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Sam Woo

15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
+1 949-262-0688
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (14 reviews)
“dim sum” (30 reviews)
“fish” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking is a bit crazy as expected in an Asian shopping center. Sam Woo is right next to Ranch 99 market. This is probably up there in the family favorites. Always order the pecking duck which is super yummy here. I wish the skin would...More

Thank BBStormlove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family dinner here with 2 tables. Haven't been here in a while and was surprised at how good the food was. Place was packed. Seafood was fresh and really well prepared. -Lobster Supreme with noodles -Geoduck carpaccio -clams in black bean sauce -walnut...More

Thank Luvtosafari
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sam Woo used to have a lot more restaurants through the greater Los Angeles area, it is Cantonese cuisine and the changing taste of the city has affected their business. The Irvine location has been a decent option since it opened, the food is up...More

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A large variety of dishes to choose from. The stereotypical Chinese restaurant with brash waiters who tend to ignore you. It helps if you speak Mandarin/Cantonese, though English is understood. Portions are large, the menu(s) are comparable in size to Moby Dick (and I wouldn't...More

Thank iamgodot123
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The service, the entrée/appetizer choices, and the prices never cease to amaze me. The portions are large enough to share with a someone. We dine here at least 1x every summer when we are out in SoCal on vacation. I would recommend this Chinese restaurant...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Nice clean environment. Beautiful facility. Late lunch offers Dim Sum but you order off the menu versus carts. Good choices available with many options.

Thank Famluv2travel
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Maybe this is absolutely authentic to an actual Chinese person, but to me, (some white Californian guy), this is the real deal. I've had great feasts here and tons of fun. There a things I've tried that I will not eat ever again, and things...More

Thank JamesHunterRoss
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Havent been here in awhile but this is a great authentic Chinese restaurant...love all the menu options and typical family dining atmosphere...decent prices...good food...great Chinese atmosphere....

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My wife and I passed by Irvine and wanted to eat at another restaurant which wasn't open that day. So we ended up in this HK style restaurant at about 9:30pm. The staff got a bit tired after a long day. So they weren't as...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We, a group of eight, friends & spouses, had as in the past gone for a Sunday dinner to Sam Woo Seafood Restaurant located on Culver Drive in Irvine. Adjacent to it is located the Sam Woo Barbeque Express. Being a big group, we had...More

Thank Traveler-O-World
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-262-0688
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