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Samos Restaurant

600 Oldham St, Baltimore, MD 21224-4530
(410) 675-5292
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Ranked #23 of 1,802 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Ripon, Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We could see when we stopped in here, it was a local favorite. Everyone seemed to know everyone else. Friendly, hard working staff. Write your own name on the list and expect a wait. The wait is worth it. Great greek food.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Samos is the place to go for Greek in Bmore. It's still small after the renovation and people will wait at busy times but it's worth the wait! Local cops, firefifghters, business folks and neighbors wait patiently for the best Greek salads, gyros, spanikopita in the town.

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Maryland
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228 reviews 228 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We love the food here as it is always full of flavor and they give you an overabundance of it. The reasons that keep me from rating this place higher than average are the fact that they only take cash and that the service is spotty. Often times we have caught major attitude by one of the waitresses and the... More

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Layton, Utah
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160 reviews 160 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We visited Samos on a Monday night around 5:00. It was not busy, we were served promptly and the server was nice but not overly friendly. We got a hummus appetizer, which was pretty standard. There was way more hummus than the amount of bread they originally gave us, but we asked for more and it was provided. Each adult... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was the finest Greek food that we have ever eaten in a restaurant. To really experience the broad array of menu possibilities, we recommend the "The Tour of Samos". We also had a separate order of lamb chops, which were delicious. Along with many Samos regulars and newbies, there was a highly visible Baltimore luminary dining that evening. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

we've been visiting this place for quite some time but wanted to share our feelings about it. if you're looking for a little taste of Greece then this is the place. Always consistent in taste and portion. Always fresh. I love the fact that the same people have been working there for years. they know us when we walk in.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Food was delicious, especially the gyros! Yummy pita bread too. Service, however, was disappointing. The server was friendly as all hell so no complaints there, but never checked up on us and ran away as soon as she set our salads and entrees on the table. When we walked out after we paid our check, she was talking to other... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Samos was always a regular dining spot for us when we lived in the area. We would take out of town visitors and they always enjoyed the local family owned restaurant. Waiting in line and finding a parking spot were always a challenge. The service was always pleasant and the food excellent. Greek salad, gyros, lamb skewers, baklava, home made... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had to wait a very long time- over an hour. Thankfully we live nearby and could come back. The food was absolutely delicious and very big portions. The lamb chops were to die for and their homemade salad dressing was very good. Also love the fact that it's BYOB- the first time in a long time going out to... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We've been dining a Samos for years and they never fail to delight. The portions are large, so it lends it self to dining family style. Last night the three of us shared the Samos Special Salad with Gyro. Their house-made dressing really makes the salad, and the feta cheese is fresh an slightly soft--just perfect. We also ordered the... More

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