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Mandra Tavern


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Mandra Tavern is one of the oldest restaurants in Paphos serving traditional Cypriot cuisine for over 3 decades. Our aim is always, to not only serve delicious food made from fresh local ingredients, but also to be a place where guests of all ages could come together to experience the unique flavors, along with the art and culture of Cyprus – all in a casual, authentic setting.
$11 - $33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews lamb souvla meat meze ribs salad skewers rice swordfish potatoes beef bread cypriot food local cuisine last night amazing food nice restaurant visit paphos during our stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had halloumi then the veggie patties which were lovely. The baklava is freshly made and delicious.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank lynnet996
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had vine leaves for starters then moussaka, it was an excellent meal, well worth visiting, just wish we had found the place sooner

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank ollwyn s
Reviewed October 17, 2019

Good service but just average food. This was the first night of our holiday and we found the food disappointing and the worst meal of our holiday. Plenty of better restaurants nearby.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank D L
Reviewed October 16, 2019 via mobile

We came here after coming 4 years ago as we remembered how amazing the food was and it was better than we remembered great food and great service

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank steadymanc
Reviewed October 15, 2019

First night in Cyprus, and wanted some traditional Cypriot food. Waiting staff were friendly and attentive, and we decided to go for the meat meze. It was so much food for us that we took away the leftovers that we couldn't manage! All very tasty...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank HelenG1415
Reviewed October 13, 2019

We were three, two meat eaters and one vegetarian, we all enjoyed very much, the food was well seasoned and very tasty, both the meat dishes and the meatless dishes, the salads were very fresh And the meat is properly made. The service was excellent

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank אביחג ח
Reviewed October 13, 2019

The Mantra Tavern is a wonderful restaurant in Paphos, very close to the harbour. The food is amazing and the staff friendly and funny. Very happy to take photos for you if you want. We holiday in Paphos a lot and would happily eat here...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank clairehr73
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

We came here for dinner as the reviews said how good the food was and they weren't wrong. I had the lamb souvla which was delicious and my husband had the chicken kebab which was seasoned nicely. However, our waiter seemed quite stroppy and hesitant...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 73annieh
Reviewed September 30, 2019

Went last year and had a very good meal, returned tonight and very disappointed with slow service, flat beer a hair in the soup and main meals were cold will not be returning.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 116jacjac3
gregpapas, Owner at Mandra Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2019

Thank you for you review. We are sorry for your bad experience. We had a discussion between us after service to understand why you looked so unhappy when you left. No one realized that so many things were wrong until I read the review the...More

Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place. I chose it after walking past it several times and I thought it looked great. I read trip advisor and there were plenty of positive reviews. There was a scattering of negative , but I thought it would...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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gregpapas, Owner at Mandra Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2019

Thank you for the review. We appreciate all positive and negative reviews. We are a business that has a great emphasis on service and your initial touch point is what we are all about. We have 3 waiters serving our dining area and for you...More

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August 3, 2019|
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Response from gregpapas | Property representative |
Of course. Most dishes are prepared on the grill
January 2, 2019|
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Response from Michi_E_84 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve only had the Meat Meze and that was 20 euros per person I’m guessing the fish will be a similar price
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