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“Sam's Is "Just OK."” 3 of 5 stars
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Sam's Italian Sandwich Shoppe
268 Main St, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 482-9145
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Ranked #47 of 98 Restaurants in Lewiston
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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South Durham, Maine, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Sam's Is "Just OK."”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

If you want a fairly quick meal at an OK price, Sam's Italian Sandwich Shoppe is alright. I doubt you would say to the family, "hey, everyone, let's go out to Sam's for dinner!"

  • Visited March 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Sabattus, Maine
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“sandwiches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

the best italian sandwiches anywhere. i remember going there when i was just a kid. the food remains the same but the cost is more obviously.

Visited June 2012
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Best Pizza and Italian Food in Lewiston!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Sam's has the best pizza in the Lewiston area! If you want the same old factory taste go to one of the big chains, but if you want the best pizza in town go to Sam's. My favorite is their meatball pizza, they make their meatballs by scratch and are the best meatballs I have had before. They also have an assortment of Italian sandwiches and pasta meals all are very good and tasty. If you give Sam's a try you won't regret it!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Livermore Falls, Maine
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34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Maybe I should have had a sandwich”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

My lasagne was cold and had no 'Italian' flavor. Service was poor even tho we were the only people in the restaurant

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Litchfield
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“Bland, dried out & expensive”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

I thought I would give Sam's one more try , sinjce it's only a block away & I was without transportation that day. I ordered a veal parm. sub & a soda. After parting with $11.00 and change, I found the meat almost the consistency of cardboard, bland with no flavor whatsoever. I walked out once again, determined to never return. What a waste of money when I could have gone to chopsticks for their buffet and spent less for much higher quality.

Visited July 2011
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