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Samurai Mama

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205 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-4209
+1 718-599-6161
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18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought this was a pretty good stop on our journey over to Brooklyn. Sounds like we went at the right time (around 2-3 on a weekday) because there was no wait and the place was sort of empty. We ordered: SEAFOOD CURRY UDON - OMG soooo good. The broth was to die for and everything about this was just amazing.... More 

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Thank Jenn S
London, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Terrible booking policy, probably prejudiced by us being over 30, had to stand in a glorified broom cupboard designated as a 'waiting room'. It took about half an hour to get a table through some impenetrable system barely managed by a guy in a Woolley hat. The food when we got it was fine but nothing to write home about,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

If you want authentic Japanese food, fabulous udon and great sushi, then you will probably like this restaurant. We did not have to arrive real early and we were seated quickly. However, shortly after we arrived, we noticed the place getting very busy and ultimately people had to wait a bit. It's a good and popular restaurant.

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Thank Dabb2
New York City
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Last night my BF and I decided to try this place since it was right near the movie theater. Now, I would love to give a review on the food but unfortunately, we never made it that far. We walked in about 4:45pm only to be told the kitchen opens at 5pm but that we could sit, have a drink... More 

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Thank hevin24
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A friend reccomended this place and i had the best time in months. The food is simply amazing. Its fresh, its very tasty and the atmosphere in the restaurant is really nice! Would rec any dish to anybody!

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Thank dannygroenenboom
Cooperstown, New York
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107 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We've lunched at Samurai Mama twice and had good experiences both times. Samurai Mama offers a little bit of a non-traditional twist on sushi, which is refreshing. I particularly enjoyed a guacamole tuna roll. The lunch specials are reasonably priced for what you get. It's an attractive, wood-lined space with some booths and a big common table. Service is great... More 

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Thank MRM1655
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this place by fluke and boy were we happy! This is probably the best udon I've ever had! The broth is amazing! They cool the broth for 2 days and it develops this amazing depth of flavor. You will not be disappointed with the food. Check it out!!

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Thank Tracy T
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This place is loaded with atmosphere, even though it looks pretty suspect from the outside. It is decorated with old wood Japanese décor, but the food really carries, with a tremendous variety in mostly noodle dishes. A long common table lies in the middle of the restaurant to conserve space and allow people not to have to wait to be... More 

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Thank John R
Massachusetts
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Sweet atmosphere here (reminds me of Toyose in San Francisco): dimly lit, dark wood, with one very long table that seats at least a dozen. The food was pretty good but not memorable, so it felt a little weird to walk out $60-70 short (we got two udons, the fried gyoza appetizer, a couple sakes).

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Thank plusGRAY
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant based on the reviews,and,it was,Everithing that we expected... Very well priced compare to the restaurant in the same level. Authentic Japanese Food. Great Atmosphere!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
Friday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-4209
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-599-6161
Description
5 star Japanese restaurant or at least 4

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