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Sams St Johns Seafood

) #47 of 387 Restaurants in Ocala €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
7119 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL 34475-1215
+1 352-622-2927
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (15 reviews)
“cheese grits” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
7119 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL 34475-1215
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2017

The food was on point. Would have been 5 stars but our server was not the best. I'll still go back...soon.

Thank beckyL1965
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I order the stuff mushrooms for appetizers, it was starter, it taste great. I order the crab cakes with Mac cheese and corn on the cob. Also order the grilled salmon Mac and cheese and bake mash potatoes. The food was delicious, everything was cooked...More

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

After reading all the reviews we have to agree, well worth the stop! Hush puppies were the disagreement, half of the table enjoyed the crunchy sweetness and half didn't. Don't miss the clam chowder, loaded with clams pieces and the favorite today. All three shrimp...More

Thank keywestclown
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Timely service for lunch-time, and reasonable (lunch-time) prices. 4 of us ate for under $60, including drinks. Parking was good, and to-go boxes was readily offered including taking your drink with you. I couldn't believe we were 15 minutes from our hotel on I-75, exit...More

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

In the Ocala area for a kayaking getaway and had dinner at Sam's last night. Started with fried green tomatoes which were really good and a ranch dressing that was killer. Clam chowder had delicious flavor but looked a little watery. Shrimp scampi was covered...More

Thank Piperlovestravel
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been looking for a great seafood restaurant and now I have found one. It is out of town and twenty miles from my house on the south west side of Ocala. It is located in a little shopping center with a Winn Dixie...More

2  Thank JohnDmullin
Reviewed 10 April 2017

It's not real fancy but definitely go for the seafood! Everything I saw come out of the kitchen looked good. I had the stuffed flounder and my wife had the grilled salmon. Both meals were very good. The wait staff was attentive and kept the...More

Thank happyhobo284
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The ambiance, furnishing and locations will not get much attention. Their seafood will. This is definitely a place where seafood lovers should eat; and judging from the crowd and the number of "to go" orders people in Ocala appears to agree. I had the 30...More

Thank jeffery192
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

So glad we stumbled across this oasis of great food on our way back to GA from Silver Spring State Park! Everyone loved their lunch special with plenty to eat of real food as opposed to snack bar or fast food. We had the fish...More

1  Thank Paige M
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Food was great. The wait on Friday night is long but well worth it. I can't say how good the food and wait staff is. They are fantastic.,but when you have to stand in line to pay your bill as long as you waited to...More

Thank Mary S
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Questions & Answers
Richard B
27 September 2016|
Response from ssjcrs | Property representative |
The location on Hwy 441 / 326 serves the AYCE Crab Legs on Tuesdays and the location on Hwy 441 in Summerfield serves it on Mondays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7119 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL 34475-1215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-622-2927
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