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Shop 5 | Pinewood Shopping Centre, Mount Waverley, Victoria 3149, Australia
+61 3 9887 6666
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 5 | Pinewood Shopping Centre, Mount Waverley, Victoria 3149, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I tried this restaurant for our anniversary dinner - it was a real let down: Waiters were all pouring water out of a stainless steel jug with their hand behind back like it was some silver service dining but it was nothing...More

Thank Global20835781000
Reviewed 17 September 2018

On August 24, we returned to Samsara after some time and were warmly welcomed by Pierre, who is the consummate host. He makes everyone feel important. Service was prompt, with drinks and menus provided immediately. After receiving our shared entree we were left to eat...More

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Went after reading reviews on tripadvisor and was extremely impressed. Food was lovely and so well cooked. Was tempted to have the banquet however our dinner companions were not that hungry. For the drinkers a vast array of wine to coose from. Service was impeccable...More

Thank Shadi
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The staff were attentive, friendly and very welcoming. The food did not disappoint either. We had an assortment of entrees and then the mains. Can’t fault a thing. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Jasper201511
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Very low concept of middel eastern food and taste no fresh breads and dips in very small quantities. On the whole not even a single dish upto the standard and prices very high poor presentation of food very disappointed. Will never recommend to anyone and...More

1  Thank Antim K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Been in this place 3 times already, and always gets the same service and attention. Food is very good, and service is impeccable. For the first timers, this is the best way to get introduce to middle eastern food. The banquet is a very way...More

1  Thank larryofmel
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Samsara in December and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Something about Middle Eastern food is so tempting. The serviced was excellent and ambience delightful. Will certainly visit again

Thank Eliza C
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

8 of us enjoyed a banquet earlier today @ this lovely Lebanese Restuarant in Pinewood Shopping Centre. The Restuarant has ample parking outside & in the Shopping Centre Car Park that is adjacent. Our food was very varied & was superb. We had different meat...More

1  Thank Carringtonfs
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you keep going back somewhere because you like, it makes you feel good and the food always leaves you wanting to come back one more time - then this is the place to dine. I've been going back to Samsara time and time again...More

1  Thank stephenv507
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Had a family night here and we had the banquet. We all enjoyed the food very much and the staff were fantastic accomodating for the non meat eater perfectly! Loved it and will be back.

1  Thank Lyn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5 | Pinewood Shopping Centre, Mount Waverley, Victoria 3149, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Mount Waverley
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9887 6666
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