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Village Square, Eresos 811 05, Greece
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

It is quite nice to sit in the village square and have a dinner. Sam is usually taking orders for each table himself. Unfortunately the falafel and eggplant salad was under seasoned and therefore a little bit bland. Tabbouleh is worth to try. Greek style lamb cooked in olive oil was alright.

Thank Nazlı T
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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Wonderful romantic lunch - managed to get in touch before hand and they put some lovely flowers on the table as an extra surprise. Food delicious. Shame no humus available. Lovely service.

Thank Fiona K
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I am lucky enough to go to Eresos every year and stay close to the square so I spend many evenings dining in Sam's restaurant. The food comes across as being relatively simple Greek and Lebanese dishes but there is so much flavor in each dish and of course is all completely fresh. The setting is nice with a view... More 

Thank Thatboynama
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Nice little place at the square with great food. We happened to be here at the Feast of Prophiet Ilias (my guess) so a lot of people at the restaurant but they handled that really well. If the lamb is on the menu, try it!!!

Thank jwirandi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

When lebanese and greek cooking meet you have a great meal under the trees in the main square of Eresos ( Ερεσος). We ordered μεζέδες . Everything was delicious.

Thank Typam
New York City, New York
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185 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

A great family run taverna with Greek standards and some Lebanese dishes..bowing to SAMs heritage. Due to the popularity among locals and travellers alike it's good not to arrive too late in the evening as a daily special may be already sold out...a minor disappointment not to indulge in tabbouleh one night but one can find comfort in how fresh... More 

Thank Bagabondnyc
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Me & my friends took a taxi from skala Eresos to Eresos village square.The taxi driver suggested us Sam's restaurant .... Finally the owner of the restaurant was talking a lot & the food quality was poor ,service was ok, prices were high...no desert of fruit at the end ...

2 Thank Mike S
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2012

I accidentally found the four reviews of SAM's. I can only restate what is said about Sam's worthy of praise, I come since several years to Eresos with an history of up to 8000 years and fall in love to this quiet and restfull place, just the opposite to bustling Molyvos fully packed with noisy tourists. And I could not... More 

Thank Joachim S
Giannitsa, Greece
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2011

i was a teacher in the near villages i went with some friends who knew the tavern and i loved the food there so its good when you visit eresos to go and have a traditional taste of the greek cuisine at its best.

Thank LiaGeorgiadou
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2011

After having visited Eresos for swimming many times over the last 10 years, we are always disappointed with the food options. The options by the water are very touristy and our experiences have not always been the best! Over the last 2-3 years we have been opting for the two souvlaki places by the water side streets - because souvlaki... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Mediterranean, Greek, Lebanese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village Square, Eresos 811 05, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Lesbos  >  Eresos

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?