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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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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
Nice place.

Very good place for traditional cyprus food. Service o.k and the menu is wide. Taste and dishes was good. Absolutely a place to recomand.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Odd Magne W
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Paralimni
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Paralimni
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good place for traditional cyprus food. Service o.k and the menu is wide. Taste and dishes was good. Absolutely a place to recomand.

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Thank Odd Magne W
Protaras, Cyprus
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

One of the few older Cypriot Taverna's, run on a family basis with local food done on charcoal and clay oven.

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Thank jessfred
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Enjoyed a lovely evening the food was fantastic ,great service and atmosphere I highly reccomend the vegetarian meze

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Had a wonderful meal of traditional Greek food, cooked as it should be - I should know, my Mother was a great Cypriot cook! We ate clay oven cooked food, from a real clay oven - very delicious. And the service was second to none - the owner helped with our selection and was so friendly and welcoming, You could... More 

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Thank Herts_Ioulia
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant to a very warm welcome. The setting was lovely and the staff were very attentive. The meal itself was absolutely amazing and thoroughly enjoyable - definitely no room for desert!!! We won't bore you with the small details but this is simply the best place to eat - try it for yourself, you won't be... More 

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Thank Steveday3103
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Good fairly standard Greek Cypriot food adapted somewhat to British holidaymakers. I would not hesitate to return.

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warrington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

My girlfriend and i ate her during our stay at the end of Oct 2015. Traditional menu. we chose here as my girlfriend doesnt eat meat, they offer a vegetarian mousakka. i chose the stifados. i found the portions to be huge (like everywhere else we ate) it was tasty however my beef dish was very oily, im not sure... More 

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Thank doowelzah
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Had a gorgeous meal. Home made hoummous was fantastic followed by our main courses which had been cooked in clay ovens. Defo go back.

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Thank chellekershaw
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Certain foods on the menu are cooked in the authentic clay ovens, which is delicious says my husband who had the lamb keflico? I had chicken stuffed with bacon & mushrooms, it was huge! The red house wine was lovely too.

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Thank sammysandown
Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Have been coming to Cyprus for 20 years and Nikolas Taverna is one of the best places we have eaten. Great traditional food, great service and reasonable prices. Just make sure you are hungry when you go!

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Restaurant Details

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 - 23
  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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