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Sams St Johns Seafood

7119 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL 34475-1215
+1 352-622-2927
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
“cheese grits” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
7119 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL 34475-1215
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We checked reviews for several places, had just driven about 9 hours and decided to get an order to go so we could enjoy in our room with our feet up, while watching tv. Ordered their "Plenty for 1" platter (shrimp, oysters, clam strips, fish,...More

Thank Tia H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We always eat here whenever we are visiting in Ocala. The food is very good. They prepare the seafood just right, without over cooking it. The shrimp are tender and tasty. Another big plus is the large portions they serve at a reasonable price. If...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The food was on point. Would have been 5 stars but our server was not the best. I'll still go back...soon.

Thank beckyL1965
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I order the stuff mushrooms for appetizers, it was starter, it taste great. I order the crab cakes with Mac cheese and corn on the cob. Also order the grilled salmon Mac and cheese and bake mash potatoes. The food was delicious, everything was cooked...More

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

After reading all the reviews we have to agree, well worth the stop! Hush puppies were the disagreement, half of the table enjoyed the crunchy sweetness and half didn't. Don't miss the clam chowder, loaded with clams pieces and the favorite today. All three shrimp...More

Thank keywestclown
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Timely service for lunch-time, and reasonable (lunch-time) prices. 4 of us ate for under $60, including drinks. Parking was good, and to-go boxes was readily offered including taking your drink with you. I couldn't believe we were 15 minutes from our hotel on I-75, exit...More

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

In the Ocala area for a kayaking getaway and had dinner at Sam's last night. Started with fried green tomatoes which were really good and a ranch dressing that was killer. Clam chowder had delicious flavor but looked a little watery. Shrimp scampi was covered...More

Thank Piperlovestravel
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have been looking for a great seafood restaurant and now I have found one. It is out of town and twenty miles from my house on the south west side of Ocala. It is located in a little shopping center with a Winn Dixie...More

2  Thank JohnDmullin
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's not real fancy but definitely go for the seafood! Everything I saw come out of the kitchen looked good. I had the stuffed flounder and my wife had the grilled salmon. Both meals were very good. The wait staff was attentive and kept the...More

Thank happyhobo284
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The ambiance, furnishing and locations will not get much attention. Their seafood will. This is definitely a place where seafood lovers should eat; and judging from the crowd and the number of "to go" orders people in Ocala appears to agree. I had the 30...More

Thank jeffery192
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Richard B
27 September 2016|
Response from ssjcrs | Property representative |
The location on Hwy 441 / 326 serves the AYCE Crab Legs on Tuesdays and the location on Hwy 441 in Summerfield serves it on Mondays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7119 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL 34475-1215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-622-2927
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