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1015 W Commerce St, Fairfield, TX 75840-2419
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Satellite Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a group of High School buddies from 1955 that drive from Dallas, Austin, Houston, College Station, and Tyler, Texas to spend the day visiting and eating. Food is great and plentiful, service good, and friendly. No alcohol served but lots of coffee, ice tea and other drinks. Very family friendly too

Thank travelerjw2014
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very attentive and pleasant waiting staff. Most come in for buffet, but those that order off the menu are equally taken care of. A thriving business built on the concept of home cooked like meal's. What can I say, the food is literally straight from the can. The BBQ is disgusting and everything on the lunch and dinner menu is... More 

Thank Jacob S
Commerce, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best buffets we have ever encountered. The food was fresh, homemade and a good variety. We enjoyed enchiladas, taco soup, sliced brisket and probably the best chicken fried steak we've eaten on a buffet. We also enjoyed their fresh bread. The pies looked great but we were so full that we didn't have room to try them!!

Thank Mary5675
Denton, TX
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552 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in today for breakfast while on the way to Houston on business. Been here for lunch but never for breakfast. Great selection. Great food. Great (and friendly) servers. I noticed a few folks eating really good looking pancakes that were ordered from the menu rather than the buffet. We opted for the buffet. At $7.99, it's a hard deal... More 

Thank Tupelo010835
Lovelady, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had heard of the restaurant but never went. We liked the selection and the freshness of the food. We will go again!

Thank Carol M
Fort Worth, Texas
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Thought this might be a normal Texan BBQ joint. It was more of a buffet style restaurant with Mexican and BBQ. Service was good. The Only BBQ on the buffet was sliced beef and was tolerable but I didn't finish it because it got cold pretty quick an just didn't hold up. Stayed away from the Mexican food. Really only... More 

Thank mgamdav
Spring, Texas
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. The food was great and there was a lot of it. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive. The open faced steak sandwich was good. I thought it could use a little more flavor but I'm a little picky.

Thank Linda K
La Grange, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Sam's is known for the awesome buffet for breakfast and the one for lunch. I decided to order from the menu and ordered the chicken fried steak and was not disappointed. The steak was not greasy and was a good size, no fat at all. Mashed potatoes and green beans were great too. We will be eat at Sam's again!

Thank Debbie D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday, just before the noon crowd. As usual, we were not disappointed. Items on the buffet were fried chicken, chicken fried steak, baked ham, sliced brisket, turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, gravies, green beans, corn, fried okra, and steamed cabbage along with all the lettuce and tomato salad fixings, which included potato salad, pea salad, broccoli... More 

Thank Wanda W
Raleigh, NC
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome breakfast! The fruit was so fresh! The coffee was great! Mom and Pop feel to the place. Reasonably priced. Food was great. Eggs were a little runnier than I like my scrambled eggs, but they tasted good.

Thank ozzyfour

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1015 W Commerce St, Fairfield, TX 75840-2419
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: 903-389-SAMS

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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?