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Sam's Seaside Cafe

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American, Bar
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104 Broadway St, Seaside, OR 97138-5804
+1 503-717-1725
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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San Diego, California
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I actually ate here twice. I had the fish and chips one night and a burger the second time. My husband had a burger both times. His looked so good that is what made me have it next. The fish and chips were pretty good. I wish I had asked for the malt vinager sooner. The Burgers... More 

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Thank angiagram
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

Really appreciate you and your husband visiting us twice! So glad you enjoyed the fish and chips and our burgers. Definitely not a problem for us to serve malt vinegar with the fish. Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know how everything was and we'd love to have you two come back again in the... More 

Hayward, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Driving through town seeing the coast. Read earlier reviews and have it a try...we were there at 11 am,first set of customers. So service was great had fish sandwich and bowl clam chowder. Food was fine and prices were reasonable. Overall we would come back.

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Thank Bull_Hamster
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for being our first customers of the day during your coastal drive! Really glad you got the great service we love giving and liked the fish sandwich and clam chowder. Hope the rest of your drive was wonderful and we'd be delighted have you back again sometime. Take care, Karen N., Owner More 

Pocatello, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a cute restaurant with some awesome home cooking food! We stopped in for lunch and had a great experience!

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Thank Thomas E
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by for lunch, Thomas! So glad you liked our cute little place and had a great experience overall with our food. Really appreciate you taking the time to leave this and hope we get to see you again sometime in the future. Take care, Karen N., Owner More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The service is great, lady is very sweet! The hot cocoa is Delicious!! The fish and chips was a good size portion and good, just a little too greasy. The clam chowder was great, was a toss up between their clam chowder and Norma's. I loved both, and I'm SUPER picky when it comes to clam chowder. I like thick... More 

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Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by for some clam chowder and fish and chips! Sorry if the fish wasn't exactly to your taste but I'm so flattered that you were a fan of our thick and hearty clam chowder. So glad you liked the hot cocoa, too. Really appreciate you visiting and spreading the word about our place. Hope we get to... More 

Arlington, Washington
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We prefer to go where the locals go as the odds are better for good food and possibly a bit of conversation. This place was pretty dingey, but what the heck, it was recommended by a local. If you're near the sea, you really should try seafood. We did. The clam chowder kept both of us up most of the... More 

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Thank Mike R
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

We're proud to be a place the locals love to go for great food and friendly conversation, Mike, and I'm glad you stopped by to try it out. We only use the freshest seafood at all times so there shouldn't have been a problem with the timing of when you visited. I'm so sorry you were feeling bad, but I... More 

Idaho
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I had the pulled pork/coleslaw sandwich with a side salad and my spouse had the cod fish and chips. We were surprised at how good it all was, and will go again next time we are in Seaside. For a side salad, I was only expecting lettuce and croutons, but it had much more on it, so that impressed me.... More 

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Thank entropy43
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your detailed review abut the pulled pork sandwich and fish and chips! I'm so glad you and your spouse stopped by for a visit while you were in Seaside and really appreciate you taking the time to write this. Happy to hear you were impressed with the salad, too. Can't wait to have you back for another visit... More 

Plainfield, Illinois
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We were in downtown Seaside and decided to stop in. No real atmosphere. I had the coconut prawns, which were good, but you only got 6 of them. They came with a ton of French fries, if you like a lot of fries. My husband got the halibut fish and chips. Came with 3 medium pieces of fish and again,... More 

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Thank MemomPam
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

I'm really glad you liked our coconut prawns and the friendly service we're known for! Wish you were more impressed with the rest of the experience, though. We like to offer a generous amount of hand-cut fries with certain dishes, but if that's not your favorite, we have a few other sides that you might like better. I really appreciate... More 

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful late lunch with my mom. We enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich and bacon cheeseburgers. Tater tots were super crunchy and handcut fries were good. Need to work on the plumbing in bathroom had to plunge the toilet as someone previously clogged it. At least they had a plunger next to it. Thanks for the wonderful meal. Drinks... More 

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Thank Kari F
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

I'm so glad you and your mom stopped by for a late lunch, Kari! I'm thrilled to know how wonderful the food was for you two. I appreciate your feedback on the restroom, too, and I'll definitely look into it as soon as possible. Thank you for taking the time to let us know how everything was! Can't wait until... More 

Farmington, New Mexico
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stopped in for a quick afternoon snack and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the reasonable prices. We had the garden salad, sweet potato fries, and salmon chowder, and all were really good. The service was also very friendly.

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Thank chuparosa412
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

I'm so glad you decided to stop by! It sounds like you made some great choices with your meal, and it's great to hear you enjoyed everything. We'd love to have you again anytime! Hope to see you again, Karen, N, Owner More 

Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great little hidden diner that had great prices on food.The Philly cheesesteak was amazing!The soup and salad combo though was small.It took a very long time to be seated and for our food to come out and the bathrooms were not that great

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Thank 917mistyf
Karen N, Owner at Sam's Seaside Cafe, responded to this review

We know that cost is nearly as vital to a meal as taste, so I'm really pleased to hear that you loved both! I'm sorry to hear that not everything about your experience with us was as enjoyable though. It sounds like we were a bit busy, so I apologize that your wait took a little longer than expected. We'd... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Broadway St, Seaside, OR 97138-5804
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: +1 503-717-1725
Description
At Sam's Seaside Cafe, we help put the relaxation into your beach trip. As a casual family restaurant, we've been serving traditional American favorites for decades. From a selection of fresh seafoods to a host of perfectly grilled burgers, you'll be enjoying a great meal while listening to the sound of breaking waves. Our atmosphere consists of familiar freedom, coastal casual and seaside serendipity.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?