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Trikoupi 65, Nicosia 1015, Cyprus
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This must be by far the best place to experience traditional cuisine and Cyprus hospitality; from the welcoming with rose water to the coffee and desserts at the end. Not knowing what to order off the menu is an irrelevant concern at Zannetos, you order mezze and pay per person. A variety of dishes will start arriving at your table... More 

Thank Despina T
Nicosia, Cyprus
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a small restaurant not for many but to much food This is the real cyprus meze The owner is a very nice person Offcourse it is better to go for lunch than dinner If you eat all that in the night you wont be able to sleep

Thank ziannetta
Ploiesti, Romania
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything they offer is genuine and traditional. Just ask mezze and they start to bring the spectacle of Cypriot tastes. With a bottle of zivania you will feel the Orient.

Thank Liviu S
Nicosia, Cyprus
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good traditional food. Cyprus tastes and friendly service. Both cypriots and tourist go there. It has good food and traditional atmosphere with signs of todays life not being able to be left behind.

Thank JuliMele
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food ... quantity and quality ... friendly attentive staff that want to ensure you enjoy your experiance .... a must visit at least once when in Nicosia

Thank Christine D
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Food comes in large, really large quantities, and excellent quality. As a matter of fact if you don't ask to stop it will keep coming! Relaxed, local tavern in the old city with beautiful ambience. Reminds you of how Mediterranean hospitality was and should be. Zanettos - the boss - is a character to remember and a pleasure to be... More 

Thank Nondas Constantinidis
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I do not find necessary to comment on food quality when a venue does not show the minimum respect and understanding to its clients. Booked a table for 10, one person could not make it. The management decided that as long as the reservation was for 10 to bring meze and charge for 10 despite the fact that we obviously... More 

Thank Kyriacos K
Panagiotis M, Owner at Zanettos, responded to this review

​This review is not accurate and misleading. Maybe the fact that the review was made almost a year after the visit plays a role. Zanettos Tavern has been in business since 1938 and has flourished all these years based on the merits of its food quality and friendly service. Respect to all, including customers, employees, suppliers and neighbors is a... More 

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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I was told for a long time by many friends to visit this restaurant and thankfully I did. My goodness!... there was such a big variety of meze. The problem is that you are already full and the waiter still brings more and more cypriot specialities! Among the best dishes, were the cyp Loukaniko (sausage), stifado snails, and the souvlaki.... More 

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123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I asked to a local friend to go to a very traditional place in Nicosia. Here basically you order the drink and you have a loads of food. Everything extremely simple, but nice. Recommended for a large group as food is really a lot.

Thank Marco P
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Zanettos is a family taverna in the old town in Nicosia which has been serving the very best Cypriot mezze in since 1938. Everything positive the reviews say is true. The food is exceptionally good. Service tops. Cypriots dine late so we had the place to ourselves until 8.30 on a Friday night, when large family groups started to appear... More 

Thank 603jill

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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
$23 - $23
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trikoupi 65, Nicosia 1015, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Nicosia District  >  Nicosia
  • Phone Number: 22765501
Zanettos Cyprus tavern welcomes all who pass through our door as every customer's visit is special. We strive to offer quality Cypriot cuisine the way it has been meant to be. Made fresh every day with only the choicest of local ingridients.Come and visit us!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?