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O Mparmpalias

Kalamata 24100, Greece
+30 2721 090820
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
11 Oct 2017
“Great food, great service, great place”
8 Oct 2016
“Absolutely delicious!”
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Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kalamata 24100, Greece
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Everything was great! The store was decorated with old pictures of the city. We had a great evening eating wonderful pasta with a local rooster and various mezedakia. Elias the owner provided high class service. At the end they offered as a super tasty homemade...More

Thank Kasteris P
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, tasty, traditional Greek food made with love & passion. This popular restaurant is most certainly worth visiting, even if you are staying many miles away. Make the effort - you won't be disappointed!

1  Thank FunkyMunkee
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stopped to a B&B near Leiki the night before we flew back to Kalamata and wanted to have our last evening meal at a local Taverna. We found Barbalias on Tripadvor and headed there. On arrival though, we realised that we didn't have many...More

2  Thank FranandNick
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This the real greek food, here should learn ignorants like skarmoutsos and lazarou what real food with top quality ingredients is about. A and the prices: the way it should be in a long ago defaulted country. Go there every day! Highlights: Soutzoukakia Kolokithikorfades Real...More

Thank paulGreece
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Real good food, with a big variety of traditional Greek and local dishes, friendly service and reasonal prices. It is worth visiting this tavern. I strongly recomend it.

1  Thank Christos F
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Traditional greek cuisine fresh made, very quick family service, atmosfere of village, walking distance from the main road...remember to be there before sunset to catch wonderful photos from the village. Excellent food & very cheap prices compairing to near villages like Stoupa,Agios Nikolaos...

1  Thank Poly Z
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Typical Greek, family run, village tavern with an extreme variety of very tasty local dishes. The owner explains the day dishes and serves your order. I consider "Barbalias" one of the best village tavernas worth to visit. Average cost with house wine 13-15 € p.p...More

Thank sotipap
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The owner is one of a kind: tease him a little and you will have the laugh of your life. He is always joking and teasing people, he only gets serious when you are ready to order: the food here is a really serious matter....More

Thank paulGreece
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalamata 24100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Peloponnese  >  Messenia Region  >  Kalamata
  • Phone Number: +30 2721 090820
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The more traditional cuisine surrounded by the incomparable beauty of nature gives color to our evening outings for delicious food and appetizers! Sophisticated ingredients and traditional recipes unfold on the counter, mingle with much love for what we do to end up impressively on unique flavors!
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