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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal” (18 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 E 39th St, New York City, NY 10016-0914
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, limited menu expensive wine for its quality or lack of it. Would I go back answer is no, very difficult to please all members of family.

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Attentive service, there when you need them in the background when you don’t. Great wine list, reasonably priced. Salad was fresh and the seafood wonderful. This place is on my to do list from now on when in NYC.

Thank trp1
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I was here for dinner with friends, one of whom had been here many times before and recommended the place. Despite the unassuming entrance, the place is bigger than it looks. The staff are friendly and attentive and the food amazing. The bread alone will...More

Thank gmcnab
Reviewed 30 April 2018

What a wonderful welcome to New York after a long travel day; recommended by hotel concierge; short walk from Grand Central. We only saw the 7 tables on the entry floor (don't know if there was seating elsewhere) but it was cute & romantic. I...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent selection of Italian food including fish, poultry, beef and pasta. Very reasonably priced wine selection for Manhattan. Meal is not rushed but if you are in a hurry, they will certainly accommodate you. Reservations are helpful especially with a large party. Did not try...More

Thank Art046
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Sam's Place is a cozy neighborhood spot. I had a delicious veal piccata......Service could be a little more attentive and warmed bread would be a plus. Nice wine selection and good menu.

Thank dottylobby
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Everybody in our family was falling apart by dinnertime. Our hotel recommended this restaurant just two blocks away and it was perfect for what we needed. This low key restaurant offers an extensive menu. We had the special - veal scallopini, as well as lasagna...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Food was delicious, service above & beyond. Pasts dishes were all delicious as was the burrata appetizer. Ate upstairs in a very quiet room which we appreciated as we were 4 very chatty women.

Thank Analorena G
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I was taken to Sam's by my boss along with several business associates. Most of us had never been there before and the diminutive dining area had several in our part questioning the decision. That was completely unfounded however because the decor, though not new...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening here. The ambience is old school NY Italian, caring attentive service and excellent food. The complementary fresh bread basket was very good. We were offered a choice of, by NY standards, reasonably priced house wines. I enjoyed one of the...More

Thank karenwilson84
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Restaurant Details

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