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Nikolas Tavern

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On the Main Strip After Capo Bay Hotel Oposite Bus Stop, Protaras, Paralimni, Cyprus
+357 23 833084
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Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best place to eat!

Nicolas is very friendly, he welcomes you, food is tasty, Cypriot. If you want something special, ask him and he will prepare it for you. His recommendations are to be listened, as well. Nice music in the background, you can easily talk to each other.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
John A
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Zurich, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Nicolas is very friendly, he welcomes you, food is tasty, Cypriot. If you want something special, ask him and he will prepare it for you. His recommendations are to be listened, as well. Nice music in the background, you can easily talk to each other.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

This is our favorite place to eat here. The food is amazing and also the portions are so much. Cannot recommend the Clay Oven cooked Pork enough also my partner loved the Nikolas Special Steak. Friendly and lovely. See you next year.

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Luton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We go to Nokolas Tavern at least twice every holiday. Usually with friends. Whenever we introduce people to Nikolas they always return. I love the Kleftiko but recently have had the slow cooked pork and also the beef stifado. All excellent and loads of food. A great place and the prices are reasonable for quality food.

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Norwich, England
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

From the moment you walk up the steps you know this is going to be a great place to eat and spend an evening.the service was fantastic, the food was out of this world and plenty of it, the chef came and talked to us like long lost friends (although this was the first visit) and explained his dishes and... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We always visit Nikolas Tavern whenever we holiday in Protaras as the food is gorgeous. This time we had a shared meat meze plate to start (to be honest you could get away with just having that as there is soooo much of it!). I had spinach stuffed chicken for main & my partner had kleftiko, the portion sizes are... More 

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West Yorkshire
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We've been enjoying meals here on all our trips to Cyprus for over 5 years & we ate here 3 times on our recent 11 day holiday to Kapparis. Nikolas himself & Youlia greet us like old friends now & the waiting staff are polite & efficient. We enjoyed the kleftiko lamb, stifado, tavvas & our son loved the kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Have eaten here many times and never been disapointed, Specially like the greek dishes, Stifado,Kleftico,Tavas, Mousaka,Nice atmosphere to the place and Nikolas is usually wandering around to chat. One of our first places we head to when we arrive in Protarus.

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Yoxall, Staffordshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The lamb shank was bland although it is advertised as being one of the best in the area. Service ok.

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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My wife and myself have checked all good local restaraunts and tavernas during our long stay in Protaras/Paralimni region. Our final choice for both lunch and dinners was Nikolas Tavern. The quality of meat, slowly cooked in authentic clay stove for 6-8 hours was amazing. Don't eat fish and seafood there. Don't eat fish anywhere in Cyprus. It's everywhere terrible.... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Authentic Cypriot food, you will not leave here hungry !! Value for money, fantastic quality ambient atmosphere. Everything on the menu is good. Best Dolmades in town, pork chops, steaks, stuffed vegetables & chicken. The Cypriot specialists are the best. We visit Protaras twice a year and always eat hear at least twice per visit.

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Additional Information about Nikolas Tavern

Address: On the Main Strip After Capo Bay Hotel Oposite Bus Stop, Protaras, Paralimni, Cyprus
Phone Number: +357 23 833084
Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Famagusta District  >  Paralimni  >  Protaras
Average Prices: USD 11 - 22
Cuisine: Greek, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: On the Main Strip After Capo Bay Hotel Oposite Bus Stop, Protaras, Paralimni, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Famagusta District  >  Paralimni  >  Protaras
  • Phone Number: +357 23 833084

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 22
  • Cuisine: Greek, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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