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105 S Macdade Blvd, Glenolden, PA 19036-1726
(610) 534-8300
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Decent Food, Poor Drinks at the Bar

I ordered a Gin & Tonic. All I tasted was tonic, no gin. I asked the bartender if he could "top off" with some more gin. He did add a little more and charged me $12 for the drink. He's lucky I didn't throw it in his face!

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2012
jevans369
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Everything is dark, the walls, the linens, the rugs. The decor is clutter of out dated holiday decorations found in someone's garage. The servers must hate there job as they are not pleasant. From the minute you walk in you feel you are bothering everyone from the hostess to sit you to the waiters for your order. Never again !!!

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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Love this restaurant....fine food, good service and Very, Very good live entertainment. Always a friendly atmosphere...lotsa of locals....a must try!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I ordered a Gin & Tonic. All I tasted was tonic, no gin. I asked the bartender if he could "top off" with some more gin. He did add a little more and charged me $12 for the drink. He's lucky I didn't throw it in his face!

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Glen Mills, PA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Used to go here 2-3 times a month for dinner. They have a new owner and 17 employees have left since June. The place is like a ghostown and our last meal was just plain terrible. I will miss going here.

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Glenolden, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

food and service was great reasonable prices and a full menu to choose from. would reccomend to everybody.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

We love Sam's Saloon on MacDade Boulevard. It''s a treasure, been around forever. Sam used to decorate it insite and out with year-round Christmas stuff. The food is Philadelphia Italian (not pizza)--wonderful pasta, meatballs, brocolli rabe, Italian wedding soup. Dressy if you like, but jeans are fine, too. Wonderful friendly bar area where everyone talks to you. Wed. through Sat.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 S Macdade Blvd, Glenolden, PA 19036-1726
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Glenolden
  • Phone Number: (610) 534-8300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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