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The Ballad of Bill & Salome

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$$ - $$$
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Main Road, Votsalakia 83102, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Kampos & visited the restaurant enjoying authentic Greek food.... Fabulous selection of traditional Greek cuisine with warm Greek hospitality. My favourite was the rabbit in wine sauce, mousakka & pastitsio ...of course the Greek salad ....all fresh produce & fabulous wine.... Have enjoyed the dining experience & warm hospitality by Salome & Bill. It's a fabulous dining experience... More 

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Thank Cleonicki R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Samos for a few nights. We ended up at Bill and Salome's a few times. Food, atmosphere and people were always top notch and above expectations. Never checked out trip advisor so when we stumbled across this beautiful establishment we had no expectations. A gem to find indeed. Can't count the number of times we came here. Always... More 

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Thank James R
Trollhattan, Sweden
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have dined at this place several times throughout our years in Samos. Withouth a doubt the greatest food, greatest hospitality, greatest chats we have ever had during our stay on this lovely island. The food is also offered with a low price. They also make their own wine, which we alos recommend - but with a funny name :D... More 

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3 Thank RobinH_1122
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This restaurant is worth visiting if only to find out about the name. Ask Bill and he will point you to the poem in the menu. My wife and I hade a light meal. We shared a moussaka, Greek salad and Bill's family white wine. It was very pleasant. The food did not knock us off our seats but we... More 

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Thank Vic E
Karlovasi, Greece
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I loved the menu. Every bite was full of taste I strongly reccomend it if you go to votsalakia the music and the wine were fabulous

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3 Thank lia922016
Warwick, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Wonderful food, hospitality and atmosphere - as always. This year we had the invaluable benefit of Bill & Salome's private beach garden as a refuge during the mad no-beach-brolly-saga. What a life saver - and we got to eat more lovely lunches, what a winner! This is a super restaurant run by a lovely welcoming family - people say it... More 

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2 Thank Tonyeric
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Good service and good food. Bill is very nice! I had a chicken fillet in cream sauce and my boyfriend had a mixed grill plate.

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Thank Isabl J
south east
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Service is rather like visiting the home of a family friend. It is always hospitality par excellence. The food is very, very good and freshly cooked. The wine is home produced. Whenever we visit we go here, have never ever been disappointed and still believe it amongst the best in votsalakia

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2 Thank grecophile2
Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Took my GF here for our one year anniversay and it definitely lived up to the praise it has gotten. Both the service and the food was impeccable. I had a lamb kebab which was one of the best meals I've ever eaten, and my girl who is from Cyprus was blown away by how much the pastisio reminded her... More 

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3 Thank Martin M
Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We are back and enjoyed the great pizza all made by Salome the sauce and ingredients are fresh. Bekri meze was just right and fresh tzatziki with pita bread was super. Best place to dine at in town highly recommended not once disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Votsalakia 83102, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Samos  >  Votsalakia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?