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Sam's Place

132 E 39th St, New York City, NY 10016-0914
+1 212-599-6360
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal” (18 reviews)
“scampi” (4 reviews)
“lemon cake” (4 reviews)
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 E 39th St, New York City, NY 10016-0914
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Sam's Place on Saturday, February 17, 2018. It is our favorite spot in NYC. This is probably our 4th or 5th time there. It is consistently perfect! Their bread is fantastic with their olive oil...we shared a cesear salad and...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I found this nondescript locale and it did not disappoint — intimate, cozy, atmosphere; the owner attentively greets guests at the door and ensures a positive experience, the staff was gracious and service was fast and the food was amazing. We can’t...More

Thank linamagdalena
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Cute little restaurant. Very cozy and inviting. Had the veal parmigiana. It was excellent and a nice size portion. You won’t go home hungry. Staff was very attentive. Reasonably priced.

Thank R G
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I found this place in 2015 and have returned several times as I have yet to have a bad meal here. Friendly service and not-too-bad prices are always good, but the food is fantastic. Most recently had the tortellini and even typing about it made...More

Thank JayW913
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Very much as described in terms of layout and atmosphere. We were looked after and although we hadn't booked, a nice table was found. It is a bit small for larger people, (three of us in the party over six foot!) Attentive but impersonal service....More

Thank pbarlow48
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very nice and quiet restaurant with a great warmth. Very good Italian and other dishes. Excellent service from owner and staff Salads were fresh. It was very crowded. seems thay have a lot of satisfied regular guests.

Thank Aeskulap1
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Very unassuming entrance but inside is a lot of delicious food and wine bottles everywhere. The owner was there and explained everything and ensured we were happy.

Thank Wesley S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were a little hesitant as it was empty at dinner time, turns out we were just lucky because as soon as we sat it got crowded! The food was great and our waitress was great! Truly enjoyed the BBQ food served and the cold...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We went for a mini family reunion. Caesar salad was un- recognizable-- strange dressing, no anchovy taste, no croutons and a sprinkling of cheese. Barely a side order of vegetables came with the entree. I ordered the mussels which were huge, sandy and had bits...More

Thank caribbeanlover18
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at Sam’s Place this week. Great little Italian restaurant in midtown east. Friendly service and great Italian food.

Thank Stuart S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 E 39th St, New York City, NY 10016-0914
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-599-6360
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