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Sam Woo

15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
+1 949-262-0688
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (16 reviews)
“dim sum” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here looking for a simple and casual seafood lunch. Our first surprise was how large the place is, and the other was how busy it was! Even so we were seated in a few minutes and immediately served complimentary tea and soup (unfortunately...More

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It just ok. Nothing special. But my boyfriend loves their food. I don’t mind to eat here every month.

Thank CyFritz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sam Woo is an Irvine icon. It has been around forever. Went back after 10 years and it feels the same. Good food, Fairly Americanized. Portions are nothing to complain about. Three dishes can easily feed my family of four. Overcrowded at peak times. Service...More

Thank BE_Travelin
Reviewed 4 December 2017

My wife had never eaten here but I had before. We were looking for a reasonably priced restaurant that had seafood. We were both amazed at how crowded the place was, but it was Saturday night. It was packed, but the staff are well organized...More

Thank jack s
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We went for early dinner. Food was really good. The Mongolian Beef was amazing. Nice atmosphere. Parking was easy. We will definitely go back!

Thank welovetotravelslways
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The restaurant has a wide variety of Cantonese dishes and dim sum to order. The food is tasty, although it can be a little bit oily. Therefore, it is better to drink tea alongside your meals to help. I recommend the Peking duck. However, on...More

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The name implies that the specialty is BBQ but I have to say they do an amazing job on the seafood dishes. I do like BBQ but seafood is my favorite. I was so thrilled to see deep fried turnip and that they were willing...More

Thank Ango4
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Ok so I was in a hurry to eat before the dinner rush one day so I walk out to Sam Woo and I think “Ok, what’s to lose?” Lots of things like your health apparently. I order the roast duck and the chow mein...More

Thank A Professional H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Parking is a bit crazy as expected in an Asian shopping center. Sam Woo is right next to Ranch 99 market. This is probably up there in the family favorites. Always order the pecking duck which is super yummy here. I wish the skin would...More

Thank BBStormlove
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had a family dinner here with 2 tables. Haven't been here in a while and was surprised at how good the food was. Place was packed. Seafood was fresh and really well prepared. -Lobster Supreme with noodles -Geoduck carpaccio -clams in black bean sauce -walnut...More

Thank Luvtosafari
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-262-0688
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