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Faros Taverna

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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About
The oldest and the best tavern in Sami since 1942 !!
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews t bone steak grilled sardines fresh seafood stifado sea bass chicken fries kefalonian meat pie salad tzatziki potatoes older gentleman great taverna harbour front our waiter service was slow watching the boats
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This waterside taverns offers a limited range on its menu, all the better to keep its quality high. Next to the iconic Mermaid, favourite dining place for the crew of the 'Mandolin' film, except for the reclusive Nick Cage, Eat here if you can get...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Lunch time stop in Sami which travelling around the island. Faros Taverna is located on the harbour front with stunning views of the sea. We ordered special omelettes which were average in appearance and taste. Service was slow.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ceini0g
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had two very nice meals here during our stay. Nothing much to say other than great food and service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hazzybob
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

As of the very good rating on trip advisor we went to this restaurant right by the harbour of Sami. We got disappointed- I will tell you why. The seating is right by the water but not very cozy at all’s Our waiter was ok...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank daftdairyman
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I had sea bass first day and chicken/bacon souvlaki the second. Both were great. Great service from a Walter Matthau relative. Can only recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CA-Gloor
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous location on harbour front Food is great; traditional home cooked. Great choice on menu The fish was fresh and really well cooked, simple but good Service was lovely

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ravi1roses
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Welcoming staff, good food, good choice, lovely location. Whats not to like. Went back more than once.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WiganPatty
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

What Sami is all about, unpretentious, friendly, clean, unrushed and great views. Popular restaurant on the water front with good fresh local rustic food, relaxed service and great value for money... ate at other restaurants where we paid twice as much for similar food! Thanks...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank skipster_08
Reviewed 22 September 2018

The food was amazing, home cooked and a joy. The service was great unhurried as it should be for a perfect meal, great view as well. If you are on holiday no need to rush, sit back and enjoy every mouthful and the atmosphere. Felt...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 21 September 2018

You get good food at Faros Taverna. Prices are decent. After your meal you will get some fruit (if available and not to busy). Disadvantage: you will have to wait ages for your bill if it is busy.

Date of visit: September 2018
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