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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Sam's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
36 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937-2403
+1 631-324-5900
Website
Today
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

80 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 78: English reviews
New York
Level Contributor
163 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We shared mussels, garlic bread, and a Caesar salad and really didn't like them. The server never checked in on food and the busser was so on point that our plates were gone before she came back. She also forgot our drinks. I told a friend about our first time there and she said that food is terrible, but the... More 

Helpful?
Thank iristate
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We love coming here to have a quick dinner or to pick up pizza to go. Everything is good. Pizzas and veal milanese. It is usually busy, but service is quick

Helpful?
Thank Kjara M
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has been in East Hampton forever! Terrific food, pizzas and all things Italy. Paneling and booths makes for cozy atmosphere. Great for a crowd, bar group or couples and of course all can be had for take out.

Helpful?
Thank Susan D
London
Level Contributor
85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great local find. Went here for dinner one evening. Place was packed with a queue, I think that says it all. Menu was comprehensive, yet simple. Food was great - we had Pizza, of course! Service extremely good and friendly. Would recommend!

Helpful?
Thank ndwalsh
East Hampton, New York
Level Contributor
88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The home of thin crust pizza ....sensational if you like thin crust. Good salads and decent specialties but the pizza is the star act. Right in the heart of the village for over 50 years. No slices. Big takeout business.

Helpful?
Thank Hamptonstraveller
Pittsford, New York
Level Contributor
141 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

First time trying for some of us so we all got 4 different pizzas so we could all sample each one. The crust had a nice chew to it and the different toppings on each one were very good. The greek salad was also very good!

Helpful?
Thank 2foodtravelers
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place for a quick bite. Very friendly staff, pizza is good, but I have had Better. Atmosphere is a bar wth booths. Would go to again when in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Heli3D
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I waited tables at the Sea Spray Inn next to Main Beach in the 1960's. Sam's was where we went after we got off work more often than not. It was quiet back then, but the beer was cold and the pizza was delicious. I'm sad to say the Inn burned down in the 1970's under mysterious circumstances. But Sam's... More 

Helpful?
Thank SteveandMolly
Huntington
Level Contributor
71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The food at Sam's is great. Traditional Italian food that is comforting and delicious. I easily recommend the linguine and white clam sauce. The best version I've had in many years. The staff here is nice even when they are extremely busy. Worth the visit if you're in town.

Helpful?
Thank Deadgrass
Longwood, Florida
Level Contributor
75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you are looking for a local restaurant with good food and a friendly neighborhood bar, this is the place. Italian food with large portions. Open all year

Helpful?
Thank Mark M

Travellers who viewed Sam's Restaurant also viewed

East Hampton, Hamptons
East Hampton, Hamptons
 
East Hampton, Hamptons
 

Been to Sam's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937-2403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 631-324-5900

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Sam's Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
San Juan Capistrano, California
6 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Sam's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?