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Sam's No. 3

) #17 of 2,515 Restaurants in Denver $ American, ,
1500 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80202-2343
+1 303-534-1927
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1500 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80202-2343
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Reviewed yesterday

A great lunch spot! After a long trip from the east coast I was looking for something to eat before my meeting. I was torn between breakfast and lunch since my body was on east coast time and settled on a salad with steak -...More

Thank SandiW063
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived a little bit after the restaurant opened in the morning. It was already filled with people having breakfast before heading on their way to work and they had great plates of food in front of them and looked mighty content and serious about...More

Thank linnilinni2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

This diner was fun to go to. I had the smothered burrito and my kids had both the fish and mickey mouse pancake. The service was CRAZY FAST and the portions were good. The price for 4 meals with drinks was aright around $33 and...More

Thank DustyBearMSU
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great Diner. The food was excellent and the portions were huge. The food came in a timely manner and the prices were very good!!! Will for sure eat here again when I am in Denver!!!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the best breakfast in LODO. Don't miss out. Great Bloody Mary's! The scratch corned beef hash and eggs it my favorite.

Thank Bayboy56
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just moved to Denver and have to say one of my favorite places. Great food, quick service, decent prices.

Thank KFuller2792
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great atmosphere (especially out on the patio) and fun, friendly wait staff. The mac & cheese chili dip was amazing! Would highly recommend!

Thank Amber S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In Denver for a business trip and met family downtown at Sams. Had no idea we were walking into such a great well known establishment. Good food, food atmosphere, friendly staff and good music make for an enjoyable visit. Dinner was great with the 7...More

Thank beckyonthego2014
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best burrito I've ever had. It's a lot of food so make sure you come hungry but wow you will not be disappointed.

Thank bdev51
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a whim while in Denver. The menu was huge and a little overwhelming! The food is good and portions are extremely generous! Read that there can be long waits, but we visited at 5 pm on a weekday and had no...More

Thank Rissa_roo_12
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Questions & Answers
Myrna M
June 20, 2016|
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Response from Brandy R | Property representative |
Yes, both our Pork and Veggie Kickin' Green Chilis are gluten free. We use corn masa instead of flour. The Original No. 3 Red Chili and Tex-Mex chilis are NOT gluten free. Hope this helps!
Arielle P
January 6, 2016|
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Response from Brandy R | Property representative |
As of January 2016, Sam's No. 3 is no longer accepting American Express.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:59 pm
7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80202-2343
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-534-1927
Sam’s No. 3™ was the third of five Coney Islands restaurants opened by Sam Armatas during the 1920′s. The original location was at 1527 Curtis Street in the heart of downtown Denver.On Sept. 28th, 1998, Sam’s son, Spero, with his grandsons Sam, Alex, and Patrick, re-established his most famous of the Coney Islands restaurants, Sam’s No. 3™. In honor of the age old tradition, they made a promise to each other to continue to provide excellent quality of food and embrace the inviting, warm atmosphere started by “Mr. Sam” more than 75 years ago!In April 2011, our little kitchen was featured on Food Networks "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". We were selected because so many local fans had written. A must-stop on any trip to Denver.
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