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Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant

41 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1612
+1 718-885-0920
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (71 reviews)
“cornbread” (24 reviews)
“crab legs” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1612
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

My review of Sammy's Fish Box on City Island. On a scale of 1 to 10. Food: 5 Service: 4 Decor: 4 Value: 4 Overall: 4 City Island has sit down restaurants and two places at the end of the road on City Island Avenue...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located at the very end of city Island . Has complementary parking for guests. It has a very extensive menu . Large portions of food excellent service highly recommend .

2  Thank GeorgeNY14
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

So everybody knows the bread at Sammys is to die for. So as I was devouring the bread I realized that it had MOLD on it yes MOLD. So I asked to speak with the manager and she gave me a lame excuse talking about...More

Thank Lawanda W
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Delicious from start to finish! The crab legs, and shrimp scampi, lobster tail and even the filet mignon was incredible. They give you a piece of delicious Italian bread in the beginning which was delicious and also veggies i think, which weren't that great. Service...More

2  Thank WillV90
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The service was excellent The food was amazing. I had the stuff lobster tail with crab meat. The atmosphere was nice good seating arrangement I love the stuffed tails and the drinks were nice and strong.

2  Thank Dameon G
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Big and ample portions go hand in hand with their prices. Spacious restaurant and good, quality food. Good wait staff. Helpful as well.

3  Thank C C
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I started the 2nd day of the New Year at my favorite restaurant since childhood. The experience was awesome. The hostess welcomed me with a bright smile and got me a nice seating booth. This restaurant gives you all meals in large portions and almost...More

2  Thank SGT L
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great place, staff friendly, the portion is tremendous, be ready to take home the rest. there busy season Valentines day, make a reservation. this place is always packed

2  Thank Sonia D
Reviewed 23 December 2016

My family and I have been visiting Sammy's over 30 years and the service and food have never disappoint us. Highly recommend this restaurant.

2  Thank mhernandez103
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This was my first time at this restaurant and everything was wonderful from the host to the waiter Gary (amazing guy) and the chef. This place was exceptional. I had the baked clams (yummy), fillet of sole stuffed with crabmeat (exquisite), shrimp scampi (oh my...More

2  Thank Nikki A
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19 April 2018|
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Response from braziliangem | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. If you are going to split the bill, let your waiter know in advance to avoid any confusion.
28 March 2017|
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Response from brainhorn | Reviewed this property |
Hi Valerie, it's been some time, but no dress code, casual was fine, don 't know about pets thou!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1612
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: +1 718-885-0920
T was in 1966 that the Sammys's Fishbox story began; From our very humbe beginnings in 1966 we have grown from a 26 seat snack bar to a 500 seats, full service restaurant; preparing upwards of 1 million meals annually. Our phenomenal growth has been most gratifying to us. Since the beginning we believe some things are as true today as they were years ago; quality attracts customers, value earns respectand compromise in either is inappropriate. Our formula is very simple; we serve the best quality food prepared fresh daily in a uncompromising manner and served in generous portions at affordable prices. We at Sammy's wish to thank our customers for your loyalty in the past and we promise to earn more of that loyalty in the future. Sincerely, Sammy
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