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$5 - $15
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American, Bar, Seafood
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All reviews burger fish and chips french dip side salad sandwiches chilli calamari fabulous food place to eat quick service
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Reviewed June 16, 2022

As a gluten free person I agreed since it had GF buns. Instead I chose salad. $15.99 for a Cobb Salad. What I received was a side-salad-sized salad. Way overpriced.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed January 2, 2022

Especially the Cod F&C were delicious and freshly made! Really enjoyed that. We chose Sam's because they had the best-looking food pictures on their website and they did not dissapoint. Thank you!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed September 16, 2021

Sam's was a great find. Some of the best fish and chips I've ever had, a good selection of local beers and a menu with something for everyone. Service was excellent. We will definitely eat here again when we come to Seaside.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 22, 2021

A little pricey for what you get - but excellent fish and chips. Inside had a strange smell. But, they were obviously great at cleaning the place and it could have been the cleaning supplies.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 8, 2021

Walked into this restaurant as we were walking to the prom. We thought it was cool bc my daughters name is Sam so we decided to eat here on a whim. The service was very very slow. There were a lot of young people running...the front. An older gentleman came out and kind of moved things along, which was nice. The booths are not comfortable but whatever, we just came to eat a quick meal. I probably wouldn't come back tho.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 1, 2021

Staff was really friendly & breakfast choices. Simple menu & no wait. The food was excellent quality & quick service.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021 via mobile

Food was great-delicious burgers & fish n chips. Service was fantastic. We felt it was a good deal for our money. Great, easy to get to location.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 16, 2021 via mobile

Really good margarita! Burger was good, French dip good and the hand cut fries were very tasty. bartender was friendly and accommodating.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 10, 2021

We've been walking by this place for years but finally decided to give it a try. We had a selection of menu items and all were really pretty good. I especially liked their chili.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 8, 2021

Sam's has good food. The location is good. It is walking distance to the beach. This brings in a lot of people. I'm afraid service was a little slow because they where short handed. over all I would recommend this place

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed April 12, 2021

I can't speak highly enough of Sam's Seaside Cafe. What a treat. We went in for the two pound steamer clam special and also ordered the calamari which was the best I've ever had. We also had a nice side salad with bay shrimp that...was a good value at $6. Our server, Nicole, was great. So nice and attentive. The service, atmosphere and food were first rate. I highly recommend this place. Perfect for families or couples. Thanks Sam's!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 5, 2021

We've been coming here for years and always look forward to the turkey sandwich on a crouissant. We were sad to discover that they changed their menu to mainly burgers and seafood. We ordered burgers which were just average. Our drink orders arrived after our...food. Kids order was incorrect, but they fixed it. I do recommend the cheese curds; they were tasty. Service was slow because the place was so busy. Our booth didn't look like it was properly cleaned between guests. Bring back the sandwiches, Sam!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 21, 2021

My family and I went and the service was incredible!!! The food was amazing, and everyone was incredible nice and friendly. I would recommend this place to everyone possible if I could!!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed September 28, 2020

We tried this little gem, in the heart of Seaside and it did not disappoint. Great location, great staff and amazing food!!!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

Bar type food, very good. I had a pita bread plate with lot's of yummy veggie's, hummus and toasty warm pita bread. Lots of pita bread, most places give you lot's of hummus but skimp on the Pita. Hubby had a burger and handmade fries....Nice quality meat. PS - my photo is a little nasty as I forgot to take a photo prior to starting in on it! It was Yummy!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Yes they have gluten free bread and buns that are great.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sam's Seaside Cafe

Yes, Sam's Seaside Cafe offers takeout services.

Sam's Seaside Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3