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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mixed platter” (29 reviews)
“garlic dip” (18 reviews)
“lamb shawarma” (11 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from South Western Sydney and having several Lebanese friends we know what good Lebanese food is. And this is not it. The haloumi, falafel and chicken tasted nice and were moist. However, we recieved approx 3 tablespoons of tabouli, 6 pink pickles (where were...More

Thank friv_x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Samaras has always been a favourite of mine. Recently dined there with a friend from Canberra and she too absolutley loved it. The food is fresh and full of flavour and well priced. My favourite is the vegetarian plate. It’s amazing! You must stop by...More

Thank dani84072
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I still remember the very first time I went there. That was a couple of years before. The group of people I went to were not very memorable but the food was definitely a highlight of the week! We ordered a bit of everything and...More

Thank Shane A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large group visit, all meals delicious! Only downer: would not split the bill which is tricky for a large group. By the time they explain it and argue, they might as well have put through the 4 transactions and had happy customers. It’s simple to...More

Thank Kingpurple72
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I love this place. We have been to this restaurant several times over the past 12 months. We head to the Samara's restaurant in Wollongong and have always had a good night there - whether for a work function, a celebratory gathering or a night...More

Thank Melindam2206
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great quick service, reasonable pricing and delicious food. Been here a few times and never been disappointed.

Thank julie M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Yes, this definitely is THE place in Wollongong for eastern style food. Cheerful service too. Our dining experience at an outside table was spoilt by smokers on the next table whose smoke drifted continuously past our food. I asked them to cease smoking but they...More

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

There is a reason all the locals keep on coming back to Samaras. The dishes are some of the best middle eastern cuisine in Wollongong and would even give the best of Sydney a run for their money. But the service is what leaves me...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Walked in off the street, the staff were amazing, made room for us outside, put the heater on for us, brilliant service, food exceptional. Our two friends joined us 45 mins later - the staff didn’t flinch- welcomed them and again service quick and amazingly...More

Thank hatulli
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of very few who deliver to the hotel I stayed in. Being a female and travelling alone for work I have no interest in going out to a restaurant at night. Samaras offer a great range of dinner options. The food...More

Thank Willstars
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Questions & Answers
8 March 2017|
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Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
It's byo and there is a bottle shop next to the restaurant
Rose P
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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