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Sam's No. 3

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014-1618
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Aurora, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always had heard great things about this place! Big disappointment. Sausage gravy was like eating paste!

Thank Kuschke5
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love everything here!! Mimosa's, burritos, green chili....the skillets. We go about once a month or more and have never left hungry or disappointed.

Thank Angelique F
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this place listed on TA, so I thought I would give it a try. When I drove up, I saw that it was also a Triple D place as well...so my expectation was set to "high". I am glad to say that i was not disappointed. The food was excellent. The service was friendly, but average. I would... More 

Thank J L
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to Sam's number 3 at least 4 times a month their breakfast is amazing and so are the Bloody Marys

Thank Mandy G
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love a good old fashioned no pretense place to eat with friends and this did not disappoint me. As soon as we walked in I knew I'd like this place. Reminded my of the old fashioned diner modernized just enough to be current and still feel nostalgic. Our server was friendly and attentive. He did not make us feel... More 

Thank Michael P
Jacksonville, FL
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great burger, fries & craft beer, even though burger was overdone and wife's prime rib was under done.

Thank Librarinator
Moab, Utah, United States
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Third visit and the service has never improved. Chai latte was lukewarm and my meal was lukewarm at best and it took 15 minutes for my toast this time instead of 10. I believe in second chances and this place has never gotten better

Thank Teresa F
Aurora, Colorado
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Sam's No. 3 on a Friday morning. The place was packed. We took a seat at the counter since the wait was shorter. Our server was very attentive and food was served more quickly than we expected. Portions were huge and everything tasted wonderful. I had the kitchen sink skillet (breakfast) with freshly make flour tortillas and it... More 

Thank duhyme
Aurora, Colorado
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really love this place. I grew up in Aurora and this was our staple in high school and is still one of my staples for breakfast. I have come here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but breakfast is my favorite by them. Luckily for me, they serve breakfast all day. I usually get the Kitchen Sink burrito, which is... More 

Thank Florence S
Aurora, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Always busy so allow time. Great prices for amount of food. Selection is huge and always have leftovers. Need to add more locations.

Thank sullsand

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, 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: 303-751-0347

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?