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travelbuff May 6, 2007 05:07 PM

Does anyone have any recommendations for places in Greektown? Atmosphere doesn't really matter--just the food. Preferably Greek food.

  1. viperlush May 6, 2007 05:48 PM

    Samos on Ponca St. Cash only. Definately a favorite restaurant in Greektown. I have never eaten there (only done take out), but my SO and his co-workers eat lunch there weekly. Usually I order the gyro or a skewered shrimp dish w/ rice and cheese (don't know the name). I haven't had a disappointing meal from them yet.

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      elegantelliot May 7, 2007 10:19 AM

      agreed, samos is by far the best!

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      Hal Laurent May 6, 2007 06:21 PM

      I like Ikaros for fish (and other things).

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        JonParker May 7, 2007 04:22 AM

        I could eat the fried calamari at Ikaros until I burst. Best in town. I've never managed to order anything else -- there's other stuff on the menu that looks good, but once I'm seated I just have to go for that.

        Samos is very good if you don't mind waiting for a table. It's BYOB.

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          pomme de terre May 7, 2007 08:47 AM

          Love love love the village salad at Ikaros. It's served family style, and that's what my family always orders when we go. Stupid family, eating my share of the salad.

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        skipper May 7, 2007 04:48 AM

        Where is Greektown?

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          Hal Laurent May 7, 2007 05:16 AM

          Greektown is just east of Highlandtown in east Baltimore. Ikaros is on Eastern Avenue just west of Ponca Street.

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          jfish May 7, 2007 08:28 AM

          Zorba's for grilled foods. Great grilled fish and octapus.

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            Warthog May 8, 2007 12:04 PM

            Zorba's is also great for Kontosouvli, though be warned, the portion is huge.

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            elgringoviejo May 8, 2007 09:24 AM

            Greektown has the the best value for chow in Baltimore IMO. In addition to Ikaros and Samos, I would add Acropolis for their excellent dolmades and giouvesti-baked lamb.

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