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Sammy's Kitchen

North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6247 1464
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food but the worst service you can not accept .. I am usually very tolerant as staff get busy and tired being from hospitality but the attitude in this place was unacceptable.. the lady showed us to the table LITERALLY threw the menus on...More

Thank kanwal k
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sammy's is always very busy so it is advisable to book. On a Thursday night, we could not get a table for two unless we waited or ate outside. It was a chilly night so we opted for take away. The serves are generous and...More

Thank Piv14
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had our last meal here for lunch today. I had the Sate Chicken with Snow peas. Others had the Long Soup, beef dish and Chow Mein noodles with shrimp and veg. Service was quick and efficient. The place had a nice environment. Only glitch was...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the satay seafood dish and the special fried rice. Very tasty and took all of 10min to arrive. Service was impersonal but not bad

Thank Subway
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always good at Sammy's, especially considering the size of the menu and number of tables. Service is quick and friendly. This is a big place with lots of tables inside and outside, and no matter how packed, they will always find a...More

Thank Sshan55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sammy's Kitchen is a Canberra institution and after a meal there, the restaurant lives up to the reviews, We ordered off the specials board and we barely wet our palates with our drinks when the food arrived. Very delicious South East Asian cuisine with good...More

Thank 97maryanns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I have been having Sammy's for years!! It is a no fuss - get you in, take your order, here's your food kinda establishment!! But the food, is always fresh, flavoursome and there's always plenty to go around. If you're after great...More

Thank snowinefood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sammy's Kitchen has a great Malaysian and Chinese menu. Centrally located in the heart of Canberra city it is in close proximity to the city hotels. The service is quick, staff are attentive and prices are reasonable. Small groups, large groups and solo patrons including...More

Thank MickyC-AUS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant by chance and so pleased we did. So many dishes to choose from that we chose a selection to share. Recommend the mongolian steak, very tasty.

Thank mag1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for dinner on a Saturday night. Very busy restaurant and great atmosphere. Nice food! Will be back for sure next time we're in town.

Thank SiennaMiller_99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6247 1464
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