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“Authentic food - very filling” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Militzis

Militzis
Ranked #14 of 294 Restaurants in Larnaka City
Price range: $15 - $18
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Wiltshire
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123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Authentic food - very filling”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We went on the recommendation of the receptionist at our hotel. The location is right on the seafront - I imagine it would be a great view in the summer, though it was dark in November. It is clearly a traditional Cypriot restaurant with a fairly small number of dishes cooked in clay ovens. The food was of high quality and very filling - the portions are large and mostly traditional 'meat, potatoes and vegetables' style. The decor is also traditional and waiters highly professional. It is a restaurant where, when we were there at least, the locals easily outnumbered the tourists which indicates the type of establishment it is - good value and welcoming.

  • Visited November 2012
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Limassol, Cyprus
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Excellent Restaurant Serving Fresh Traditional Cypriot Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This is one of my favorite restaurants on the island. The food is always very fresh and of the same high standards every visit. Great place for traditional local food. I live in limassol and arrange to meet my friends for lunch here at least 3 to 4 times a year. The staff are very friendly and always willing to accommodate. I would definitely recommend this restaurant, well worth a visit.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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270 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
“Solid Cypriot food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Service was good. Food also good and portion large. Staff peak some English. Mostly meats. For seafood I prefer Stefanos further south down the road.

Visited November 2012
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Prague, Czech Republic
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37 reviews
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“When mood strikes for traditional Cyprus food...this is the place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Trying not to be biased, since on of the owners happens to be a very good friend of mine, I would really recommend Militzis as far as cypriot traditional food is concerned. I really enjoy lamb souvla ("arnisia") which is the best that I tasted anywhere. Really recommended when having foreigner friends over!

Visited September 2012
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“Fabulous home cooking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on a daytime walk and asked to look at the menu after being intrigued by the outside oven. The owner came up and smiled and shook our hands and explained they use the oven to bake kleftiko and tavas, special Cypriot dishes that are slow cooked for 8 hours. He then insisted on giving us a sample of their couscous made with bulghar and spaghetti. It was tasty so we had to come back. Cypriot dessert was free and consited of honey soaked fruit, quince, fig and another fruit similar to grapefruit.

We ordered lamb kleftico, mixed tavas (pork and beef with potatoes, onion and carrot), village salad and couscous. The lamb shank was moist and flavorful. The accompanying potatoes were a bit bland. The tavas was a well seasoned stew and very tasty. The salad was typical but the side order of tadziki was wonderful and added a great deal of zest to everything. The complimentary bread was unusual and yummy.

Service was prompt and efficient without seeming rushed. Very warm and friendly place. Even though it is the busiest place we have eaten in Cyprus, it was intimate, almost like being invited into someone's home.

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