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Sam's Chinese Restaurant

No 6 | Kotugodella Street, Kandy 00000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 716 6159
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible10%
31 Jan 2017
1 week ago
“Best of the best”
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Cafe, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
No 6 | Kotugodella Street, Kandy 00000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Kandy. there is no other restaurant like this . manager is very friendly and works are very quick .cheep price and Soo many options to choose so I recommend this restaurant to word .see the different guys .thank you

Thank Shamee M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service Delicious food Good care and fair price for the food Any one can taste Good variety of foods and drinks

Thank Migara D
Hasitha J, Owner at Sam's Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words sir. Please drop in again. Regards Hasitha

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Food was ok. Not really authentic Chinese, more along the lines of Western style Chinese. Friendly staff and quick service

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hasitha J, Owner at Sam's Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for sparing your time for a review. Yes we are not authentic chinese but a blend of chinese and local flavour. Hope you enjoyed it. Regards Hasitha

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Atmosphere was relaxed and clean. Well cooked tasty dishes are definitely recommended. Staff members are very knowledgeable and helpful on their own city and its kandyan culture. Friendly and welcoming place to dine with friends and family.

97  Thank Madura K
Hasitha J, Owner at Sam's Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words Mr. Madura. Always a pleasure to see positive words. Glad you enjoyed it a lot and drop in again whenever you are in kandy. Regards Hasitha

Reviewed 16 August 2016

There are many good places to eat in Kandy. Sam's Chinese restaurant is not one of them. It is, simply put, horrible. We "dined" there on August 15th, 2016, having reserved and paid 5000 rupees for "reserved" seats on their window ledge to view the...More

Thank Verne C
Hasitha J, Manager at Sam's Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

First of all lets get the facts straight and start with your entire comment is based your experience in watching the ceremony. If there's any complaint about food a more sensible or a intelligent person would first complain then and there to the staff. Then...More

Reviewed 16 March 2016

We dined at Sam's our first evening in Kandy, after we'd been for a walk around the city centre: It's upstairs and there were plenty of other diners there - decor is rather basic, timber chairs, tables with table-cloths and a few posters on the...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I have eaten Sri Lankan food before in other places and I liked it, but beef that was served in this restaurant to me and my gf was horrible. Old, hard to chew, tasteless, and it was supposed to be "Devilled" i.e. very spicy, but...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

As a kandian this is one of my favourite restaurants in the city. Good food, friendly staff and reasonable prices.

1  Thank Navinda Y
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Tonight went with family to Sam's, after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. I have to wonder if the reviews are real! I honestly cannot recall a more disappointing, poor meal eaten anywhere in Sri Lanka, since I first came here in 1978. With the exception...More

Thank BeingJoy
Reviewed 8 February 2016

went with my family for lunch and it was the best food I had for that price in kandy in a while. The prices are very cheap compared to many places and the food was great too. Overrall a nice place for a family lunch...More

Thank Lakshan A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 6 | Kotugodella Street, Kandy 00000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy District  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 77 716 6159
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Is a simple restaurant located at the heart of the ancient city of Kandy which offers a perfect place to enjoy an affordable meal while being catered by our friendly staff. Walking distance to the sacred temple of the tooth relic, food city and Kandy city Center; the vibrant new shopping complex in Kandy. We specialize in Chinese foods with unique sri lankan blend and Indian foods. Drop in and enjoy our range of fresh fruit juice, fresh smoothies, Sandwiches, burgers and Submarines and a large selection from an a la carte menu. Biriyani or the house special "Sams Special Fried Rice/ Noodles at Sams is to die for. Drop in and experience the difference.
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