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Sam's Italian Villa - CLOSED

3312 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3300
+1 712-322-9783
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good10%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible25%
23 Dec 2015
“Sam's Italian Villa”
6 Oct 2015
“Just awesome”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
$$ - $$$
3312 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3300
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 23 December 2015

I already shared this with you. Restaurant is closed. Owner passed away. It was very good tasty food.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Excellent restaurant family oriented great service clean wonderful staff couldn't be more happy in a restaurant bathrooms were extra clean which made me think everything else is clean I had a looking at the kitchen it was immaculate I'm 5 stars and great food

Thank quentinm635
Reviewed 29 August 2015

My only problem with this restrurant waste were in there when it was SAMs and sat there forever before someone came and waited on us. Then we waited 20-30 more minutes for our food,and finally got up and left. Hope it's better now.

Thank 280unhappy
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Use to be a great restaurant when it was Sams. No more. We had steak sandwiches and an order of onion rings tonight. Sandwiches were soooo soggy and we ordered an extra side order of onion rings and only got maybe 6 or 7 small...More

Thank knutsonone
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Remodeled and renamed. Since it was remodeled the first time visited the food was excellent. Went a second time and the food was okay. Nothing special then.

Thank 11,814
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I ate here 5-9-15, it was a Saturday night. A friend told me the broasted chicken was the best in the area; he was right, the chicken was amazing. The place was filthy, the food other than the chicken was barley warm and poor quality...More

Thank omatraveldog
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

My grandpa lived within a mile of Sam's for decades and it was one of his favorites. It was never a fancy place but the faces were friendly and familiar, the food was good and the portions were generous. I've only been a few times...More

1  Thank Ikenronniesmom
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

We're always looking for new place's to try. Went to Sam's Italian villa. Kinda looks Like dive on the outside. The menu was plentiful, our waitress was friendly. I ordered the chicken fried steak. I had my choice of fries,baked potato or onion rings. I...More

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Little restaurant on Broadway in Council Bluffs - I tried the special - fried chicken 4 pieces and my wife and a meatball sandwich - waitresses were very polite and made you feel at home - order was taken for drinks and then food -...More

Thank Grover74
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We live in Omaha, NE. Lately, we have seen television commercials for this restaurant. We were in downtown Omaha area yesterday and since Council Bluffs is right across the Missouri river we decided to give Sam's a try for lunch. It is a small, homey...More

Thank Kay60885
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3312 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3300
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 712-322-9783
Family dining, Italian style, Daily specials, Prime rib, Meatloaf, Fish and Seafood
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