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SamSara Café

277 Water St., New York, NY, 10038
at Dover St.

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Food: 9
Service: 9
Décor: 10
"Highly Recommended"

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What a great little place

By lewie on 8/7/2012

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

We were not aware this little gem existed in our neighborhood. We had passed by a few weeks ago and decided to give it a try. We were graciously greeted and seated. We ordered oysters and the warm peach and mozzarella salad. My husband said the oysters were quite tasty and the peach and mozzarella salad ROCKED! We ordered Monkfish which was rich and excellent and reminded us of the wonderfuly restaurants in St. Maarten. I ordered the roast pork and broad noodles topped with ricotta cheese. Not like Grandma made, it was BETTER. We did not have dessert only cappucino which was very good as well. The staff, Pam, Anise and Eric could not have been nicer. We plan on going back for the prix fixe dinner very soon as there are many great items on the menu.

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81 out of 149 people found this review helpful.

SamSara Classy near the Seaport

By exNASAguy on 4/3/2012

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Great smallish place with tapas-like, inventive entrees. I particularly liked the tea-smoked Scottish Salmon and Pulled Pork Profiteroles, and the Waffles and Cream with candied bacon for dessert! Friendly service, in a low-key environment. Nice, choice of wines. It's next to the Bridge Cafe on an historic side street by the Brooklyn Bridge.

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