Ginoís father used to work for Volkswagen in Brussels, Belgium. Eager to try something new, he picked up the family and moved to Rockford, Illinois in the early 1970ís. Gino explained that at the time, there were many restaurants available for sale so his dad bought one, and the family has been in the business ever since. Samís Ristorante & Pizzeria has been at itís Harlem location since 1974, and in 1993 Gino opened the Riverside location. Both locations are a popular banquet venue; the Riverside location can accommodate 600 guests and the Harlem location 225. Samís Ristorante & Pizzeria is well known for their pizza, Salmon Primavera, steaks, and Spicy Chicken Salad. Come check out this delicious Italian restaurant that has been in business over 40 years!
1031 Harlem Rd
Machesney Park, IL 61115