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Sam's Southern Eatery

1824 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76701-1042
+1 254-754-9926
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
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“fried oysters” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Middle Eastern, Afghani
1824 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76701-1042
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

They offer a huge amount of food (for lunch), but it's all so greasy. The interior needs much TLC! The floors were slippery (dangerous).

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Catfish & Shrimp had a great batter, not greasy at all. From the outside I just wasn't sure if we should go in but it was fine and everyone was polite and nice.

Thank MominOC
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had lunch there on a weekday. I got fried chicken that was very good. The dining room was a little lived in, but not dirty. It looked like the sort of space that was about 3 years overdue for a remodel. The staff was...More

Thank brochipanthony
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The food was ok. I got the fish and shrimp. Not creole or cajun at all. The place needs a good scrubbing. The staff was nice.

Thank Ljackson64
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Had lunch there on a Sunday. Fried shrimp and hush puppies were very good as were sides of yellow corn and red beans and rice. Nothing fancy here, but reasonably priced and bountiful portions. Friendly staff, plain decor. Fast food atmosphere, but enough booths and...More

Thank Ly0616
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

If you like good seafood and chicken do not hesitate to go to Sam's. You get much food at very reasonable prices. It is hard to find fried oysters and chicken livers but believe me they have the best. I have told several people from...More

Thank revleroy
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Don't let it's appearance scare you away! Service was fast and staff was nice. This place has some yummy entrees. They give you large portions for very cheap. I got the shrimp basket, hubby and Dad in- law got fish and shrimps. The fish and...More

Thank MandytheRed
Reviewed 6 June 2016

they serve white fish that is basa, from vietnam, a fish that is ban from several countries, as australia, reason, it is raised in the mecong waters and is loaded with insecticides, paracites in that enviroment

1  Thank Garrick H
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Tried twice, not sure why. Greasy enough food to make one really sick. Their fried fish doesn't have a name or species just fried fish. The gizzards not fit to eat.

Thank eli709
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat..... You can tell they put tender loving care into it...... Worth the wait... They should think about serving desert

Thank Gabrielle J
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1824 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76701-1042
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-754-9926
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