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Sambo's Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
283 Front St, Leipsic, DE 19901-1736
+1 302-674-9724
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steamed crabs” (14 reviews)
“hush puppies” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
283 Front St, Leipsic, DE 19901-1736
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit in at least 3-4 years. Absolutely the best Crab Bisque ever. Thick enough to hold the spoon upright. Awesome taste and consistency. Also had flounder sandwiches which were also quite good. Fried, but with a light batter therefore retaing a light moist taste....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago

$175.00!!! That’s how much my friend, Bill, had to pay to get his car back from being towed from Sambo’s parking lot. We dropped his car off at 10:15 am. Intent on having lunch there but with the restaurant not opening until 11:00 am, we...More

1  Thank dmus
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We were there yesterday, end of August...2018. We were surprised by the salt thing instead of old bay...OK...but...the crabs were PERFECT. We saw these giant crab cake balls beings served...maybe next time. The craps were a good size and 50 bucks a dozen! The wait...More

1  Thank RJOPR
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Found this place when I went into a take out place, they told me about this place. Bot was I happy they did. This place is a great seafood restaurant. The shrimp is huge and the crabs are great.. Not a fancy place but would...More

1  Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I went to Sambo's Tavern with my parents who are seafood lovers, especially steamed crabs drenched in Old Bay seasoning. Sambo's is a good choice if you too like fresh season served in a casual atmosphere with local talent serenading you.

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Completely enjoyed our late lunch here. Restaurant was not very busy at 2PM on a Monday; we got to sit in a window-side table and enjoyed the view. Spouse, an excellent crab picker, had a half dozen steamed crabs (actually a bakers half dozen, as...More

1  Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We've visited Bombay Hook for years and never knew about this restaurant close by. We were very pleased by our experience. We (two senior citizens) shared a platter of fried flounder, hush puppies, french fries, and cole slaw . It was good, and it was...More

1  Thank Kathy I
Reviewed 21 May 2018

You can always count on Sambo's to have steamed crabs available. They might not always be the largest or heaviest, but if you have a hankering for crabs this is the place to go. The crab cakes are some of the best you'll find in...More

1  Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I finally visited this tavern after living in Delaware for years. I never realized it was a tavern, so no one under 21 is allowed in. It’s like a step back in time. The first room has a bar to the left and a few...More

2  Thank mekopp
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Sambo’s is ideally located on a scenic bend in the Leipsic River. Dock space is available, so you can arrive by car or boat! That said, you have to know where you’re going, as it’s not on a main road. One also must know to...More

Thank Anthony R
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Response from Conestoga557 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 Front St, Leipsic, DE 19901-1736
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Leipsic
  • Phone Number: +1 302-674-9724
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