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“Get a breakfast burrito...and share it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Sam's No. 3

Sam's No. 3
Ranked #19 of 2,985 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Sam’s No. 3™ was the third of five Coney Islands restaurants opened by Sam Armatas during the 1920′s. The original location was at 1527 Curtis Street in the heart of downtown Denver.On Sept. 28th, 1998, Sam’s son, Spero, with his grandsons Sam, Alex, and Patrick, re-established his most famous of the Coney Islands restaurants, Sam’s No. 3™. In honor of the age old tradition, they made a promise to each other to continue to provide excellent quality of food and embrace the inviting, warm atmosphere started by “Mr. Sam” more than 75 years ago!In April 2011, our little kitchen was featured on Food Networks "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". We were selected because so many local fans had written. A must-stop on any trip to Denver.
Omaha
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Get a breakfast burrito...and share it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

The food is delicious. The breakfast burrito is as big as a turkey platter! Get one with buffalo steak and share it with someone. The coffee is really wonderful.

Visited May 2013
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Morden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

We went to Sam's for breakfast on our 1st morning in Denver as it was only down the road from our hotel, I couldn't believe how much choice there was on one menu!! I chose the corned beef hash and it was very good and wasn't too big as some were, it was very busy but the service was very good, would reccomend.

Visited May 2013
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Indian Hills, Colorado
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Good For Mornings:”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

When I eat at Sam's it is always for breakfast. The menu is varied, and there are pleasant offerings to be had. I had the tamale burrito breakfast special today. It was a bit on the heavy side, but had a really good flavor.
The server was kind enough to find a glass of iced tea for me early this morning. I appreciated this because my stomach did not feel like coffee.
I do recommend Sam's #3, and will continue to eat there when I am in Downtown Denver early in the morning. It is a good value for the money.

  • Visited June 2013
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Sun City West, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great spot for food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

Have eaten here several times and it is always good, with fast friendly service. Lots to choose from!

Visited June 2013
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Medical Lake, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

We went for breakfast, hige portions and very tasty. The menu offers all kinds of food, the banana split oatmeal looked amazing wish I would of got that. I had the "everything but the kitchen sink burrito". HUGE, ate it all and didn't eat again till dinner. The restaurant was shown on Diners drive-ins and dives.

Visited May 2013
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