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Sam's Chinese Restaurant - CLOSED

1501 E Yandell Dr, El Paso, TX 79902-5629
+1 915-577-0961
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible37%
12 Jan 2015
“Disappointing food and service”
21 Dec 2014
“They Charge for Rice”
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
1501 E Yandell Dr, El Paso, TX 79902-5629
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Reviewed 13 January 2015

This place looks so nice from the outside. It is actually in an old Spanish colonial style building in a quiet part of El Paso. However, the service was poor and the food not very good. The waitress was slow in getting to us even...More

1  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 22 December 2014

The food is ok, the service fast but they charge for rice and that made me never want to go back. Rice is the cheapest food to buy and cook. Why they would charge extra for it makes no sense to me. Raise the prices...More

1  Thank langhorn160
Reviewed 8 July 2013

always have a good time there either take out or eat in. good food and service. had this time with about13 of my church family....

Thank paddies2013
Reviewed 26 February 2013

This place was excellent when it first opened about 8 years ago. Unfortunately, this property has not been maintained at all. The restaurant smelled of a combination of windex and tobacco smoke. The food was terrible and looked "slopped" on the plate. The menu says...More

1  Thank UTmillionaire_mind
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Wonderfully fresh Chinese food including Hunan. Their wonton soup it to die for as is their Hunan fish. Love this place and very reasonably priced. Go!

Thank agilina
Reviewed 29 April 2012

In the beginning, when Sam's restaurant first opened its doors, the quality of the food was good, low prices, and the environment wasn't all that bad. However, my recent trip to Sam's was nothing short of disgusting. There were flies in the restaurant, (which says...More

Thank mirea s
Reviewed 31 March 2012

I am a Chinese and I go there once every week/2-weeks. The dinning room is too dim but everything else is excellent. The bosses (Bob and James) also operates other restaurants (Red Lantern, Moon Stars) in different parts of the town.

Thank KC7100
Reviewed 20 August 2009

I live close by, so I go to this place pretty often. I have never been dissappointed with any of their dishes and the portions are not small at all. The Mongolian beef is my favorite dish and the egg drop soup is delicious. It...More

Thank chepalma
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 E Yandell Dr, El Paso, TX 79902-5629
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-577-0961
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