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Samurai Bowl

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574 Colombo | Shop 5, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-379 6752
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went into Samurai Bowl as it was a two block walk from where we were staying. Was very surprised how well make the meals were. Went back the next day to have our last meal in New Zealand due to it being so good.

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Thank LCJ330
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It serves good and simple Japanese food. We were quite a big group but the staff were very quick to accommodate us. The food was prepared very quickly and it was delicious. The Samurai ramen and a side dish deal is the best value. Spicy miso ramen was the best! The dons were a bit on a smaller side and... More 

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Thank Jurga P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

They opened a new one on Wairakei Road and we went on Saturday around 5.30pm. Family of four. Great time and we finished all our plates! a first with kids under 6. We'll deffo go back and get a bit more adventurous. $50 and we had an Asahi beer

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Thank DarthFD
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My wife told me that she will be taking me out to a place that I will enjoy and it was her shout... Amazing food with great service and very affordable. Strongly recommend for those on a budget.

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Thank Kerry R
Christchurch
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I LOVE Samurai Bowl. Always quick. Always delicious. It never disappoints and is just like eating in Japan. Totally low key and casual. There is nothing fancy about Samurai Bowl but the food is always on point. There is something for everyone on the menu. Thanks Masa and your lovely staff for a taste sensation every time we visit to... More 

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Thank Chessa78
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times just for starters. Always very quick. Good price. Have to branch out next time. A lot of people eating noodle dish. I started getting food envy

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Thank Rosie P
Perth, Australia
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92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Guys if you want simple homely japanese at a reasonable price with good portions this is the place. It wasn't a "wow" moment for us but it hit the spot in a simple way.

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Thank Tristan Q
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We were happy to find this restaurant as it is the last day of our NZ trip & it's a perfect weather to have ramen. It is within walking distance from Re-Start Mall. The place is pretty full & half has been reserved. It has wide range menu. Good fried wonton. But we've tasted better ramen before.

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Thank SandraHadisurya
Naples, Campania, Italy
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Place looks basic but the ramen is hot, comforting, tasty and welcoming. They have a great selection and so much to choose from. Love the Orion beer and sake too.

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Thank Charlotte C
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent food & friendly staff & fast service. Had to try ramen (from reading other reviews) & it was delicious. The sashumi was scrumptious & the seared scallops were hugifabulous ! Also the icing on the cake is it's BYO

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Thank Jenni P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Colombo | Shop 5, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-379 6752

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