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Mefisto

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Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
0045 86131813
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Mefisto Restaurant and winebar, which is known for its relaxed...
Welcome to Mefisto Restaurant and winebar, which is known for its relaxed and cosy atmosphere. Mefisto is situated in one of the beautiful old houses in the charming Latin quarter of Aarhus. All the year round we welcome our many guests from Aarhus, tourists and business people from all corners of Denmark and abroad. At Mefisto our focus is on the guest, we use ingredients of excellent quality with a respectful approach to traditional cooking. This is reflected in our famous brunch, our delicate lunch as well as our dinner menu with a touch of international taste and local traditions. In summer time we can also serve you in our beautiful atrium. Our Opening hours are: Monday - Friday from 11.30 am - midnight Saturday - Sunday from 10.00 am - midnightThe kitchen closes everyday at 10.00 pm.
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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Meal

Dropped in here for lunch and had a very lovely meal. Way better than I thought possible and was pleasantly surprised. I had the asparagus omelette while my partner had the salmon and crayfish open sandwich. The omelette was perfectly cooked and came with a beautiful salad of very fresh ingredients... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Dropped in here for lunch and had a very lovely meal. Way better than I thought possible and was pleasantly surprised. I had the asparagus omelette while my partner had the salmon and crayfish open sandwich. The omelette was perfectly cooked and came with a beautiful salad of very fresh ingredients including apple, radish and almonds. It just worked perfectly.... More 

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Benicia, California
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228 reviews 228 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Having arrived by cruise ship, we spent time walking around this lovely city and stumbled upon this fabulous restaurant. Great location, great food, great service. I would return here in a heartbeat. There were three of us - and we all ordered salads which were fresh, crisp and delicious. Good bread and a glass of wine made this a memorable... More 

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give a review, and thank you for all the nice words. Best regards Lars More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great food, great atmospher, and very great waitresses always smiling!!!the starter was a great chicken salad, the main corse was a well done beef steak and it was perfect. the ice cream dessert was so tasty. ps: don't forget to ask about the butter with herbs.keep the good job.

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you had wonderful time. Thank you for the nice words. Best regards Lars More 

Lafayette, California
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200 reviews 200 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My wife and I and a friend stopped in for a lunch on a cruise day stop in Aarhus. The restaurant is very attractive and draws you in with a cozy interior. We found the food to be delicious and the service warm and friendly. A great stop in beautiful Aarhus!

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the exstremely nice review here. Happy to hear that we made your stop in Aarhus more beautiful. Best regards Lars More 

1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Amateur waitresses Amateur chef could not differentiate medium from well-done stake Excellent ambiance Good for m elfs Slow response

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, I hope you made your problems notise on the day, so that the staff had a chance to do it better. Best regards Lars More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Pleasant surroundings and service with good food. Wine list basic and perhaps overpriced save for the lower end.

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Best regards Lars More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were late arriving in the city and were struggling to find somewhere to eat. All the kitchen staff seemed to have left for the night. We tried Mefisto only to be told we were too late however the chef overheard and approached us and offered to rustle up a snack for us. % minutes later we were tucking in... More 

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Dear Arthur Thank you for the very nive review, you have received exactly the service that I expect my great staff is working hard to give all our guests. Thank you to my staff and to you, Arthur. Best regards Lars More 

København, Danmark
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136 reviews 136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I had a really good lunch. Bread was fresh. The room is small so you sit very close. The waitress was very unexperienced. A bit disappointing. Had expected better service price and TripAdvisor score taken in to consideration.

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Google Translation

Hej Mikkel. Beklager at I har haft en oplevelse af I ikke har fået en god service. Vi arbejder hver... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I was here on a business trip with international colleagues, with a set menu arranged by our host. The restaurant was very helpful, accommodating an extra member of the group, ensuring those with dietary needs also had a superb meal, and the waitress explaining the ingredients and wine pairing for each course. Our tables were the last to leave, later... More 

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear that you had great time. Thank you for the nice words. Looking forward to welcome you again. Best regards Lars More 

1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The food was good and the environment as well, it is one of the nice Latin Quarter Restaurants in Aarhus. But service was really poor with very rude waitresses. We've been twice and both times I have to say we were kind of shocked with the arrogant attitude.

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are working hard every day to give out guest a great service, and it is very rare that our guests do not receive welcomming service. We will discuss this incedent on our next briefing. Best regards Lars More 

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Additional Information about Mefisto

Address: Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: 0045 86131813
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 57
Cuisine: French, Danish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus
  • Phone Number: 0045 86131813

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 57
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Danish

Description

Welcome to Mefisto Restaurant and winebar, which is known for its relaxed and cosy atmosphere. Mefisto is situated in one of the beautiful old houses in the charming Latin quarter of Aarhus. All the year round we welcome our many guests from Aarhus, tourists and business people from all corners of Denmark and abroad. At Mefisto our focus is on the guest, we use ingredients of excellent quality with a respectful approach to traditional cooking. This is reflected in our famous brunch, our delicate lunch as well as our dinner menu with a touch of international taste and local traditions. In summer time we can also serve you in our beautiful atrium. Our Opening hours are: Monday - Friday from 11.30 am - midnight Saturday - Sunday from 10.00 am - midnightThe kitchen closes everyday at 10.00 pm.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?