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$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 13 18 13
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sandefjord, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing else to say other than is really good. Some waiting take it of top score. Enjoy you're eating, this is nice.

Thank Oistein_O
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for brunch! The brunch option was very good and the chef came out and explained it all to us (in English). I got the Fiske Frikadeller and it was the best I've had in all of Aarhus. I highly recommend both dishes!

Thank Cassie S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a lunch with a friend. We were not disappointed! Most delicious fish-soup I have had and the meat was good as well. Service spot on and cozy place. There seem to have a lot of fish dishes, so if you like fish this is the place. Highly recommended, at least for lunch (haven't tried eating there for... More 

Thank Tobias L
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the 3 courses of lobster on advertised on Tuesdays. Simply amazing! Friendly service, perfect wine pairings too.

Thank Jon B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Took a chance on visiting this restaurant without reservations. Although the main room did not have any tables, we were offered seating in the outside section. It was a little chilly when we visited, but the outside room had heaters and blankets and we were very cozy. This restaurant was busy but the wait staff didn't attempt to hurry you.... More 

Thank Debbie V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Mefisto is a small restaurant in the old cobblestoned streets in the center of Aarhus. Fine decoration and atmosphere howeverYou sit shoulder to shoulder with the guests at the table beside You. Enjoyed different fish dishes for lunch. Service friendly but lunch prices a bit too high.

Thank Peter N
Aarhus, Denmark
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176 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

The name Mephisto or Mephistopheles is that of one of the chief demons of German literary tradition. But this restaurant with an "F" instead of "PH" is a nice cosy comfy place to be in the centre of the lively old streets of Aarhus. We went there during/for the Gastroweek when you get a 3-course meal for much reduced price... More 

Thank SureshDenmark
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We had oysters, caviar and lobster, and a good choice of wines. Our daughter had fish-balls (fiskefrikadeller) that literally devoured. Very cozy ambient, and incredibly kind staff that supplied paper and pen to entertain our daughter. A nice treat in a town that, compared to Copenhagen, does not offer so much. A place to go in Århus.

Thank ValerioVV
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

4 dishes with 4 good wines and champagne! food, service and wine was A+++ A Very nice atmosphere in the center of the city

Thank killian D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

It is a very nice but expensive place for lunch in the city center. The food is very good lot of fish dishes. All very fresh. Traditional Danish food. The ice cream was great as well as the shrimps

Thank Naima Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $57
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus
  • Phone Number: +45 86 13 18 13
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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