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Sambi Cafe

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941 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5002
+1 970-870-9988
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Sambi Cafe, it is one of my favorite restaurants in Steamboat Springs. One the main reasons I go there is because Vicki and the excellent service she provides. She has been a mainstay at that restaurant and she is why I continue to go there...

1 Thank Sheila W
Newark, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been in before and the food was mediocre and service wasn't bad. This time around my experience was terrible! The quality of food has gone way down. It's as if the kitchen staff doesn't care at all. The restaurant seems to have trouble keeping staff and never has enough employees. Lunch is always terrible because as a customer you... More 

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80487, Public Relations Manager at Sambi Cafe, responded to this review

We would like anyone reading this review to please read between the lines. It is posted by a former employee who no longer works here. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked into Sambi on a Friday night when I couldn't find a single seat anywhere else in Steamboat. They were very busy but were happy to seat me. That day one of their two waitresses had quit, leaving Vicki as the only waitress throughout both lunch and dinner. Regardless, she made everyone in the restaurant comfortable and quickly served... More 

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Mount Desert, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I asked the front desk at my motel which restaurants delivered and she recommended Sambi. I barely placed the order 25 minutes before a knock on the door, it was quick and delicious. The fresh spring rolls were huge and healthy. The drunken noodles not over spiced. The pan fried dumplings perfect. Yum!

Thank JH928S4
Chatsworth, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On previous trips to steamboat I was not aware of this place. So glad to have remedied that. Had an outstanding peanut curry. Super friendly staff and great value!

Thank Robin074
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was delicious, fast and reasonably priced. Our waitress Vicci was funny and very personable. There are several chinese places in steamboat, I have been to all of them. Not a bad one on the list but Sambi is the best.

Thank michaelmarce2017
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Tired of waiting and waiting for a table elsewhere, we called to see about their wait time. No wait! The whole family (4 adults, two teens, and two kids) loved it. Great service and we had no leftovers.

Thank Becky M
The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered delivery from this place twice and all 5 of us enjoyed our selections. Glad they delivered since we were tired by evening.

Thank sazm42
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

After being thoroughly disappointed with Noodles & More Saigon Cafe, my family and I went to Sambi Cafe as an alternative. We noticed an immediate improvement in service compared to the Noodles & More. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive and got our order perfectly. We had to split the bill and she did it without complaint. The food... More 

1 Thank Braden D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Outstanding meal and service! Ask for Deidra! Christmas in Steamboat! Doesn't get any better than this.

1 Thank John K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 941 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-870-9988
This restaurant is relatively new. We visited in March 2011. We overheard the waiter mention to a patron that it has been open 4 months.

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Parker, Colorado
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?