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“nice place for breakfast.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sam's Diner

Sam's Diner
Ranked #50 of 5,626 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Civic Center
Description: We are an "All American Diner" serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with generous Happy Hours from 3-6 p.M. On weekdays. We focus on offering high homemade quality comfort food with reasonable price and use fresh local organic produce to enhance the flavors of our food. At SAMS you are not only a customer but you are a part of our family. Feeding your stomach and your soul on Market St. This is your home away from home!
Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“nice place for breakfast.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

this place serves pretty good food and coffee, at reasonable prices. very attentive and courteous service. while the

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Chico, California
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41 reviews
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“Easy walk from the Holiday Inn”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had breakfast at Sam's diner both mornings we were in SF because it was right around the corner from our hotel and we knew they were open. We were seated quickly and the staff was friendly. The food that I ordered was just average, nothing to write home about. If you are seated at the back of the restaurant near the bathrooms, it's a little cramped and you have people nudging past you constantly. And the bathrooms are a little odd, kinda small, set up weird, and both times we were there, they were not clean.

Visited April 2014
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“the local cops eat there it must be good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2014

We were staying over the road at the whitcomb hotel and saw this diner over the road and thought we'd give it a try. Fantastic results great breakfasts and dinners and lovely staff. Made my day when the local police came in for breakfast.

  • Visited April 2014
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Madison, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
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“Surprisingly good diner food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2014

The outside of the restaurant looks like a greasy diner, but the inside is clean and nicely organized. The servings were HUGE and delicious. Service was friendly.

  • Visited March 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2014

Good, quick service. Nice food. Cheap prices. Ate breakfast here twice. Staff really friendly and helpful

Visited February 2014
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