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About Sam's of Gedney Way

Classic American Eatery serving White Plains and Westchester County since 1932. Specializing in feel good American cuisine with a modern flair.

Numerous private dining areas for groups of 12 or more and many other quieter areas for all group sizes. Spacious bar area & bar tables with 4 flat screen HDTVs in full view.

Private Banquet Room (capacity 100 guests), Private Outdoor Heated Patio (25-50 guests - available 12 months of the year), Private Gallery Dining Room (12-16 guests), Semi-Private Loft Area (17-24 Guests). $26.95 Prix Fixe 3 Course Dinner Available Sun-Tues Night For parties 10 or less. Extensive Affordable Wine List with over 100 varieties from all over the world. Full Service Catering Services available through our 2 on & off premise catering companies - (Caperberry Events & The Great American BBQ Company). Ala Carte Outdoor Patio Dining Available May-September (Closed if booked for a private function though.)

50 Gedney Way
White Plains, NY 10605
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food, Barbecue

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday Dinner 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Brunch: Saturday:11:30am - 3:00pm
Brunch: Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm (September to June)
Dinner Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Pleasant Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(914) 949-0978

Website:
http://www.samsofgedneyway.com/

Catering:
2 Catering Companies (Offices Located Within Building.) Caperberry Events & The Great American BBQ Company. All kinds of Events from Full Service Catered Affairs to Drop Off Services.

Parking Details:
Private Parking Lot, Behind Building. Only for Our Customers, Not Shared.

Public Transit:
The White Plains Metro North Station (Harlem Line) is a 10 minute taxi ride to the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Joseph Sasso

Private Party Facilities:
The Holiday's are almost here! At Sam’s of Gedney Way, we’re committed to making every guest’s special occasion a memorable one. We have a wide variety of special group packages in different rooms that provide your guests the best of what Sam’s has to offer.

Private Party Contact:
Karen: (914) 949-0978

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Sam's of Gedney Way Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (27)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
Business Meals (18)
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Comfort Food (16)
Great for Lunch (16)
Cozy (15)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Special Occasion (14)
Great for Brunch (12)
Good for a Date (12)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Authentic (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Healthy (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Romantic (5)
Seasonal (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Fun (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
People Watching (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Service was great- not pushy and gave us ample time to talk. Easy to share dishes. Wine is inexpensive.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The special New Year's Eve menu was more limited than the usual menu but still provided lots of good choices. The red snapper and filet mignon dishes were delicious and despite a full house the setting still allowed for normal conversation without a lot of background noise.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We've been going to Sam's for years and there have been a couple of times that we were not thrilled with it. This time we sat away from the main dining area and the food was very good. The service was better then some of the other times. Overall, it was a very nice lunch and we will go there again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Always dependable for a tasty meal. Always personable servers.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

A great neighborhood spot, have been going for over 25 years.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Authentic, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

This is one of our dependable restaurants. You can always expect a good meal with professional service. It's a pleasure to dine here.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Food is always good but they need more specials/diversity. Service is also good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We go to Sam’s every Christmas Eve. Unfortunately this time around the meal was less than adequate. The prime rib had no flavor, fish was dry and even the hamburger was only average. I’m not sure what happened as usually the food is excellent. The manager saw that we didn’t finish our food and comped our desserts voluntarily. I feel bad even writing this because we love this place and the service and ambiance are always excellent.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Sam's is always reliable and doesn't disappoint. Our server, Ron, is the best at being helpful and attentive without being intrusive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Seasonal, Disabled Access
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

This was our first time at Sam's of Gedney Way and it most certainly will not be our last. The restaurant is cozy and inviting and the menu choices cover everyone's taste and food preferences. All of the food that my family and I ordered was delicious and beautifully prepared but the thing that stood out most for us was the hospitality. From the manager to the wait staff to the chef.....EVERYONE made us feel so welcomed. There are good restaurants everywhere but Sam's of Gedney Way is a good restaurant that knows how to treat their guests.....and that's a rare find.

Thank you all at Sam's of Gedney Way for a beautiful experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 14, 2017

My friends enjoyed the menu, and loved what they had. Desserts were different and absolutely delicious. The Christmas decorations were festive and added to our enjoyable lunch. Sam’s is a favorite for us.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 14, 2017

started out very good, was greeted and seated with a friendly host. It wine Wednesday which was plus. Wasn't overly hungry so just got wine and apps. Then the waitress disappeared. We waited for about 20 minutes before we had to flag the manager to get the bill, all the tables next to us had to do the same thing.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Service was excellent. Choices and food was very good. Would have rated higher had my special omelet not been served cold.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

I've been here several times and am always happy. Menu is good as well as the food. The noise level is low which is great. So many restaurants are so noisy these days. Also convenient parking.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

We had to wait an unacceptable amount of time for our meals - with only 2-3 tables there and we had to remind the waitress that we still had no food as she was walking by. Then things were forgotten on our order and we had to again wait. The half apologize was not what we had expected being that we have been frequenting the restaurant for almost 30 years.

There was a very loud and rude table of women that made it almost impossible for us to even speak ourselves- we are aware is not the fault of the restaurant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

You always know what you are getting at Sam's. Sometimes, the service is too fast, sometimes not fast enough, but the food is always as expected - good, a little interesting, something for everyone. Local go-to place.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Food is consistently good but the waitstaff is consistently mediocre.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Menu choices for everyone. pleasant staff. free parking.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

There were four of us for a weekday lunch. We were seated promptly; the service was excellent. The menu had a nice selection of choices. One of us asked to customize one of the specials, which was done as requested with no fuss at all. The restaurant was not crowded and the noise level was very low which made it very pleasant and easy to have a conversation.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Loved the salmon salad and of course the cannolis were awesome.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

a fine restaurant..food was very good and the service was excellent.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

very nice restaurant week menu had a nice time and really enjoyed it

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We went during Restaurant Week. Good food, great value for the price.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Very tasty offerings for restaurant week! Had a lovely meal and great service!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Only a block away from where we live. good food, well prepared, and we enjoy it. Go here often Years as a matter of fact. Great neighbor restaurant. Varied menu. Specials almost every night.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food we mediocre, it was empty for brunch on a sunday at prime time, service was awkward. There has to be something better for the price, which wasn't insane, but also much greater than the value.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The place was loud, service not great, steak not impressive. Overall I find this place to be overpriced. It’s very loud, crowded, servers kept on numbing into my chair. This is even though my reservation requested an out of the way table.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

such a pleasant surprise. The food was great. Presentation also very nice. HVRW menu was a true bargain and value . My daughter had a hamburger that she raved about. All in all a place to return to

Tags: Live Sports, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Always reliable and consistently good. Have been coming here for 25 years. My fave is always their burger but someone with us loved her shrimp. Easy access and great parking.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Excellent food! Such creative use of the specialty ingredient chosen for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week-beets! Really enjoyed the variety of dishes, each one looked better then the next. We will definitely be back soon!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

I am a frequent visitor of Sam's on Gedney Way and love the food, the service and the atmosphere. I live in Somers but do not mind the drive to White Plains because I know I will always be happy with my meal. Thoroughly enjoyed the "beet" theme for Restaurant Week and enjoyed the whole lunch, especially the pumpkin cheesecake for dessert!!!

Tags: Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Ron, marvelous server. Delicious, large mussels and my friends enjoyed their juicy, but too large hamburgers. Like the small “sweet” for dessert. We shared.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Sam's is always great.
Service is excellent and noise level is low...you can actually have a conversation.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

What we like about this restaurant is the quality of the food and the service. Nice varied menu. But the best thing,is that it is not a noisy,rowdy restaurant. You can talk to the people at your table,and actually hear them. We all enjoyed our meals!

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Come to Sam's often and have reviewed before, always positively - which is why my group keeps coming back to Sam's. Wait staff always so pleasant and never rush us out. I meet OLD friends from different locations and we stay awhile to catch up on each others lives.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Mediocre food and high prices. Not impressed with the menu or food.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Haven't been there in years. Decided to go with a friend. We had wine, squash soup which was bland, lobster bisque which was so so and we each had "shrimp scampi". I guess we both didn't realize it was with pesto over linguine (who ever heard of that anyway) and my friends dish was swimming in pesto that she only ate the 6 medium size shrimp for $24 each. It really had minimal taste and we were sorry we ordered it. The best was the dessert. Service was fair as the waiter I believe came only once to see how we were. Maybe their lunch is better but this dinner for $99 was really a bust!

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Just one suggestion for the future. My friend eats only fish or vegetarian and while there is always salmon on the menu, It's the only fish available (not seafood). It might be a good idea to add another selection to the menu from time to time.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The menu offers a nice selection and at a decent price. You can also have a conversation without having to yell at each other. I went here for my birthday but also enjoy coming here with friends.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I absolutely L-O-V-E Sam's of Gedney Way! The food is delicious...the price is reasonable...the location is fantastic...but, what separates Sam's "great" from another's "good" is the staff. Julie was our server and she was friendly, courteous, and professional!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Casual, People Watching, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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