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Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant

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41 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1612
+1 718-885-0920
11:30 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome seafood restaurant. Great service and a variety of dishes to choose from. The broiled scallops and Shrimp are fabulous and the snow crab legs are highly recommended.

1 Thank Gregory P
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the place was clean, our server Jeff was awesome he made us feel welcome. The food was very good a. It pricey but worth it, just one problem and I did mention it to the manager The female bathroom need updating it smell like the sewer and it was dirty. That is the only reason for now giving them... More 

1 Thank Omegalady
Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went this Saturday and ordered the large king crab legs, snowcrab legs and mussels. The order comes with rice, baked potato or French fries. Bread and salad comes with it. Everything is well seasoned and the portions are big enough to feed two people. I'm hooked on Sammy's and recommend at least one visit.

1 Thank Nicole P
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

As an island girl, I know great seafood! My family and I celebrated my birthday at Sammy's and the food was fantastic. Unfortunately, we had to wait in a long line to get in and it was kinda loud inside with all the tables so closely placed; BUT, our meals compensated to a great extent. I recommend.

1 Thank Melanie44Kgn
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 where you order your food at a counter and eat it inside or sit outside... More 

Thank William B
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 .

1 Thank GeorgeNY14
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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 they get their bread from another company and they gave it to them like that.... More 

Thank Lawanda W
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 was good and even the decor is nice. I had a wonderful experience. It was... More 

1 Thank WillV90
Mount Vernon, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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.

1 Thank Dameon G
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank C C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
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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