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Sama Zama

425 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3004
+1 816-756-3600
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“okonomiyaki” (3 reviews)
“spicy ramen” (3 reviews)
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Asian
££ - £££
425 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3004
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

After a six hour dance workshop we used the Trip Advisor App to find a ramen restaurant in the area. While there are several to choose from, Sama Zama peaked our interest. After a 30 minute drive into the city, we found the restaurant and...More

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

If I could leave a worse review, I would. We never even got our food out because the lady server kicked us out because we politely asked for a drink refill. At first, I didn't think I heard her broken English correctly as I got...More

Thank npulloa
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered the vegetarian ramen and I was disappointed it was super oily and tasteless. I guess I would go back to try other stuff maybe?

Thank Gabby W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Found this place through a friend and they actually have real Japanese ramen! They have other great food, like Onigiri, udon, etc... The prices are average (for Westport) and I feel the portion sizes are decent. Check it out if you like Japanese food. *Wednesday...More

Thank Sai361
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Enjoyed this place. It's not too big, reminds me of places in Japan. They are playing J-pop music and the atmosphere is nice. There are Japanese magazines laying around for customers so you know they get the real deal here. We started off with the...More

Thank KaneoheBoy
Reviewed 30 October 2016

There were good points and less good points. All in all, it evened out to be about average. I'd read reviews before coming. There were a few reviews warning of how busy the restaurant was, so my boss and I agreed to arrive right at...More

Thank AHW676
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Went on a beautiful Saturday night for dinner, were seating immediately. Server was quick to get to us and friendly right out of the gate. We are a joking bunch and she played right along. Many options for each of us as half the table...More

Thank David&Puanani
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I really like this restaurant. The food is really high quality and their okonomiyaki is absolutely scrumptious. I love eating here. If I could improve one thing it would be the service. The staff doesn't check on you as often as they could, even when...More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We have 3 kids. On kid got hurt opening the door. Once we got seated, no one helped us or asked for drinks. Then someone came out from the back and said if someone has a migraine and you can't stay if you cannot control...More

1  Thank Charlene W
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The fried calamari was very good, so good in fact, we ordered a second plate. The takoyaki was very good as was the okonamiyaki with shrimp. Every one in our party loved the gyoza and the green beans as well. This is a small restaurant...More

Thank Littlegto67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-756-3600
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