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Samaras Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine

417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
+61 2 4284 9422
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mixed platter” (38 reviews)
“tabouli” (20 reviews)
“lamb shawarma” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are always welcomed like family , nothing is too much trouble. The food is always good, and servings are very generous. Definitely recommend Samaras.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fanbelt62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place. it has recently moved a few doors up the road and there is more space. the food is fantastic and the service manages a big crowd verrry well. nothing is a problem. its good that they are not licensed.. it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Outnabout57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting Wollongong we searched for a restaurant nearby open on Monday night and decided to try Lebabese at Samaras. The mixed platter for 2 was served with flat breads and was easily enough for 3 adults. 3 meat skewers each were succulent and well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank buderimba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night and was really looking forward to it. Unfortunately it didn’t live up to my expectations or previous reviews. The service was quite bad. After waiting around half an hour for three drinks I had to go up to the counter and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brishe11
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Have visited Samaras on many occasions, have always found the service to be great, the staff are attentive without being in your face constantly. Have never been disappointed with any food I have eaten here with the dips and mixed platters being favourites. For anyone...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank lazman_666
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We were visiting from Sydney and recommended Samaras - food was delicious, the best falafel we have ever tried and the staff were divine, including Samaras Mum who was so friendly. For authentic Lebanese it's a must. We will go back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ElleLHowell
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Excellent meals. Highly recommend the sharing plates. HUGE and delicious. And its BYO. It is a large room and can be a bit noisy if full but that adds to the Mediterranean experience. Management always keen to please.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank kevin t
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Questions & Answers
8 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Princes Hwy | 3/123 COrrimal St, Wollongong, Woonona, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong  >  Woonona
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4284 9422
  • E-mail
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