We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sam's Southern Eatery - CLOSED

3495 McCann Rd, Longview, TX 75601-5148
+1 903-236-2552
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good9%
  • Average19%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible28%
10 Oct 2013
“Two strikes and you're out!”
16 Jul 2013
“Below average.... not going back!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
3495 McCann Rd, Longview, TX 75601-5148
All Details
Reviews (21)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 10 October 2013

When Sam's Southern Eatery first opened up in Longview, the place was packed every day and I heard from a co-worker that the food was good. I waited for about 5 months or more before I tried it. My son and I went for lunch...More

1  Thank LindaSPage
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

Well for starters we were greeted at the front door by employees blowing cigarette smoke in our faces and things didn't get any better from there. The place was dirty... the menus were nasty and had notes taped to them disclosing price changes. Also the...More

1  Thank CPropps
Reviewed 7 July 2013

When Sam's first opened it was the rave of the town, good food, always something extra on the plate, and actually good food. Last time we went the crowds had thinned somewhat and this can always be expected in LGV where the newest is always...More

1  Thank texmarc
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Overall manager and servers were poor quality seemed more worried about their weekend plans than actually waiting on customers. I kept having to ask the guy server for things my waitress should have taken care of. They servers seemed to shy away from waiting on...More

3  Thank 12346william
Reviewed 16 April 2013 via mobile

Just thought we would stop and buy seafood for a change.. Not recomended to eat there sorry to say that but i just ate all my shrimp and looked at the last one and the tail was green then i lookes at 3 others and...More

Thank FamilliaRodriguez
Reviewed 4 March 2013

At first glance, everything on the menu looks fried, but look closely and 'grilled' is an option. Give it a go because it is delicious! And be warned, the portions are huge.

Thank jgarrison5
Reviewed 9 February 2013

The food isn't as good as the thought behind the customers. The new mosque might not have been possible without the support for this sweet family business. Just proves that Longview is awesome and open minded!

Thank Mollyhad
Reviewed 27 January 2013

very dirty! waited a very long time in line, then told us to have a seat at a filthy table and someone would be back to take our order, we just left

Thank TexasLifeisgood
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We had heard about Sam's and decided to try it on a Saturday afternoon. It is Cajun and country fare not done very well. The table next to us had two groups come in and wait ten minutes without service before storming out. Guess that...More

1  Thank morganrc1955
Reviewed 12 December 2012 via mobile

It's not fresh from the gulf seafood like you can get on the coast, but for the price you pay it's pretty good. The grilled shrimp po boy is my favorite.

Thank John C
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Longview
Holiday Inn Longview - North
98 reviews
.82 km away
Candlewood Suites Longview
67 reviews
.90 km away
Best Western Longview
200 reviews
1.63 km away
Sleep Inn & Suites
42 reviews
1.90 km away
Nearby Restaurants
180 reviews
.73 km away
Cafe Barron's
104 reviews
.57 km away
Chiangmai Thai Kitchen
31 reviews
.83 km away
Mi Casita
34 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paul Boorman Trail
58 reviews
5.20 km away
Gregg County Historical Museum
27 reviews
4.96 km away
Longview Museum of Fine Arts
23 reviews
5.03 km away
Betty's Antiques
12 reviews
5.44 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3495 McCann Rd, Longview, TX 75601-5148
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Longview
  • Phone Number: +1 903-236-2552
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing