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Sam Diego's

) #16 of 135 Restaurants in Hyannis $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
+1 508-771-8816
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been going to Sam Diego's in Hyannis for over 20 years. The food and service are always good. There is something for everyone here no matter what you like (or don't like) to eat. I usually get the green chile and a tamale...More

Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 4 days ago

I hadn't been to Sam Diego's in 30 years, so I was eager to see what it was like now. Even better than before! There is an extensive menu, and service is prompt and friendly. On weekdays, there is a soup, salad, chili, and taco...More

Thank Saltyblue
Reviewed 1 week ago

we can over from brewster to go shoping next door and had lunch for first time in 20 years nice luncheon menu and the food arrived on time and the 27 ounce margatia was all you will ever want our hostess was nice and we...More

Thank ddoran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a hankering for Mexican food on the Cape, I strongly recommend Sam Diego's. They have a very large menu with lots of great choices. Their chips and salsa are great. I am not a Cilantro fan and many restaurant salsas are loaded...More

Thank LonestarSpartan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten at the Hyannis Sam Diego's many times. I have never had a bad experience. Great food. Marvelous drinks. And very friendly staff. I recommend Sam Diego's!

Thank rnmjr972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sam Diego's is your solid, Mexican restaurant that has been at the same location in Hyannis going on 30 plus years. The food is good, well prepared and quickly brought to the table. The atmosphere is exceptional, featuring well known artist Barrie Pinske, in carvings...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Chatham and came to Hyannis for the whale watching tour. Afterwards, we stopped at Sam Diego's for lunch. Good food and good service. I recommend it. Had the chain-restaurant kind of feel which I'm not a big fan of but the...More

1  Thank Bhavna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here instead of dinner, and the specials were a good value. Plenty of food, great selection. Check out the black bean and roasted corn salsa, very good. Busy spot, Mexican feel (though a little over decorated), bar area separate from the restaurant, there...More

1  Thank M616M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very large portions of food served here. Fast service, food came quickly. Tasty food but the rice was a little bland. Would definitely recommend for a good time, but not for authentic Mexican food.

Thank itravel727
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were hoping to get the lunch special taco bar, we were 20 minutes late and had to order from the menu. party of 4 had no complaints of their meal. 2 had take left overs. I;m glad we stopped here.

Thank Hollywood0653
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Mary S
3 August 2016|
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Response from Irene C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mary, I agree with you that much of the prepared food at Sam Diego's does have a "bite" to it -- but because I myself like spices, that has not been a problem for me. You will want to avoid any of their mexican dishes... More
5 September 2015|
Response from 55Rocky | Reviewed this property |
They don't serve breakfast
4 September 2015|
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Response from girlnxtdr | Property representative |
Secret_Squirre1, I'm glad to hear you are planning a trip to the Cape. As for breakfast, I would recommend a few places. Keltic Kitchen, Idgy's, The Daily Paper, and Percy's. I'm a native Cape Codder (62 years) and breakfast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-8816
Located directly "West" of the Cape Cod Mall entrance-way on Rt. 132, And independently owned since 1982, our Mexican Cookery & Bar has been a longstanding gathering spot for both neighborhood locals and out-of-town visitors alike.

We offer a full menu of delicious award-winning Mexican & Tex-Mex selections, Southwestern Specialties, Bar-be-Que, Gluten Free and Vegan menu, various Salads, SAMwiches & SAMburgers. We also offer an extensive "Young Juan's" kid's menu with coloring pages 'n crayons
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