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Samurai Restaurant

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Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-565-1621
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Today
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, lovely place, good drinks (saké), excellent service. You can choose between traditionnal sushis or more creative dishes. Going there will give you a break from Santo Domingo's hassle and recharge your batteries!

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is the best Japanese Cuisine place in town. Great traditional Japanese, very nice atmosphere and Decor. Good service and Sushi Bar.

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Thank Ivanreynoso
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you really want to eat real japanese food en Santo Domingo, not just sushi, this is a must to go place. They are extremely clean and the options within the menu are really abundant. Prices are not necessary low or fit to budget but this place totally worth it.

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Thank Jonathan G
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've lived in the Dominican Republic now for approx 8 months and am constantly on the lookout for good/great cuisine. I'm just starting out on my TripAdvisor ratings because of the varied results I've found... both much higher and much lower than anticipated. This place initially stood out particularly because of it's high ratings. I finally went there yesterday by... More 

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Thank Greg M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I liked this place, it was surprising to have good Japanese style food in the Dominican Republic. Everything was fresh, the staff was pleasant and helpful. The decor was very cozy. They have an outdoor seating area but we choose to dine indoors that night. The price for two for the night totalled about $100 US. Its a bit pricey... More 

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Thank Derrick B
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Samurai Restaurant has a better than average decor, excellent quality Japanese food, and a very good crowd. Prices are also above average and the service has its ups and downs. In overall, we recommend this restaurant as one of the best Japanese in the city.

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Thank PMLama
Santo Domingo Province, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

It is the best Japanese food in DR, you can confidently order any Sashimi (raw fish). They also have very good Sake.

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Thank Randall L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is by far the best sushi you can find in the Dominican Republic. I try to go at least one time a month and I always find fresh ingredients and excellent service. They could improve the desserts.

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Thank Daniela G
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I have been travelling to the DR for many years now, this was the first time I visited this restaurant. I had been sceptical of the quality of Japanese food in the Dominican but was pleasantly surprised. I attended a colleague who is a restaurateur and even he was impressed. Authentic sushi and sashimi, good service, valet and good location... More 

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Thank Mickibbo
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

The best food ( fish and meat) that you can have in DR. That is a place where you can find new flavors, and please do not forget to order Sake!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Seminario #57 | Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-565-1621

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?