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Volden 28, Aarhus, Denmark
0045 86131813
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Ranked #4 of 285 Restaurants in Aarhus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $57
Cuisines: French, Danish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I arrived hungry in Aarhus and wanted to get some good food in the evening. I was walking through the center of Aarhus and while some restaurants had closed the kitchen Mefisto was still open. I chose the 4 course menu suggested by the chef including the wine pairing. The service was very nice and friendly and the food was... More 

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a GREAT restaurant that I have eaten at time and time again! A great selection of food for a very affordable price (80 - 130DKK) Approx. $16-$26CAD. With a great location close to downtown, this restaurant has a cosy/casual atmosphere and a cute outdoor space when the weather is nice. They also have menus in both Danish and... More 

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Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this review

Dear Jessica Thank you for your nice Words. We are looking forward to seeing you again More 

Aarhus, Denmark
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

went for a family lunch. Two of us had half a lobster that was really delitious and quite enough as lunch. I have been visiting Mefisto on several ocations and allways found the service very friendly and the food very tasty.

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Service is wonderful open face fish sandwich superb. Coffee in Denmark is not wonderful anywhere. Restaurant right in city center very quaint area

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Akershus, Norway
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Personal atmosphere and excellent food in the Latin quarter of Aarhus. Possibly a bit more pricey than the surrounding area, but the food is definitely worth it. Lunch is great, dinner even better. French food with lobster as a speciality (Tuesdays are lobster days). Would I go back? Absolutely

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We just walked by Mefisto on our way to another place that we had been recommended but looked at the menu and decided to there instead. That was a very good decision 'cause the food was great and good service! We felt welcome and courted. We had today's appetiser which was with elderflower and really refreshing. I then had the... More 

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Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

One of the better places in the latin neighborhood, in Aarhus. They serve a lot of fish, lobster and things of that sort. So if you like great seafood, you should give it a try. I can recommend the traditional danish dish "stjerneskud" which means shooting star. The waiters are young and seem as part-time staff, but still have a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This adorable little restaurant was one of the highlights of our Baltic Sea tour. The main dishes are almost too beautiful eat. The main courses were incredible, but it was the desserts that made us speechless. It's a crime I live so far away or I would eat here a few times a month!

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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This was my second time at this restaurant so I tried it in winter time and in summer time. With the summer they open their small back garden which is so cozy! I just loved it! It's perfect for couples but for friends as well. I suggest you try the mussels soup: it is a dish to die for. If... More 

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Antony, France
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204 reviews 204 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Difficult to find very nice food in Denmark, that is my personal opinion. But this restaurant is different. They try to br inventiv and they succeed. They have good lobster. The staff is very very nice. I recommend anyway.

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Address: Volden 28, Aarhus, Denmark
Phone Number: 0045 86131813
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus
Average Prices: USD 12 - 57
Cuisine: French, Danish

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