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502 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1112
+1 717-221-0192
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Closes in 30 min
11:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
502 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1112
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Sammy is the hard-working owner and chef. He put a personal touch of love into all his food (since he cooks it) and caring for his guests. The food there is amazing. Our family has been going there for any event we can think of...More

Thank c_k_mason
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Ahhhh what a great place. Very tiny & cozy space with delicious food. Menu changes and each new dish or special is fabulous. High recommendation! BYOB

Thank TraciePhil
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

One of many meals at Sammy’s in 2017 and expect to do more in 2018. Sammy’s menu is great, servers outstanding and Sammy, the owner and chef, could not be more welcoming. Sammy’s is our favorite restaurant and is BYOB. Even if you don’t have...More

Thank Keepingbusynow
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We've been dining at sammy's for at least 12 years, and we've never been disappointed. Quite simply nobody makes a sauce as good as Sammy. It doesn't make a difference which sauce is ordered. He is a master of all. His linguine in white clam...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Hands down, Samm's Authentic Italian restaurant was and still is the best place to go if u want AWSOME tasting italian good in downtown Harrisburg. LOVE THE ALMOND CRUSTED CHILEAN SEABASS. YUMMMMMMY

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My family loves this restaurant! Sammy's has delicious Italian food in a great location. It is a really nice area in Harrisburg with a great view of the capital building. The wait staff makes you feel welcome and the service is excellent. Sammy himself prepares...More

Thank Katjoh37
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Sammy's is our favorite restaurant in Central PA and we can't get enough. Our dining group covers the range of seafood, veal, chicken, beef and others, all of them outstanding. Not only is every meal great, it is always piping hot. Service is great as...More

Thank Keepingbusynow
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Sammy's is my go to restaurant. Excellent food & service coupled with a beautiful view of the capitol. Chicken, veal, or seafood are prepared perfectly. Recently Sammy added gluten free options which my GF friends & family members are thrilled about. Love the BYOB option...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you're looking for a restaurant that serves great Italian food, search no more, go to Sammy's! Hands down, it's the best! And, if you're a gluten free person who loves Italian, but gave up on being able to safely eat in an Italian restaurant,...More

Thank sandylvn
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Malcolm Forbes said,"You can tell the character of a man by how he treats those that can do nothing for him." The same can be said for the staff at Sammy's. After driving over an hour and a half from Baltimore, my friend and I...More

Thank JudgeZman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1112
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-221-0192
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