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Efraim Tavern

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Kouklia | Kouklia, Kouklia 8500, Cyprus
+357 26 432082
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here last night, and enjoyed the meze. Lovely food, lots of choice and massive portions! (do ask to take leftovers home) The square in town was closed to traffic, and it was a very pleasant environment.

Thank James E
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the best traditional Cypriot evening ever. The food was a perfect 3 course buffet with something for everyone. The venue was fantastic and Maria added by her team was the perfect hostess. With the village square closed to traffic it was great to see the traditional dancers mixing with the guests from all the bars. Will be visiting... More 

Thank luapsenoj
Nicosia, Cyprus
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208 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Maria, the owner, did it once again and we had a great dinner! It was an utterly busy night with a Cyprus play at the Kouklia square and many guests too but despite these our dinner was perfect and service flawless. We've been returning at this place for some years now and we are every time glad to have the... More 

Thank skybluem
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88 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We stopped to have lunch after seeing the Palai Paphos archaeological park which is close by. The lovely Maria served us (and went out back to cook too!). Maria treated us with the usual Cyprus warmth and friendliness and we had a lovely fresh, home-cooked, traditional Cypriot meal of souvlaki and sheftalia. The portions were generous and the flavour very... More 

Thank XNKK
Paphos District, Cyprus
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Our first visit this season with visiting family for the village Cyprus night held every Thursday in the summer .Always given a warm welcome by Maria , The buffet was excellent , food being replenished all evening .A great atmosphere crowd up dancing to midnight , fantastic family night . Thank you Maria.

Thank William D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This lovely little restaurant overlooks the village square which is great when there is entertainment. Food is basic but very tasty and very reasonably priced. The highlight is Maria - she runs the place and looks after your every request. Well worth a visit if you go to Kouklia.

Thank Bob N
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This taverna was always busy. We visited whilst on holiday and although very busy the lady owner insisted that we wait and she would get us seated. This she did within 5 minutes and we had a brilliant meal. The staff were extremely friendly. A+++++

Thank LancashireOggy
Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

From the minute you walk in it's obvious that Maria runs this tavern. She is constantly on the go from the warm welcome, to making sure you are seated, menus provided then drinks order taken it is seamless.Maria and her staff are very friendly and we found ourselves quickly involved in general chit chat with them. Between 3 of us... More 

Thank Jim T
Kabul, Kabol, Afghanistan
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The food in Efraim is always excellent, their Moussaka is one of the best I have had in Cyprus. The Village Bread stuffed with a village salad is beyond belief and definitely one of the best starters I have had since moving to the island. Service is great and Maria once you get to know her if fabulous. I would... More 

Thank Ali R
Warwickshire, England
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We spent a blissful hour and a half sitting out the front of this lovely little tavern on a beautiful warm day watching the world go by. It is a real gem. The food is simple, fresh and delicious - don't miss the tsatziki dip, yum! Don't forget to say "epharisto, Maria" as the locals do!

Thank ToniCY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $20
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kouklia | Kouklia, Kouklia 8500, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Paphos District  >  Kouklia
  • Phone Number: +357 26 432082
Family restaurant
TTraditional food
Great atmosphere
Value for money

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