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Sam's Italian Sandwihich Shoppe

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22 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210
(207) 482-9145
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate in for lunch. Got the Italian special with fries and a 16oz fountain drink. The table was full of oil and crumbs. Ordered light veggies and received practically a standard order. The meat and cheese were sliced razor thin and the fries were burnt. Sam's used to be a special place to get some decent food. That, however was... More 

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Thank David C
Monticello, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We had the spaghetti with meatballs and garlic bread for lunch which was good. We ordered some chicken salad subs to go back with us to our hotel for our supper. We ordered them without onions, which they did. There was a huge amount of pickles in these sandwiches and nothing like we are used to getting at Amato's in... More 

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Thank Angelpam99
North Berwick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We always get the Italian sandwiches which are delicious. The staff is fast, efficient and friendly. They always wish you a good day when you leave.

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Thank nbm2016
Rangeley, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We've never been to Sam's so experiencing fresh chicken salad (for me) and a meatball sub (for him) that was anything but run-of-the-mill fast food, came as a delightful surprise. As we are on the road a lot, it's our new go-to chain: fresh, bountiful, pleasant, clean, and very, vary tasty.

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Thank DaisyDiva07
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We visit any Sam's we can every year when visiting the Lewiston/Auburn area. You cannot duplicate a Ham Italian anywhere else. Their meatballs are delicious. Try them you'll see. Cheese Pizza is yummy. Best Pizza around

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Thank Cheryl S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Hilton but no lunch available there. The front staff recommended Sam's. My chicken salad wrap was really good. My husband Italian grinder was so, so! The staff was great but I wonder if we were not really hungry from the road trip would the food would have been as good?

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Thank Steven B
Nashville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I was disappointed when I visited Sam's after having heard many things about it. But having been there a few times now, I can fairly say - the bread is average, the amount of meat they put on a sandwich leaves much to be desired, and the vegetables that they add to the sandwich lack even more than the meat.

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Thank Emily C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The deluxe calzone is always a fabulous choice!!!! Couple that with Smokin' Sweet chips (Utz) and I'm in heaven!

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Thank Susan I
Hudson, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

At least once a year when we come up to visit family I have to stop in and get a Ham Italian Sandwich.. Man I just love the bread and all.. They don't have them in Ct... Check it out at least once and see if you don't go back.. The other food there is also good.. Mmmm

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Thank Tyrone D
Auburn, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Maybe it's just because I grew up on this place but they are my all time favorite pizza shop. Best Italians I've ever had and even their spaghetti is fantastic. Staff is very friendly .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: (207) 482-9145

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