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Sam's Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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121 St. Peters Rd, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 5P3, Canada
+1 902-628-6565
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Toronto&Florida
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a quick lunch, busy place and it seemed to flow well. We have visited before and as our previous experiences, the food was okay but we didn't have the same glorious experience others have posted regarding the food and staff. One of us ordered a cheeseburger platter with mayonnaise on the side. When we received... More 

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Thank CDNseekingheat
St. Peter's Bay, Prince Edward Island
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Thanks Sandra for giving us wonderful service .. The meal was great and certainly didn't leave hungry.. We had a choice of four specials to choose from, plus a wide selection from the menu... Everyone of the workers looked like their were enjoying their jobs certainly makes a nice environment.. The place was clean and very large portions and a... More 

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Nisku, Canada
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Sam's is a very popular restaurant, and for a number of reasons. The food is consistent and the portions are large. The staff are friendly and accommodating. I have heard some locals say that Sam's is not polished enough for them. Whether it is the decor or something else I am not sure. Either way I would not want those... More 

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Thank rotorwayhelicopter
London
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, huge portions (more than I could eat), and great value. First went for breakfast and then went back later in the day for dinner. Both times staff was friendly, efficient, and very attentive. All in all, it was Sam-sational! Family friendly diner atmosphere.

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Thank eleanorh906
Trenton, Canada
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We ate here a couple of times. The food is awesome and the portions were huge!!!! The soup was great. The specials are awesome. The staff is super friendly

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Thank marcia431
Illinois
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149 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We got takeout pizza because of travelers. Nice thicker crust with toppings buried in cheese. It was hot and ready. Took a star off cause they called back cause they were out of a topping.

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Thank SuzanKen
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the food but the service was not great at all. Our waitress Brittany was very rude and we could smell alcohol off of her. It did not make for a comfortable dinner. We will definitely not be going back to this restaurant on our next trip to Prince Edward Island.

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1 Thank felicia1982
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Had the lasagna it was good, not as flavorful as something you make yourself. didn't enjoy the salad that came with it a bit to much parmesan cheese. Boyfriend had the chicken said only one piece was really good rest so so.

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We are no strangers (nor shy) to 'hole in the wall' dining venues, and it seemed from the info we could find on it that Sam's Family Restaurant might be a "don't judge a book by its cover" kind of establishment which is why we chose it. Only I wish we hadn't. We caught the tail end of dinner, so... More 

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Thank birdwatcher24
Halifax Region, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

If the number of patrons at this family diner was an indication, the locals know a great place to eat. Although the place was a hub bub of activity on a Sunday morning, the staff were friendly and the food tasty. More importantly, the meal was cooked exactly as ordered. Kudos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 St. Peters Rd, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 5P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: +1 902-628-6565

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?