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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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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Description: Located directly "West" of the Cape Cod Mall entrance-way on Rt....
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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  • 86
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  • 112
    Very good
  • 54
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  • 22
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  • 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
pretty good

Long menu with a lot of good choices and good food. Though the service I've received is a little hit or miss.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2016
cape c
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on a Friday for lunch. We had the taco bar, but the food did not seem hot or fresh. The soup was good, but not great. We definitely enjoyed the fresh pico de gallo, and the WONDERFUL fresh pineapple. The service was fair. I thought the $3.50 for soda was ridiculous considering the waitress never brought me a... More 

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Thank momofall12
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hate to give bad reviews but the food and drinks were just awful...truly. The only saving grace was a very nice bartender who is forced to serve this dreck. The margaritas are tasteless. I watched her pour the tequila into the glasses but I couldn't taste it at all. And the food...worse! Heavy, greasy, tasteless... I cannot believe that... More 

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Thank susanf989
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Long menu with a lot of good choices and good food. Though the service I've received is a little hit or miss.

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Thank cape c
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Always good amount of yummy food with unlimited chips and salsa. Menu is full of variety and choices with specials updated frequently. River city burrito is amazing! So is fried ice cream. Original fried ice cream is a must-have. And it's free on your birthday! Inside, the restaurant is bright and colorful with a lot of interesting interior pieces.

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Thank RitasView
Boston
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Always a favorite lunch spot while we are on the cape. Perfect for large families or if you just want to cozy up to the bar. They have a salad,soup and taco bar for 7.65 !! They also have Tex-mex combos and many speciality drinks. We have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed

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Thank Bambouy
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Chips and salsa to start, great decor and a fun bar atmosphere..... Fajitas are very good and do are the burritos

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Thank Christine D
West Dennis, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

The nacho chips come in a basket, and are warm, thin and crispy. They are really good with the homemade salsa that is not too spicy. The cowboy chicken quesadilla was a big disappointment. It was a huge amount of 2 kinds of cheese melted inside a white flour tortilla with chicken. There was so much cheese it was like... More 

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Thank Squeaky104
Eastport, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Lively, fun environment as soon as you walk in. Great food. Fast service. Large menu selection of food and drink. Family friendly.

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Thank Lifesaver21
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This place knows what it is doing! When you first walk in, you immediately notice the lively atmosphere. People of all ages, as couples, groups and families were seated in this very large restaurant. Greeted by salsa and chips upon seating, our server was quick and very professional. The menu is quite large, with numerous choices. Substitutions were gladly made.... More 

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Thank albetwjj
Somerset, Massachusetts, United States
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Stopped in since I hadn't been there since around 1985 and the place is still the same,, food, best Mexican around , staff friendly and very attentive.. Only one minor complaint, ,, while we were eating one of the staff cleaning tables used a hand vacuum that was very loud and disturbing while trying to enjoy my dinner. Suggest they... 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: Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups

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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