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Samaras Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine

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417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
+61 2 4284 9422
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went for dinner with friends - clean restaurant with very friendly & attentive staff. Everyone loved their food. For starters we had the trio of dips with pita. For mains we ordered the Beirut Chicken, Chicken kebabs and Lamb Shawarma. The garlic dip is to die for. If you love it you can actually buy some to take home. Which... More 

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Thank Katherine S
Wollongong, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this restaurant several times. I am talking about the restaurant on Corrimal Street, Wollongong. I have had lunch there and it was frequented by local workers and drop-ins. Full memu was offered and after ordering it was just a short wait for our meal. We had light meals of chicken wraps and a selection plater. For... More 

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Thank bloodrobyn
Figtree, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful food and a large variety of choices. Specials board always of interest. Great service and good value for money. Higher end Lebanese food. BYO

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Thank nessglas
Wollongong, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything I have heard about Samaras was proven correct. Great service with staff going out of their way, delicious food (we went with the platters), good value & being byo a bonus. Definitely definitely going back again.

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Thank Blackzel
Bowral, Australia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten here many times. Seriously there's nothing bad to be said about it. The family who run it are hard working and the food is always excellent. Their garlic sauce is to die for - I could eat it every day. In fact I'd eat here every night if I didn't feel I should cook occasionally.

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Thank Claire T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fresh food , my buddy and I enjoy eating here. We eat twice a week and every time it's great and fresh.

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Thank riad s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit. Was as good this time as the first. The platters have great food at good value. The starters are wonderful. The service is friendly and very efficient. It deserves it great trip advisor rating. Prices are excellent.

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Thank Sue B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sign drew us in which said "Number 1 on Trip Advisor". The service was good but the lamb was gristly and, on the admission of the waiter, the fish was frozen. The pitta bread was fridge cold and took all of the meal to be heated on request. I think they must be running off former standards as several... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This restaurant at Corrimal is well signed that it serves Halal Food. I am opposed to the halal slaughter techniques fullstop and will not listen to taquiyya to the opposite. I just had the garlic bread and dip. Very authentic. Always noted for good Lebanese cakes and coffee.

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Thank peterburns22
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have come to Wollongong in January for the last 2 years due to Hockey . Samaras has been my favourite and we manage 2 to 3 meals here each time. Love eating outside and can cater well for small groups. Friendly staff and great food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong  >  Woonona
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4284 9422

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