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Sammy's Ye Old Cider Mill

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353 Mendham Road, Mendham, NJ 07945-2507
+1 973-543-7675
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Fri 18:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When you walk up to Sammy's or drive past, it is not anything impressive. But the food here is amazing! The steaks were great, the appetizers terrific, and great desert choices. If you are looking for something different but delicious, this is a great spot!

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Thank Tyson S
Mendham, New Jersey
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This quirky little steakhouse turns the dining experience upside down. Diners walk into the restaurant and find themselves in the main dining room, which consists on long or round tables covered in paper and diners with huge steaks and plastic lobster bibs. The decor is right out of the 70s. Line up at the cash register, place your families order... More 

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Thank Molly M
Mendham, New Jersey
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The place was really hoppin'/electric with post Christmas, pre-New Year's Eve and "everyday" birthday celebrations. Downstairs the bar was mobbed, but the wonderful bartenders kept everyone happy waiting for dinner (and an empty table) to be served. And what an amazing dinner it was: started with spaghetti w/crispy garlic chips and oil ( make sure you add parmesean), fried shrimp... More 

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Thank jedlaird
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Unique starts as you drive up (or almost drive by) and park in the parking lot of an older, white aluminum sided two storied house. No signs. No lights. Unique is walking in, and going up to hostess to place your order of meat, and the degree of the doneness. Then you go to the basement to have a drink,... More 

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Chester, New Jersey
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172 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Celebrated a birthday early on a Wednesday evening. We were aware of the check in, order, go downstairs to the bar, and then be called upstairs for dinner process. No issues....we got seats at the bar and enjoyed a cocktail. Take note that on Tuesday, bottles of wine are half price (the wine list is reasonable so that is a... More 

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Montecito, California
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187 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This a wonderful unique steak/seafood joint that's been in the family for 100 years. We've been going for over 25 years every time we're in NYC. (only an hour or so drive) Great funky converted house, no reservations, order when you enter, have a beverage in the basement bar and they'll call when your salad is ready. Great, consistent food:... More 

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Thank orv m
Mendham, New Jersey
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Just love, love, love Sammy's (this time for Chris' 50th birthday dinner)...after telling Maryann what all four (4) of us wanted for dinner, downstairs to the speakeasy for half price wine night (Tuesdays). Great Turnbull 2013 Cab (yes, 1/2 price) for the ribeye eater and Santa Margherita for the shrimp scampi lover. Upstairs for dinner, penne vodka, spaghetti with garlic... More 

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Thank jedlaird
Boston, MA
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The restaurant has two floors - eating area on the ground floor and a bar in the basement. We had to order at the counter first, then went down to the bar and wait for the food to be cooked - even though the tables were wide open (not sue why we could not wait at the table). Once the... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Not even sure why, but have not been to Sammy's in years. Used to go regularly - but because of family changes etc just had not been back. Last night was great - food, service - you have to know what you are getting into when you go there or you may not like it. But we did and will... More 

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Chester, New Jersey
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

we have been diners here for the past 35 years and never disappointed with great food,service. price is very reasonable for the complete meal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$54
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 Mendham Road, Mendham, NJ 07945-2507
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Mendham
  • Phone Number: +1 973-543-7675
Description
Legendary 3rd generation American Steak House.

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