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Samurai Japanese Restaurant

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1201 E Lancaster Ave, Rosemont, PA 19010-2708
+1 610-525-8000
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Today
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Samurai is great for anything! I actually visited there for my birthday and ordered Roe and Unagi (eel) sushi, it was some of the best food I have ever eaten!

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Thank Ainsley D
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Visited for the first time in many years. Very prompt and attentive service. Two of the three maki roll dishes were a bit dull although some soy sauce, ginger and wasabi livened up the flavors. We will be back!

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Thank Neil G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Samurai is our go-to spot for sit-down sushi on this part of the Main Line. The fish is always incredibly fresh, the pieces well-made, the wait from the time of ordering to the sushi being served is never long *plus* Samurai has the Saporro beer my crew enjoys and a very good Chardonnay for me.

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Thank impicky
Philadelphia, PA
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290 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This was an ok place to eat Japanese food but nothing was exciting or very tasty. In addition, we seemed to have waitstaff who could not be helpful with respect to allergy issues. The manager finally did help sort those issues out but this was not a good dining experience.

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Thank FellowTaveler2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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409 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I've had much better. I thought the prices looked reasonable until the bill for 3 rolls and a bento box came to $74. Granted we had drinks but still, we shouldn't have paid $90 to eat at this dive. The food was ok but bland. So not worth it. Debit is nothing special. Eh.

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Thank Dana S
New York City, New York
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1,352 reviews
934 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 722 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

This is an older building on busy Lancaster Ave, Parking sometimes is bit hard, they have only a few spaces. The restaurant looks okay, but could a little bit of a facelift or updated. The room is small. It's a bit worn and dated. The service here is efficient, although not overly friendly. The sushi here is good. It's a... More 

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Thank James S
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

I would like to share what just happened. Every time I get a take out I call and make sure the price in the website and there will be the same (I hate surprises). So I went to their website: Spicy crabmeat& cucumber salad 6.95 Rosemont maki 8.50 Spicy tuna maki 5.75 I called and she gave me: Spicy Crabmeat... More 

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Thank Tati K
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Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

I love their Food. Never had cooked just raw food and is really fresh. Just the price is a little to high comparing to other places I've been. But once in a while is ok. I would go more if the price got better.

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Thank Tati K
Philadelphia PA
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

So have never been back. I use to go there a lot. They are just not getting or keeping their fish fresh for sushi which is a MUST. Too bad.

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2 Thank RedDragoniv
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Reviewed 8 February 2015

xtremely unsatisfied with my experience tonight. The sushi is fine but unfortunately their concept of customer service is completely backwards. They charged me triple the price of my roll for substituting the wrapper. Not only was I not initially warned of the price change, when I complained two times about the hugely inflated charge, they acted as though they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 E Lancaster Ave, Rosemont, PA 19010-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Rosemont
  • Phone Number: +1 610-525-8000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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