A Taste of Rome For Dinner

Sam’s Italian Restaurant of Dobbs Ferry, NY is one of the finest Italian restaurants in the Westchester County area. Our food is cooked-to-order and made with the freshest ingredients for an old-fashioned Italian dish you can’t find anywhere else.

New York Times Feature

I was sitting at the bar at Sam’s a few weeks back, contemplating the menu over a glass of Chianti when a customer a few seats down (a regular, I learned later) began extolling the virtues of the restaurant’s calamari Siciliano. He took a sip of his cocktail and asked, “If I order some, will you share it with me?” Who could say no to that? It disappeared, pronto. I offered to buy, or at least split the charge; he declined.

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What Our Customers Say!

  • 5 star ratingI will start off by saying Sam's has some of the best bruschetta I've ever had. I could eat that... read more

    Heather D. Avatar Heather D.
    11/20/2018

    5 star ratingI've planned two work holiday parties here and Sam's is THE BEST!  They have amazing food and such a selection,... read more

    Kate K. Avatar Kate K.
    1/25/2018

    5 star ratingGreat! Everything you expect from an Italian restaurant.  The extremely attentive staff, savory food, large portions, and great ambiance leave... read more

    Amy C. Avatar Amy C.
    2/02/2016
  • 5 star ratingWater and bruschetta were on the table within moments of arriving. The chopped baked clams were excellent. The greens beans... read more

    Patti S. Avatar Patti S.
    3/13/2016

    5 star ratingSams is my go to spot for almost everything. Date nights, girls night out, Mother's Day, etc. I've been to... read more

    Christina G. Avatar Christina G.
    9/28/2016

    5 star ratingBest Italian Restaurant in westchester. My family has been coming here for dinner and family events for as long as... read more

    Robert J. Avatar Robert J.
    11/01/2017
  • 5 star ratingMy go to for pizza in Dobbs Ferry Whenever I’m staying in Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Ardsley, I’ll always take the trip to Sam’s on Main Street. Has never... read more

    Alex R Avatar Alex R
    2/19/2018

    5 star ratingWent here with a friend and it was absolutely delicious! We ordered the marguerite mini pizza as an appetizer and... read more

    JJ G. Avatar JJ G.
    4/09/2018

    5 star ratingThis is my new favorite Italian restaurant.  I had the stuffed shrimp.  The portions are very generous and are delicious.... read more

    Jeff K. Avatar Jeff K.
    4/22/2015
  • 5 star ratingMe and my 5 coworkers order from Sam's a minimum of twice a week.  Delivery is always on time w/o... read more

    A K. Avatar A K.
    6/06/2014

    5 star ratinggreat home delivery Comes when they say and it is always fresh from the oven and hot. Traditional old-time great pizza. Salads are... read more

    hetzelisa Avatar hetzelisa
    7/30/2018

    5 star ratingThis place is the most amazing, old-school, real deal Italian place in all of New York. Period. This is not... read more

    Geoff G. Avatar Geoff G.
    12/07/2016
  • 5 star ratingTraditional Old World Italian Restaurant I've been dining at Sam's for over 40 years. It's the finest Italian Restaurant that I know. I've hosted numerous... read more

    Carm210 Avatar Carm210
    1/22/2018

    5 star ratingLove this place. The food is exceptional. The calamari always done properly. We they have it, the chef makes a... read more

    Veronica I. Avatar Veronica I.
    3/26/2015

    5 star ratingI was craving pizza, and was pointed to Sams by a shop owner in Dobbs Ferry. Not only was it... read more

    Louis S. Avatar Louis S.
    6/25/2018
  • 5 star ratingStopped by on a Monday night at about 6:30.  The place was only about 20% full.  I ordered the special... read more

    Ken B. Avatar Ken B.
    7/22/2014

    5 star ratingOne of the reasons for me to move to Dobbs was so that I would be closer to Sam's!  Amazing... read more

    Miko A. Avatar Miko A.
    10/21/2016

    5 star ratingHaters gonna hate. But sams is legit. Best pizza around, great dinners, great staff. (And mussels to DIE for). Enjoy

    Ethan Q. Avatar Ethan Q.
    12/20/2013
  • 5 star ratingDelicious! Went with no reservations on a Saturday night and only table was in the bar area so we settled... read more

    KayVee W. Avatar KayVee W.
    10/25/2015

    5 star ratingWas passing Dobbs Ferry and decided to have dinner as a belated celebration of my B day. The clams oreganato... read more

    Judith B. Avatar Judith B.
    1/13/2018

    5 star ratingExcellent food and service. Meatballs were the best I'd ever had in a restaurant. Broccoli was on point,not undercooked or... read more

    Tany S. Avatar Tany S.
    4/05/2018
  • 5 star ratingThis restaurant has tons of history.  30+ years of great food and good memories.  Founded in Yonkers New York, me... read more

    Charlie H. Avatar Charlie H.
    1/07/2015

    5 star ratingJust the Best So I should begin by admitting: I grew up in Dobbs Ferry and up until age 17 used to go... read more

    Steven K Avatar Steven K
    3/18/2018

    5 star ratingI met the owners daughter the other day at a bar with her boyfriend. She recommended this place so I... read more

    Nyc709 O. Avatar Nyc709 O.
    3/11/2018
  • 5 star ratingWhat an exceptional Mothers day dinner! I had waited until the last minute to make reservations and they were still... read more

    Gary R. Avatar Gary R.
    5/11/2014

    5 star ratingMy parents took me here when they first moved to Westchester in the 1950's and it's still here! Need I... read more

    Lawrence D. Avatar Lawrence D.
    10/27/2016

    5 star ratingWent to this restaurant for a date. It was my first time here even though I've lived in the area... read more

    Dana R. Avatar Dana R.
    1/09/2016
  • 5 star ratingBetter than I remembered!!!
    I brought my wife and granddaughters to show them where I grew up. The hostess heard me... read more

    Patrick R. Avatar Patrick R.
    7/01/2017