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Sam's Ristorante & Pizzeria

6075 E Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61114-4413
815-877-2127
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Ranked #25 of 318 Restaurants in Rockford
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We are located in Northeast Rockford only 1 mile off of Interstate 90. We are close to the ISC/Sportscore II, Carlson Ice Arena, and Rock Valley College. We built with a large parking lot around the entire building and are able to accommodate large groups and banquets but also small family dinners and carryout/delivery service as well.
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Poplar Grove, IL
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My wife decided we should go to Sam's on Riverside before my son's kindergarten Christmas concert on a Friday night. I was a little concerned our wait and service time would be too long, but I was pleasantly surprised we had no wait and were promptly served. My wife and I had the daily specials, which were well prepared and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

starting out with what I said we had rather a small wedding but from day one Gino treated us as we were having a large wedding.we looked at several places then I received a tip from someone that they had been to a wedding at Sams and it was wonderful. so I called and we first spoke with Gino who... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

On October 18, 2014 we had a memorial banquet there in honor of my step mom who had recently passed away. The banquet facility was very nice. I was able to get in early and setup some things prior to the event no problem. The best way I can describe the service for our event was that the staff was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had our wedding reception@Sam's on July 12, 2014. Gino and his staff made this day all about Kesha & Tyrone. We loved EVERYTHING about our reception. The decorations/floral centerpieces were beautiful. The meal was hot and delicious. Many of the guests were very impressed as well. It was perfect! Gino, you made our day so special. Thank you so... More 

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Poplar Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I had my wedding reception here on June 21, 2014. People are still talking about how good the food at our wedding was. Everything about Sam's was great. The temerature was great, the food was great, the updated bathrooms were amazing, and everything was set up just perfectly. But the thing that i remember the most about my experience with... More 

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Stallings, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My husband and I had a date night at Sam's with a Groupon, and both of our meals were wonderful. I had the chicken spinach special, my husband also had a chicken dish. We so enjoyed ourselves, the server was very friendly and attentive and the owner stopped by our table to chat. Overall I'd recommend it and we will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The pizza was delicious, service was excellent. The restaurant is beautifully decorated. Really enjoyed my meal here.

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Rockford, Illinois
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were staying at a hotel near Sam's and decided to try it since we had heard good things about the place. The food was good and the portions were huge. We had the chicken alfredo and shrimp alfredo. Our waitress was very attentive and always checking on us for more drink or water refills. The only issue we had... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were traveling through Illinois and were very tired and hungry. The clerk at our hotel suggested Sam's so we decided to try it and we were glad we did. The food was excellent and the service was just as good! I got angel hair pasta and meat balls and shared it with my husband. Between the 2 of us... More 

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Loves Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Went in tonight to satisfy some hungry kids and came out with a fantastically full and impressed view of the chefs take on what can typically be boring fried cod and Chicken Parmesan. Really surprised when a beautiful cod filet came on my plate hot, perfectly golden and surprisingly in one very large single cod filet-- not over done pieces.... More 

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Additional Information about Sam's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Address: 6075 E Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61114-4413
Phone Number: 815-877-2127
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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