elk river

Our Menu



All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

Have a little – or a lot!

We offer a variety of pizzas, pastas, chicken wings, garlic bread, soups and a salad bar.

Served daily from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., plus Monday nights from 5 - 8 p.m.


Garlic Cheese Bread - Regular 10.49, Large 14.99
Italian bread with a garlic butter glaze, loaded with mozzarella and broiled to perfection.

Chicken Wings - Boneless or Bone In - 1 lb. 11.99, 2 lb. 19.99
Plain Breaded, Buffalo, Garlic Parmesan, Spicy BBQ, Sesame Teriyaki, Hickory BBQ, Mango Habanero, Kickin' Bourbon or Dry Rub Cajun.

Mozzarella Sticks - 10.49
Served with our family recipe spaghetti sauce.

Buffalo Chicken Rolls - 10.49
Buffalo chicken breast and provolone cheese wrapped up in a light, crispy dough and fried.

Giant Pub Pretzel - 11.99
With homemade Caballero cheese sauce.

Sampler Platter - 11.99
Mozzarella sticks, Boneless wings and garlic cheese bread. Served with sides of our family recipe spaghetti sauce and ranch dressing.

Steak Tips - 11.99
Bite-size pieces of tender sirloin steak cooked medium and served with a zesty dipping sauce.

Jalapeno Cheese Curds - 10.49
Hand breaded jalapeno and white cheddar curds from Ellsworth, WI. 

New York-Style Breadsticks - 8.99
Breadsticks brushed with homemade garlic butter. Served with our family recipe spaghetti sauce.

NEW! Bruchetta Bread - 10.99
Our garlic bread topped with tomatoes, Italian herbs and mozzarella cheese, served with our family recipe spaghetti sauce.

NEW! Fried Cauliflower - 9.99
Breaded and fried cauliflower with our homemade cheese sauce.


Soup of the Day
Cup: 4.49, Bowl: 5.49



Large salads served with garlic bread.

Side House or Side Caesar - 4.99

Chicken Caesar - 11.99
Romaine lettuce and chicken breast tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing.

Chicken Capestrano - 11.99
Named after the city our Great Gramma came from. Romaine lettuce in a homemade vinaigrette dressing with chicken breast, Parmesan cheese, black olives, onion, grape tomatoes and cucumber.

Garlic Parmesan Steak - 14.99
Tender steak tips with fresh Romaine, grape tomatoes, diced mozzarella, crispy onion straws and our homemade garlic Parmesan vinaigrette.

Italian Garden - 11.49
Romaine and iceberg lettuce with grape tomatoes, carrots, red onion, green pepper, cucumber and mozzarella.

Crispy Chicken - 12.99
Iceberg lettuce with breaded chicken breast, tomatoes, red onions, diced bacon, shredded cheddar cheese and homemade aioli lemon dressing.

Award-Winning Pizza

Our pizzas are made with our secret dough and sauce recipes developed more than 65 years ago, with perfectly-aged mozzarella and the freshest, high quality ingredients. A tradition passed down for generations by Grandpa Sam.

Pizzas served 10", 12", 14", or 16"

Create Your Own Pizza
9.99, 12.99, 16.49, 19.99

Additional Toppings
Green Pepper, Pineapple, Onion, Chicken Breast, Jalapeno, Mushroom, Green Olive, Black Olive, Tomato, Pepperoni, Bacon, Italian Sausage, Ground Beef, Canadian Bacon, Kosher Salami, Banana Pepper, Sauerkraut
1.59, 1.79, 2.29, 2.89

5 Cheese Bianco
White garlic and Italian herb sauce with mozzarella, provolone, cheddar, Parmesan and Romano cheese.
12.99, 15.49, 17.99, 21.99

Bacon Cheeseburger
Ground beef, bacon, onions, pickles, mozzarella and cheddar.
15.49, 18.49, 22.49, 26.99

Chicken Alfredo
Alfredo sauce and chicken breast. Try it with bacon!
13.49, 15.99, 18.49, 22.99

Crew Special
Pepperoni, Italian sausage, mushrooms and extra mozzarella. A favorite of the Sammy's Crew!
15.99, 18.99, 22.99, 27.99

Iron Ranger
Legendary on the Iron Range and only available at Sammy's. Kosher beef salami, pepperoni and extra mozzarella cheese. Try with banana peppers!
14.99, 17.49, 20.99, 25.99

3 Meat Combo
Pepperoni, Canadian bacon and Italian sausage. Try it with bacon!
14.99, 16.99, 20.49, 25.49

House Special
Grandpa Sam's original. Pepperoni, Italian sausage, ground beef, kosher salami, mushrooms, onions and green peppers.
15.99, 19.49, 23.49, 27.99

Spicy! Papa Kahuna
Canadian bacon, chicken breast, pineapple and jalapenos.
15.99, 18.99, 22.49, 27.99

Pepperoni Amore
Extra pepperoni and extra mozzarella cheese. Try it with green olives or bacon!
13.49, 15.99, 19.99, 24.49

Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions and green peppers. Try it with olives!
15.99, 18.99, 22.99, 27.99

Sammy’s Special
Grandpa Sam's favorite! Italian sausage, green peppers and onions.
13.49, 15.99, 19.49, 24.49

Spicy! The Elk's Special 
A local favorite named after the Elk River High School mascot. Alfredo sauce, chicken breast, light jalapeno, mozzarella, cheddar and diced bacon. 
15.49, 18.99, 22.49, 27.99

Veggie Special
Onions, mushrooms, green peppers, green olives, black olives and tomatoes.
15.99, 18.99, 22.99, 27.99

Taco Pizza
Seasoned ground beef, lettuce, tomatoes, onion and cheddar.
15.49, 18.49, 22.49, 27.49

Ham 'N Kraut
Canadian bacon and sauerkraut.
13.49, 15.99, 19.49, 24.49

Gluten- Friendly Crust
12" pizza  - 13.99 
Additional Toppings 1.79/each

Gluten-Friendly Cauliflower Crust
10" pizza - 13.49 
Additional Toppings 1.59/each

Authentic Italian

From Gramma's kitchen - our secret Perella family recipes served with garlic bread. Add a cup of soup or side salad for 1.99 more. Add an extra meatball or Italian sausage for .99 more.

Spaghetti OR Rigatoni & Meatballs - 15.99
Choice of pasta, choice of homemade meatballs or Italian sausage and our family recipe spaghetti sauce.

Chicken or Shrimp Alfredo
Fettuccine tossed in creamy Alfredo sauce.
With chicken breast 14.99 OR shrimp 15.49

Gramma G's Gnocchi - 15.99
A recipe brought from "The Old Country." Soft pasta dumplings made with only the best semolina flour. Served with our family recipe spaghetti sauce, topped with a meatball and spicy Italian sausage.

Spicy! Chicken & Sausage Tortellini Corleone - 15.99
Spicy Italian sausage, chicken breast and tortellini tossed with a special cream sauce accented with tomato and the unique flavor of piquante pepper.

Chicken Tetrazzini - 15.99
Fettuccine tossed with chicken breast, fresh mushrooms, creamy Alfredo sauce and melted mozzarella.

Three Cheese Bacon Caballero - 14.99
Rigatoni in a rich and creamy cheese sauce with diced bacon and melted cheddar.

Baked Rigatoni - 14.49
Rigatoni in a chunky meat sauce, covered with mozzarella and baked to perfection.

Gramma's Cheese Ravioli - 17.99
Still made with love by Gramma Perrella, featuring a special blend of Italian cheeses and covered with our family recipe spaghetti sauce and a homemade meatball.

Mom & Dad's Lasagna - 16.99
Seven delicious layers of Italian cheeses and meats.

Tortellini Ala Chicken Carbonara - 16.99
One of our Crew's favorites! Tortellini tossed with a creamy Alfredo sauce, tender chicken breast and diced bacon. 

Pesto Chicken Penne - 15.99
Penne pasta tossed in a creamy pesto sauce with chicken breast, grape tomatoes and Parmesan cheese.

Garlic Shrimp Pasta - 13.99
Seasoned shrimp sauteed in garlic and lemon juice, tossed with spaghetti noodles in a light garlic butter sauce.

Chicken Parmigiana - 14.99
Breaded chicken breast topped with melted mozzarella, served over rigatoni with our family recipe spaghetti sauce.


Chicken Alfredo - 11.99
Chicken breast, creamy Alfredo sauce, mushrooms and mozzarella.

Meat Combo - 11.99
Pepperoni, Italian sausage, Canadian bacon, our family recipe spaghetti sauce and mozzarella. 

Build-Your-Own Stromboli - 10.99
Pizza sauce, mozzarella and your choice of any three pizza toppings.


Served on a toasted Hoagie roll with your choice of French fries or tots.

Meatball Sandwich - 13.49
Gramma's legendary homemade Italian meatballs covered with mozzarella cheese and our family recipe spaghetti sauce.

Sammy's Italian Classic - 11.99
Pepperoni, Canadian bacon, kosher salami, mozzarella, tomatoes, onion, lettuce and zesty Italian dressing.

Steak Cheese Sandwich - 14.49
1/2 lb. of tender grilled steak tips with sauteed mushrooms and provolone cheese.

Fish Sandwich - 11.99
Breaded Alaskan Pollock with lettuce, American cheese and creamy tartar sauce. 

Pizza Sub- 11.99
Our family recipe spaghetti sauce, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, salami and melted mozzarella.

1/2 lb. Burgers

Fresh, never frozen Angus beef. Served with French fries or tots.

The Big Sam - 12.99
Topped with grilled Canadian bacon, American and mozzarella cheeses, lettuce, tomato, onion and our classic secret recipe dressing. Make it a double for 2.00 more!

Cheeseburger - 8.99
A classic!
Add bacon for .50 more. Add lettuce, tomato or onion for .25/each.

Spicy! Jalapeno Cheese Curd Burger - 12.49
Topped with jalapeno cheese curds, bacon, provolone cheese and spicy ranch dressing. 

"The Duke" - 12.99
Named after everybody's favorite cowboy. Kickin' Bourbon BBQ sauce, bacon, crispy onion straws, lettuce, tomato and cheddar cheese.

Caprese Burger - 10.99
The "Italian Stallion" of burgers! Topped with tomato, mozzarella, basil pesto and balsamic vinegar.

Broasted Chicken

Premium fresh chicken that we marinate and bread in-house. Served with fries, coleslaw and garlic bread.

2-Piece Dinner - 13.99
8-Piece Dinner - 26.99

Fish Fry

Alaskan Pollock - 14.99
3/4 lb. of Pollock from the cold Alaskan waters, breaded and fried. Served with fries, coleslaw and garlic bread.