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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, 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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    Very good
  • 47
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  • 19
    Poor
  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Geat Mexican in a homey atmosphere with good portions at a friendly price

Mexican restaurants can come and go, but Sam Diego's has been around as long as I can remember. And it's always been reliably good. When a bit of south-of-the-border makes your mouth water, you won't go wrong on cape Cod by heading for Sam Diego's.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Osterville, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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Osterville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Mexican restaurants can come and go, but Sam Diego's has been around as long as I can remember. And it's always been reliably good. When a bit of south-of-the-border makes your mouth water, you won't go wrong on cape Cod by heading for Sam Diego's.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place is so good we visited 3 times in one week during our vacation. Lots of other choices around , but we could not resist the place. Tons of parking. Beautifully interiorized. Super knowledgable staff that all seem to be having a good time. And the food is wonderful!!!! The fried ice cream is a MUST for desert. Go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

At 10:00 pm on a Sunday night we had great service and great food. The steak was a cut far above the price point and was a great value. The guacamole is delicious and so are the quesadillas!

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Tex Mex on the cape. tasty food, well presented. start with their tortilla chips, which come with a mild salsa. the chips have enough salt, too. they have a good range of drinks, and those mixed drinks are huge. standard Americanized Mexican food that never fails. I have been eating at this restaurant for around 8 years, same quality, always... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A long-time favorite of mine on Cape Cod. Located just across from the Cape Cod Mall, this restaurant has a great dining atmosphere, with the extensive dining area split up into several different small rooms. The service was excellent and the food was very good, and the portions generous. Also with a great bar area. Very good for large parties... More 

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Place seemed busy and took a chance. Couldn't have been more wrong. Not even close to fresh Mexican food. All plates seemed microwaved. Don't do it. I literally threw up in my mouth on the way home.

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You know when you've just gotta have some spicy, tangy salsa and warm tortillas? This isn't that kind of place. It's more generic Mexican. The salsa tasted like it came from the grocery store. The chips were warm but too salty. I ordered a basic chicken quesadilla. Honestly, it's not easy to make a bad quesadilla, but it was really... More 

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Belchertown, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

great food. excellent service. look forward to going anytime we are in the area. usually go multiple times if staying overnight.

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West Coxsackie, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We vacation as a family every year to Dennis, Cape Cod. Every year we look forward to eating at Sam Diego's. This was our fourth year eating here and I have to say we were dissatisfied with our meals. Three adults and 1 child, we each ordered a different plate and all of us were disappointed. Even my 8 year... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I used to go here weekly. Now only a few times a year. The quality of the food is meteocore. Everything on the plate tastes the same. The portions are noticably smaller than they used to be. The reknowned service is horrible, as usual. The hostess when not socializing at the bar, will seat you at one of the many... 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 to $22
Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue

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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 to $22
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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