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Sam Diego's

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Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue
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950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601
+1 508-771-8816
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Located directly "West" of the Cape Cod Mall entrance-way on Rt. 132, And...
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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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average at Best

The steak quesadilla was bland but the meat was tender. The enchiladas trio was okay but drowning in sauce and cheese. Since we were not regular diners there we did not get good service. I noticed that right away! I asked for a golden margarita without salt and got a plain one with salt. So I asked... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Lonerider123
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Lewes, Delaware
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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251 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lewes, Delaware
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

The steak quesadilla was bland but the meat was tender. The enchiladas trio was okay but drowning in sauce and cheese. Since we were not regular diners there we did not get good service. I noticed that right away! I asked for a golden margarita without salt and got a plain one with salt. So I asked for water with... More 

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Oxford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

What a great Mexican dinner we had! The parking lot is huge and there were a lot of cars there. Upon entering, we saw the place was packed but we were seated right away. In spite of the large crowd, we did not find it to be very noisy. The food came in large quantities and was very tasteful and... More 

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

So dirty we turned around & left, seriously, carpet, barstools, doors... disgusting. We would not even have a margarita, more like taKillya!

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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218 reviews 218 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

We were there on Cinco de Mayo so the place was hopping. But the service was prompt and friendly and the food was quite good. There is one here and in Plymouth and they both feature good Mexican AND American food. Nothing spectacular but dependably good. Really good top shelf margaritas, too! Spend the extra for the good one!

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I ordered a taco salad asked for steak (cost extra) medium rare...go my salad bowl soggy steak cooked to death!! Want go Mexican go to the Vineyard and go to sharkey's they should open on the cape!! This place stinks!

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Mobile, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Food was horrible service was ok. Don't bother with this restaurant. Ribs are dry and old chicken enchilada was bad and tacos was not a taco

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This Mexican restaurant has been consistently delicious, fun and reasonable for the past 20+ years! Updated to stay fresh this place is great for happy hour, families and even seniors. Lunch taco bar is unbeatable deal. Outside seating in spring summer is nice.

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Sterling, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Very excellent food. I had the buffett and was a little disappointed in the quality but the entree that my partner ordered was terrific. The drinks were terrific (sand in your shorts) recomended

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boston, ma
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A good place for good mexican. We had a wonderful, enthusiastic server who was very attentive. We got the enchiladas and the taco bar. The bar had delicious chili and corn chowder soups, and the beef for the tacos was yummy. You have to order guacamole separately from the taco bar. We didn't love the mini muffins on the taco... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We went to Sam Diegos for lunch today. The 2 adults ordered a combo meal with baby back ribs, an enchilada, and a taco. The taco beef was horrible, the chicken in the enchilada was dry and tasteless, I asked for extra souce to put on it, and the waitor brought out what tasted like watered down tomato soup. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-8816

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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
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

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