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Contessina

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16 Miaouli, Sami 280 80, Greece
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+30 2674 022140
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09:00 - 01:00
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East Anglia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely spot on the seafront, under shade unlike one or two of the other bars. I had a pizza which is exactly what I fancied and it didn't disappoint. Beer served in chilled glasses which is a nice touch OH had beef in a clay pot which was tasty. Good size portions too.

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Thank Sheddite
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Beautiful location, good value breakfasts and great savoury crepes. Cold beers and friendly service. A great place to sit and watch the world go by

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Thank Elizabeth W
West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

First breakfast of our trip - perfect special omelet and ok coffee. Cooked in plenty of olive oil - good fats I guess and made it tasty :).

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Thank Alison H
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The view was beautiful, sat on the harbour front watching the boats. The food was okay, nothing too amazing. The selection was also just okay, we travelled with someone rather fussy & there wasn't much on the menu for them. Personally found the food to be a touch too greasy for my liking. Still a nice little restaurant & very,... More 

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Thank Claire M
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went here three times in two weeks, which says a lot as we rarely return to places as we prefer to try different ones! Staff were friendly and attentive and were happy to stop and chat. The menu included a lot of pizza which initially put me off - but the pizza was good! They offered multi- toppings -... More 

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Thank SleepyEP
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84 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff, menu was good with a selection of quick food and Greek dishes. It was a lovely spot to watch the world go by and the ferries come in.

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Thank RodgerH74
Farnham, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My wife and I had a lovely lunch here in early September... it is situated right on the harbour front so there is plenty to watch as well as enjoying the food. Service was good and the bill modest... there was nothing to dislike

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Thank Deodar
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Four of us ate here last night enjoying a 'happy hour' (7pm) 3 course almost traditional greek meal and wine for total of 40 euros! Delicious walnut cake dessert added the twist. Service brilliant not rushed or too slow. Very friendly and right by the sea near where the ferries come in. Good choice of main courses too.

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Cliviger
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went with friends who live in Kefalonia. We had a lovely meal. Shared two very large, delicious pizza's - ham , cheese, onion,with extra pineapple. Served with a very good Greek salad and a plain lettuce and shredded carrot salad. I have never seen a bigger pizza with the filling right to to edge of the thin, crisp base. The... More 

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Thank mushypeaman
anastasia g, Ιδιοκτήτης at Contessina, responded to this review

thanks for your review.! i am glad to meet you. i am looking forword to see you again. enjoy your holidays. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We were fooled by the comfortable looking seat cushions ! Waiter was unfriendly and pretty ignorant. Drinks weren't good as they didn't understand shandy and beer with lime which we ordered without a problem elsewhere . Food was well below par and they don't take credit cards.

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Thank Lozzom
anastasia g, Ιδιοκτήτης at Contessina, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding our restaurant service and food quality. As owner and waiter of this place i would like to inform you that we are always trying to be friendly and polite with all our guests except the very busy days when we just cannot spend more time to each table but we still are trying to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Cuisine
Greek, Mediterranean
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Miaouli, Sami 280 80, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Sami
  • Phone Number: +30 2674 022140

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?