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O Vrachos (The Rock)

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| Profitis Ilias, 681 00, Greece
+30 2551 095264
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Vrachos is located at the beautiful mountain village on the west side of Samothraki Island. All dishes I tried were very good but the roast goat dish was superb and one of the best ever had!

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Thank AresZ
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2 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Great food and service. Traditional restaurant with a simple but delicious menu. The goat was perfect

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Istanbul, Turkey
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A very pleasant restaurant in high village. Good food, friendly owners. Definitely worth the drive..

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Thank megrix
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Well every time I come to this magical island I enjoy come to this magical place the food is so fresh the goat is crispy an just perfect I hope I will the possibility to come again .

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Thank Joaquim F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for a lunch or dinner. Excellent grilled goat meat and very good, well balanced Greek white wine. You can facing the sunset with your loved one in that quiet and charmful family restaurant.

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Bucharest
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Everything we take, was very good, excellent! The food is brought very quickly. The goat is the best, is very tender, melts in your mouth :) And the dessert is offered free, from the house, and is delicious!!! The prices are reasonable. Is the best taverna!

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Thank Cristina C
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stunning local restaurant. Absulately Samothracian and Thracian. Great Kid food. Delicious. Service was also great. QPR is probably the best one in Greece. We ate twice there each was perfect.

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Thank Mustafa C
Istanbul, Turkey
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

They call themselves as "goat center". I am a goat fan and I had goat in Turkey platos and other places but this was the best I have ever eaten. You can have lamb or pork as well. If you want to eat kokorecci you must go for dinner. The food is not ready before 1 pm.

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Thank melih120
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Drive up up, up, past the fields of sheep and hay. Look miles below at the Aegean Sea. This small village place serves excellent grilled goat, a hot eggplant dish with feta, fried potatoes, sausage and the ubiquitous mouth-watering horiatiki Greek salad. And more. The two cats wandering beneath the diners were on their best behavior. Watch the villagers gossiping... More 

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new york city
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Consistently The Best! This is a treat like no other. I have been visiting over the years and am always very pleased. Generous portions, kind hosts, prompt service, beautiful setting under the enormous, sculptural trees. My mother and I loved it!

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Profitis Ilias, 681 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Samothraki
  • Phone Number: +30 2551 095264

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