The first Sam's No. 3, a popular diner frequented by everyone from politicians and pipsqueaks, opened in 1969 in Aurora. Decades later, owner Sam Armatas opened a second location in the heart of downtown, where poser Guy Fieri swaggered in to film a segment for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, and last ... More >>
The original Sam's Coney Island opened back in the '20s, when it was a favorite with everyone from judges to janitors. But by 1969, when Sam's No. 3 opened on Havana Street, it was the last Sam's left. Now, though, the Sam's empire is growing again...and will soon actually have three locations. See ... More >>
Just got word that a production crew from Diners, Drive-ins and Dives has touched down in Denver, and for the next week, they'll be lugging their camera equipment all over the Mile High City and Boulder amassing footage for a future episode of the popular Food Network show hosted by Guy Fier ... More >>
Kevin Taylor steps into the Limelight.
The original Sam's #3 is back.
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Sam's No. 3
A family recipe for success (and, of course, chili) lives on at Sam's No. 3.