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Sammy's Kitchen

North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6247 1464
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken” (63 reviews)
“char kway teow” (12 reviews)
“rendang” (10 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had Crisp chicken chow mein and lamb in ginger sauce.Both were good but would not put it high in quality or taste. If you are looking for on the go quick cantonese food then this is the place. The restaurant itself has very basic...More

Thank deepalidas2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been a regular visitor when I am in the city. Prices are very reasonable. Fresh, quality ingredients and dishes have always been very good. Friendliness, as a regular visitor, could be improved, but otherwise very highly rated.

Thank jester115
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came out late from the cinema and so we popped into the pretty-deserted Sammy's Kitchen (9pm) for dinner. I ordered the sizzling lamb with snow peas and my friend ordered some kind of nasi goreng thing. I liked my lamb, but didn't like the...More

Thank Madshus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Normally a feast of spice and flavour. Not this time. The Szechuan seafood tasted of a can of sweet and sour sauce poured over seafood. No spice, no Szechuan. Dull. Service was reasonable but I did have to get up and ask for a drink...More

Thank PeeJay2775
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were talking a quick walk around the neighbourhood of our B&B and decided to try this half full Chinese- Malaysian place by the lake. The waitress come hostess come buss girl was very friendly and helpful with the menu recommendations. We had spring rolls...More

Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to Sammy's for years and still enjoy the food. You can eat either indoors or outdoors which is always a great option. Highly recommended.

Thank JennyC5050
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Very busy place to visit but the queue moves fast.we all enjoyed our food with clean plates and the the bottles of wine reasonably priced

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Tasty fresh food at a reasonable price! Good atmosphere outside with the busy street. Will definitely be back :-)

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

While we (two couples and 2 children) were very happy with the quality of the food, we were dissatisfied with the service in two respects. First we were rushed at the end to give the table to some other group even though our order was...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I've been to Sammy's several times of the past 8 years or so and have never had a bad meal. This serves reliably good Chinese food at decent prices. It is BYO to bring your favourite wine, caters to groups with bookings and the service...More

Thank FlipRoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6247 1464
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