Sam A M, Jersey City, NJ: A Restaurant Review

Sam A M, Jersey City, NJ

Sam A  M  is a charming Jersey City, homey cafe, known for serving an excellent Breakfast

Sam A M
112 Morris St,
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Restaurant Highlights

Fare: Breakfast/Lunch


Food Quality:
Serves well prepared, creativly prepared dishes made with quality, fresh ingredients sourced locally.

Friendly, enthusiastic and attentive

Charming cafe with sunlight beaming in from the large windows

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy high quality breakfast, brunch & Lunch with a good cup of coffee and are willing to pay a bit more for the experience.

Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer simply prepared food with a traditional style, diner  menu.

Recommended dishes:  When available, The Weekender with 2 eggs up, cherry wood bacon, home fries & sourdough toast; The pulled Roast Chicken Waffles with a cranberry gravy, a fresh garden cheddar croissant, and The Carolina BBQ Brisket Breakfast Sandwich.

Sam A M: Restaurant Review

Sam AM, located in the Paulus Hook section of Jersey City, is one of the top Breakfast/Lunch spots in Jersey City.

This charming, small 22 seat eatery is popular with the locals who come for creative breakfast, brunch and lunch food made with quality, fresh ingredients sourced locally.

The changing daily menu is influenced by the availability of seasonal ingredients.

Coffee enthusiasts will enjoy their freshly brewed cup of Stumptown Coffee. This Portland, Oregon specialty coffee is cold press brewed without heat at room temperature water for over 12 hours. The taste in unforgettable! It's full bodied, smooth with low acidity, a chocolate finish and a frothy head,

The restaurant is the creation of owners Sam Kirk and his fiancأ Amandaآ who have teamed up with Chef Francis Samu. Prior to opening Sam Am, Sam acquired his restaurant management skills working under Jody Williams who runs the successful Buvette restaurant, a French influenced eatery in the West Village, NYC.

Chef Samu received his formal culinary training in classical French cuisine at the Culinary Arts Institute of New York City. He later honed his cooking skills in the Carolina's where he acquired a knowledge of southern cooking styles before joining Sam A M.

The interior decor has a definite charm with sunlight beaming in from the large windows. There are white walls, warm wood trim, and a large blackboard with daily specials.

In addition to the delicious food, the cozy interior and friendly staff create a welcoming atmosphere that makes you feel right at home. Whether you're dining alone or with a group of friends, Sam A M provides the perfect setting for a memorable breakfast experience.

Sam A M is open seven days/week: Monday-Friday for breakfast & lunch

Be prepared to wait 15 - 20 minutes during prime weekend brunch hours.

(updated:January 2024)

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