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Sam's Ristorante & Pizzeria

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6075 E Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61114-4413
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Absolutely fabulous ! We had a great waitress. The food came out very quickly. The place is also very pretty. I only wish it was in my home town. They do catering for alot of parties, weddings and can accommodate 600 people ! This review is for the Riverside Blvd. Location.

Thank 350janicel
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I've heard great reviews of Sam's so I was surprised to have such a negative experience. I had dinner at Sam's with a group of colleagues (20+) one weekday evening. The dinner and menu were pre-planned. When we arrived, the room was set up nicely and that was as far as the preparation had apparently gone. Our food (buffet style)... More 

Thank Nicole W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

I did it eat at this location as it took 10 minutes for them to recognize we were standing in the entrance. It is not they did not see us as they walked by everytime they took food out. There were four workers there and two tables of four. They need to get better organized. We went to the riverside... More 

1 Thank ben h
Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

This was the first time I actually got to enjoy a party.. They did the cooking, the serving and the clean up. We had 42 people and every one enjoyed it. The pizza was great, pizza is my favorite food so I am kind of critical about it. The salad was great. They provided us with a variety of pizza,... More 

Thank Crystal S
Rockford, Illinois
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016

I order on line and it is her in no time. Always hot and tasty. Delivery drivers are always very nice. Good food good price and they stay on time,

Thank M T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

We ate here with a group of nine other people. They put us in a room as we were expecting a bigger group. Even though the group was not as big as expected, the food was outstanding. The calzone I ordered was enough for 3 meals and the prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you... More 

Thank Snowleftbehind
Rockford, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

We had a surprise 80th birthday party for my mom. We opted for the Pizza, Pasta, and Salad buffet for 36 people. We had MORE than enough food. The family thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. We had a room off the main dining area which was very roomy and allowed the little runs space to move around and not... More 

Thank Denise W
Rockford, Illinois
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237 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Always had a great meal at Sam's. The food is good and the service is great. The owner always makes the rounds and checks on his customers which is a nice touch.

Thank AJLIllinois
Rockford, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I stopped here on the spur of the moment after not having been here for numerous years. The food was very good. I opted for the dinner salad as a side instead of soup, and I have to say that it was pretty sparse for a nicer restaurant. Even though there were only a few other customers... More 

Thank Judy F
Rockford, Illinois
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

They have really good pizza and pasta. I eat there alot and I'm never disappointed. There food is always hot and fresh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6075 E Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61114-4413
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 815-877-2127
We are located in Northeast Rockford only 1 mile off of Interstate 90. We are close to the ISC/Sportscore II, Carlson Ice Arena, and Rock Valley College. We built with a large parking lot around the entire building and are able to accommodate large groups and banquets but also small family dinners and carryout/delivery service as well.

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