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Samos Restaurant

600 Oldham St, Baltimore, MD 21224-4530
+1 410-675-5292
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gyros” (26 reviews)
“greek salad” (38 reviews)
“pita bread” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 Oldham St, Baltimore, MD 21224-4530
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Samos Restaurant's stellar reviews on TripAdvisor were my way of knowing this unlikely spot is a top-notch dining establishment. Its unassuming appearance and location on the street level of a corner house in Baltimore's Greek Town neighborhood suggests otherwise. I would not go as far...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rfreeman2015
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We have been going to Samos since it had 4 tables and a lamb chop dinner was 7.95. It was excellent 30 years ago and still a gem today. They don't take credit cards or reservations, so plan accordingly. The wait is worth the wait....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Took my husband to one of my favorite place to order food while at work and he was amazed and said it was worth it after having a hard time looking for parking

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mtsiembra
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Here's what it is about. You walk in, sit where you want, greeted with your drinks, and since the food is Greek, your choices are Greek. This makes it so great. Greek salad, gyros, and on and on. Everything was cooked fresh, on the spot,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DrBublak
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We found the restaurant on Trip Advisor, and it ended up being our favorite meal of the trip. We had appetizers, main dishes, and dessert, for about $30 per person. The food was fantastic, the servings generous, and the staff friendly and helpful. It is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rebeccalB5984JL
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Walking in to Samos, I can't help being grateful. Compared to the more high brow Greek restaurants (e.g. Black Olives and Kelli's Court, both of which I like), there is no pretension at all. Portion sizes are large, prizes are reasonable, waitresses are no-nonsense and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ccMD2015
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is a small restaurant that has some very good dishes. The various dips for pita and veggies (we got a sampler) were excellent and the home-made veggie dolmas (stuffed grape leaves) were outstanding. A good number of vegetarian options. We were visiting, and would...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank rtaba285
Reviewed June 22, 2018

How lucky are the people who live in the neighborhood? We stopped in following an medical appt at Hopkins Bayview (a pattern that is starting to be well established). Fortunately it was earlyish on a week day so there was plenty of parking--but street parking...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank lnwyd
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Samos has the best ethnic food in Greek town. There is only street parking available and they take no reservations, however I have had lunch (mostly) there many times over the past 30 years. I always aim to arrive there around 11:30a to get a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank InternationalSuz
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Best Gyro and Greek salad in town. This is a family-friendly informal establishment with great service and great food. Be prepared to wait during peak hours (lunch, dinner), but it is worth it.

Date of visit: April 2018
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July 29, 2016|
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Response from Craig L | Reviewed this property |
Hi. During the day there is zero difficulty with adjacent street parking. I have been going there since 2000 and know of no lot. I usually go daytime or before seven and encounter no problems. Very good village Greek food. I... More
March 2, 2015|
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Response from Craig L | Reviewed this property |
GO! Excellent Octopus and Fish platter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Oldham St, Baltimore, MD 21224-4530
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-675-5292
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