Ikea has their famous meatballs. Target has Starbucks. Costco has their HUUGE pizzas. So what does Sam’s Club have?
Does Sam’s Club even have a food court? We looked into it and this is what we found…
Does Sam’s Club Have A Food Court?
The Sam’s Club warehouse chain does have food courts, although Sam’s Cub call them cafes. These cafes offer inhouse dining and takeaway from set menus which are pretty much the same from state to state. Not every Sam’s Club location has a food court though: you need to check first to make sure.
This article takes a look at Sam’s Club Food Courts: how to find them, who can use them, and what they offer.
How Do You Know Which Sam’s Club Has A Food Court?
The quickest way to locate a Sam’s Club café is to use the Find a Club search tool on the Sam’s club website. Clicking the link will take you to a search tool featuring all the Sam’s Club services.
You’ll see columns with all 13 service options, and you’ll find Café in the middle of the second column. Check this box, and your search will bring you only Sam’s Club locations with cafes.
You should then be able to view centre locations, hours, and directions.
What Are Sam’s Club Café Hours?
Sam’s Club café hours are not the same as regular club hours: the cafes open later and close earlier with many cafes closing even earlier (6pm) on Sundays. Best to check the opening hours online of the café you plan to visit.
Regular Sam’s Club food court hours are from10am – 7pm daily (possibly closing by 6pm on Sundays). Cafes are closed on Christmas day, New Years Day, Easter, and Thanksgiving.
There are no special early hours for members: Sam’s Club Cafes are open to everyone, and no membership is needed to dine there.
Current safety measures in place in all locations are worth mentioning:
- Plexiglass guards at registers
- Increased sanitization
- Social distancing requirements displayed clearly
Can You Buy Sam’s Club Pizza Without Membership?
No membership is required to purchase or order pizza at Sam’s Club food courts. You don’t need any kind of membership to use the cafes for dining in or takeaway.
There are a number of services available to shoppers who are don’t hold a Sam’s Club membership. These include:
- The optical centre
- Photo centre
- Food courts/ cafes
- The liquor store
If you’re interested, Sam’s Club memberships cost $45 for the Club membership, and $100 for the Plus membership. Both come with a range of associated rewards and reductions.
Sam’s club often run special membership deal offers, where you’ll receive $45 back on your first purchase (of $45 or more) just for joining up.
You don’t need membership to dine in Sam’s Club cafes, but you do need one to shop in the club or to purchase fuel.
What Kind Of Hot Dogs Does Sam’s Club Serve?
Sam’s Club cafes serve just one hot dog item. This is the Quarter-Pound Hot Dog, which is available with or without condiments.
- Fresh Onions
You can purchase the Quarter-Pound Hot Dog in a hot dog/drink combination.
What Food Can You Get At Sam’s Club Food Court?
The Sam’s Club Café menu is divided into entrees, snacks, and beverages, and they also offer food combination deals, such as a food item + drink combo, which costs less if purchased this way.
The entrée menu includes:
- Hot dogs – with mustard, ketchup, relish, kraut, onion
- Pizzas – 16” single slice (Cheese/ Four Meats/ Pepperoni/ Deluxe (Onions, Mushrooms, Black Olives, Pepperoni and Italian Sausage)
- Pizza Pretzels – cheese and pepperoni and an accompanying marinara dip
The snack menu includes:
- Pretzels/ churro – salt or cinnamon sugar or a nacho cheese dipping cup
- Yoghurt cups – vanilla, chocolate, or swirl
- Sundaes – 4-berry or brownie
- Caesar salad – made fresh
- Parfaits – made fresh
- Fountain drinks – 30 oz in a range of flavours
- Icees – blue raspberry, cherry, Pepsi
- Grab & Go drinks – water or juice
Sam’s Club cafes (or food courts) are quick, convenient, and useful for starting a shopping trip, or for relaxing after you’ve finished one.
They’re located at most (but not all) Sam’s Club centres, so check first.
You don’t have to be a club member, and you can dine in or order take away. The menu is fast and tasty and, according to many shoppers, very generous.