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Sam's No. 3

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Mexican, American, Greek, Diner
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2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014
303-751-0347
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 14
    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
An amazing last minute experience

My friends and I (party of 6) showed up 30 minutes prior to the kitchen closing. Oops we really lost track of time. However, due to this slight inconvenience to the staff, they did not rush us out and where very warm the whole time. Our table ordered several of the humongous breakfast burritos... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
LaylinaW
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Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Families with children
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Tallahassee, Florida
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

My friends and I (party of 6) showed up 30 minutes prior to the kitchen closing. Oops we really lost track of time. However, due to this slight inconvenience to the staff, they did not rush us out and where very warm the whole time. Our table ordered several of the humongous breakfast burritos, BBBBBLAT sandwich (5pc of yummy bacon,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The burgers were awesome! Fast friendly service! 2 of us tried burgers 1 ordered breakfast. None of us were disappointed. We went around 1 pm on a Thursday and had to wait 15 minutes for a booth. Worth the wait!

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Littleton, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We came here today, Sunday, at 1pm. Waited about 30 minutes for a booth. The service comes with a smile and it's good. The menu is huge; there is something for everyone. But the quality just wasn't there. My husband said his Bloody Mary was bad. My Mimosa was ok. His coney dogs were decent, chili-cheese fries were average. I... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I do love me some Sam's #3. It's my go to place when I have no idea what I am really in the mood for. They have it all! Great burgers, green chili, amazing breakfasts, salads and my favorite... Grilled Ham and Cheddar on Sourdough with homemade chips. Usually always busy from open to close. Rarely have I been here... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a downtown diner and they are a really great one. There are really good reasons they have been in business for decades and multiple generations of family ownership. Good food, lots of variety, very reasonable prices, quick service and come as you are. What more could you want !!!!

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

You will definitely come back. Don't be put off by the wait. There is almost always a line but it's worth it and they get you in pretty quickly. The menu is extensive. The service is friendly and fast. The food is great. There is also a bar if you would like an adult beverage. They also have TV screens... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place never serves a bad meal. Portions are huge. The wait staff are always friendly and fast. Try it and you will be a return customer.

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Aurora, Colorado, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very well run restaurant....good food, good service and reasonable prices. Always busy though so you might have to wait a little to get a table.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When I need some good home cooking, I always go to Sams No. 3, whether in Denver or Aurora. I always top it off with a good Mimosa or Bloody Mary. It's great to sit back and relax with friends or significant other and even catch a sporting event on TV.

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great staff and the most attentive cooks int he world. My father-in-law has severe allergies and they accommodated his requirements. They cooked his food separately and came back to make sure all was well. Even when he isn't in town we love the food. It's our go-to place for anytime time of day both on Havana and over in Cherry... More 

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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: Mexican, American, Greek, Diner

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?