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Samantha's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$0
CUISINES
Mexican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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meals, features

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Menu

ANTOJITOS / APPETIZERS‏
$6.95
Tostones Con Queso
Crispy and tender fried green plantain, topped with spanish cheese
$6.95
Nachos
Our high quality corn chips, topped with refried beans, monterey jack cheese, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo
$7.95
Ceviche
Fresh flounder‏ marinated in fresh lime juice, red onions, cilantro, ginger celery and jalapeño peppers
$12.95
Ceviche Mixto
Fresh flounder, shrimp, calamari and scallops marinated in fresh lime juice, red onions, cilantro, ginger celery and jalapeño peppers
$8.50
Gambas Al Ajillo
Fresh black tiger shrimp, sautéed in our delicious sherry wine, garlic and butter. Served with bread
$7.95
Queso Fundido Con Chorizo
Generous portion of melted monterrey jack cheese topped with sautéed spanish sausage. Served with flour tortillas
Cheese $7.95
Beef $+8.95
Chicken $+8.95
Quesadilla Al Carbón
A tex-mex style tortilla stuffed with cheese grilled chicken or beef and served with freshly made guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo
$8.95
Mejillones Al Gengibre
A large portion of mussels marinated and cooked with garlic, spring onions, fresh ginger in a cherry wine sauce
$7.95
Yuca Con Chicharrón
A salvadoran treat, softly cooked cassava wedges topped with sautéed tomatoes, pico de gallo and lean tender fried morsels of pork
$7.95
Taquitos
Our rolled‏ corn tortillas filled with chicken or beef, fried to golden brown and served with guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo
SOPAS Y ENSALADAS / SOUPS AND SALADS
$8.25
Ensalada Tropical
Fresh lettuce, tomatoes, avocados, hearts of palm, cucumbers and red onions, served with our house dressing
$6.95
Ensalada De Palmito
Fresh lettuce, hearts of palm and red onions served with our house dressing
$10.50
Ensalada De Pollo a La Parrilla
Fresh lettuce, grilled chicken breast and red onions, served with our special house dressing
$9.95
Taco Salad
A crispy‏ flour tortilla shell, with a touch of refried beans, shredded chicken or beef, lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream
$6.95
Caldo De Crema De Cangrejo
Cream of crab with a south of the border twist
$10.50
Sopa De Rez (Beef Soup)
A salvadoran mix of herbs and vegetables mixed in a fresh broth served with rice and tortillas
$10.50
Sopa De Mondongo (Tripe Soup)
A salvadoran mix of herbs and vegetables mixed in a fresh broth served with rice and tortillas
$10.50
Sopa De Gallina India (Country Chicken Soup)
A salvadoran mix of herbs and vegetables mixed in a fresh broth served with rice and tortillas
$19.95
Mariscada
Our house specialty, a combination of lobster, mussels, clams, salmon, shrimp, scallops in a blend of seafood juices and herbs. Platos favoritos mexicanos / mexican favorites
ESPECIALIDADES DE LA CASA / HOUSE SPECIALTIES‏
All entrees are served with white spanish rice and cuban style black beans
$14.50
Milanesa De Carne
Breaded, shirt steak, pan seared topped with red onions and served with salad
$13.95
Chuleta De Puerco
Two marinated fresh pork chops topped with sautéed onions, green peppers and tomatoes, served with salad
$13.95
Pollo Saltado
Fresh white breast of chicken sautéed with red onions, cilantro, tomatoes, green peppers and French fries, in our peruvian style sauce
$15.50
Lomo Saltado
Tenderloin tips sautéed with red onions, cilantro, tomatoes, green peppers and French fries in out peruvian style sauce
$16.50
Mariscos Saltado
shrimp and scallops scallops sautéed with red onions, cilantro, tomatoes, green peppers and French fries in our peruvian style sauce
$13.95
Lengua a La Portuguesa
Fresh beef tongue, marinated in red wine, garlic and served in a rice red wine sauce
$17.95
Bistec a La Criolla
10 oz. Certified angus beef mesquite grilled rib eye steak, topped with sautéed spanish onions, tomatoes and green peppers. Served with salad
$14.95
Costillas De Puerco
Fresh marinated‏ pork ribs, grilled with our homemade BBQ sauce and served fajita style
$14.95
Camarones Entomatados
Shrimp sautéed with tomatoes and onions in a white wine sauce
PLATOS FAVORITOS MEXICANOS / MEXICAN FAVORITES
A fresh, crisp tortilla rolled with your preference of beef, chicken or seafood. Served with beans, rice, lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream
$11.95
Chicken
Seafood
Beef / Chicken
$13.95
Chicken
Seafood
Seafood
Two soft, fresh corn tortillas stuffed with your choice of cheese, beef chicken, spinach or seafood covered with melted cheese topped with a homemade sauce. Served with beans and rice, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream
$10.95
Cheese
$11.95
Spinash / Beef / Chicken
$13.95
Seafood
A fresh, soft flour tortilla rolled with your preference of beef, chicken, spinach or seafood. Served with beans, rice, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream
$11.95
Spinash / Beef / Chicken
$13.95
Seafood
A LA CARTA / A LA CARTE / SIDE ORDERS‏
$1.60
Pupusas
Queso/frijoles and queso / revueltas / chicharron / pollo /carne / zuchinni / lorocco / spinash
$2.50
Pupusas De Mariscos (Seafood
$3.95
Taco Al Carbón
$4.95
Chile Relleno Beef/Cheese
$3.95
Enchiladas - Cheese/Chicken/Beef
$5.50
Seafood Enchilada
$4.95
Guacamole
$1.50
Sour Cream
$1.50
Rice
$1.50
Bean
POSTRES / DESSERTS
$3.50
Empanadas
$4.50
Flan / Chocolate Mousse / Tres Leches / Cajeta / Sopapillas
$4.95
Fresas a La Romana / Xiango
CAFÉS / COFFEES‏
$3.50
Cappuchino
$2.50
Espresso
$1.95
Coffee, Hot Tea
BEVIDAS/ BEVERAGES
$1.75
Coke
$1.75
Diet Coke
$1.75
Sprite
$1.75
Gingeralo
$1.75
Cola-Champan
$1.95
Horcheta
$1.95
Tamarinda
$1.95
Maraiion
$1.95
Maracuya
$1.95
Cebada
CERVERAS/BEERS‏
$3.95
Corona
$3.95
Xx
$3.95
Tecate
$3.95
Negra Modelo
$3.95
Heineken
$3.95
Modelo Especial
$3.25
Miller Lite
$3.25
Burweiser
½ Pitcher $15.95
Picther $29.95
Glass $6.25
Margaritas
½ Pitcher $15.95
Picther $29.95
Glass $6.25
Pliiia Colodas
ESPECIALIDADES DE LA CASA / HOUSE SPECIALTIES
All entrees are served with white spanish rice and cuban style black beans
$14.50
Milanesa De Carne
Breaded, shirt steak, pan seared topped with red onions and served with salad
$13.95
Chuleta De Puerco
Two marinated fresh pork chops topped with sautéed onions, green peppers and tomatoes, served with salad
$13.95
Pollo Saltado
Fresh white breast of chicken sautéed with red onions, cilantro, tomatoes, green peppers and French fries, in our peruvian style sauce
$15.50
Lomo Saltado
Tenderloin tips sautéed with red onions, cilantro, tomatoes, green peppers and French fries in out peruvian style sauce
$16.50
Mariscos Saltado
shrimp and scallops scallops sautéed with red onions, cilantro, tomatoes, green peppers and French fries in our peruvian style sauce
$13.95
Lengua a La Portuguesa
Fresh beef tongue, marinated in red wine, garlic and served in a rice red wine sauce
$17.95
Bistec a La Criolla
10 oz. Certified angus beef mesquite grilled rib eye steak, topped with sautéed spanish onions, tomatoes and green peppers. Served with salad
$14.95
Costillas De Puerco
Fresh marinated pork ribs, grilled with our homemade BBQ sauce and served fajita style
$14.95
Camarones Entomatados
Shrimp sautéed with tomatoes and onions in a white wine sauce
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We are old friends who get together for lunch now and then, and Samantha's is one of our favorite places: when was the last time you ever ordered enchiladas or Tacos and received something truly special? I had settled into a routine of getting Samantha's...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were just trying to avoid traffic and find dinner. Google showed Samantha's Restaurant as an option and we tried it. Our table wobbled and the table setting method of putting a large sheet of paper over the tablecloth was a bit odd. The tables...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank verrine
Reviewed 23 July 2018

One of the best small little restaurants in the Silver Spring area. I have been here several times and the food has always been excellent. Parking can be an issue at certain times and there is no reservations so the wait time for a table...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank wad919
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Our family of three went for dinner. This is a Mexican fine dining restaurant and well worth the Uber ride or drive from downtown Silver Spring MD. The restaurant has the typical Mexican food you’d expect, as well as specialized beef, chicken, and pork dishes....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kbast
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Samantha has been a cut above the usual Tex-Mex place for years. I most often get the Ceviche (plain, not the mixto) and a Corona. Today's wasn't quite up to the standard of the past, bit maybe that's because it was busier than usual. Still...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Out of all the restaurants we have tried in Silver Spring, we like this one the best! Warm salsa that is made fresh daily, excellent dishes that excite the taste buds, and great drinks will keep you coming back for more. Definitely enjoyed our meal!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Susan and Phyl T
Reviewed 24 March 2018

On March 19, 2018, we visited Samantha's Mexican Restaurant. What a delightful surprise. I ordered the shrimp and scallops enchiladas, and my husband had the chicken burrito. There were large scallops and shrimp, instead of tiny pieces hidden by cheaper vegetables. My husband's burrito was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Bgoodtoall
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Food lacked flavor though it appeared in plentiful quantities. Service was very pleasant and efficient.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Columbiaphil
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

For years, I've relied on Samantha's for better-than-usual Mexican meals. In recent times they've been getting better both on the food and the service sides. Service continued on the ascendant today, food took a tiny step back. I'll still keep coming, but I may check...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Samantha's is an amazing restaurant, with extremely reasonable prices. I love the carne asada, which is always cooked perfectly. The guac is always fresh and delicious, and the margaritas are also great. Other favorites include the steak enchiladas and burritos. Good mix of both Mexican...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Rachel G
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