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Sam's Rialto Bar and Grill

Bar, Pub, American
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18 S Main St, Pleasantville, NJ 08232-2728
+1 609-646-5128
8:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 1:00 am
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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was delicious! If you want authentic home cooked soul food, this is it. You must try: Robby's Lemonade Crab Cake Bites Blackened Catfish Fried chicken Peach Cobbler for dessert! And we must give a shot out to our server Valarie. She was super patient, friendly & attentive!

Thank LW C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Sam's on a humbug for our friends bday, I can not tell you what to order-i wouldn't know where to begin. the smorgasbord on our table was absolutely delicious and the corn bread well let's just say "CAN WE GET ANOTHER ROUND OF THAT"! compliments to Mr Sam and the chef's!! (my now favorite place to eat in... More 

Thank jidamir
Princeton, New Jersey
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant was featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Service is friendly, cocktails are great, and the food is good without being too heavy. We we were lucky to find a parking spot right out front of the restaurant. You may want to call and ask about parking if there aren't any spots available out front. It's located in a... More 

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Juno Beach, Florida
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I could easily make this the shortest review I've ever written and it would simply say, "the best fried chicken I've ever had" but the place deserves much more than that. We've passed Sam's many times on the way to other places and nothing about it suggested it would be worth a visit. It's not that's it's foreboding or unpleasant;... More 

1 Thank LouVil
New Castle, Delaware
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Good food, EXCELLENT SERVICE!! Orders were taken promptly and food arrived quickly. The collard greens are delicious and well seasoned and the cornbread is homemade and melts in your mouth. The prices are very decent especially considering portion sizes. Meat (chicken) could be seasoned a little better, and the mac and cheese needs some work, but I was very pleased... More 

1 Thank MsGetThere
New Jersey
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

The Rialto bang shrimp appetizer was great. My wife and I both had chicken and it was delicious, I also had a waffle and it was very good also. Service was fast and friendly. We will definitely return the next time we are in the area.

1 Thank J_Urban
new jersey
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My husband and I went to Sam's at the suggestion of a coworker. It is located in the heart of Pleasantville. There is street parking - but also a parking lot in the rear. This bar/grill has become "famous" because of being on Guy Fieri's Driveins, Dives and Diners show. We went on a Saturday afternoon, and found only a... More 

Thank jucahaNewJersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

I always wanted to try chicken and waffles. I heard SAMs was the best so I Got some take out. I was not disappointed. It was amazing. So much more than I expected. We also got some ribs, some crab cake appetizers and collard greens. So much flavor in everything we ate. The meat just came off the bones. I... More 

1 Thank Oneuvakind
SamsRialtoGrill, Owner at Sam's Rialto Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. I'll be calling eat24 in the morning to work on the delivery radius. I apologize, and hopefully the radius is fixed on your next order. Thanks, Jake Hunter Sam's Rialto Grill More 

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117 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I ordered the half chicken and waffles and it was delicious, my partner got salad with shrimp, delicious, the soup was fantastic, the homemade iced tea was great,the service was good, we will keep coming back, the food is that good.

1 Thank weepinbell65
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Ate there ,40+ yrs ago,and through the years in a tough city ,it remains a true gem.Brenda the owner has kept the family traditions, great recipes, friendly service. In the last two months I ate a breakfast, lunch and a dinner on different days,of course.From a good steak ,to great burger,sweet potato pancakes and decades old staple fried chicken, enjoyed... More 

1 Thank Dougy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $13
Bar, Pub, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S Main St, Pleasantville, NJ 08232-2728
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Pleasantville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-646-5128
Welcome to Sam's Rialto Bar & Grill, we are located just 10 minutes outside of Atlantic City. As being one of the oldest southern restaurants in Atlantic City we take great pride in our food. No matter if you are getting Chicken, Crabs, Ribs, Breakfast, we hope to put a smile on your face.

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