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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 good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (15 reviews)
“dim sum” (34 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

To everyone who loves Chinese food, you have got to come here! Sam Woo BBQ in my opinion has the best Chinese food in the Orange County area! The staff are very friendly and attentive! I ordered a very tasty Chicken Fried Rice! The food,...More

Thank Jonathan Y
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is the Irvine location of a small chain that I believe started in the San Gabriel Valley. The main restaurant is clean and has nice décor. It's suitable for inviting guests for a special occasion and the dim sum selection is good and tasty....More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had lunch at Sam Woo yesterday. There were three of us and we ordered Squid Kum Pao, Orange Chicken and Sauteed Green Beans. There was enough food to feed the three of us with enough leftovers for lunch toay. Everything was delicious - the...More

Thank magev109
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Nice place for good dim sum. Everything needs to be ordered from a menu. That means you choose what you would like and it comes very quickly, but you miss the charm of the little carts coming around with surprises! Service is very quick and...More

Thank Itistrue165
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This place is conveniently located in the shopping center with plenty of other restaurant and the food and the service is very quick. We used to leave in Irvine for few years closed to this place and have been here multiple time over the past...More

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Came with my family of 5. We're told the wait was 10 minutes after 1:30 for lunch. We waited for 25 minutes, not because there were not tables available. There were plenty of larger table, mainly seating 6 - 10 people. We had to ask...More

Thank mbellastyle
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I have a lunch with my friends in this Hong Kong style restaurant during a weekday. Since we come at around 11:00am PT, there is no waiting and we are assigned a table immediately. Note that if you come at or after noon, please expect...More

Thank Edward-A A
Reviewed 2 January 2018

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 24 December 2017 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 18 December 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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