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Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill

73595 El Paseo, Ste 2208, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4350
+1 760-836-0500
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (93 reviews)
“salads” (38 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
73595 El Paseo, Ste 2208, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4350
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza is satisfactory if you are at The Gardens and need something to eat. Inside it's super noisy. If you like that "scene," go there.

Thank TammySue88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a big fan of Sammy's. Service is hit or miss. Food is good however, pizza is great, the salads are superb. Ambiance at outdoor patio is better than the inside. Sammy's was the go to place in the early 2000's. Interior is ready for...More

Thank rw4sale
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nice dining experience sitting outside on the patio with the mist keeping us cool. The pizza was wonderful and the waitress was extremely attentive and friendly. Overall, a great dining experience for the whole family.

Thank petewJ8970ZV
Reviewed 13 April 2017

First of all, the service was very prompt and the servers were friendly. However, we were never asked if we wanted more water but it turned out okay. We had heard about their Crisp Brussels Sprouts and yes, they are a delicious appetizer! We also...More

Thank VEFlowers
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our family went to Sammy's for pizza on a recent trip to Palm Springs. Usually we go there for happy hour and have appetizers, but we were later this time so we just had pizzas. My wife had the arugula and pear, my daughter had...More

Thank UncleRJ
Joanna T, Guest Relations Manager at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed feedback on your recent visit. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the food! The service you described is definitely not up to our standards, and should never occur at Sammy's. I ask that you send a message to insider@sammyspizza.com...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have to admit, I was here years ago and had a nothing-special-meal. Tried it again, and loved every morsel! Our table shared a lot of food as we had just gotten off a plane and was hungry! Shared a pizza, salad, the brussel sprouts,...More

Thank esg772016
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We eat at Sammy's every time we come to Palm Desert it is always good. The salads are huge so they are perfect for splitting. If you come before 6:00 pm they have half price off on the appetizers. We love the thin crust goat...More

Thank afamily04
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Waitress was terrible. Very slow and they weren't busy. Food was ok at best. Lots of better places to eat.More

Thank Jim H
Joanna T, Guest Relations Manager at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Jim, I'm so sorry to hear that you had a bad experience on your recent visit! Would you mind contacting us at info@sammyspizza.com with details? We would like to find out where we went wrong, so we can coach our staff. It's always our...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended for the gluten free pizza crust and since my daughter has celiac disease it was decided to try it out. Our waiter wasn't sure if it was safe for her to eat but took care of us by checking with the...More

Thank LeannePas
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very disappointed given the great location of this restaurant. Pizza like this needs improvement. The salad was not worth ordering.More

Thank shopwise2015
Joanna T, Guest Relations Manager at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you were not happy with your food when dining with us! We've been known for serving excellent pizzas and salads since we first opened in 1989, so would love to hear more details about your meal, so we can make...More

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How busy is it on a Saturday night?
9 March 2017|
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Response from Roseann D | Reviewed this property |
Pretty busy especially in season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73595 El Paseo, Ste 2208, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4350
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-836-0500
  • E-mail