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Sam's No. 3

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American, Diner, Greek, Mexican
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2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014
303-751-0347
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Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Bombdiggatylicious!!

I have been numerous times and it is always well worth the wait! I have tried many items on their menu and have been with groups of all sizes. The service and food always knocks my socks off. Highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Jodie C
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I have been numerous times and it is always well worth the wait! I have tried many items on their menu and have been with groups of all sizes. The service and food always knocks my socks off. Highly recommend!

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Aurora, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Sam's is one of our favorite places to eat. It is always packed on the weekends, so be prepared. They have awesome bloody mary's and the food is delicious. Large portions!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great food with big portions. Enjoyed taking my family here. Sometimes there's a wait on the weekends.

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Parker, CO
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I usually stick to the breakfast food because that's my favorite here, but everything I've had is delicious!!

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Aurora, CO
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place can be good or poor. Everything is inconsistent from food to service to atmosphere. They don't seem to care much about customers although they're always packed.

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Aurora, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've been going here for quite awhile-- It is the best breakfast place in Aurora in my opinion-The To me it has always been a great value-good food-honest+ portions and great service- Breakfast is always very very good-- the burgers and chili (I especially like the vegetarian chili) are above average and the service is always top notch--even when they... More 

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Denver, CO
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although I have lived in Aurora for almost 5 years now, I had never eaten at Sam's. A few friends had recommended it and then I saw it on 9News and thought to try it for my weekly brunch with my Grandpa. The wait was a little long (apparently they have call ahead seating for 4 or more), but it... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I was staying at the Doubletree for businesss, and didn't want to pay for their breakfast buffet. I decided to stop at Sam's No.3 after reading the Tripadvisor reviews. I got one of their breakfast specials, a cheese omelet with homefries and toast, and coffee. The coffee was excellent. The breakfast was good. My server was very nice and quick... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Was crazy busy on a Sunday afternoon. We opted to sit at the counter instead of a thirty minute wait for a table for four. First time visit and the menu is filled with great looking food from breakfast to steak dinners, diner food, Greek food and Mexican food. We had the meatloaf melt, the three choice Mexican combo, the... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It's a diner folks, but a really good one. Service is always diner good, food always really good. Watch out for crowds at peak times like weekend mornings and lunch. I like their burritos personally.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: 303-751-0347

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Diner, Greek, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?