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Samaras Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

US$6 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews mixed platter lamb shawarma tabouli lebanese bread skewers wraps rice bruschetta delicious food bottle shop generous portions across the road take away omar beirut wollongong beruit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food good choice from menu. Good value. This time pickup for a family occassion. The food was presented beautifully for a pickup.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Lebanese Food you will enjoy the meal. The menu is great, the service good and the staff are welcoming and friendly. There is plenty of parking underneath the building. I have dined at this restaurant a few times and will go back...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank paddyomalley46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby and I dined here on Tuesday night. Delicious food and plenty of it. We had a share platter for two and there was so much we couldn’t finish everything. Lovely clean and modern restaurant and service very fast and attentive. Definitely recommend this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thewise0ldbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us went for a late bite here. We ordered two platters to share. Both superb. Amazing flavours. Was toward closing time. Took a while to come out but worth the wait. Pleasant service. Loved every bite. Have been craving it since. Often busy....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Puntomoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Samaras is very a popular restaurant in Wollongong. The food was delicious and plentiful. We did however have a few concerns which hopefully will be addressed by management to make the dining experience more pleasant. 1. It is very noisy inside the restaurant. Recommend sitting...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank K2K62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the restaurant was not busy when we visited. portion sizes are on a smaller side. we had mixed grilled platter which was good. Fattoush was not upto the mark. with our vegetarian platter, there was no garlic sauce or lebanese bread served. Lebanese bruschetta was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wickedhappydays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t a fan of Lebanese food because of the overwhelming spices and copious garlic, however Samara Wollongong proved me wrong. Great Lebanese music, great Lebanese feature wall, great authentic Lebanese food. Wasn’t overly spicy nor was the taste of garlic overpowering. Loved the new location...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LindaArzu
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Sumptuous middle eastern food in large new premises is well worth the visit. Don't forget to BYO if required and enjoy!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julie T
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

My third visit to this restaurant and drove down for a birthday function Food was sensational again ! Lots of choices, fresh and very good Staff friendly and service good In walking distance of CBD

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Ordered a mixed platter for two which was delicious . Table service however was poor. We had to summon a waiter to order , to refill the bread basket and no one ever came to take our dessert order or sort the bill so we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BrettandAshlee
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8 March 2017|
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Response from christG9285AY | Reviewed this property |
It's byo and there is a bottle shop next to the restaurant
29 May 2015|
Response from 344rehabn |
Yes it is - beer & wine . Thank you
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