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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 E 39TH St, New York City, NY 10016-0914
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 Wes S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 5 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
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We are here on a whim as it was close to our hotel and looked good-we were right!!! From the moment we walked in the door we were greeted warmly and well cared for. The food was delicious, good old fashioned Italian. It's not huge...More

Thank Patti E
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We travel to NY about once or twice a year and Sam's is always on our list. There are only about a dozen tables and the noise level is tolerable. There are some more tables upstairs for large parties and overflow. We were 5 and...More

Thank dmount2001
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Small, cozy restaurant. Nice, home cooked meals and good service. This is really a relaxing place in vibrating NY.

Thank Nin68
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

like dining in Italy. 5 stars. fabulous food and the Service is great. don't miss out. you will not be sorry.

Thank chrissy199999
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great Italian food in a very cozy location. The restaurant seems to cater to locals and out of towners alike as well and couples and small groups.

Thank fettuchi2
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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