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Samanthas Restaurant

631 University Blvd E, Silver Spring, MD 20901-3769
+1 301-445-7300
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“pupusas” (12 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
631 University Blvd E, Silver Spring, MD 20901-3769
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 15 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

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

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

For years, Samantha's has been the hest Mexican restaurant in the area: all the usual menu items, but in in a more authentic and tasty incarnation all at a reasonable price. If there was anything that left room for improvement from the perspective of a...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

When you are raised eating homemade Latin food it's difficult to find a place where they "cook like mom." Anytime I crave mom's cooking I go here and I am never disappointed.

Thank Miriam T
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

On our way to DC looking for a restaurant that served pupusas, an El Salvadoran food that is hard to find near Philadelphia. This little restaurant was a pleasant surprise; lunch service with white tablecloths, very friendly servers and amazing food. We all had pupusas...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It's been a long time since I tried Samantha's for dinner, but on a Sunday night my wife and I did takeout. The parking lot was saturated, and the place was TOTALLY full. Even so, it was quiet (easy to understand conversation at a normal...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My husband & I ate here for dinner on the recommendation of our b&b hostess. We were expecting Mexican & it definitely had more of a Latin influence. There were a lot of seafood options. There are no refills on drinks (but sodas are only...More

Thank Kris H
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We had shrimp, taquitos and pupusas from the appetizer menu. Everything was amazing! Quick service. Cup was never empty. Outside of building does not represent the inside... JUST GO IN!! We will return! The BEST sauce for the chips. Also great for the pupusas.

Thank Meshelle P
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We love coming here. The service is always friendly and helpful. The vegetarian enchiladas have lots of tender spinach and the chicken dishes are delicious. The chips are the thinnest, least greasy chips we've ever had! And there are always lots of happy families eating...More

Thank LaNonna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 University Blvd E, Silver Spring, MD 20901-3769
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-445-7300
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