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Sam's Restaurant

238 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
+1 718-596-3458
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
238 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Neighborhood Italian restaurant, my family favourite. Pizza is amazing, chicken or veal parmigiana fills the entire plate, delicious. Garlic baked clams are to die for, one order is never enough. Thank you to the Louis,who now manages the restaurant since his father Mario has passed....More

Thank Trudy H
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Thanks to Matt at Barnes& Noble up the street, we ended up at Sam's, early afternoon, and had the place all to ourselves! Louie was the server and everything else, except the chef, I think, and he was OUTSTANDING! We had our grandson with us...More

Thank BRMFujairah-Dhadna
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This is a Carroll Gardens institution! Sam's has been around forever having traded hands from Sam to his son Louie, the food remains outstanding if you like old school Italian food (veal cutlet parmigiana, etc.). The pizza is also a must.

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Very basic old-time neighborhood Italian restaurant. Reminds me of places in the North End of Boston back in the day. I love their sphaghetti and meatballs (great meatballs). Their chicken and veal parmesan is very good as well, if not what you might get in...More

Thank BrooklynBarMan
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

We had plain regular NY pizza. The crust was nice and crispy, sauce was full of flavor and the cheese perfect. The owner was so accommodating and personable.

Thank TravellingRings
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Walk through the door of Sam's and you go back in time to Brooklyn the way it was decades ago. The decor takes you back, the high quality, delicious Pizza and Italian dishes take you back, and best of all Louie (the owner, chef, waiter,-what...More

1  Thank charlesd288
Reviewed October 30, 2016

If you dont go for the food go for Louie, Original Bklyn family restaurant where they tell it like it is.

Reviewed July 26, 2016

My son took us here and said the Pizza was good. It was in fact very good. Having moved from NY to Florida the Pizza was "Manna from heaven". We tried that and we also had two Chicken Parm hero's. All was good. The service...More

Thank Ralph A
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Old school Sams been here forever. Louie is loud and in your face but a gentle sweet heart. Standard italian fare.

Reviewed February 13, 2016

Got to the restaurant at 12:10 pm on a Friday. Business hours are stated as from 12 to 10 pm. Door locked with staff inside. Walked around the block and returned at 12:30 to still find the door locked. I don't care how good the...More

Thank Penny N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-596-3458
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