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Kalamies Restaurant

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40 Ellinon Street, Protaras, Paralimni 5295, Cyprus
35723831145
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely delicious we ordered the Fish Meze! Everything was so tasty and very fresh. The service was friendly and fast and the location is divine, there is nothing like dining with a view of the ocean. A must when in Protaras actually a must when in Cyprus.

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Beirut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my second time in a row and best experience and enjoyment which made my vacation an unforgettable one...

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Thank Christian A
cumbria
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the restaurant in July had an amazing table which overlooked the sea, as we were with a Cypriot friend they told us what to order & only thing to say was absolutely delicious. We have been coming to Cyprus for 16 years WHY did we not know about this fantastic restaurant.the staff were amazing & we didn't feel rushed... More 

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Thank mousecumbria
Limassol, Cyprus
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food. Fresh fish dishes. Loved the prawns in white garlic sauce. A bit expensive if you order dishes. Fish meze is cheaper. No fruits were served at the end whereas when we visited last year they offered us watermelon. Nice romantic environment.

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Thank Mkaraoli
Cyprus
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245 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place doesn't let down for years its been a favorite in the area. Only annoying part is that uou have to book the sea view tables way in advance.

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Thank Sevago
Kalamies E, General Manager at Kalamies Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sevago, Thank you for offering us your excellent review and kind comments. Kalamies Beach Restaurant has been established in 1976 and since then we have become an Institution for Fish lovers and Cyprus meze. Our extensive menu is designed to please almost every palate. Quality seasonal produce is of utmost importance; we foster long-standing relationships with our suppliers to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is hard not to get a good table at Kalamies, as it is quite a large open plan space facing the beautiful blue sea. I had heard a mixture of reviews, both good and bad, but wanted to check this out for myself before making up my mind. We asked if we could see the fish in their fridge... More 

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Thank ElenaDemetriou
Kalamies E, General Manager at Kalamies Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ElenaDemetriou, What a wonderful review! Thank you for your delightful remarks, excellent rating and recommendation. Your comments have been shared with the Team especially the kitchen crew and we are very pleased to have received such motivating comments. As a team, we strive to meet our diners’ needs, by offering quality across the board at all times. We wish... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is right on the beach, its the perfect location to enjoy great food whilst watching the sunset. Its menu is mostly based on seafood however if thats not your thing they also serve great fillet steak. Its a big restaurant but the owner still managed to come over to us with our 8 month old and say hello.... More 

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Thank Simonmansfield1
Kalamies E, General Manager at Kalamies Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Simonmansfield1, Thank you for contributing to our efforts and honoring us with a 5 stars posting. The views from our Beachfront restaurant are undeniably one of the best in Protara’s. As for the food . . . speaks for itself. I feel very privileged when I welcome our guests to Kalamies Beach Restaurant and chat with them in every... More 

Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we went on Friday night to have a quiet dinner,and although the reataurant was fully booked ,they managed to find us a nice table with great view.The food was excellent and the service impeccable!

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Thank Annoula C
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a restaurant that has a very good reputation amongst the locals for fresh fish. It is the second time we tried it and both times food was very disappointing. This time we asked for mezedes but most of the food was deep fried and soggy. Someone can assume that they fried the fish to hide its poor quality.... More 

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1 Thank Georgios P
Kalamies E, General Manager at Kalamies Restaurant, responded to this review

I must admit we are so confused about your comments “Recommended but disappointed” ; especially coming from a diner who knows Cyprus food so well. Some Traditional, Authentic Meze dishes are fried and deliciously crispy; There are also many grilled dishes of fish and seafood. This is exactly what we offer to our guests and we are very proud for... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Again we were guests of our lovely Cypriot family who specifically chose the dishes for the mezze. As well as tzatziki, taramasalata, olives & lovely soft Cypriot rolls we were treated to calamari tempura ( the best I've ever tasted has been in Protaras ) octopus, mussels in ouzo ( absolutely gorgeous ) & the star of the meal -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $44
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Ellinon Street, Protaras, Paralimni 5295, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Famagusta District  >  Paralimni  >  Protaras
  • Phone Number: 35723831145
Description
A family restaurant since 1976 by the sea with magnificent view. We serve mostly fresh local fish and seafood, but also Cypriot traditional food, meze and steaks. Renovated in 2011.

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