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Sam Diego's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
+1 508-771-8816
11:30 - 01:00
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Plymouth MA
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on CAPE for an appointment. Family lives in AZ so we remembered the special for $9.95 to get our fix of Mexican. Not disappointed. The Cowboy Platter with ribs was Very Good as was the Zorro Platter. Our server Irena was efficient and attentive so appreciated. I must say, it is a lot of food but having leftovers... More 

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch with wife and son and sat in bar area to watch Celtics game. Hostess promptly sat us and acknowledged by waitress immediately. Enjoyed some Sunday specials and there was more than enough to fill us for the rest of the day. Nice meal, good price and nice atmosphere. Hadn't been for a few years but we left... More 

Thank Larry S
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick lunch, food was better than average, drinks were very good. Late afternoon stop in so it was pretty empty, food still took a while to come out, they were quick to offer more drinks and chips.

Thank John V
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My most recent visit to Sam Diego's was with my niece who is ten. (Incidentally, Sam Diego's became one of my favorite Cape Cod destinations when her oldest sister was only two). The kids meal selection is great- lots of choices. The salsa is not too spicy and the chips are plentiful. I had the chicken fajita quesadilla which was... More 

Thank jzip123
Taunton, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Stopped in for a quick bite and had the lunch taco bar special. Our bartender Michelle was awesome. Even with the teeniest, tiniest little 1800 coconut rum taste.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

On a spur of the moment car trip from our home in Connecticut to the Cape, my husband and I stopped at Sam Diego's Mexican Cookery & Bar located on Route 132, Hyannis, Massachusetts. This time of year, spring break, pre-tourist season, a large majority of the Cape restaurants are still closed. Not having a whole lot of choices, we... More 

Thank Pierrette C
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 16. The service was terrific and the food came out hot and to everyone's liking. Kudos to the chef and staff. We had a variety of selections from the menu and everyone enjoyed their meal. They have a lot of margaritas to choose from as well

Thank tkjreviews
Monroe, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Being a native Texan, I am accustomed to slightly different flavoring and presentation in a Mexican restaurant. That said, I thoroughly enjoyed not only the atmosphere, service, and margaritas; but also, my dinner! In addition to my dinner, I ordered the chicken tamale that they offer. Unfortunately, as in every other Mexican restaurant in New England that I have tried... More 

Thank Gayle D
New Hampshire
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a large place with multiple bars and dining rooms. The food is good, if unimaginative. It's just tortillas stuffed with your choice of fillings, but it's done well. My wife loved her margarita with toasted coconut on the rim. Our server was helpful and timely.

Thank TinPshr
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We like this place....lunch or dinner...it works! It could be a little cleaner and a little more friendly to people who are not regulars.

Thank Madeline S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-8816
Located directly "West" of the Cape Cod Mall entrance-way on Rt. 132, And independently owned since 1982, our Mexican Cookery & Bar has been a longstanding gathering spot for both neighborhood locals and out-of-town visitors alike.

We offer a full menu of delicious award-winning Mexican & Tex-Mex selections, Southwestern Specialties, Bar-be-Que, Gluten Free and Vegan menu, various Salads, SAMwiches & SAMburgers. We also offer an extensive "Young Juan's" kid's menu with coloring pages 'n crayons

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