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Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant

41 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1612
+1 718-885-0920
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Ranked #27 of 1,086 Restaurants in Bronx
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

A true oasis in the hustle and bustle of City Island, Sammy's is a warm, welcoming place with nice views of the Sound, easy parking and generous portions. Not inexpensive but reasonably priced, Sammy's is a good value for your dining money. Enjoy.

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New York City, New York
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98 reviews 98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I took my dad here to celebrate his birthday tonight. I have been to City Island so many times before for YEARS, but have never dined at the Fish box. I recently watched the commercials for Sammy's Fish Box and thought it looked pretty good. Well because my dad is a lobster lover, I decided we should go there. I... More

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Bronx, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Great food great atmosphere. The shrimp is to die for. Great portions. You can dine inside or outside. I live in the Bronx but when we go to Sammy's I almost feel like we are on vacation. You just get that relaxed dinning experience. You will love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Our family celebrated my 56th Birthday at Sammy's Fish Box on city Island last Saturday night it was a first visit to city Island in a long time and I have to say it was the most magical night. The staff was wonderful and the food was most incredible 2 1/2 pound lobster stuffed with crab meat it was scrumptious... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have grown up in the Bronx and visited Sammy's quite often to always leave satisfied. I usually visit with family who also enjoy the variety of foods on the menu. The atmosphere is very nice and equipped for any type of gathering from couple's to big groups. The free parking is valet. The service can vary, but for the... More

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The decision to dine at Sammy's on City Island was based ENTIRELY 100% on it's past reputation since our last visit many years ago. our expectation of quality food, exemplary service and relaxing ambiance was sharply disrupted. Only the Ambiance remains. The restaurant setting and atmosphere is still beautiful, pleasing and appealing, however the entree's were tasteless, dull and ordinary.... More

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Leonia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Saw the recent Anthony Bourdain episode, Parts Unknown on the Bronx which spoke to this restaurant. Sounded like an interesting place to visit and we were excited. The food was okay, a little better than mediocre but not overall the place was not a place where I would hurry to take other friends or family to. The food was good,... More

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Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My best friend and I went to City Island for the first time in September. I pulled into an empty lot that just happened to belong to Sammy’s Fish Box. We were going to walk around and perhaps see if menus were posted outside. However, The maître d’, who must have seen us coming, open the door and said “welcome... More

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NYC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant is usually jammed because the food is delicious. The seafood is top-notch. Well worth the wait.

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New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had a nice Friday night dinner with co-workerd at Sammys. The food and service was very good. Excellent service was provided by Shirley. Apps of shrimp cocktail and chicken wings were plentiful and fresh. The whole 2 lb female lobster meal was fresh and the perfect size for me. The drinks could have been stronger as I had 5... More

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Additional Information about Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant

Address: 41 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1612
Phone Number: +1 718-885-0920
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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