Civic's 'Sammy's Kitchen Chinese' is widely known amongst locals as the best place in Canberra to get authentic home cooked Chinese and Malaysian foods at prices you wouldn't even find in Beijing.
Recently relocated to a different building on Bunda Street, Sammy's offers the same great food at the same great prices in a opulent and vibrant new setting. There is an extensive selection of Aussie and Kiwi wines available, but if you feel the need to bring your own bottle feel free to.
Take away still available, bookings aren't... but the spacious new setting means that tables are more readily ...read more
Sammy's is a Chinese restaurant in the heart of the city that has become a Canberra icon.
The good aspects of Sammy's are the reasonable prices and the quite good quality food. The Caramelised Chicken is the pick of the dishes (I have yet to find this dish at any other local Chinese restaurant). Other common dishes, such as Beef and Black Bean and Sweet and Sour Pork, are okay without being spectacular.
Among the less appealing aspects are the crowds. The restaurant is usually packed, which creates a noisy ambiance. If you like the hustle and bustle,read more
Very good Restaurant in the heart of Canberra.
First, You have to wait to be seated
Then just at the beginning You get a free fresh water to drink.
I do recommend to order "sizzling mongolian beef".
One woman, who was sitting with her children next to me, suggested me to choose that dish. And it was really wonderful.
Rice is for additional fee.