178 Piermont Road, Cresskill, NJ - (201) 816-7343

About Us


After 20 years of learning every facet of the restaurant industry,Nejdet Apcin opened his restaurant, The Samdan, in September of 1995.Located of 178 Piermont road with an emphasis on Middle Eastern dishes utilizing the freshest offering of the Cresskill region.


Apcin has work across the country to bring extensive business skills and talent to his restaurant when he acknowledge his passion for food.Years of hard work and and a passion for food have brought Apcin within blocks of his childhood home to open a restaurant that exemplifies his philosophy as a owner: hearty,clean food with integrity that embraces the abundant offerings of the region prepared simply yet thoughttfully.


Apcin’s vision of the perfect restaurant extends far beyond the menu. He choose to build his dream in an mystic area of his hometown,a decision that helped boost the atmospher of the area in to one off the state capital’s most desirable destinations.The restaurant’s appealing exterior only hints at the atmospherere within.He worked hardly to give the restaurant a nature resources-warmth and hospitality.The bar is intimate, as are curtained dining booths and private banquet rooms.The dining room itself is lively yet sophisticated. A highly trained and dedicated waitstaff provides diners with professional service and personal attention.


Thank you for choosing to make Samdan Restaurant as part of your dining experience. This web site was designed to offer our valued customers the opportunity to learn more about our wonderful restaurant and to welcome feedback about your dining experiences with us. Join us a delicious, Middle Eastern difference for lunch or dinner.

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