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Sam's Original Resturant & BBQ

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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COUNTRY DINNERS​
Served with hot homemade bread and your choice of two sides listed on the bottom of this page.
9.39
Chicken Fried Steak
Hand cut and served on cream gravy
9.39
Hamburger Steak
12 oz.Hamburger steak cooked well done with grilled onions and served with brown gravy
16.99
Ribeye
12​ oz.
9.39
Hot Steak
A lightly breaded cut of round steak served open faced on toast with brown gravy
9.99
Pork Chops
Two charbroiled center cut chops
9.89
Fried Mini Shrimp
Served with hushpuppies
9.39
Roast Beef
Hot roast beef served with brown gravy
9.89
Fried Mini Shrimp and Catfish
Served with hushpuppies
9.89
Fried Catfish
Served​ with hushpuppies
SIDE CHOICES FOR COUNTRY & BBQ DINNERS​
If two or more people share a dinner then soup and salad bar may not be one of their side choices
Pinto Beans
Cole Slaw
Green Beans
Mashed Potatoes
Cake.
Peach Cobbler
Potato Salad
French Fries
0.50
Sub Baked Potato
ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET​
11.99
All You Can Eat Buffet
"If​ you leave hungry it's your fault". Assortment of salads, vegetables, meats and desserts
Please understand that the buffet is priced per person and there is no sharing and no to-go cartons. Sorry no buffets to go.
HICKORY SMOKED BARBECUE DINNERS​
Served with pickles and onions, hot homemade bread and your choice of two sides listed on the bottom of the page to the left.
9.39
Beef Brisket
8.99
Ham
9.99
Pork Spare Ribs
8.99
Polish Sausage
8.99
Smoked Turkey
9.99
Combination
Choice of 3 meats
SALADS​
6.99 per person
Salad Bar
All you can eat (no hot vegetables, meats or dessert)
7.29 per person
Salad Bar and Hot Vegetables
All you can eat (no meats or dessert)
7.29 per person
Salad Bar with Baked Potato
All you can eat salad bar and a hot baked potato (no hot vegetables, meats or dessert)
2.50
Tossed Salad
A mix of fresh greens and tomatoes with your favorite dressing (served by your server)
6.99
Tuna Salad Plate
A tomato stuffed with tuna salad served on lettuce with a kosher dill spear and potato chips
6.99
Chicken Salad Plate
A tomato stuffed with chicken salad served on lettuce with a kosher dill spear and potato chips
7.89
Chef Salad
Crisp salad greens, egg, cheese, baked ham or smoked turkey and tomato wedges
BURGERS & SANDWICHES​
Burgers served well done only on a toasted bun with mustard, lettuce, tomato, pickles and onions.
Served with choice of one: potato chips, cole slaw, potato salad, pinto beans, black eyed peas, whole kernel corn or a cup of soup. Sub French fries as your side for .50 extra or sub sm onion rings or tossed salad as your side for 1.00 extra.
5.99
Hamburger
6.29
Cheeseburger
5.99
BBQ Beef Sandwich
Served on a toasted bun with pickles and BBQ sauce
5.69
BBQ Ham Sandwich
Served on a toasted bun with pickles and BBQ sauce
5.69
BBQ Turkey Sandwich
Served on a toasted bun with pickles and BBQ sauce
5.69
BBQ Sausage Sandwich
Served on a toasted bun with pickles and BBQ sauce
5.99
Patty Melt
On grilled white or wheat bread with grilled onions, two slices of American cheese and a kosher dill spear
5.69
Baked Ham Sandwich
Thinly sliced ham served on toast with lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and kosher dill spear
SIDES​
Large 2.59
Small 1.99
Hand Battered Onion Rings
1.69
Pinto Beans
1.69
Cole Slaw
1.69
Green Beans
1.69
Fried Okra
1.69
Blackeyed Peas
1.79
Cake
1.69
Whole Kernel Corn
1.69
Potato Salad
1.69
Mashed Potatoes
SMALL PORTIONS​
Each is served with homemade bread and your choice of any two sides listed below.
7.79
Chicken Fried Steak
7.79
Chicken Fried Steak
7.79
Hamburger Steak
7.79
Fried Chicken Livers
7.79
Fried Chicken
Breastand wing or leg and thigh
7.79
Grilled Pork Chop
7.79
BBQ Beef
7.79
Fried Catfish
7.79
BBQ Ham
SAM'S FAMOUS HOMEMADE PIE​
All pies are made fresh daily when they’re gone, they’re gone. Please ask your server for available flavors.Apple
2.49 per slice
Apple Crumb
2.49 per slice
Peach
2.49 per slice
Peach Crumb
2.49 per slice
Chocolate Cream
2.49 per slice
Chocolate Pecan Cream
2.49 per slice
Coconut Cream
2.49 per slice
Pecan
2.49 per slice
Pineapple
2.49 per slice
Pineapple Cream
BREAKFAST​
Served anytime
Egg beaters available on request
Eggs served with hash browns or sliced tomatoes, homemade bread or two slices of toast.
4.69
Hash browns
Sliced tomatoes
Homemade bread
Two slices of toast
Two Eggs
5.79
Hash browns
Sliced tomatoes
Homemade bread
Two slices of toast
Two Eggs
With bacon or sausage
5.89
Hash browns
Sliced tomatoes
Homemade bread
Two slices of toast
Two Eggs with Ham
4.09
Two Hotcakes
5.19
Two Hotcakes
With bacon or sausage
5.29
Two Hotcakes with Ham
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered in here on a road trip. The place is a bit beat up and could use a renovation. But this is a good place to load up on a lot of food for cheap. The fried chicken and the brisket were good, and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank COLadyRoadWarrior
Reviewed April 13, 2019

If you are traveling along I-45 between Houston and Dallas during meal time, stop at Sam’s! The quaint restaurant has southern, home style cooking and offers a great buffet. Service is wonderful. We ordered off the menu and portions sizes were substantial. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FourExploring
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Mexican squash soup was delicious. Tried a little of several things- two favorites: fried catfish and chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and gravy. Pieces were small and great for trying. Fabulous little loaves of bread. Save room for the pie! Chocolate and coconut meringue...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pamelita7117
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

We ordered and before we knew it the food arrived. Fresh, yeasty bread was delicious and possibly homemade. The soup was yummy and the salad was crisp and fresh. We went on a Sunday and it was packed. Didn’t partake of the buffet but it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Beth D
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

It had been a few years since stopping at Sam’s and we certainly enjoyed this stop. The restaurant is nothing fancy, but has plenty of room and helpful staff. We chose the Sunday buffet for 13.99. The buffet is huge. There were plenty of entree’s,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Reagan10
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Sam's has a large dining room and by the looks of it on the Sunday at noon when I stopped by, they need it. Easy access from the I-45 freeway. Long buffet with many choices or you can order from the menu. This review pertains...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

The buffet was full of everything you would want from salads to the main course as well as wonderful deserts! We will go back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stephenbentley
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Great homemade food and delicious homemade pies and cobblers. Friendly staff and great service. They make you feel at home.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Carla W
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

We love this place, we come here every chance we can get. People are always polite and the food is always great. Only one complaint- They need to stay after the restrooms a little better.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jerryleow
Reviewed November 30, 2018

I find myself traveling between my home north of Dallas to Houston often now for work and for my daughter's medical care. I-45 is tough - there are fast food places and chain restaurants in a few towns (and Buc-ees and Woody's Smokehouse - which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from bfrnk | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday is the day they put out freshest veggies. Entree is pretty much same all week. CF steak, fried chicken, brisket, sausage, sometimes hb steak, and chicken livers.
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