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950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601
+1 508-771-8816
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Ranked #50 of 176 Restaurants in Hyannis
Price range: $7 - $22
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Southwestern, Barbecue, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Located directly "West" of the Cape Cod Mall entrance-way on Rt. 132, And independently owned since 1982, our Mexican Cookery & Bar has been a longstanding gathering spot for both neighborhood locals and out-of-town visitors alike. We offer a full menu of delicious award-winning Mexican & Tex-Mex selections, Southwestern Specialties, Bar-be-Que and various Salads, SAMwiches & SAMburgers. We also offer an extensive "Young Juan's" kid's menu with coloring pages 'n crayons
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English first
Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This spacious restaurant is a great spot for family or friend groups. The restaurant is large but is divided up into many spaces, so you rarely have to wait to be seated, but it never has that large cafeteria feel. Plan on spending some time to read the enormous menu; many options! Mostly fun Tex-Mex type offerings, but tastey! The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Fun festive decor, good Tex-Mex type of food, and decent drinks. It's always good with the fun atmosphere.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

It's been awhile, but I took my family to Sam Diego's and like always we had a great meal. The waitress was friendly and prompt. The food was hot and tasty. It was warm and cozy inside. I have been there before in the past, like this most recent time it was really good food. I will be returning there... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

the food is just bad .. does not resemble Mexican food. not much to say. Better to bring home a frozen dinner

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197 reviews 197 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Without a doubt, Sam Diego's in Hyannis and it's sister restaurant in Plymouth are the best Mexican dining experience you can have in South Eastern New England. Located on Route 132 just off of the Mid-Cape Highway, Sam Diego's has been around for a long time and offers outstanding food, ambiance, service and value for your money. We both had... More 

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Sam's has been in Hyannis forever. The food never changes much. The atmosphere never changes much. The staff never changes much (many of them have been there for years and years). Maybe this is the appeal of Sam's... it's reliable. The food is good, not great, but dependably good. The drinks are fun and tasty. Meeting here after work with... More 

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Rocky Hill, CT
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The place was fun and festive but the food was terrible! Tortillas were cold and the fajitas were horrible. It was just awful food... Very disappointed!!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Whaleboy it bothers me that Sams is only the 47th rated restaurant in Hyannis, but I completely get it. The food is very good. The drinks are very good. The space and the vibe are cool. The problem is the staff. Probably because of its size, Sam's has to hire young people whom it does not have time to train... More 

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stoughton, ma
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283 reviews 283 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant serves the standard Mexican fare. The service is good, the food is tasty, However, I found the food a little too salty.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I could not believe the horrible service here. I sat at the bar by myself since I'm on a business trip, first of all nobody would acknowledge I was there, the chic was too busy with all the guys at the bar instead. Then I finally get to order a margarita, it was really good, I'll give em that. She... More 

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Additional Information about Sam Diego's

Address: 950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone Number: +1 508-771-8816
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
Cuisine: Southwestern, Barbecue, Mexican

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