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Samurai's Japanese Steakhouse

19321 Mountain Hwy E, Spanaway, WA 98387-8450
+1 253-846-5557
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good17%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (19 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
$$ - $$$
19321 Mountain Hwy E, Spanaway, WA 98387-8450
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

As others have reported, there's often a bit of a wait, but tonight it's clear they are severely understaffed for chefs. We arrived and the parking lot was less than half empty; the waiting area had 4 people in it and there were many many...More

Thank Seaneen H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This place not only has really good food, but it's also fun. The chefs prepare your food at your table while performing various stunts, it's fun to watch. Keeps the kids entertained as well. I don't think you would be disappointed with this place, it's...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Service is lousy, always a long wait even with a reservation. Last time the owner was out chef, he was really nice and talkative, but everything seemed very rehearsed and not fun. Food is ok, but the waitress was hard to find and getting water...More

Thank smithlibbyd
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This was my Mother's Day dinner from my husband and kids. We have never been to restaurant of this type. It was a group table setting, the chef cooked at you table and was very entertaining. The food was great and so was the atmosphere....More

Thank morebigbadmomma
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Been here a couple of times, it pretty good. I would skip the added expense of ordering the lobster. Stick with shrimp for your seafood selection. They way they cook everything on the grill the lobster and shrimp end up tasting the same and the...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Hostesses and waitress were unfriendly.. Chef told inappropriate racial joke about a chef named Juan and did it in front of the 3 Spanish speakers at the table. Bar tender carded an 80 year old at the table. All surfaces were sticky. The hood vents...More

1  Thank Tim G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I do not understand why this place receives 60% great reviews. must be the entertainment. the food is so bland if you would order this in a sit down restaurant, you would either send it back or never go back again. the price is outrages...More

1  Thank 58775Rick
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I thought I was walking out of America and into a fantasy. I never saw a building in a building at a restaurant until I went there. Will go many more times in the future.

Thank Angel S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

we went with a large family group celebrating two birthdays and a childs special day we had two chefs and a few servers.... these people were amazing!!! there were so many of us and they got all our orders correct and kept up conversations with...More

Thank shirley s
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Definately worth the time to travel to try out this restauraunt. Food is fantastic and everyone is friendly and up beat!

Thank H8469RFrogerh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19321 Mountain Hwy E, Spanaway, WA 98387-8450
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spanaway
  • Phone Number: +1 253-846-5557
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