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Sam's No. 3

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014-1618
+1 303-751-0347
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“finger food” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014-1618
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow we had always passed this place and saw a crowd so many times . So when we did stop we were pleasantly surprised with not only the cleanliness but the people who work there . Our waiter was helpful, attentive and an over all...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whenever anyone visiting downtown Denver asks "Where should we eat!" I always say Sam's #3. Best food for your buck. Great customer service, great atmosphere.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the area from out of town and meeting up with relatives who suggested we eat here. It was probably a good choice because there is something for everyone at a diner, but it wasn't special. The server seemed not to get that we were...More

Thank travelgirl88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Colorado family treated me to Sam's. I really like this place. They have Mexican items and American items all in a diner them. I had a skillet meal which was delicious. Our server was great and she gave great service. Great place to eat...More

Thank Caleb J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat at the downtown Denver location at least 8 times a year (after attending a play). Season tickets at the theater get us a 20% off card to eat at a number of downtown restaurants, we always choose Sam's No. 3. The portions are...More

Thank batlynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any time that we all go out to eat, the first place we think of is Sams because there are no many options. Great food, lots of options, great busy atmosphere, and friendly waiters.

Thank pinkithink
Reviewed June 6, 2018

My husband & I split the chicken cordon bleu sandwich and had mac n cheese as the side. The mac n cheese was my favorite. My husband loved that the sandwich came on Texas toast. Our server, Kaden, was wonderful. I would go back to...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018

I've been eating here for years and never had a bad experience whether food wise or service. The meatloaf melt is a favorite and breakfast can be had all day long.

Thank Dave E
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

There is nothing wrong with Sam’s, but there is nothing special either. There is a wide selection and the food is better than Denny’s (a very low bar to clear), but it is still just a mediocre diner. People seem to love it though.

Thank Thadd_969
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious! Customer service was Top Notch very attentive and courteous. The menu is about 16 pages long with a variety of choices. The monster burger is scrumptious. My friend said his Mexican combination dish with chili was divine. Save room for...More

Thank lillady66
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Questions & Answers
Nanci D
July 4, 2017|
Response from wildwires | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I am not sure.
August 13, 2016|
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Response from Brandy R | Property representative |
I apologize that we were not aware of this question until now! The Aurora location does have an outdoor patio. It will be mostly closed during the winter, but we do have heaters so on those warmer 60+ winter days, it may... More
Bubba Y
July 23, 2015|
Response from Brandy R | Property representative |
We love large groups! We don't do reservations but call ahead and give us a heads up that you'll be coming in and it will make it a little easier to find a spot for you guys. We only seat complete parties so make sure you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014-1618
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 303-751-0347
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