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Sam Diego's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue
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950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
+1 508-771-8816
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Annapolis, MD
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106 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We lived on Cape Cod for 9 years and were lucky to hear about this Hyannis restaurant our first year. Since then we make it a point to get to Sam's every time we vacation on the Cape. Last night we thankfully saw few changes in the funky decor, giant Margaritas, and pleasant wait staff. The prices are reasonable for... More 

Thank RickyMom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned after a few years and as in the past the food is very good and the surroundings make it a fun place to be.

Thank Raymond D
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to stop at Sam Diego's Mexican restaurant in Hyannis MA. Been by it a hundred times and it's always busy. Arrived on a Saturday evening at 7pm. Place was packed! Reception desk advised us sit at the bar or at the high tables adjacent to the bar as there wouldn't be an hour wait for a floor table. Great... More 

Thank gharrigan
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When for lunch. Great taco bar. A little to dark needs more lights. My husband hot the sampler and was very happy but not very filling.

Thank Christine C
Lebanon, Connecticut
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant. Food and margarita were very good. Had a 20 minute wait to be seated with party of 4 where they have a nice sitting room (if I owned the place I'd have a cocktail server work that room). The only reason it is not rated higher is the service was a little slow and our waitress made a... More 

Thank mn984
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186 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after playing golf nearby. Taco buffet was attractive, including mini corn muffins and choice of two soups. Good choice of draft beers, with either 12 oz. or 16 oz. serving. No great Mexican food, but good ambience for post golf dining at reasonable prices.

Thank Bob C
now Orlando
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife went here on our first night in Cape Cod. I thought the food was ok and the service was about average however my wife loved it. I have taco's and she had a burrito. It was good salsa and we had a good time so I wouldn't not go back but I have had better Mexican food.

Thank JTTsports
York, ME
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234 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there while in town on business. While we live in Maine now, we did live in Texas for a long time, so perhaps we were spoiled by that. Sam Diego's is a big, very clean place with friendly wait staff. The portions are huge, and the margaritas (we favor the "skinny" margarita, which has no simple syrup) are... More 

Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The margaritas here are delicious and the menu offers a wide variety of Mexican specialties. The appetizers are generous and worth tasting

Thank bcgbrandt
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I love this place! However, you have to know what to order at Sam Diego's. My boyfriend always gets the South Texas combo which is delicious. I love their enchilada sauce! It is never busy when we go here! The servers are attentive and the decor is cute. The last time we went for lunch I had the taco bar.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $22
Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-8816
Located directly "West" of the Cape Cod Mall entrance-way on Rt. 132, And independently owned since 1982, our Mexican Cookery & Bar has been a longstanding gathering spot for both neighborhood locals and out-of-town visitors alike.

We offer a full menu of delicious award-winning Mexican & Tex-Mex selections, Southwestern Specialties, Bar-be-Que and various Salads, SAMwiches & SAMburgers. We also offer an extensive "Young Juan's" kid's menu with coloring pages 'n crayons

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?