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Samanthas Restaurant

631 University Blvd E, Silver Spring, MD 20901-3769
+1 301-445-7300
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“pupusas” (11 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
€€ - €€€
631 University Blvd E, Silver Spring, MD 20901-3769
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Samantha has been a cut above the usual Tex-Mex place for years. I most often get the Ceviche (plain, not the mixto) and a Corona. Today's wasn't quite up to the standard of the past, bit maybe that's because it was busier than usual. Still...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Out of all the restaurants we have tried in Silver Spring, we like this one the best! Warm salsa that is made fresh daily, excellent dishes that excite the taste buds, and great drinks will keep you coming back for more. Definitely enjoyed our meal!

Thank Susan and Phyl T
Reviewed 23 March 2018

On March 19, 2018, we visited Samantha's Mexican Restaurant. What a delightful surprise. I ordered the shrimp and scallops enchiladas, and my husband had the chicken burrito. There were large scallops and shrimp, instead of tiny pieces hidden by cheaper vegetables. My husband's burrito was...More

Thank Bgoodtoall
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Food lacked flavor though it appeared in plentiful quantities. Service was very pleasant and efficient.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

For years, I've relied on Samantha's for better-than-usual Mexican meals. In recent times they've been getting better both on the food and the service sides. Service continued on the ascendant today, food took a tiny step back. I'll still keep coming, but I may check...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Samantha's is an amazing restaurant, with extremely reasonable prices. I love the carne asada, which is always cooked perfectly. The guac is always fresh and delicious, and the margaritas are also great. Other favorites include the steak enchiladas and burritos. Good mix of both Mexican...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

For years, Samantha's has been the hest Mexican restaurant in the area: all the usual menu items, but in in a more authentic and tasty incarnation all at a reasonable price. If there was anything that left room for improvement from the perspective of a...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

When you are raised eating homemade Latin food it's difficult to find a place where they "cook like mom." Anytime I crave mom's cooking I go here and I am never disappointed.

Thank Miriam T
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

On our way to DC looking for a restaurant that served pupusas, an El Salvadoran food that is hard to find near Philadelphia. This little restaurant was a pleasant surprise; lunch service with white tablecloths, very friendly servers and amazing food. We all had pupusas...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It's been a long time since I tried Samantha's for dinner, but on a Sunday night my wife and I did takeout. The parking lot was saturated, and the place was TOTALLY full. Even so, it was quiet (easy to understand conversation at a normal...More

Thank jaseaton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 University Blvd E, Silver Spring, MD 20901-3769
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-445-7300
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