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“Fried Fish/Seafood” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sam's Southern Eatery - CLOSED

Sam's Southern Eatery
3495 McCann Road, Longview, TX
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Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fried Fish/Seafood”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Food is good. We went right after they opened. Each dish has enough for two people, so only order one dinner and ask for an extra plate. I don't recall anything in this restaurant being grilled. Seems everything was fried. We have only been once and it was good. Not spectacular, tho.

Visited March 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Hughes Springs, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“My worst dining experience in a long time.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This restaurant was highly recommended for the fried fish by trusted friends. Each eight inch Po boy had four shrimp (really!) that were overcooked and tough and the cocktail sauce tasted spoiled. The distinctly eastern music (sounded Syrian) was horribly obnoxious to my American ears. (Southern Eatery?) I was asked at checkout if everything was good. My solemn reply, "It was okay," received no response or concern.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Texas
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“In and out”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012 via mobile

Can't speak on the food. Waited for a table for 20 minutes. Looked dirty and unkept. Walked around and noticed everyone was waiting on food. No one looked to have a sense of urgency about all the waiting people. Gave up and left. Heard about the large portions but couldn't imagine it being worth the wait to eat in that atmosphere.

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Queen City, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great place to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

The shrimp and hush puppies were very good as was the service...I will be back.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Longview, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Taste test”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Everything must be fried in the same grease...it all taste similar....not a fan..

Visited December 2011
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