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Sam Diego's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
+1 508-771-8816
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quick lunch, food was better than average, drinks were very good. Late afternoon stop in so it was pretty empty, food still took a while to come out, they were quick to offer more drinks and chips.

Thank John V
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My most recent visit to Sam Diego's was with my niece who is ten. (Incidentally, Sam Diego's became one of my favorite Cape Cod destinations when her oldest sister was only two). The kids meal selection is great- lots of choices. The salsa is not too spicy and the chips are plentiful. I had the chicken fajita quesadilla which was... More 

Thank jzip123
Taunton, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick bite and had the lunch taco bar special. Our bartender Michelle was awesome. Even with the teeniest, tiniest little 1800 coconut rum taste.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a spur of the moment car trip from our home in Connecticut to the Cape, my husband and I stopped at Sam Diego's Mexican Cookery & Bar located on Route 132, Hyannis, Massachusetts. This time of year, spring break, pre-tourist season, a large majority of the Cape restaurants are still closed. Not having a whole lot of choices, we... More 

Thank Pierrette C
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a party of 16. The service was terrific and the food came out hot and to everyone's liking. Kudos to the chef and staff. We had a variety of selections from the menu and everyone enjoyed their meal. They have a lot of margaritas to choose from as well

Thank tkjreviews
Monroe, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a native Texan, I am accustomed to slightly different flavoring and presentation in a Mexican restaurant. That said, I thoroughly enjoyed not only the atmosphere, service, and margaritas; but also, my dinner! In addition to my dinner, I ordered the chicken tamale that they offer. Unfortunately, as in every other Mexican restaurant in New England that I have tried... More 

Thank Gayle D
New Hampshire
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large place with multiple bars and dining rooms. The food is good, if unimaginative. It's just tortillas stuffed with your choice of fillings, but it's done well. My wife loved her margarita with toasted coconut on the rim. Our server was helpful and timely.

Thank TinPshr
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like this place....lunch or dinner...it works! It could be a little cleaner and a little more friendly to people who are not regulars.

Thank Madeline S
Somerville, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rolled in with a group of 16+ on a Friday night (we called ahead) - the staff at Sam Diego's didn't flinch and provided the group with a nice table, efficient and friendly service. Food was find, tasted a bit rushed. But the drinks were strong and tasty.

Thank cblukens
Wethersfield, Connecticut
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177 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Two couples had lunch here before attending a performance at the Melody Tent. Drinks were amazing. Had appetizers and they were good I think. My tongue wasn't working after my second drink

Thank Velma Sue

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-8816
Located directly "West" of the Cape Cod Mall entrance-way on Rt. 132, And independently owned since 1982, our Mexican Cookery & Bar has been a longstanding gathering spot for both neighborhood locals and out-of-town visitors alike.

We offer a full menu of delicious award-winning Mexican & Tex-Mex selections, Southwestern Specialties, Bar-be-Que, Gluten Free and Vegan menu, various Salads, SAMwiches & SAMburgers. We also offer an extensive "Young Juan's" kid's menu with coloring pages 'n crayons

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