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Sam's No. 3

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Diner, Mexican, Gluten Free Options
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2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014-1618
+1 303-751-0347
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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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bailey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Met my niece here to get reacquainted after being apart for 20years! Great food, friendly service, huge portions and priced right! Can't go wrong here!

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Thank Mtn-Tender
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sam's #3 is our family's "go to" diner. Breakfast there simply cannot be beat, but we enjoy lunch and an occasional dinner too! Start out with an extra spicy epic bloody mary. They make their own mix in big batches and you will not be disappointed. You can load it up with bacon and all sorts of accoutrements but plain,... More 

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Thank Hl260
Aurora, Colorado, USA
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy like always! Burritos big as a 16" plate! If you are able to eat 2 you are REALLY hungry! Enjoy the atmosphere and the good service. Sam's No. 3 at any location is great!

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Thank MARK T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sooo good. Had Honey baked salmon with bacon Benedict on a cursuant. Boyfriend had the PaPa's Big smothered burrito. Huge! So good!😝😝YUMMY. Have been going to Sams 3 for many years and will continue

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Thank klm711
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walk in, and it's super busy... which, is a good thing, because who wants to eat at a dead restaurant? Right... But, the great thing was that we were seated very fast, and the waitress was prompt and courteous! I went with the ruben, which was great, and the green chili was good also! It was my first time... More 

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Thank Donation C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of breakfast items on menu. Generally busy on weekend mornings with a wait. Service great! Food good and lots of it. Reasonable prices.

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Thank BratRN
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Although is always busy the line moves fast and I have never had ride service or bad food. I love the eggs Benedict! I have yet to find something I didn't like.

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Thank Lindsey Lou M
Casper, Wyoming
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Could not ask for better breakfast. What I wanted was what I got. Fast and friendly. Excellent service. Cant remember waitress name but she was great. Had eggs with homemade pork green chili and grits. Food was above average. If you have read any of my other reviews, I don't give high praise unless deserved. Recommend Sams #3 highly.

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Thank wildman2011
Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

I'm always a little skeptical with the triple D recommendation…fits just hype or truly good. But everything our group had was fantastic. Personally loved the Mexican combos so I can try multiple things. The crispy chili relleno is excellent as is the beef tamale. And the green chili delivered. The vegetarian green was the hottest then the red then the... More 

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Thank Sean M
Aurora, Colorado
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Sam's No 3 has never disappointed. Always great food, price, people and atmosphere. It is the place we take out of town quests. If Denver/Aurora only had more places like Sam's.

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Thank Larry G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Diner, Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?