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Sam Miller's

1210 E. Cary St. (E. 12th St.) Send to Phone
804-644-5465 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Seafood stars at this restaurant with something for everyone in a charming, historic district.
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Breakfast Mon.-Fri., Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Sam Miller's Restaurant Review

: You’ll find the well-established setting of the exposed-brick dining room conducive to intimate lunches just as the clubby oyster bar is ideal for fun brunches with a Belgium waffle club, burgers and oyster shooters. Come dinner, a romantic mood ensues with luxe offerings like crab cakes, shrimp imperial, filet Oscar and live Maine lobsters while entrée salads and grilled sandwiches are also available. The restaurant burns the candle on both ends with weekday breakfasts featuring omelets and hot steel cut oatmeal as well as a weekend late-night menu including chicken wings, Baja fish tacos, calamari and fried oysters with hand-cut french fries.

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Disappointed Visit - Don't Waste Your Time or Money
by kannlake on Thu Aug 11, 2011 2:36 pm
I purchased the Sam Miller’s livingsocial voucher for $20 for $40 worth of food. My husband and I went to the restaurant last night and we had a terrible experience.

First we should up early at 6:30 and we were seated, it was noted that they had happy hour specials until 8pm even though their website stated 7pm, Monday thru Friday, my husbands’ beer came in a cold glass but the beer warm and my bottle beer was cold on the outside and warm on the inside, we requested a cocktail menu and brought us a moldy and dusty menu that was illegible, thank goodness neither of us had allergies – upon receiving our bill they refused to give us the happy hour pricing b/c we were using a livingsocial voucher, but the voucher had nothing to do w/it b/c you were unable to redeem towards alcohol. Second, our appetizer, Thai Chili Shrimp, came to us lukewarm and the sauce was not a thai chili sauce but some kind of condiment poured over the shrimp; then our dinner entrees came: my husband had the crab cake, he said it was o.k., but the plate was overstuffed w/lukewarm green beans and hot potatoes, which were o.k. I ordered the special salmon salad – the salmon was overcooked and lukewarm, the spinach had wilted, bad pieces throughout the salad (no self-respecting restaurant would allow bad spinach to be plated, right?!?), then my strawberries had a couple of brown spots and my two slics of avocado were browning, so much for a fresh special of the evening and the salad cost more than my husbands’ crab cake dinner? The server took my husband’s plate away before he could finish it and then asked us if we wanted dessert while I was still eating my dinner. Once I was done, we ordered our dessert, she immediately brought over our check – we felt hurried the entire time. We thought maybe they would redeem themselves w/dessert, boy were we wrong – we ordered the apple cobbler a la mode; we were expecting fresh pastry stuffed w/fresh apples and cinnamon – what we received was a glob of orange tinted gelatin that contained raw dough and apples – there was hardly any crust – not what we were used to – the ice cream was good! The only edible food was the bread they provided at the beginning and the ice cream.
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