Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse

Steakhouse, Romanian, Jewish
$ $ $
157 Chrystie St (at Delancey St.)
New York, NY 10002
(212) 673-0330
4:00pm - 9:00pm
4:00pm - 9:00pm
4:00pm - 9:00pm
4:00pm - 9:00pm
4:00pm - 11:00pm
4:00pm - 11:00pm
4:00pm - 9:00pm



  • $55 Prix Fixe buys you all the potatoes (+meat) you can eat. $300 buys you a bottle of Vodka in ice. So, just bring like $101 and you'll be fine. Also, try the Hora. It's fun.
  • Say it's your friend's Bar Mitzvah. Better yet, say it's his Bris. You will not regret this decision.
  • One of the most fun dinners I've had. Guy on the piano is incredible. You'll end up eating more food than you can imagine, drinking more vodka than humanly possible, and dancing with total strangers!
  • You walk in with a mediocre first impression. You walk out feeling it's one of the most underrated places in Downtown NYC. A gem!
  • If you are finding out about this place via foursquare, you aren't the target audience. The ambience of a church basement bingo hall with park avenue prices.
  • They hAve alka selter at the door for a reason.... Use it
  • Schmaltz!!
  • A one and done type of place. All I kept saying to myself as I left was that I could've been eating at Gramercy Tavern for those prices. Sammy's smells like a urinal cake. Yup. I said it.
  • The very Eastern European menu includes saline chicken liver, garlicky karnatzlach sausage and enormous beef tenderloins, all of which are hearty enough to slow down the hora.
  • Lamb chops and latkes
  • Pricey but worth going once for the atmosphere ("it's like going to a Jewish wedding") and live music. Food is subpar (they use cheap cuts of steak). Chopped liver is their specialty
  • Everything here was amazing, especially the entertainment (e.g., Dani Luv)
  • Chopped liver is to die for!
  • Don't forget the gravy. It make the mashed potato taste fabulous
  • like nothing else in this world
  • Try the chopped liver, stuffed cabbage and rib steak. And needless to say, the vodka in ice for the total experience!
  • Jewish comfort food with a lot of kitsch. The chopped liver and the egg creams are delicious. This place gets super rowdy, making it a great birthday party destination.
  • Order the full bottle of vodka for your table. Trust me, you WILL end up drinking it all!
  • Go to Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse and grab the lovely lady in the table next to you to dance to "Uptown Girl." If she doesn't kiss you reward yourself with a shot of vodka
  • If you love pickles and garlic, this place is for you

Nearby places

131 Chrystie St (btwn Broome & Delancey St)
7 Rivington St (btwn Bowery & Chrystie St)
152 Orchard St (at E Houston St.)