Lil Sambos Restaurant has been a coastal landmark for over fifty years. Specializing in affordable family dining, dishes include the pixie pancakes with homemade syrup, classic seafood favorites, and an extensive kid’s menu.
We visited Lil' Sambos while vacationing on the coast. They were busy, though after a short wait we were seated. The first thing I noticed was the empty tables, some with dirty dishes still on them. Perhaps they were short-handed. The interior has a visually interesting jungle theme and a small knick-knack store. I ordered a half order of eggs benedict and choose red potatoes as the side. The Hollandaise sauce was a bit bland, though the potatoes were ruined by a back ash. I guess the result of sloppy cooking. Not likely to return.
Wonderful food amazing service, cashier was a delight!
Wonderful food, great service waitresses were so nice! , and fun place to go for breakfast but they are only open from noon to 3pm I think for dine in. A little gift shop is inside, and the lady that cashiers in the gift shop the sweetest we have ever met..
Blast from the past
Dining in 1969, fun and simple, name it a tad unfortunate but a good retro experience. Basic American travel/tourist food so not for the super picky eater.
Best Burger I have had in FOREVER!
Service was wonderful. The burger was a true surprise. I did not anticipate such a great meal! This is a great family restaurant even though I was there with only my hubby. Reasonably priced and clean!!
We've eaten here for many many years when visiting Lincoln City. It was consistently great food at a reasonable price. However, we stoped in on June 10. I ordered the seafood Benedict. Sadly, there was very little crab that still had peelings/ shells mixed in, a very sparse amount of bay shrimp, and only a small sliver or two of scallops. One of the eggs was nearly hard boiled vs. a medium poached yolk. Note: (An egg McMuffin is a whole lot cheaper and on par with this quality) While the Hollindaise auce was ok, the hash browns portion was very small and over cooked. The provided carafe of coffee was still very good and reminiscent of past experiences. My wife's order of a ham and cheese omelette was also a disappointment. The bitter flavor of the ham was barely edible. We suspect past the "fresh" timeline. The small portion size, poor quality of food, and sparse qty ofseafood topping now at significant price increases were all disappointing. This dish used to be a legendary Hallmark. We don't know what happened to this once great restaurant? Doubtful we'll be back, as the local chain competiton has better food at better prices. So sad to see an old local family business on the way down, unless they taste their own food and reset the cooks, buyers etc.