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“Always excellent!” 5 of 5 stars
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Sam's Chinese Restaurant
1501 E Yandell Dr, El Paso, TX 79902-5629
915-577-0961
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Ranked #569 of 1,331 Restaurants in El Paso
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese
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Far West
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Always excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Wonderfully fresh Chinese food including Hunan. Their wonton soup it to die for as is their Hunan fish. Love this place and very reasonably priced. Go!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
el paso, texas
1 review
“Do not bother”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

In the beginning, when Sam's restaurant first opened its doors, the quality of the food was good, low prices, and the environment wasn't all that bad. However, my recent trip to Sam's was nothing short of disgusting. There were flies in the restaurant, (which says a lot about the cleanliness of the place), and the employees appeared dirty. I don't know about you, but I'd say most people want their meals prepared by staff that seems clean for the least. As far as the food, disgusting. We ordered the basics, eggrolls, sweet sour dishes, and beef in broccoli. The food was cold and seemed to be old food that had just been rewarmed. It was so bad that no one touched it. The waitress offered a box and we politely refused, knowing would touch this at home either. This type of quality and service only shows when business is all about making profit and not really providing quality food. Unfortunately, we traveled miles this particular day just to go to Sam's. I dont recommend going there if you are hungry for good quality, clean food.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Best Chinese Restaurant near UTEP and Downtown”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I am a Chinese and I go there once every week/2-weeks. The dinning room is too dim but everything else is excellent. The bosses (Bob and James) also operates other restaurants (Red Lantern, Moon Stars) in different parts of the town.

Visited March 2012
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36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Excellent Chinese food in Central El Paso”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2009

I live close by, so I go to this place pretty often. I have never been dissappointed with any of their dishes and the portions are not small at all. The Mongolian beef is my favorite dish and the egg drop soup is delicious. It is relatively inexpensive and they have pretty good lunch specials.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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