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Sam's Restaurant

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36 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937-2403
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked for our server at the Clam Bar at Napeague (another great Hampton's institution, don't miss it!) where we might find a great local haunt. Sam's was her response and so glad we went. They've been in town since 1947 and no small surprise there are pictures of many celebrities that have dined there over the years. The baked... More 

Thank rtbasic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I expect to pay more for food in East Hampton, even mediocre food, but I also expect service to be better than average, not worse. While my family waited too long for a table, my wife and I sat at the bar. It took the bartender over 5 minutes to take our drink order, but there were only maybe four... More 

Thank mattmobley
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sam's is known for its pizza, and rightfully so. Its pizzas are delicious! They have a wide range of toppings too, one of my favorites is prosciutto. Their pasta dishes are really good too. The dishes feel homey and comfortable. The seating is done in booths and they have a bar that does well too. It's great for couples or... More 

Thank WorldTraveler959
New York
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144 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We shared mussels, garlic bread, and a Caesar salad and really didn't like them. The server never checked in on food and the busser was so on point that our plates were gone before she came back. She also forgot our drinks. I told a friend about our first time there and she said that food is terrible, but the... More 

Thank iristate
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here to have a quick dinner or to pick up pizza to go. Everything is good. Pizzas and veal milanese. It is usually busy, but service is quick

Thank Kjara M
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has been in East Hampton forever! Terrific food, pizzas and all things Italy. Paneling and booths makes for cozy atmosphere. Great for a crowd, bar group or couples and of course all can be had for take out.

Thank Susan D
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great local find. Went here for dinner one evening. Place was packed with a queue, I think that says it all. Menu was comprehensive, yet simple. Food was great - we had Pizza, of course! Service extremely good and friendly. Would recommend!

Thank ndwalsh
East Hampton, New York
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The home of thin crust pizza ....sensational if you like thin crust. Good salads and decent specialties but the pizza is the star act. Right in the heart of the village for over 50 years. No slices. Big takeout business.

Thank Hamptonstraveller
Pittsford, New York
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

First time trying for some of us so we all got 4 different pizzas so we could all sample each one. The crust had a nice chew to it and the different toppings on each one were very good. The greek salad was also very good!

Thank 2foodtravelers
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place for a quick bite. Very friendly staff, pizza is good, but I have had Better. Atmosphere is a bar wth booths. Would go to again when in the area.

Thank Heli3D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937-2403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
  • Phone Number: 16313245900

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