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UNCLE Sam's

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3217 E Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028-3364
602-996-3511
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9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pleasantly surprised!

Visiting friends in Phoenix who go here frequently. I had a cold roast beef sub that was the best roast beef sandwich I have ever had. The hoagie roll was soft, the meat was moist and rare. Fresh tomato and onion and a oil and vinegar dressing. Choice of American cheese or Provalone, and I chose... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
Jan T
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Kent, Washington, United States
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Kent, Washington, United States
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Visiting friends in Phoenix who go here frequently. I had a cold roast beef sub that was the best roast beef sandwich I have ever had. The hoagie roll was soft, the meat was moist and rare. Fresh tomato and onion and a oil and vinegar dressing. Choice of American cheese or Provalone, and I chose the later. I could... More 

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Thank Jan T
Port Orange, Florida
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Have gone to Uncle Sam's for a long time. Use to have very good Cheese Steak sandwiches. Quality seems to be lacking now days. Meat is tough and grisly. Service is not as good as it use to be also. Don't think I'll be back for awhile.

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Thank 702larrye
Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I have been going here for years, and not once have they disappointed me . Even when it's a decade I between visits.

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Thank Fawnze
Arizona
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Been going to Uncle Sams since my early 20s. A LOOOOONGGGG time ago. But hoagies are rock solid. Love the all american and the cheese steak with sweet / hot peppers. Pizza sauce too sweet for my liking. but my 10 year old loves it. FRIES ARE THE BOMB!! but dont get them to go. Best fresh dining in.

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Thank wquinps
Phoenix ,AZ
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113 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

I have always enjoyed this restaurant ... it has been around a very long time. When in this area, my husband and I stop in for a great meal. My only complaint ... They are always running out of wheat bread. Today, I ordered two sandwiches on wheat .... No wheat bread. I settled for white, but this needs to... More 

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Thank Jean M
Carefree, Arizona
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124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here with friends for lunch. Our server was prompt and courteous. My wife ordered a small pizza of the supreme variety, which she enjoyed. I ordered the special steak and cheese sandwich which was a little different than a typical Philly cheese steak, in that the steak was ground into small pieces, but was good. The restaurant is dark... More 

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Thank Gary B
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

I normally come into this place for a grinder or cheesesteak but it was great to just pop in for a salad and a glass of chianti without the fam. Informal atmosphere, good menu, good family friendly, good comfort food....

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Thank Gerald S
Scottsdale, Arizona
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Uncle Sam's is still my favorite bar food spot in Phoenix. The menu is huge, but I head toward the calzones (crusty and chewy, made fresh to order), cheese steak sandwiches (half sandwich is plenty for one meal), and honey hot wings. This is a good place to feed a lot of people, especially kids and sports fans. Expect to... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful, very casual, sports bar. Service was above average, and I would have only given 4 stars for it, except our server comped one of our beers, without us asking, because we had "just missed happy hour." So... 5 stars for service. LARGE portions for a good price. Mushroom cheese steak was very flavorful and tender, and white pizza was... More 

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Thank Katherine M
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We still frequent the place. Atmosphere is welcoming for a pizza/sandwich place. Pizza is always good though we have been sometimes disappointed with the sandwiches. Decent drink selection. Their "bailout plan" is a good alternative if you'd like smaller versions of their sandwiches....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3217 E Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028-3364
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Paradise Valley
  • Neighborhood: Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: 602-996-3511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, American, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?