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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 E 39TH St, New York City, NY 10016-0914
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cute little restaurant. Very cozy and inviting. Had the veal parmigiana. It was excellent and a nice size portion. You won’t go home hungry. Staff was very attentive. Reasonably priced.

Thank R G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this place in 2015 and have returned several times as I have yet to have a bad meal here. Friendly service and not-too-bad prices are always good, but the food is fantastic. Most recently had the tortellini and even typing about it made...More

Thank JayW913
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very much as described in terms of layout and atmosphere. We were looked after and although we hadn't booked, a nice table was found. It is a bit small for larger people, (three of us in the party over six foot!) Attentive but impersonal service....More

Thank pbarlow48
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Very nice and quiet restaurant with a great warmth. Very good Italian and other dishes. Excellent service from owner and staff Salads were fresh. It was very crowded. seems thay have a lot of satisfied regular guests.

Thank Aeskulap1
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Very unassuming entrance but inside is a lot of delicious food and wine bottles everywhere. The owner was there and explained everything and ensured we were happy.

Thank Wes S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were a little hesitant as it was empty at dinner time, turns out we were just lucky because as soon as we sat it got crowded! The food was great and our waitress was great! Truly enjoyed the BBQ food served and the cold...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We went for a mini family reunion. Caesar salad was un- recognizable-- strange dressing, no anchovy taste, no croutons and a sprinkling of cheese. Barely a side order of vegetables came with the entree. I ordered the mussels which were huge, sandy and had bits...More

Thank caribbeanlover18
Reviewed 5 October 2017 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 24 September 2017 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
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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