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Road 35 House 27, Dhaka City 1212, Bangladesh
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing place + Authentic tase + Awesome people = Rhythm of life. Sushi and Sashimi the key fact of a japanese restaurant. Samdado make sure your dining the best than any other restaurant.

Thank samsulkarimsagor
Blyth, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Offers a good choice of japanese and korean style meals. I took an assortment of sushi followed by udon noodles. The fish on the sushi was beautiful but the squid took some chewing. I did not think the price was too bad.

Thank Rob B
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Sashimi and sushi dishes are definitely good but pricey and ideal for corporate or friends outing. Not a a very suitable place to take kids along.

Thank rabeth k
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I really like this place for sushi. But there are two new places with better Japanese cuisine. So I would still go here for convenience as it is near my office and prices are little lower (marginally though). This place can be too busy in the evening. And last time I went there for dinner last year they allowed smoking... More 

Thank Ehsan A
Dhaka, Bangladesh
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

many would highly recommend this place for japanese food in dhaka....very much disappointed ....other than location, closer to five star hotels, nothing to mention.....good for hangout but not for food.....

Thank haider_12
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172 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Samdado is one of the oldest Japanese restaurants of Dhaka and is highly regarded for their quality and taste of food. Its a place which is frequented by Japanese and expats of Dhaka and the price is also on the higher end of the spectrum. I have visited their place on a couple of occasions and found their sushi and... More 

Thank Mohammad H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Samdado has been one of the oldest Korean restaurant in Dhaka, it was my favourite place to go for sushi when I was young. Went there few days back, I was soo disappointed! The food quality has become so bad. They served sushi that must have been made hours before. Their infamous teriyaki had smell of raw chicken. Their salads... More 

Thank Maisha A
Naples, Campania, Italy
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The restaurant it is a bit old but the food is nice. This is not the max you can find in Dhaka. A place with no big expectations.

1 Thank Mario S
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Fail 1: Kept calling to reserve a table but the phone went unanswered. Fail 2:Upon arrival, the waiter just pointed up the stairs n didn't bother to show us to our tables Fail 3: The food was nowhere close to Japanese or Korean cuisine. Order gyouza at your own risk...you've been warned. The only positive bit is that they have... More 

Thank Victor119
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Nice restaurant just opposite the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Gulshan 2. The Bento box combinations are great.

1 Thank supratikbanerjee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 35 House 27, Dhaka City 1212, Bangladesh
  • Location: Asia  >  Bangladesh  >  Dhaka Division  >  Dhaka City
  • Phone Number: +88-2-882-8499

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