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Sam's Restaurant

238 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
+1 718-596-3458
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (23 reviews)
“old school” (7 reviews)
“red sauce” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
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238 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Very basic old-time neighborhood Italian restaurant. Reminds me of places in the North End of Boston back in the day. I love their sphaghetti and meatballs (great meatballs). Their chicken and veal parmesan is very good as well, if not what you might get in...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had plain regular NY pizza. The crust was nice and crispy, sauce was full of flavor and the cheese perfect. The owner was so accommodating and personable.

Thank TravellingRings
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Walk through the door of Sam's and you go back in time to Brooklyn the way it was decades ago. The decor takes you back, the high quality, delicious Pizza and Italian dishes take you back, and best of all Louie (the owner, chef, waiter,-what...More

1  Thank Charles D
Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you dont go for the food go for Louie, Original Bklyn family restaurant where they tell it like it is.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

My son took us here and said the Pizza was good. It was in fact very good. Having moved from NY to Florida the Pizza was "Manna from heaven". We tried that and we also had two Chicken Parm hero's. All was good. The service...More

Thank RalphAndradez
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Old school Sams been here forever. Louie is loud and in your face but a gentle sweet heart. Standard italian fare.

Reviewed 13 February 2016

Got to the restaurant at 12:10 pm on a Friday. Business hours are stated as from 12 to 10 pm. Door locked with staff inside. Walked around the block and returned at 12:30 to still find the door locked. I don't care how good the...More

Thank Penny N
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The pizza is good, owner has a cranky attitude but I guess that's some of the appeal. The restaurant is a little run down, with the bathroom facilities being really scummy. Would I go back? Probably not, but the Court Pastry Shop up the street...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I went here as a stop on Scott's Pizza Tour. This is not the type of restaurant I'd normally go to on my own, but I'm delighted that Scott made this a stop on his tour. The pizza here is absolutely delicious! Like the environment...More

Thank betsy1224
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is the BEST pizza I have ever had, and I own a pizzeria. Yep, read the reviews, this is a throwback to an era when checkered tablecloths were popular, it's true the decor does not look like it has been updated since 1972, and...More

1  Thank AnnieKFruita
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-596-3458
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