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Sam's For Play Cafe & Catering

2630 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2747
+1 707-528-2929
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (7 reviews)
“finger food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
2630 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2747
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The place is a hub of activities. Six in the kitchen, five at the counter, servers bee lining the multiple simple and well worn surroundings. The food is original, fresh, abundant, classic faire. I sit at the counter just to watch.

Thank boatnut
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My favorite breakfast/Brunch meal is Steak & Eggs. The problem is actually getting them cooked to my preference which is Medium Rare for the steak and I like runny yolks with the whites cooked through. As easy as that sounds it has proven to be...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for breakfast this morning. The waitress was very nice and friendly. The food was good size portions. The food was nice and hot and service was very quickly. Will definitely be back.

Thank Damini J
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nothing special but perfect if you are looking for a cheap, no frills breakfast. Great for a large crowd. Average service.

Thank kdmcdutton
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I love Sam's. This is a great breakfast spot. You will not leave hungry! It's a local favorite but also good for tourists that are looking for a great breakfast spot. I love the chicken fried steak with extra gravy and the homemade HUGE biscuits!

Thank SuzanneS60
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is comfort food at a great price. Went in for a quick breakfast before work and was surprised at the speed and quality of the breakfast. Was surprised at the protion sizes and the price.

Thank sebcell
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've been there dozens of times for breakfast.Their early breakfast is a fantastic deal, and is done just about perfectly. I always judge a breakfast first by how well they can make over medium and poached eggs. They never got my eggs wrong. Their country...More

Thank bayosal
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Liver and onions were the special of the day so Sam's got off to a great start. I wish I had noticed that split pea with ham was the soup of the day. That said, I probably would have overeaten if I did notice.

Thank BigE02882
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Was greeted as soon as i walked in. got a menu, and cup of coffee immediately when i was seated. Food was service fast and hot. Nice atmosphere. I'd would eat their again.

Thank michael h
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Sam's for play is a pretty large dinner and always very busy and lively when I go for breakfast. I have never tried the lunch but it looks good from the pictures on the menu which has a very wide selection. They make a mean...More

Thank K_Chan40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2630 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2747
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-528-2929
Sam’s For Play Cafe & Catering serves delicious American Home Style food in a casual comfortable atmosphere. The intention since creating Sam’s in 1985 has always been to have a place where everyone can have a good time and enjoy a good meal.
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