One of the best Mediterranean Cuisines is the local cuisine and Cyprus specialties are a 'fusion' of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern herbs and spices, a very successful blend of tastes. To try these delicious specialities, one must visit mostly the Taverns, and there is an abundance of them!Tavernas mostly serve ‘meze’, a variety of different dishes for tasting grilled, baked or roasted specialities while drinking local wine or beer.
A fine choice of tavernas is found in Nicosia with fresh fish arriving from coastal areas, meat from nearby farms and all deliciously cooked. Nicosia is the capital and that is the first impression a foreign visitor would expect on a first try to a local tavern. Great food and a warm welcome.'Kopiaste'!
Find here taverns located in Nicosia and suburbs serving genuine traditional dishes and Cyprus Meze.
The Tavernas, being the 'national restaurant' is well presented in all locations and with all local specialities. In Limassol, the city center is proposing mostly Tavernas with food and music (or without), coastal areas offer Fish Taverns and the city heights or nearby villages, traditional meat ‘mezze’ specialities.
Find here a list of some taverns in located in Limassol town and villages.
Paphos, a production area of many natural products, offers great food too in all tavernas. In Paphos one may find great fish and if one travels further uphill, out of town, excellent baby lamb or other meat product. There are tavernas even in remote areas, and usually they re famous for some local speciality.
Here are listed some of the most renowned taverns located in Paphos and Paphos district.
Lot’s of taverns are found in and around Ayia Napa, serving the traditional ‘meze’ a short name of ‘mezedhes’, a variety of dishes. Ayia Napa originally a fishing village, offers fish meze choice of taverns or traditional ones, with music or without, always with a warm and hospitable welcome.
Find here some of the most popular taverns located in Ayia Napa area.
Protaras offers a great choice of tavernas, family friendly, a lot of outdoor dining and offering delicious local specialities and a pleasant dining experience.
Here are listed some of the most popular taverns located in Protaras and surrounding areas, serving traditional Cyprus dishes and meze.
Larnaca has tavernas with international fame as to its meat specialities. Delicious meat cooked in special wood oven or barbequed from the district’s farm areas. Fish is also delicious and an easy catch as Larnaca is another coastal town.
Here are showcased some of the most renowned taverns located in Larnaca and its suburbs.