Must see restaurants in Samos

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    To Tigani tis Platias

    Beautiful Greek standards, popular with both locals and visitors. It's especially great for veggie choices, such as baked feta, gigantes (white beans) and…

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    My Falasophy

    A guest from the Levant, this little fast-food joint in the main square serves large portions of artfully prepared hummus and falafel, as well as great…

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    Hippy's Restaurant Café

    This cool open-air cafe-bar is a family affair, combining Greek and South Seas decor with jazz, reggae, classical, trip-hop and ambient sounds. Good…

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    Two Spoons

    Make sure you run a marathon before coming to this place, because you'll be hard pressed to prevent yourself from gorging on profiteroles, millefeuille…

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    Tavern at the End of the World

    Drive or walk 3.5km west of Limnionas Beach and you'll find this secret gem perched on a rocky cliff above fish-rich waters ideal for snorkelling and…

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    Archontissa Potami Adventure Cafe

    Its called Adventure for good reason: trekking along the creek before climbing wooden stairs on a near-vertical slope is indeed just that. But this canopy…

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    Pera Vrehi

    Known to expat regulars as 'the salad place', Pera Vrehi serves large bowls of inventive salad arrangements with largely local ingredients, as well as an…

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    Kafeneio To Mouragio

    The warm ambience and predominantly Greek clientele hint at the fact that this place delivers the goods, with snacks such as chickpea croquettes and…

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    Shall We Go to Anna's?

    Very friendly and smallish new taverna on the edge of a nice mountain village, with sweeping views of the sea and adjacent islands. Anna is a great cook:…

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    O Tarsanas Restaurant

    Named for Kokkari's old boat-building area, this authentic old-style Greek taverna – nothing more, nothing less – does great pizzas and mousakas…

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    Loukas Taverna

    Upon entering Manolates you'll see signs, one after the other, pointing the way to this traditional eatery above the village. Proud owner Manolis serves…

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    Café Bar Cavos

    An efficient and comfortable Kokkari harbour bar, serving good breakfasts, afternoon snacks, fresh juices and evening cocktails. Decent prices, plus free…

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    AAA Restaurant

    Having relocated from Manolates to the main coastal road right at the turn to the village, this large restaurant offers a refined and somewhat urban take…

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    Very useful 24-hour bakery selling large pies with cheese and mushrooms, plus croissants, fresh orange juice and coffee. Convenient for hiking trips,…

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    Kallisti Taverna

    This intriguing taverna on the square has numerous excellent dishes including kleftiko (slow oven-baked lamb with vegetables), and unusual desserts, such…

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    Pera Vrysi

    This old-style Samian taverna by the spring at Vourliotes’ entrance offers exceptional village cuisine in ample portions, and homemade barrel wine.

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    Sophia's Place

    Excellent tiny three-table gem, with superb small plates and charming service from Sophia and friends.

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    Garden Taverna

    Serves good Greek standards in a lovely garden setting. It's up to the left behind the main square.

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    This eastern harbour eatery sits on the bay, beyond Elia Taverna. Faros is a minimalist, contemporary Mediterranean bistro serving huge bowls of salad and…

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    Taverna Bira

    Opposite the bus stop, Bira is an elegant old-fashioned taverna, offering local favourites including ladhera – traditional olive-oil-rich veggie dishes…