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Sam's No. 3

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014-1618
+1 303-751-0347
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri 06:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Casper, Wyoming
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Could not ask for better breakfast. What I wanted was what I got. Fast and friendly. Excellent service. Cant remember waitress name but she was great. Had eggs with homemade pork green chili and grits. Food was above average. If you have read any of my other reviews, I don't give high praise unless deserved. Recommend Sams #3 highly.

Thank wildman2011
Bentonville, Arkansas
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm always a little skeptical with the triple D recommendation…fits just hype or truly good. But everything our group had was fantastic. Personally loved the Mexican combos so I can try multiple things. The crispy chili relleno is excellent as is the beef tamale. And the green chili delivered. The vegetarian green was the hottest then the red then the... More 

Thank Sean M
Aurora, Colorado
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sam's No 3 has never disappointed. Always great food, price, people and atmosphere. It is the place we take out of town quests. If Denver/Aurora only had more places like Sam's.

Thank Larry G
Richmond, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint restaurant with great food and friendly staff. Breakfast all day is wonderful. Lots of choices and reasonable prices. I would recommend as a nice alternative.

Thank Eva M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal for a good quantity of food! Definitely need to come back and try sone of the other options

Thank Arnold A
Athens, GA
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place. Service and waitress were very nice. Food was good, fair amount of choice on the menu. I had the country fried steak and eggs.

Thank vedjohns
Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and decor. Dawn was my waitress and was lovely to chat with and took great care of me. I had a simple breakfast. The sausage and gravy wasn't the best ever, but it was still good. My eggs and bacon were great. Coffee was very good. I would come back and bring friends :)

Thank stlkerri
Aurora, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Always had heard great things about this place! Big disappointment. Sausage gravy was like eating paste!

Thank Kuschke5
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Love everything here!! Mimosa's, burritos, green chili....the skillets. We go about once a month or more and have never left hungry or disappointed.

Thank Angelique F
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I saw this place listed on TA, so I thought I would give it a try. When I drove up, I saw that it was also a Triple D place as well...so my expectation was set to "high". I am glad to say that i was not disappointed. The food was excellent. The service was friendly, but average. I would... More 

Thank J L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2580 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014-1618
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 303-751-0347

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?