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Mefisto

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French, European, Danish
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Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
0045 86131813
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, 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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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
Many fish dishes, but the Ceaser Salad is very good

A very nice cosy restaurant. Most dishes are fish, it would be nice, if there was more to choose from, because I don't like fish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Hvidovre
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A very nice cosy restaurant. Most dishes are fish, it would be nice, if there was more to choose from, because I don't like fish.

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Milan, Italy
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Having read Per R comments regarding his table reservation, we went there personally at 4pm to book a specific table (a round one) for 8.00pm. They noted the name, the table and the hour on their book. Well, we arrived there at 7.50 pm and....the table was occupied by people that were just seated!!!!! We were expecting that they moved... More 

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Dear Cristiana. Thank you for your respond. It is regrettable that it went wrong with your seating arrangements, and that you were not able to sit at the restaurant's only round table. We understand that you are disappointed that is was not possible to sit at the round table, but we have sweet and friendly staff who works hard to... More 

Suffolk
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139 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Booked this on the basis of TA reviews. We were not disappointed. We (4) all had the prawn, smoked salmon and place dish. The mayonnaise was with garlic not chilli, not an error in our book. House wine was more than acceptable and the overall cost was reasonable

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Aarhus, Denmark
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58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A very nice restaurant. Good atmosphere, great food. Take care to get a table away from the centre of the restaurant as the room is quite small. A bit pricey for the quality - which is why it does not get a top grade. However, you are quite sure to leave satisfied.

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Hej Lone. Tak for din anmeldelse, vi sætter stor pris på at vores gæster bruger tid på at fortælle om... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Food was fine I just want to warn people who want to reserve a seat and think they will get a table in a beautiful Danish fish restaurant. Changes are you get a table outside in a tent. Red light, which makes any food look bad, because of the heaters. Windy. Seated side by side instead of opposite of your... More 

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Lars K, Manager at Mefisto, responded to this review

Dear Janssen. Thank you for the review. I am very sorry to hear that there has been some miscommunication with your reservation. When that is said, I have to mention that almost everybody really enjoy to be seated in our covered and heated patio, when the Danish summer has been so rainy and cold. Kind regards Mefisto More 

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review. It pleases me that you have received exactly the service that I expect my great staff is working hard to give all our guests. Thank you to you and my staff. Best regards Lars More 

Benicia, California
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240 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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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9 reviews
4 restaurant 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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203 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 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 

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