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The Ballad of Bill & Salome

Main Road, Votsalakia 83102, Greece
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (10 reviews)
“moussaka” (10 reviews)
“rabbit” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Votsalakia 83102, Greece
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2017

All in all, good food, nice service, special evenings for special food, for example wonderful chicken on the spit on Wednesdays and Sundays.

2  Thank MadameMim
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Per recommendation from other tourists we met in Samos we decided to visit this restaurant. We were a large company, 6 adults and 2 children and they quickly re-arranged tables for us. When we were handed our menus the mother from the family which owns...More

Thank MissGallifrey
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were eight people at dinner here. The location is great and we were well taken care of, but the food was just OK.

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Not the best lunchtime chef's salad we've had and Bill hovered whilst we sorted out the bill, which isn't the usual local style. Perhaps we just caught them on not such a good day

Thank Lindenbowler
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Bill and Salome always provide a great meal - rabbit stifado this year - and as ever, made us very welcome. Salome cooks great food and Bill looks after house front, and offers a drive home - terrific service!

Thank Duncan G
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Great balanced flavours, lovely people. Some of the best greek food iv had. If you want memorable food, and great service this is the place. Also very helpful in lending tips about the Island. Thanks for a lovely visit! We'l come back for sure

Thank Ballou877
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank Cleonicki R
Reviewed 26 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....More

Thank James R
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...More

4  Thank RobinH_1122
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....More

Thank Vic E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Votsalakia 83102, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Samos  >  Votsalakia
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