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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (18 reviews)
“scampi” (4 reviews)
“baked clams” (5 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

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Sams place is quite the find. The food tastes just like Sunday dinner in my Italian grandmother's kitchen if I had an Italian grandmother. Besides the food being fabulous, the owner is a Roman treasure and it was a treat just being able to talk...More

Thank cln96
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a really good dinner at this gem in Murray Hill. The food was great and Massimo was the perfect host, even offering us free limoncello at the end of our excellent meal. Tracey had the veal marsala & mushrooms, with...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was too tiny with poor lighting. My friend who was 6.3" couldn't stand straight. His head rubbed on the ceiling. The tables are too small. Food is overpriced. We ordered alfredo pasta and it was served with no pieces of chicken or shrimp!...More

Thank Oluchi E
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My first time in New York City and we find this place...Never in my life have I ever enjoyed a meal more than this. I got the Linguine & Clams & my Boss got the Chicken Parm. Best service ever with the boss coming to...More

Thank Steph T
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Restaurant Details

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