Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant

(718) 509-6367 | Email | View Website

41 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY | Directions   10464

40.838904 -73.783648

Open Hours

Sun-Thu 11:30am-2am

Fri-Sat 11:30am-4am

Seafood  more

Neighborhoods: City Island

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From The Owners of Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant

City Island restaurant with expansive seafood menu, feast platters, children's menu and separate bar--open late.

About Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant

About Sammy's

41 City Island Avenue, Bronx New York 10464

When You visit Sammy's Fish Box on City Island, you can expect impeccable service, unforgettable meals and captivating ambiance. Executive chef and owner Sam Chernin takes pride in showcasing spectacularly flavorful yet unpretentious just out of the water seafood dishes. Try our legendary Feast Platters. The Italian Feast for two features extremely generous portions of Whole live Maine Lobster, Jumbo Succulent Shrimp, Mussels and three kinds of Crab served with our famous garlic or marinara sauce over hot steaming fresh pasta.

You should also try one of our Surf and Turf selections from New York's largest " Surf & Turf Menu" as well as our hard shell fresh only live Maine lobsters, Jumbo King crab Legs and the largest Snow Crab Legs offered anywhere. Sammy's also features the world best Baby Back Ribs, Prime Black Ang


Reviews for Sammy's Fishbox Restaurant


This is the kind of seafood restaurant (nautical fixtures, lobster newburg, crab legs by the kilo, tartar sauce) that they are thinking of when they say "old school." And where else could it be but City Island?

10 months ago

well we had a party of 14 today for my father's family get together and we decided to go to Sammy's , i want to say that the food was out of this world looked and tasted great ..but most of all our waiter Miguel was out of this world he did make the experience incredible !!! he made sure the food was right he even sent back a steak that was not made right

i want to thank him sincerely for all he did Sammy's should be

glad to have him working for them ..we will be back .and yes we are real people not making anything up just in case anyone was wondering ...and you can not judge any restaurant on anything a few people experience go there and see for yourself ..great job see you soon ..Joe

12 months ago

If you're going to City Island, you do not want to NOT visit Sammys. Good, mountainous plates of seafood. Love this place!

over a year ago

Visited SAMMY's today and must say the ambiance is great the food is incredible but the waiter by the name of JEFFREY made us feel not welcomed. Did not have his name tag on like his co-workers, wonder why? Would go there again but not serviced by same waiter, hope management reads this.

over a year ago

Visited Sammy Yesterday for the first time and I just had to say I had a fantastic meal and the staff was so nice. It was my son's sixteenth birthday and they couldn't do enough for us..I can't wait to go back.

over a year ago

Ambiance Is Great. Food & Drinks even better.. My wife and I had cocktails and dinner at Sammy's on City Island a few days ago and as always we were very happy with the experience. The Restaurant has been around since the 60's and looks like it opened yesterday. This is a fun place. I am the 3rd generation of my family going to Sammy's and were working on the 4th..

over a year ago

Seafood, Mojitos and more – I am not a great letter writer but I just had to say that I recently dined at Sammy's on City Island and had a fantastic evening. The staff and food were five star as well as the decor was so cool, I felt like I was eating at one of those great feeling Disney theme restaurants. I must add that my wife and I shared a 5lb lobster that was the best I ever had.

over a year ago

Melt in your mouth menu – We were a party of 20 and purposely ordered 20 different appetizers and 20 different entrees as is the custom when our club eats out.. I just could not believe it that this was the first time after meeting at countless restaurants over the last 5 years that every single dish was a winner. What a great restaurant, Sammy's is on the top of our list. We are all planning to have another meeting there next month..This will be the first time we have return to a restaurant for our club meeting..

over a year ago

Best BBQ since I moved from Texas. – I am a huge BBQ fan since my college days in Austin Texas. Last week my friend invited me to dinner up on City Island at Sammy's Fishbox. I would have rather gone to a BBQ place but since I was a guest it wasn't my choice.. To my surprise Sammy's had the best Baby Back Ribs I have ever eaten, They were succulent and tender off the bone. I had a Rib and whole lobster combination that was so good. The restauarant had a wonderful vibe as well, can't wait to go back..

over a year ago

Best seafood restaurant in NYC – I first came here in the 1980's but haven't been back because I now live out of state. Went back this weekend with some guests and it's every bit as good as ever. My favorite is the fried combination platter, with one serving you can eat yourself to overflowing and still take home enough for a full meal for another day. The reason you come here is for large portions of great tasting fresh seafood, what else is there to say? Sure the entrees run $35 - $40 but you get what you pay for. I've never met anyone who's been here, who didn't want to go back again and again. And the valet parking is free.

Doesn't Recommend
over a year ago

What a mistake..... – One the worst restaurant experiences I ever had. The food was not good at all. I ordered the fillet of sole and boy was that a mistake.the batter they use is pretty bad. My daughter threw up in a disgusting bathroom half way through the meal. she had the crab legs with the shell steak. The waiter was nice but never around. I felt like I was being robbed when I had to pay the ridiculously over priced bill.

Giving this place 5 stars is a complete joke !!

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