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Sam's Restaurant

247 3rd St, Davis, CA 95616-4524
+1 530-758-2855
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shawarma” (12 reviews)
“pita bread” (5 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
247 3rd St, Davis, CA 95616-4524
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was absolutely the best Greek food that I've ever had in my entire life and I would always come back here every single time if I'm in Davis California.

Thank Scottloves2golf
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Excellent Mediterranean food. We especially like the chicken, beef and combo shawarmas. Order with rice and get a generous portion! The place is small. We always order to go. Can get busy with a student rush hour. Great value for student budgets! This is a...More

Thank Lee-and-Baby
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My International family and friends were going to see Eddie Izzard at the Mondavi Center and looking for a quick bite to eat beforehand. I was looking for someplace to please everyone, with parking and close to our destination - Sams fit the bill. AND...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my food at sam's. The shawarma beef salad was delicious and could have easily fed two people. Hummus and fries very yummy. The service is quick And efficient. The place itself leaves a lot to be desired, they could and should improve their...More

Thank dianamna
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had to come to UC Davis for my daughter and discovered a gem of a place in Sam's Mediterranean Cuisine. I love everything about this restaurant from the food to the ambiance and especially the darling family that runs the place. First, the food is...More

1  Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went to Sam's for lunch with our son who attends UC Davis. The mixed shawarma was delicious. We are big fans of this cuisine and one standout item for us was a very unusual and tasty combo of tzatziki and hummus in the same...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Sam's Mediterranean is a treasure in Davis, just off campus at the corner of Third and B, across from the community park.....Absolutely, the best shawarmas in chicken, beef or lamb. My husband prefers his with pita bread, and I with chicken or beef over a...More

1  Thank KarynE39606
Reviewed 12 February 2017

They offer kabobs for which you choose (beef, lamb, combo of the two, or chicken), which are served in gyro form (wrapped in a warm pita bread with tzatziki (yogurt) sauce and fresh vegetables). They also offer cheeseburgers, shwarma, stuffed dolmas, and various middle eastern...More

1  Thank SusanHawksworthy
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a very nondescript restaurant that would be easily missed if you're aren't looking for it. It's in an old house. The interior definitely has a Mediterranean vibe to it. The food is delicious and very affordable. It is crowded if you plan to...More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the mix sawarma, falafel, and a lamb kabob -- all with fresh sauce, lettuce, cucumber on a warm pita! Cash only restaurant. Delicious!

Thank rjrjj
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Michael N
4 July 2015|
Response from Franziska S | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the exact prices. But they were very inexpensive. A swarms was around $ 7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 3rd St, Davis, CA 95616-4524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 530-758-2855
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