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Samaras Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine

417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
+61 2 4284 9422
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed platter” (28 reviews)
“garlic dip” (15 reviews)
“hummus” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
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1 - 10 of 494 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had many great experiences here. The food and service has been on point every time. The staff are very attentive and friendly, and the portion of the meals are unreal for it's location.

Thank glutenfreefoodie12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Platter dishes are must try at Samaras. Dips are amazing and excellent kababs. We went to one in Woonona and the ambience there is quite nice. One of the best Lebanese restaurant in Wollongong.

Thank Saurav K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This family-owned Lebanese restaurant is superb. The portions are generous. Three of use shared a mezze plate and a grilled meat dish for two. One of the owners, Alyra, one of the owners, came by to visit. She told us how the spices and olive...More

Thank Inaheed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time ever having Lebanese - no complaints what so ever. Fantastic range of dishes. Value for money. Meals nice & big. Lovely decor. Sunday night very quiet, any other night would pay too book, very popular restaurant. Customer car parking off street, very convenient....More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken parmigiana was the best restaurant meal that I have had in a very long time. Everyone loved their meal.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love this place, amazing food, great service and super friendly staff where nothing is an issue and they give kids crayons to draw on the paper table cloths. If your not sure what to get try the Lebanese mixed platter, one of my...More

Thank ymi2dumb4dis
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

beautiful beautiful and beautiful. food, people and service. And a great were very friendly and notice when you needed help. service very timely , environment great, quiet general music.

Thank PhillipNarelle
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My son recently took me to Samaras in Woonona while visiting him in Wollongong, the food was delicious, and the staff attentive despite being busy, were lucky enough to meet Samara, you will see her story on the photo. If you are in the area,...More

1  Thank Kerrem520
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Reasonable price for variety of dishes on the lunch menu. Fabulous humus and tabouli. Service is a bit slow but friendly. Haven't tried evening menu but recommend the lunch.

Thank Anthony E
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We ate outside at the Wollongong restaurant. It was a great evening. The food and the service were fantastic. Just like being in a little taverna/ristorante on the Mediterranean. Great evening.

Thank Dean G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it BYO or can you buy wine there
8 March 2017|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
It's byo and there is a bottle shop next to the restaurant
Rose P
Is your restaurant licensed?? BYO??
29 May 2015|
Response from rehab n |
Yes it is - beer & wine . Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong  >  Woonona
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4284 9422
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