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“Try the meze”

Dionyssos Fish Tavern
Ranked #17 of 318 Restaurants in Larnaka City
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Try the meze”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

One of the problems of eating abroad is that you end up eating a version of what the locals think you eat at home. We specifically went for something local and the meze (a series of local fish dishes) was brilliant - in the end we started to get embarrassed because we couldn't eat all the food placed before us. The price was about Euro48 for two inc a local bottle of wine - reasonable by UK standards but perhaps a bit pricey by local standards but at the end of the day it was clearly worth it. We went back for lunch on our last day.

  • Visited September 2013
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avigdor, israel
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“Great location, goog food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

Third time around, we're back every year. Fresh fish on the grill, excellent salads, great moussaka and special homemade desserts you dont see in other places.

  • Visited September 2013
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“The best every time !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

We have been eating at the Dionysus Restaurant for years !!! Have come back, every holiday and never, ever been let down. Always recommend it to all our friends that come to Larnaca. Always made very welcome, and all I can say to those who have written a bad review is , I don't believe you !!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Alicante, Spain
2 reviews
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“Very bad food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

It was a terrible experience because the fish was not fresh, but frozen and badly cooked. We did not expect to find a fish tavern like that in a sea village. The tripadvisor quality certification surprised us a lot.

  • Visited September 2013
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“I don't believe the good reviews are real”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

I honestly cannot understand why this restaurant had a trip advisor certificate - the food is base standard. The fish is not fresh, it's from frozen. The wine is by no means the best Cyprus has to offer and the prices are far too expensive for what's served.

If you see this place, I would strongly advise you to carry on walking.

I'm annoyed at myself for stopping at this place - the TA cert persuaded me otherwise, we've now been caught out once more with a supposed TA cert of excellence so I'm fairly convinced that many of the reviews for Cypriot restaurants are not real.

If you're after a good meal, the best places are the ones that look like ramshackle cafes. Admittedly, many if these are meat so if its fresh fish you're after, don't settle for anywhere that doesn't have a tank where you actually get to select your food.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank BinMonkey
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