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“a fine night dining out, for hindus fasting”
Review of Cyprus Cafe

Cyprus Cafe
Ranked #17 of 204 Restaurants in Durango
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in a cozy Victorian house one block from Main Avenue in Historic Downtown Durango, Cyprus Cafe, recommended in Bon Appetit, Sunset Magazine, and the New York Times, is dedicated to providing high quality cuisine which promotes the health and well-being of our customers and community. We use the freshest produce available and serve only free range chicken, natural meats, and sustainable seafood. We believe in empowering our local economy and we support the continued sustainability of our natural resources. Therefore, we are using locally grown and produced food and products whenever possible.
Reviewed April 19, 2008


If you have little to no sense of taste, and like a cute little cafe with over priced dishes this is the place for you!

Now as a chef I may be a tad hyper-critical. But from prep, to execution, to service... I would give this slop house dressed up as a napa style mediterranean cafe two thumbs down.

Expect to pay somewhere in the neighborhood of $30 for two people during lunch (oops! I forgot, make sure and have some altoids and cocoa puffs in the car to remove that awful taste from your mouth)

In closing... forget this review if you must, but above all forget Cyprus Cafe.

Topher, Durango Colorado

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Reviewed March 13, 2008

My wife and I had lunch here last July. We had two of the best salads I think we ever had anywhere. Nice fresh organic greens and a very tasty dressing. Our sandwiches were also excellent as was the dessert. Can't wait to return.

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Reviewed January 20, 2008

They make the best summer salads. YUM!

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Reviewed October 4, 2007

The lavender lemonade surpassed all portions of the meal!!

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Reviewed September 6, 2007

Visited The Cyprus Cafe for dinner over the Labor Day weekend and it didn't live up to the expectations we had after reading other reviews here. Service was adequate, entrees were bland (and apparently the local definition of "Mediterranean cuisine” is "anything cooked in half a pound of butter," as that's all we could taste in the shrimp & pasta main dish). It wasn't entirely underwhelming; the Combo Meze appetizer was very good, but ultimately that just served to make the entrees that much more of a disappointment. In the end, the only things above average were the appetizer and the prices (about $18-$24 per entree). If you don't mind paying a lot for an ordinary meal it's ok. Others may wish to seek more value for their money.

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