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Sam & Gabe's Italian Bistro

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8631 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4323
+1 515-271-9200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8631 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4323
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First off...we've been at Sam & Gabe's before but it had been awhile. Remember the food being delicious. Decided to go back for a very special occassion instead of going to some of the other popular places in the metro area. The food again was...More

Thank PrincessDi0205
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner at Sam and Gabes tonight. There were three people in the party. It took 45 minutes to get out entree. We watched a party of six come in, eat and leave in the time we were there. Waitress who was very nice, said...More

Thank rcollie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I could have given a star rating soley for the taste of my steak it would have been 5 stars. I had the Delmonico steak and my wife had the Filet Gorgonzola. Both steaks were excellent tasting. We both had salads as well. Salads...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere. Great service. Delicious food. A little pricey, but worth it. Highly recommend.

Thank Arizona_Heat03
Reviewed May 2, 2017

New place for me. Enjoyed every bite. Casual upscale dining. Full bar, nice wine. Menu had unique options and the old favorites which means something for everyone. Will definitely be back.

Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service! Joe, our server, did a great job on a busy evening. We will be returning for more delicious Italian food.

Thank Mary Ann B
Reviewed April 18, 2017

This is a very comfortable place to sit and dine and mix with your friends as also to order specialty off the Menu dish.

Reviewed March 14, 2017

Sam and Gabe's meets the bill for any type of evening out --- from dressed up to dressed down. Menu items are fabulous and service incredible. Check out their party room for groups!

Thank Susan D
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I was so excited to go to Sam & Gabe's but boy was I disappointed. We were seated in a far corner of the bar at a small table that was suited for two and we had a party of four. The food was overpriced...More

1  Thank Mlg2
Reviewed March 13, 2017

great food and live music, its must see for your self its good for date nite,or a party for all your friends.

Thank Stephen B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8631 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4323
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-271-9200
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