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Sam Woo

15333 Culver Dr Ste 720, Irvine, CA 92604-7128
+1 949-262-0688
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“peking duck” (15 reviews)
“dim sum” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (19 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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Sam Woo used to have a lot more restaurants through the greater Los Angeles area, it is Cantonese cuisine and the changing taste of the city has affected their business. The Irvine location has been a decent option since it opened, the food is up...More

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A large variety of dishes to choose from. The stereotypical Chinese restaurant with brash waiters who tend to ignore you. It helps if you speak Mandarin/Cantonese, though English is understood. Portions are large, the menu(s) are comparable in size to Moby Dick (and I wouldn't...More

Thank iamgodot123
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The service, the entrée/appetizer choices, and the prices never cease to amaze me. The portions are large enough to share with a someone. We dine here at least 1x every summer when we are out in SoCal on vacation. I would recommend this Chinese restaurant...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Nice clean environment. Beautiful facility. Late lunch offers Dim Sum but you order off the menu versus carts. Good choices available with many options.

Thank Famluv2travel
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Maybe this is absolutely authentic to an actual Chinese person, but to me, (some white Californian guy), this is the real deal. I've had great feasts here and tons of fun. There a things I've tried that I will not eat ever again, and things...More

Thank JamesHunterRoss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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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