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Ta Rolla

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53 Spartis, Kalamata 241 00, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2721 026218
10:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 18:30
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like honest, Greek, rustic, home cooked food with great hospitality and a waitress who speaks great English, then you must come here. It is well frequented by local people, but we were made to feel very welcome. The menu was explained to us and local specialities were highlighted. The food was very fresh - just cooked, good portions... More 

Thank Gil S
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Ta Rolla after reading try reviews on Trip advisor and it did not disappoint. Great food, a lovely homely feel as well. Staff were very kind and attentive but also gave us our space as well. They were generous with the wine and servings as well. Great value and we wish we could have gone back for another meal.... More 

Thank Emily M
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Good quality Greek dishes. You come away with the home-made food feeling! Spaghetti with minced meat, pastitsio, greek salad, fried potatoes and more.

1 Thank pcontis
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I normally drink beer but the slightly rose retsina from barrels was great. Early evening so not much left. Stand out was giant beans, politiki salata, chorta.

Thank John F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped in on a Thursday afternoon. Food selection was wide-ranging and our group of four sampled extensively. All of it was very good. Will visit again.

Thank GeorgeWashDC
The Hague, The Netherlands
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Ate here a couple of times during a recent stay, this restaurant is only open for lunch, but they serve big enough portions that you won't need much dinner! Typical freshly made Greek cuisine and displayed in traditional Greek style, you just ask and point at whatever takes your fancy and it's heated up for you. Take away also possible.... More 

Thank cityfan097
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very friendly, authentic Greek food at a reasonable price. When we visited, local wine was being pumped into their barrels where it lives for about 50 days before being ready. We went about Eight in the evening and lots of food on the menu had finished so get there a bit earlier.

Thank moose065
Sylvia A, Διευθυντής at Ta Rolla, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for your review. Every day we cook meals always with fresh ingrentiets. Some days we are really "busy" and for that reason some dishes finish early. But always a visitor can find 2 different vegetarerian dishes , 1-2 cooked meat dishes, fresh fish and grilled meat and fresh salads. We have more cooked... More 

Aurora, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had the okra with beef, dandelion salad, and wine. Fresh food! Wine was ok. My wife had the Briam which consists of baked vegetables, but it was mostly potatoes. Overall was authentic but my mother in law should open up her own restaurant. Total bill was 17€.

Thank dankourtis1
Sylvia A, Διευθυντής at Ta Rolla, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for you review. We try our best to cook everyday fresh and authenic dishes as you mention. Briam consits of fresh vegetables ( pototoes, egglpant, zucchini, carots) and we always cook with virgine olive oil. Sorry for the extra pototoes at your briam. We hope to visit us again and we will try... More 

Chicago, IL
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We came here because of the wonderful reviews. Unfortunately we arrived around 6pm and they had a limited menu. However, the food that was available was delicious. We had the pork steaks and greens. Very tasty!

Thank Chicag0Girl
Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Great home cooking. Very traditional Greek atmosphere. It is located in the historic part of Kalamata. They make their own wine which is quite tasty. Everything is fresh. They also offer carry out. Inside or outside seating is available.

1 Thank elenipy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 13
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Spartis, Kalamata 241 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Peloponnese  >  Messenia Region  >  Kalamata
  • Phone Number: +30 2721 026218
Greek local traditional cuisine with daily fresh dishes for lunch and warm dishes for dinner. Most of the day dishes finish early, but during the summer we are operating longer time and we prepare fresh dish such as mousaka, eggplant with cheese in the oven, fresh cooked vegetables , twice or three time per day.. Monday to Friday from 8 a.M. Till 11:30 p.M. , Saturday from 8 a.M. Till 7 p.M., Sunday is usually closed, but sometimes we open - occasionally. Call if you need more info.

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