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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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US$12 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Grill, Healthy
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lunch here with my favorite buddy(Pastor Jojo) and we really loved the food especially ceviche and arroz con mariscos. Service was high standard thank you to Jude,Tanya,Carlos, Nikki and Shynne very helpful. We will be back soon.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 87edmundd
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a nice place! From the welcoming to the tables, from drinks to dessert. Good quality, extensive signature cocktail list, interesting peruvian cuisine with a twist, generous portions, and outstanding dessert presentation! And the relaxing couches are simply perfect for a late lunch or an...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Matthewr12855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant but the food is not authentic Peruvian - it’s been so tempered for local taste buds that the distinctiveness of Peruvian cuisine is lost. I asked for some Peruvian chili’s to help with the bland flavors and they gave me a very mild...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank gitanjalis2016
Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear gitanjalis2016, We would like to sincerely apologize for falling short in giving you an excellent experience. Your feedback has been shared with the team and we will address our down falls. We do hope you join us again and give us another chance to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had lunch at this place to celebrate my wife’s birthday and it’s no wonder almost everybody rated it a perfect 5. This restaurant is fantastic! The items on the menu are definitely not what you find in Metro Manila. For starters we had the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Mr_noni
Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr_noni, Wow! We highly appreciate you for taking the time to write about your fantastic lunch with us! Thank you so much for sharing about our food,drinks and service. Words cannot really express how we are delighted with your kind words. Wyne,Shynne and Chef...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019

The food here is sooooo good and presented in such a lovely way. Be sure to try the grilled octopus. I like to order a trio--octopus, shrimp, and chicken. Their ceviche is also very good and if you're not sure which one to try, they...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 23maricarl
Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Maricar L, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We have shared your review with the Jayvee and the rest of the team. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your Peruvian experience and we are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Samba resto is located in a hotel. The food and the ambience are just perfect for family gathering for special occasion. This is a 5star resto so we only get to visit once so far because the food is too pricey. We just love everything...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank toteet
Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear toteet, Thank you for your review! We at Samba are glad you enjoyed your Peruvian experience. Do visit us again and we'll make sure that your visit will be perfect this time. Muchas Grasias! Tanya Maghrablian, Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

The food in Samba is really delicious and the service was wonderful. The server Wyne overheard that it was my birthday and surprised me with dessert. It was really a good way to start my birthday!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gb P
Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear Gb P, Thank you for the review and for choosing to celebrate your special day with us! I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to Wyne. Hope you decide to join us again for some grilled anticuchos and pisco sours. Muchas Gracias!...More

Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Our pool side waitress Michele was INCREDIBLE. She treated us so well and we didn’t have to wait long for our drinks or checks! Will come back just because of her serviceMore

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lydia R
Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear Lydia R, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Michele is the best and I will make sure to show her your wonderful review. We do hope that your stay at Shangri-La at Fort was memorable and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Very fun atmosphere as it’s name would imply. Staff are very nice and alert but not obtrusive. Food was a marvellous mix of flavours we had not experienced before. ( Peruvian!) I had a “Cauliflower Curry” main dish which was just perfectly delicious and quite...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear jamespcostello, Thank you for the review! We're glad that we lived up to our name. In Samba our specialty is seafood but we have great vegetarian and vegan dishes for all. We hope you enjoyed your Peruvian experience with us and we will be...More

Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

What an experience! Dining in Peruvian style with perfect ambience and convivial atmosphere. The dishes were out of this world yummy and looking around everyone was enjoying their dish. Great selection of delicious fare for all tastes. Sorry I’m only here for a night, but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MounMayon
Dine S, Manager at Samba, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear H7615FPstevec, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine with us on your only night in Manila! We hope you enjoyed the colourful flavours of Peru and we will definitely be waiting for your next visit. Muchas Gracias. Tanya Maghrablian, Restaurant Manager

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Response from Bonj69 | Reviewed this property |
Starters less than 500 and main courses which is good for sharing is reasonable ranging from about 500 pesos and up. I think the steak for sharing was the nights at about 3k
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