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This Fish Shop corresponds to the category of Seafood restaurant.
The best place to go in City Island. I order the platter which costed $120 or less can't remember, but the meal was excellent and the lobster was super.
So... I have been here before about a yr ago and decided to give it another try... well that's it... no more. The food was bland... i swear the fry calamari was straight from a frozen bag. And oysters @$3.50 each... seriously...thats $42 a doz... that's crazy....I had the bake clams combo... all the clams were old... not fresh at all...its fair to say it over rated and just got it's name now.... im sure there is better food in city island.
Service was great, but Honestly the food was just blah and flavorless. The best part of our meal was the service and the cornbread. Left disappointed
You know a place is great when there's a long line from the door to the hostess desk! Luckily, it was just my wife and I, because there wasnt a long wait for oarties if two! You can point at anything on that large menu and it will be the right choice! The service was great and I look forward to another visit!
Lovely place with a variety of delicious seafood dishes to choose from. Great for any occasion
Over priced and service is mediocre at the very best
I love this place..Im always here for different events!food always made fresh and great !!
As someone who frequents this restaurant, yesterday I was suprised to receive my normal entree of king crab legs and fried shrimp with a shortage of crab legs. This is a $60 entree and it should never less than what is normal. I spoke with the waiter who directed me to a supervisor who did nothing about it. Not very good customer service and I was not happy. SAMMY'S IS MUCH BETTER THAN THAT AND IM SHOCKED THAT MY CONCERN WAS DISMISSED. At this point I'm not so sure of my return.
Went on a date. Food was ok. Service was like they're doing you a favor. And you're going to pay for that.
This was one of my favorite restaurant until today. Not only the server brought me the wrong food, never bothered to apologize. Then he called the manager who also did not apologize for a single time. Although they changed one of the dishes, never bother to check with us in the middle to ask how we were doing. The server literally threw all the food at the table. Also, never came to to ask if we need any desert. Don't think I'll come back again.
Great place to eat I have been going to Sammy's for over 25 years fresh food
I am accustomed to having tastier food at Sammy's. Maybe because it was the graduation weekend why the preparation wasn't as usual. I have had better corn bread from them, and the chicken was not as palatable. I loved the valet parking.
Worst food and service.. The food was cold and it tasted really bad I got sick and end up at the hospital.. Never again!
Such an amazing menu and you get a lot for your money.
Great atmosphere! Restaurant has vale service. Visited on at Sat around 2pm for a graduation. Not crowded and the wait was not long, made reservations. The waiter was very pleasant, I even complimented him for excellent service. Food was A+ DELICIOUS! worth the visit and wait. I would go again!
Service could be better. The food was okay. We had a really annoyed waiter that had no life to him. The hostess didn't say watch your step so I stubbed my toe on the steps to the booth. I asked for recommendations and got none. Just picked what you wanted and that was that. Our corn fell on the floor and the server never replaced it. I don't think I want to come back.
First time here. Good food, good service. I really enjoyed it. Highly Recommend
This was not my first time at Sammy's and usually I have no complaints. However, on this night it was a terrible experience. The food looked good but the taste was horrible. Our shrimp tasted old and unseasoned. We ordered the Lobster Extravaganza which costs about 140.00 when you include the tax. It was NOT worth it. When we complained about the shrimp, our waiter came back with the manager who offered to take back our shrimp and make us a fresh batch, only to return with a reheated version of the same shrimp. I don't know if I am going to completely stop going there because this was the first visit where we had an issue, but If I DO go back and it happens again, I won't return.
My favorite place to eat in city island as the saff makes me feel at home
I always love coming here, for some real seafood. If your pockets are deep enough for the hefty prices stop right on by. Not really a place I'd recommend going to often can be quite an investment for not so luxurious food.
Good food, great customer service, great atmosphere. Party of five not a long wait at all. Cornbread was super delicious, bake bread, cheese, and veggie platter. I ordered the fried platter lunch portion which could have served all five of us. My mom who requested to go for her birthday ordered Lobster, shrimp, and scallops which included a salad and clams. She asked to switch the salad to soup and scallops instead of clam strips without any hassle it was switched. On top of that she did not like the soup , which the rest of us ate all of it but the bowl, so the waiter went and got her the salad. My aunt and cousin ordered the shrimp parmigiana which they truly enjoyed. Not only did they sing Happy Birthday but they gave her a Princess tiara and a slice of awesome cheesecake ( desert of her choice). Perfect ending to the birthday girls lunch. Highly recommend.
Great place for family or large groups. The seafood taste good and fresh. The kids menu had a variety of options for the 4 kids in our group. Everyone was satisfied. Will definitely return in future.
Oh my my my!!!! The food is to die for here. Let me tell you, the prices are high, but you pay for top quality food and the portion sizes are ridiculously big. I love eating here. Go for a special event and have some fun in this place!
Food is good and the serving sizes are large. However the prices are quite high for what you get. The seafood seams fresh. I left quite satisfied but a bit lighter in the wallet than I wanted to.
Love seafood,But could not eat much, there's a huge Variety of food for everyone. A very relaxing place .I had some salad some bake potatoes corn bread and i was fill up, my friends had the ultimate feast Lobster fish crab legs etc.. the service was surprisingly wonderful My friends from out of state loved the place ..We were five all together we had a great time..
I went to Sammy's Fish Box years ago. It was DELICIOUS. I have since left NYC, and have not found a seafood restaurant that can measure up to the glorious experience I had at Sammy's.
The food is great and drinks were good too. Good service, my only compliant is that I was seated right next to the kitchen and it was so crowded that people kept passing back and forth. So perhaps they shouldn’t seat people next to the kitchen. Aside from that the it was pretty good.
GREAT food, GREAT service. Pricey but worth every penny.
The food was okay. The drinks were okay. It may be better when it's not a holiday. I thought it was not as good as the hype
I love Sammy's because the food is always delicious. I love what I love, and I always get the shrimp stuffed with crab meat, and the lime martini. My fav things to order there, and they never disappoint on these two. Now that darn delicious bread with the cheese, I need to leave it alone and simply ask them to not bring it my table, so I won't be so weak. The waiters have always been pleasant and attentive, and I don't recall ever having to wait more than 15 mins for a party of 2, and I like that. Ok, now the one thing I don't appreciate from Sammy's is the old, wilted, celery, and salad they bring to the table. With the price of that food they ought to be more mindful and offer fresher salad or veggies. I've been to restaurants where I pay less money and get much better quality salads and veggies than at Sammy's, and for that reason they get 3 stars from me.
The decor is very rustic looking. The ambiance had a family style vibe with comfortable lounge seats. The food portion size is huge. There's even enough food to take home for later or the next day. Delicious food. The reason why I didn't give this place 5 stars was because of the waiting time. You have to wait an hour to be seated at a table.
Food and Service are always good. Don't bother making reservations as "they don't hold tables". We Made a reservation, arrived on time, yet waited an hour after our designated reservation time to be seated. We were told " making reservations at Sammy's means you get priority seating. We don't hold tables." Perhaps you should just let people know that it's "priority seating" they're booking not a table or just not take any reservations at all.
Amazing food, professional waitstaff, huuuuge portions, decent prices, valet parking available and a great restaurant to visit any time of year...due to Sammy's popularity, they're always packed and you may have to wait a little, but the wait is always well worth it!
I am a big fan of their jumbo fried shrimp. The service is wonderful but don't go on holidays because you will have to wait an hour of more.
Enjoyed myself with family. Pricey but food is very good and they give you large amounts. Definitely would recommend this place.
A little pricey, but you get a lot of food. The lobster combo was very tasty.....
Everyone was nice and the dinner was delicious. And the place is very clean.
The food is delicious and the portions are huge. Not cheap but it is seafood. Service is always great, had the same server three last three times.
Lots of delicious food at a decent price and we liked idea of being waited on.
Absolutely Awful!!! Place is smelly with decor from the 70s. The place is in bad need of a make over. The food was bad and the french fries was cooked in rancid oil.
Love the food...I always order the shrimp scampi my favorite
great food. expensive. but the portions are huge. would give 5 stars if they had option for smaller serving size with lower prices. unless you have an eating problem or are a body builder, you probably will not be able to finish your order and be comfortable.
The portions are huge and tasty! Will definitely visit again and again!
Way over priced and not seasoned at all. Food took extremely long to get and the food from children's menu was horrible. Waiter was great and the bread was good but that was it. This place was about an hour drive for us, so its very disappointing that for the distance, and price it was not good.
What can I saw about Sammy's Fish Box, other than great food. Yes, the meals are a bit pricey but you will not be disappointed because they feed you.
Pricey and the food quality doesn't match it's price , there filet mignon that comes with there lobster tail must of come from a old dried out horse and I eat mine all ways medium rare and it was very tough and disappointing in taste , plate is no where worth the $70 that I was billed for
Go Go City Island Yall. Just go eat and have fun
Food was delicious! The Trio (snow crab legs, lobster tail and shrimp scampi) portions were very large! Oysters Rockfeller... delish! Lumber crab cake... yummy! One mishap, appetizers were served as we were eating our entrees but our server, Tony provided great service and we forgot all about the order food should been received in. Hats off to Sammy's Fish Box!
Service professional and personal and efficient our server Ramel E. He rocks God bless him God bless Sammy's Fish box
My favorite restaurant in City Island...!!! Excellent seafood and service.... I never want to try any of the other restaurants in City Island because I'm sure they can come close to Sammy's!!!!!!
Sammy’s has been around for a very long time, one of the staple seafood restaurants on city island. Our Family go there on special occasions and we are never unsatisfied Dined for fathers’ day and their selection of seafood is vast. Interestingly, the wait wasn’t too long as we thought it would be. Service was quick. The food is good. The Paella is one of our favorites, It feeds the whole family and there is plenty to take home too. !!!
Best seafood I ever had before in my life really cozy environment I loved it I will be going back very soon
Awesome place good food... but bad experiences this time with our server (BUD) he was not a Customers oriented guy we order juices he never came back with it he didn't bring us any straws ketchup napkins not even to ask if we are ok.. he just stand up with his two hand at his side like a dam gay... when it's time to pay no doggy bag.. he put juice on our bill which we didn't even get smdh bad experiences with this guy..if that's was my first time I would definitely not going back.. but I know from nurmos visit it's a nice place
It's the only place I eat when I go to city island.Great spot,great food, excellent service
The food was so fresh and cooked very well! The service was awesome and the atmosphere was soothing!! Will be back there again and again!!
Great food, well seasoned. Quick and reliable service. Friendly workers.
Food and drinks good. Great family atmosphere..parking good..Service great
It was awesome the food was delicious and the service was on point...Sammy's I'll be back you're one of my favorite spots in the Bronx.. You're a 10 on my rating chart
My only complaint is that they give u too much food sometimes. I don't like to microwave my fish, it just don't taste the same. Besides that, I've been coming here for years, their service is always above average, and their calamaris are delicious.
Food needs season...large portions worth the money. Cornbread was very good
It was my first time ever eating at Sammy's and the Food was pretty good. But I didn't appreciate the water bug crawling on the ceiling while I'm trying to enjoy My cherryStone clams
I love it... the food is great... I hope you have the experience I did. Excellent customer service.
omg i love this place I wanna go every day the food is amazing and a good amount I usually can't move much when it's time to leave I'm not a big eater anyway lol had lobster and crab legs (comes with corn on a cob, rice, you get a salad, and bread cheese and for cake (as my friend called it lol which is amazing btw)) for about $50 with tax included could be a few dollar less love this place can't wait to go back
A Great Experience With Some Long Time Dear Friends.
The waiter was patient as our whole party didn't arrive together, he made great food and drink suggestions and was friendly. The seafood was fresh; The complimentary bread and cheese platter is a must!although the restaurant was packed, we never felt rushed. This was my first time dining but will definitely be back. Also, free customer parking was a plus.
A great place to have a family dinner if you're looking to escape the city. The serving is gigantic so be prepared to save some room for your stomach. They have a wide array of cuisines straight from the ocean, so you're guaranteed fresh food from the sea. Be prepared to spend a bit more than usual though. Overall, a great experience with a great vibe and friendly staff.
Prices are absurd for the quality of food. Server had nearly zero life to him. Didn’t have clam strips. Decent decor, free parking that was all the positive.
Very nice place to eat they open until 1 am
The shrimp parm had to much cheese, they put strips of bacon on the baked potato instead of crumbled, the broiled whole lobster was very hard to crack. The onion soup had no flavor.
Always love sammys! Time to swap out some of these grumpy old servers for some fresh, bubbly servers.
We ordered the Paella. It says it's for "2 people" but it definitely feeds at least 4. The pic was taken after we all about 2 servings. The shrimp didnt taste that great but everything else did.
The food was delicious, so was the cocktails. The host treated you like family. Very warm place.
Love the food, always end up taking some home, that's how much they served, their bread is the best... Waiting to be seated is a bit long, but worth it. Staff attitudes need improvement 4 sure... Valet Parking available a +. Other than that. I definitely recommend.
If my rating was based on the food alone, it would be a 5 star review. My family visited Sammy's on a Friday evening. Surprisingly, it was not that crowded. However, the service was extremely slow. The waiters were confused regarding who was handling our table. One waiter finally arrived to take drink orders only to tell us that someone else would come take our food orders. Although the food is extremely pricey (even for children's meals), it was very delicious when it finally arrived.
Great food. Can be pricey but well worth it
Great place. Nice size portions. Going back we enjoyed the food and the service.
Our food was tasteless. Good size food portions. Good service. I wish the food was tasty.
There’s a waitress that handles the back left corner booths where the two long tables are at that is extremely rude and I mean really RUDE she ruined the experience once again. Don’t get me wrong the food was good but she has a nasty attitude and poor customer service she snatched the pen and paper from my mothers hand and was rude to my grandmother regarding the receipt in a way got a bit loud with her. She also was trying to rush us to leave. I understand being a waitress is difficult but seriously she has awful customer service skills. I don’t appreciate going to a restaurant where I have to rush to eat because the server is pushing me out. Very disappointed in Sammy’s.
Have been here before and will never go back again. My husband ordered fried catfish the waiter brought him broiled catfish. We didn't want to make a fuss he started to eat it one bite the fish was raw, tell the waiter and he says the Chef can put it back in. We simply said no thank you we don't want it. I ordered the shrimp parmigiana shrimp was gummy and tasted reheated. Ginger ale tasted like it was dispensed from an unclean machine. No one even came to say sorry or ask about our experience after sending the food back. Such a shame this place is going down. Will never go back.
I went my family for dinner on Memorial Day weekend, the valet parking is an A+, even though it was crowded to be seated inside we had an outdoor table really fast. The waiter was super nice he explain to me the “Sammy O Colada” would not be a good choice for my first time ordering it, we ordered 1 kids meal and the size of the kids meal was huge, I was super happy because my 10 year old was very hungry from being at the beach all day, the appetizer was also unexpectedly large. We enjoyed the meal and the workers there are super nice and helpful. will recommend this place to any family who has children with large appetite. Happy mom!!!!
The food was excellent, delicious and fresh. The staff is very friendly and polite. I love the whole rustic decor along with all the airplanes hanging from the ceiling. It's a bit pricey but it's worth it. They serve your food in a large platter like family-style. The restaurant is very huge. The parking lot it's free and the parking attendants are very friendly and helpful. Most of the times there is a long wait time to be seated because it's always full especially during the summer season, but the wait it's worth it. It's a great place to eat and spend great family time with loved ones.
Always great food! Well seasoned and you’ll always leave with leftovers. Been coming here for years.
Great experience as usual!! Our waiter Khan was wonderful and very attentive to our needs! The portions are incredibly big and the atmosphere is family oriented.
Always a pleasure to dine at Sammy’s !!! The food and drinks are impeccable!!! Thank you Sammy’s for remaining consistent with the quality of food, drinks and great service.
Food was excellent,,, and so was the service... I got the fried calamari and fried porgy and it was delicious.. and the price is very good.. u get allot of food that other places would charge u double the price for..
Great, cozy but spacious atmosphere. Great portions and our waitress treated us with great customer service. Definitely going back!!!!
You get a good portion of food, but the fact that it's cooked as ordered, the seasoning is not soaked in the meat or fish.
It's famous for a reason. Pricey but worth it. Always crowded, go there and be patient.
It's like a little piece of bizzaro new England in NYC. The complimentary bread w/ knife in cheese and chilled veggies was strange but welcomed. Got the baked stuff shrimps and they were great. Serving sizes are
I dom't usually write reviews but I feel obligated to after my experience at your restaurant! Food was excellent and Scott provided impecable service. LOVED IT
This place has really good food and you have to come hungry because they will feed you and the neighbors...lol! The staff is working hard, however they are there checking whenever you need them. If you like seafood this is the spot.
Fresh seafood, excellent service, good prices. You can't go wrong with Sammy's
If you are looking for an extremely pleasant and delicious dining experience... you must visit Sammy fish box in City Island. I love this restaurant for so many reasons.... Yes, the food and pristine space are things that are very important to me, but, number one on my list of places I frequent is CUSTOMER SERVICE... and they knocked it out the park at this location. First, our waiter, Jimmy ... was as friendly and helpful as anyone could possibly ask. A smile, nice personality, attentive service and a few kind words really goes a long way.... thank you Jimmy, you were amazing. We really enjoyed your presence. I also have to mention the Manager, Gary. I had a small issue and Gary went above and beyond to rectify and make sure I was happy. He was extremely thoughtful and concerned about the complete experience being top notch... and it was. Thank you Gary. We will definitely be back and recommend to friends and family!
Nice place to spend with family and friends. Great seafood
The lines can be long but we'll worth the wait. There are so many Sammie establishments so it really doesn't matter which one you choose. The food is amazing and there's so much of it you can save money and share
Sammy’s was amazing! We made reservations for 9pm on Memorial Day weekend but got stuck in some traffic and didn’t arrive until closer to 940pm and they were still able to seat us right away. The place was pretty crowded so I assumed they would of given our table away thinking we were a no show. The raw bar was great, fresh oysters and clams and the prices were very good. The crab cakes are your real deal Maryland crab cakes not these wanna be crab cakes with a bunch of fillers in it. Their crab cakes are nothing but crab. They are def worth getting. I got the king crab legs and they were so good! I cannot get over the amount of crab you get for 43$ it was double the amount I thought I was going to get! If I bought at the grocery store it would of cost me at least 30$ so it’s beyond reasonable. The only thing I can say that needs work is the waiter we had. He def had a language barrier not understanding us that well and was not very friendly or outgoing. Besides the waiter needing some work the actual dining experience was beyond good! Can’t wait to go back up there.
Very disappointing experience. Made a reservation and did not get seated for an hour after arriving. Parking was a disaster. Went back and forth to finally find parking in the 3rd lot. Confusing process to check in. Went back and forth from the main entrance to be told by the rude hostess inside (short Spanish girl) that we needed to go outside to give our name. After being herded like cattle back inside the restaurant, the rude little hostess kept bullying customers to step behind the already strapped for space section in front of the podium. Drove an hour and a half for this madness. On a side note, the waitress was nice and the food was good. However, a bit over priced from my perspective. Not worth the madness.
lots of food for your money and excellent service
The food at Sammys Lobster Box was awesome the service was great big shout out to my waiter Oscar he was so nice and attentive he made sure we had everything we needed. I recommend this place to anyone looking for great foods.
Food is great!!! A little expensive but definitely worth it. Nice portion sizes as well. Always have to bring food home because we cant finish it. Make it my business to go at least once a month...
Food was very good.staff was friendly and kind.the birthday cake they gave to my friend was very delicious,
Its pricey n overrated cuz my crab legs were not all that. N u get seated n have to wait forever. It was my first time n maybe my last
The Waiter was inattentive. Bus Boy VERY HELPFUL. WILL NOT VISIT SAMMY'S AGAIN!
Oh Lawdy how delicious. Sammy is a staple in City Island and I have been going since as long as I could remember. It is not cheap but well worth it. The shrimp are huge, the lobster is so tender. They start you off with a huge loaf of warm bread and a tray of antipastos. With that alone you will be filled up. The portions are huge the shrimp are lightly coated and fried to perfection. The place looks like a typical seafood joint. The seats are super comfy and the atmosphere is great. I recommend highly and have made a point to visit at least once a month...Enjoy!!!!
Busy but short waiting time. Not a bar with a fish tank. Wide variety of fish and seafood. Beer suggested complimented all meals.
It was amazing. The food was delicious, the staff was great. The place was clean and beautiful. I loved it.
I went to this restaurant once and the visit was very pleasant. They have great customer service and their food is delicious.
Food was good. Place has gotten a bit cramped. Feels like they added a lot more tables
Well,over crowded,lack of leadership at the front desk. Need to have more crowd control. Going there just 2 people you're on a separate line, they don't take names so VERY Easy for anyone to come up and say I WAS HERE,JUST WENT TO THE BAR FOR A DRINK...needs to have ORDER! Expect a wait,good thing about being a couple (2 people) you're by the bar,so having a few drinks helps with the chaos. Food wise it was good, I've had better, I've had worse for the price. Lots of food you'll take some home lol. Good luck
Best king crab legs I've ever eaten. Great tasting food. Decent price and portions are huge. Might have to take some home. Great atmosphere and friendly servers.
Pay cash.....some servers add whatever tip they want, but food is phenomenal. Get the jumbo snow crab legs!
Food was so worth it. Best seafood spot I ever been to.
So while city island is a beautiful place, Sammy's fish box was ok. The place is very clean, service was good and got almost everything right. About 95% of order so that's good. It's just the food lacks any real wow factor. Personally feel portions are just too big, but get that they have to substantiate the prices. But almost $40 for shrimp and chicken? And a bottle of wine that cost $9 in the liquor store going for almost 4 times that? I will not be coming back anytime soon.
I've been to this restaurant several times over the years always great service.
This place obviously knows how to please their customers. Consistently with a super friendly demeanor. The food is reasonably priced, constantly flavorful and neat.
Spot was cool...a bit over priced for the food, but atleast the food was delicious and service was good.
Excellent food! We had a wonderful time! Came to celebrate Mat 15 birthday! The service was good!It is all about Family
Had a awesome time there. The lobster tails were so fresh & sweet. The staff was friendly & the service amazing. Definitely going back. SOON
Food was decent. Not worth the price point in my opinion. Food was warm so by the time you get to main course the food is cold.
The food was great, key lime pie best I ever tasted. Would definitely come back with friends and family! Our waiter Tony was very polite and attentive, a very friendly atmosphere.
Portions were pretty big. We had a shrimp and whiting combo which came with yellow rice 3 corns on a cob and their special fries, it was plenty for two. Even the kids meals were pretty big. Flavor wasn’t all there, could’ve used some seasoning. I didn’t really understand the concept of the veggies in ice water with bread lol, but the bread was good. Overall the menu is very overwhelming had tooooo much going on. I had a henny colada which was well executed. Best part of the dinner.
Food was good... but very expensive! The waiter could have been more pleasant also... but I enjoyed my evening with my family!
Food is great and better if you go before late or crowded rush times. I had very large fried shrimps and King crab legs.they where perfectly cooked and perfectly seasoned. Corn bread cheese and salads EXCELLENT.
I barely go there because it's congested to me. The food isn't well done because they have to serve bunch of people in seconds. Everyone please try this, a left over food that doesn't taste good, wasn't well done, period.
great food so much you can't eat it all
Fresh fresh fresh. The food was very good, but the service was impeccable.
My go to seafood spot on City Island. It's all the way at the end, so they saved the best for last. The food is always good here. Highly recommended.
If you've never been to City Island in Bronx then this is a must try. It's not fancy more of a family style restaurant with huge portions and fresh seafood. A must try is the Paella, you will have leftovers for rest of week. Service is ok and I find it a bit overpriced but food was good. I had a nice treat to meet Linda one of the owners.
The food was magnificent.. The service was great & served promptly.. Great atmosphere... Very great delightful place
There are places that become tradition, this is one of them, truly great admosphere and awesome food, not cheap obviously is quality and you have to pay for quality but overall a great value restaurant. Keep making cooking awesome and making great memories for all your customers.
I go there every year for my birthday. Every time it's been great. Love this place
I just love sea food... Menu is outstanding
This was fantastic. The crab cakes. The Jumbo Shrimp. The food was a complete success. Love the parking..easy. See you next week same time ✅
There are 2 Sammy's across the street from each other. I'm not sure what the difference between them is. We went to Sammy's Fish Box and it was great. We were a large party and the accommodated us really well. There is more space than you expect - there was an extra dining room upstairs where we were seated. The waiters are professional and handle a couple on a date and a party of 25 equally well. The menu is expansive - really had a hard time choosing but the waiter made some excellent recommendations. The entrees come with sides that you can choose but in addition, there are things that are automatically brought to the table. So, the things they bring to the table with each entree are: rice, salad, corn on the cob. Before you even order, they bring a large piece of corn bread, a freshly baked homemade small loaf of bread with some hunks of cheese and butter, and some pickles. The choice of sides are baked potatoes, fries, sweet potato fries and pasta with either marinara sauce or garlic. Fyi, the French fries are soooooo good. There are so many choices. There are even choices for those who don't eat seafood so it's great for everyone. They also have a reasonably priced kids menu with massive portions! Just a quick note about the parking: There are 4 parking lots that belong to Sammy's and all are valet - some are free and some you need to validate the ticket. I just gave the guy a nice tip.
Over rates, service slow, food taste like it was fried in old grease, everything taste the same
Great seafood and options for everyone else. It's cute and a little campy inside - neon lights and fish figurines, but that only made it more fun. I had the scampi and my dad had the broiled combo. My husband, who has a shellfish allergy, had the ribs and chicken combo. We all loved our food, and every entree came with a salad, rice, corn on the cob, and a choice of a baked potato or fries. Everyone left full and my husband had a nice sized doggy bag. I took off one star because of the service. It wasn't really busy when we were there, but it took a while to get our food ordered and then a while for some sauce and things to come. Also I ordered a drink at the outset but didn't get it until the end of the meal. And I was facing down a dry water glass for a few minutes at a time. The server wasn't super friendly either.
Loved it because the food was great and time spent with my family and honey. Great times and vibes.
Loved the food! I had crab legs and fried shrimp, the shrimp were jumbo and fresh, our waitress nova was great, some may find it a little pricy but the food is worth it, we’ll definitely go back.
This restaurant is absolutely amazing including all three restaurants right by each other, the service, and especially the food. My family and I had an amazing outdoor seating when we got there without a wait. Our server was one of the best part of our experience because of his generosity and patience since my mother asked for everything little thing lol. The kids meal “Barbecue Ribs” was huge for a kids meal which is a good thing for sure. Absolutely delicious and one of the best restaurants I’ve been to. I never write reviews but if I do that’s when you know it was great.
Went on Saturday before Father's Day. I had made reservations for 4 with the Open Table App. Reservations were confirmed but when we got there they informed us they were not honoring reservations during Father's Day weeked. We were told it would be a 30 minute wait but the line to add your name to the list was at least 15 minutes long. The restaurant was packed, loud and chaotic . Their food may be worth the wait for some but after waiting about 10 minutes to just to put our names down and still not seeing progress, we were able to get a reservation at another restaurant and left. However since so many people were intent on waiting, I would check this restaurant at some other time.
Great Seafood restaurant on City Island. Parking lot is across the street. Great very busy on weekends.
It went up on the prices but it was very good
Fair prices and great food! Just make sure to get your parking validated by your waiter before you leave.
Excellent food! We had a wonderful time! Came to celebrate my oldest son's birthday! The service was good!
Oh boy..The server was great and paid attention without being over bearing..The food is great. I WAS SO FULL JUST WITH A LITTLE BIT AND HAD TO CARRY OUT A LOT...IT IS A LOTTLE PRICEY BUT WORTH THE MONEY..I WL BE BACK AND ENJOY MY FOOD TODAY..I WENT YESTERDAY 6/21/19...GO AND HAVE FUN...NICE PEOPLE....
Fresh seafood. Fantastic fish, heavenly oysters.
The servers could do better; they seem very bored and get the orders mixed up. They even sound dead inside when they sing 'Happy Birthday' to diners celebrating. The environment is very inviting though; but I reccomend you bring a sweater, it's quite chilly in there. Their food is delicious overall. 3 out of 5 stars from me.
We've been coming here for a couple of years now ample parking the food is always great and the service is very good if you're in New York and looking for some real good seafood go to Sammy's in City Island
It was my first time there and I loved the food I ordered. The Cornbread and cheese was good. Our was very friendly. The to go container was hilarious, made us feel like we were going to make a pan of macaroni and cheese. I'll definitely go back.
Took my mother in law there for the first time for her bday she loved it enjoyed the food will go back as always
On March 31 I made a reservation for 26 people (which is now grown to 43 and still growing) for July 13. I was told that a deposit was not necessary since it was a luncheon and before the dinner crowd. On May 31 - 3 missed calls from the restaurant came through without leaving a message. I called back and spoke to Tiffany who identified herself as a manager. She advised me she was calling to inform me that my reservation was cancelled as they had a large crowd coming in at noon who PAID for their reservation. I repeated that my reservation was made on March 31 and I also offered a deposit. She declined it. I asked to speak to the owner and was told that he was unable. I asked for his name and she refused to provide it. She said he's very very busy. I also said to her, how horrible that you can take my reservation and call call me 2 months later to cancel and say its because of no deposit but not offer me the option to put one down??? I left numerous messages for him to return my call - no response. They treated me this way because I live 4 hours away and can't show up conveniently. IF ANYONE IN MY PARTY INCURS A CANCELLATION FEE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCES, I WILL SEEK LEGAL RECOURSE!
Over priced for sure, but nice atmosphere. Food was great. The bread, cheese and cornbread are nice touches, along with rice and corn. But once again, the prices are really just too high.
Love the lobster dinner. Taste very delicious.... Will return
Great food. Large portions, customer service is outstanding
I went to Sammys fish box for dinner with my 2 sisters. We order appetizers and drinks. After the drinks arrived, it was was horrible. After 1 sip I asked the waiter if I can change the drink. She said, we can’t change the drink. The manager GARY came over. He was very rude, unprofessional, and terrible customer service. Gary said, “sorry we can’t change it” and walked away. The amount of money we spend, we left after the appetizer and went the Sea Shore restaurant. The Sea Shore restaurant’s food, drinks and service was 1,000 times better than Sammy. Gary - you need to go to customer service 101 classes.
Been going to Sammy's for over 30 yrs. Laid back environment food is good. Weekend's can get crowded.My favorite is king crab legs and lobster tail.
Love this place. My family and I go once a month and never gets boring everytime we come