The steaks and sides were
The steaks and sides were great and the service was excellent.
2/24/2013 4:00:00 PM
Eat steak here - do it!
Went on a Tuesday night, so not a lot of people. Plus, being March, The Terrace wasn't open, but I will definately be back in warmer weather. Love the wood paneling, and quasi art deco theme. Very comfortable seating against a long padded bench. Excellent steaks, attentive and non overbearing service, combined with big pours on the liquor. Way to go guys.
3/12/2013 5:00:00 PM
We love coming here for special occassions, but it is also a terrific lunch spot for relaxed, quiet business meals.
3/20/2013 5:00:00 PM
Superior food and service.
Superior food and service. An upscale establishment that presents good value and attentive service. Highly recommended.
3/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
Excellent restaurant inside
Excellent restaurant inside the Renaissance hotel. I like to go on the weekends as it is not too busy since this is a convention hotel that is busiest during the week. Love their bread basket with cheese crackers.
3/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
Wonderful dining experience.
Wonderful dining experience. Food is fabulous and service spectacular!
3/22/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great Holiday Brunch Experience
Went for Easter Brunch. What a lovely spread. The staff could not have been nicer and more accommodating.
3/30/2013 5:00:00 PM
Excellent place! While it's
Excellent place! While it's a bit hidden away in the hotel, the food and service were outstanding. Our server was exceptionally knowledgeable about the menu and was very tactful in her manners. The food was fantastic and worth the price. Definitely will return another time.
4/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great place. Atmosphere, service,
Great place. Atmosphere, service, food, wine were wonderful! Will go again and again.
4/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Always a favorite place to
Always a favorite place to entertain our clients when we are at the hotel for tradeshows. We have made this our "go to" restaurant for the last 3 years....using it exclusively for 2 nights in a row each time. We love the food,the atmosphere and great wine list.It's a no-brainer to stay in house and save cab fare, too.
Our most recent visit was somewhat of a disappointment. We were chastized by the host for not calling ahead to say our party of 6 would now be a party of 4. The restaurant did not fill up at any point during our 2 1/2 hour meal, but the service was slow. Not just food service, but drinks, too. The servers are always wonderful, and the food was worth the wait. We felt like there is a lack of planning and management oversight.
4/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
An exceptional restaurant.
An exceptional restaurant. Great service and high quality food. Attractive presentation.
4/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
My wife and I always enjoyed
My wife and I always enjoyed Morton's but it is simply not the same. Sam and Harry's has become our steakhouse of choice. The service is great and Michael, the bartender, is simply a blast and we really enjoy his company during our visits. We love going to Sam and Harry's and will continue to do so.
4/25/2013 4:00:00 PM
This place is great. It was
This place is great. It was our first visit and it's very high class and well done. Our server was great, the food was amazing and the drinks were tasty! Expensive but worth it if you can afford it.
4/26/2013 4:00:00 PM
This is a really neat place
This is a really neat place with really good food and great ambience. We will be back again soon.............Thank you
5/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Have dined at S&H at least
Have dined at S&H at least 4 times, and it's a good place to dine. The steaks were on point this evening. Perfectly seasoned and cooked to the right temp. I wish we had more attentive service. Our waitperson disappeared for much of our time there and when you are flagging waitstaff, it has gone beyond the point of no return. We waited at the front desk for some time before being seated because no one was there. This restaurant feels like no one's in charge or watching and there doesn't seem to be a sense of urgency or exacting standards for service that should be befitting a good steakhouse. Last time we were here, the service was attentive. This time, no. I don't think the quality of service should be left to the wind like it has.
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Ordered the beef appetizer and the meat was so tender and juicy....Delicious! For my entree Bone-In Delmonico med-rare cooked perfectly and easily one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. Oh and the service was friendly and accommodating. We will be back!!!
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
In most restaurants, using half-crutches and being hard of hearing pose problems. Moving between tables, putting crutches out of the way, being able to hear what table-mates are saying are challenges. Sam & Harry's layout is just right, the ceilings are high enough to buffer sound, the seating does not tire you out, the staff speak clearly and distinctly. Oh, and the food and wine are wonderful and the atmosphere is restful. Our favorite meeting spot.
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Excellent attentive service.
Excellent attentive service. Food was well prepared and I especially liked the wedge salad.
5/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
21st Birthday and Father's Day
We loved the dinner and ambience, will definitely be back, and we want to enjoy the lovely terrace!
6/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sam and Harry's was a perfect
Sam and Harry's was a perfect venue for a family gathering to celebrate Father's Day as well as my parents birthdays (ages 94 & 95). Service was outstanding and the food excellent. Party members ordered off the lunch menu, dinner menu and brunch menu without issue. The atmosphere was refined but vibrant. I will definately return and would highly recommend this restaurant to others.
6/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Perfect Father's Day Lunch!
My family & I went there on Father's Day for lunch after church. It was a very memorable experience for my 2 girls, wife & me. The breakfast buffet was still open for us. And the waiter we had accommodated all our food requests in a timely manner. We always go to Sam & Harry's on our special occasions & will continue to do so! As always, thank you for a wonderful time!
6/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellence on all levels
Have dined here several times and have always had unique, delicious meals in an unhurried, casually elegant atmosphere with outstanding service. The chef takes time to blend flavors and present tasty options for all palates. We sit on the comfortable couches and enjoy the pampering. It is a slightly upscale oasis in the land of franchises (Schaumburg). Sam & Harry's is a special occasion treat!
6/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
This was my second time and it was as amazing as the first if not better. They made one of the best days of my life even better. My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and I mentioned that in making the reservation and they gave us a great table where we could enjoy each other and not anyone else around us and at the end of dinner they sent over a free dessert with "happy anniversary"wrote on the plate. It was so pretty I almost hated eating it but after tasting how wonderful it was I forgave myself. They food is great the staff is great this is a great place for an unforgettable date.
7/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
This was the first time at
This was the first time at this restaurant for myself & the other party. I scheduled this place has a half-way point to have a private dinner business meeting. We both are foodies and also like steak and seafood. Everything was excellent! I will be back to this place again even if I don't have a business meeting.
7/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
I was greatly pleased with Sam and Harry's at the Renaissance Hotel in Schaumburg. The ambiance was wonderful, seating comfortable and the service impeccable. My girlfriend and I enjoyed our server who was most helpful in our choice of selections. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who would like to dine for any occasion or a special occasion. I will defintely be back for another visit.
7/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
My friend and I both had seafood:
My friend and I both had seafood: crab legs and salmon. We shared a salad. Food came a little quickly but we managed. It was well prepared, well presented, and we were satisfied. We both had 2 glasses of wine, dessert, and coffee. About the only negative was seating at the table. It had large cushions and made it seem we were sitting on the floor. It was a different experience for us, but probably not good for the older customers.
8/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent overall. There were great steaks and wedge salad. The ambience was elegant and there is a private encased room for small parties. The fact you could hear yourself talk without raising your voice was nice. Service was friendly, promo and knowledgeable!
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
My husband and I first learned about this place at a taste of Schaumburg event. It is our go to place when we have a special event to celebrate. We have never been disappointed. The food and service is outstanding . They have wonderful crab cakes.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
I had the DELMONICO and my girlfriend had the FLAT IRON. We both rated our steaks as one of our top 5 steaks...and we eat steak-ALOT! We felt the wait was long but it was worth it.
10/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
We went there on a referral
We went there on a referral from coworkers, the steaks, salads and sides were the best we have had in a long time. great atmosphere.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good food, great service
Our waiter, Drew, was attentive and provided outstanding device for our party of six. The mushroom side dish is amazing as is the lobster bisque.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
4th or 5th time here in last 2-3 yrs. One of just a few "fine dining" spots in NW burbs. Food and service were excellent. Not very busy for a Sat eve. I'm sure many diners don't know Sam & Harrys is in convention center-a better sign on I-90 might help.
11/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Nice alternative in Schaumburg
Very nice alternative to the chains in the Schaumburg area. The service and staff I find to be very good. They don't seem to fill the dining room totally which lends to a good noise level for business conversation. Steaks are above average, but not on par with the city steak houses. Classy restaurant and atmosphere, very nice intimate bar area. Bartender Michael is a good conversationalist....
11/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
A place for steak and seafood
We were pleased with the overall dining experience. As the restaurant is in a hotel/convention center, you will be joined by conventioneer's / business groups who are no doubt happy to use their expense accounts. While a little bit noisier than we wanted, it wasn't terrible and there appear to be spots near the lobby windows where you might find some solace. Salads were a little sparse, but the steaks, we had the ribeye and filet mignon, were good. Only two steaks were listed as prime usda and we opted for the lower cost. We were seated at an oval table with our friends and would have rather sat at a square/rectangular table. The oval table made it a little hard for the four of us to talk. Very nice ambiance and we will be back.
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
We do not dine at Sam Harry's
We do not dine at Sam Harry's frequently...
first attended as guest of friends...
we always have exceptional service...and good food
Ambience is good...and is sufficiently quiet to carry on conversation..
we will go back again...
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM