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Sam Kendalls earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Sam Kendalls
Sam Kendalls owner Jonathan Bazinet stands outside the restaurant, which was recently awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. - photo by Betsy Greenway


Sam Kendall’s of Camden recently announced it has been honored as a top-performing restaurant as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, a trip planning website. Sam Kendall’s recently received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Only the top performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a certificate of excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

“Sam Kendall’s is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” owner Jonathan Bazinet said. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor. We offer our guests an experience of authentic ambience, superior food and excellent service. All of our teammates worked hard to achieve this and we are truly honored.”

TripAdvisor Vice President of Marketing for Business Alison Copus said the website is “delighted” to celebrate the success of businesses like Sam Kendall’s around the globe.

“The certificate of excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most: their customers,” Copus said.

Sam Kendall’s is located in historic downtown Camden at 1043 Broad St. The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday for dinner from 4:45 until 10 p.m. on weeknights and 4:45 until 11 p.m. on weekends. Information about the restaurant is available online at; reservations can be made by calling 424-2005.