terrible. I went with my wife on birthday & it was such a letdown. Way overpriced for soggy vegetables & unappetizing meat cooked by a semi-entertaining chef. The table took forever. Drinks were also way overpriced. I think they need to change the food, the prices, or both. Alternatively, change... More 

Thank iangreen82
Saskatoon, Canada
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

If your lucky and get one of the great Chefs, it's a very adventurest meal in the Saskatoon. The service is great and a stronger Japanese culture present with a Canadian twist

Thank Christine G
Saskatoon, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Samurai has been around for more than 35 years and still makes my taste buds water. Any of their meals are recommended and green tea ice cream for dessert is a fine finish to a meal.

Thank George F
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I proposed to my wife 20 years ago in this special place. We were treated to great food, entertainment and a memory to last a life time. I went back last week with a group of 15 friends. The place looks exactly the same, exactly! They split our two groups into two tables in a private room. One group was... More 

1 Thank Darren U
Swift Current
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We hadn't been here for a long time, but it wasn't nearly as good as it once was. Very expensive, especially the wine, and the all inclusive dinners, plus the waitress didn't serve us our salads or the ice cream. Not impressed with that! Plus, they changed the recipe for the ginger sauce - it used to be awesome, but... More 

Thank Debbie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$51
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Spadina Cres E, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 306-683-6926

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?