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Vavatsinia, | 7712, Larnaka City, Cyprus
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Nicosia Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

It is somehow unusual for somebody to find such an excellent restaurant with very high standard of good quality of Cypriot dishes and good service at a very reasonable prices on the mountains of Cyprus try it definitely you want be disappointed Barret Ouzounian.

Thank barouz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best traditional taverns in Cyprus. Excellently cooked food, perfect: quantity and environment wise. Did offer a vegetarian platter.

Thank Maria K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

For anyone who wants to get away from city limits and enjoy Quality Traditional Food and Cyprus Hospitality this is the place. Located 25min from Limassol and from Larnaca city at an altitude of +600m within Macheras forest makes it a pleasant day excursion for both winter and summer time. Good prices for MEZE, pleasant and polite staff, clean establishments.... More 

Thank Spyros S
Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited specific tavern many times and food is always very good. Located outside the village of Vavatsinia and considered a good option for lunch if you are visiting area. Traditional meat meze is not like in other places that can serve you 20 to 22 small plates with a small piece of meat for each one. Plates in Maria's restaurant... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice excursion. Although we went on a busy day and without reservation for lunch. Early lunch group of 10 people everything were just perfect. The moment we order the mezes start coming. All well tasted and fresh. I little bit expensive mezes €17 but it was worth it !

Thank Sophia367
Kfar Saba, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

An excellent restaurant is located in the mountains above Larnaca, worth the trip from the city (~30 minutes) and certainly if the travelers in the region. The food is excellent, very good service, and excellent value. But what is unusual about this restaurant is the location. In the woods on the hills west of Larnaca. Fun to eat and fun... More 

Thank Shay P
Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We are very fussy with our food, but we enjoyed one of our most enjoyable lunches during our trip to Cyprus. The food is traditional and simple, but extremely delicious. Three of us attended for Sunday lunch. The restaurant was full of locals, which was our first indication that this might be a really good choice. The service was prompt... More 

Thank Madara D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The service was very bad, we wait 20 minutes to bring us the menu. They had 3 person to serve all the restaurant. Souvla was awful, the meze was too expensive for the dishes they served!! It was our first time and will be the the last. Never again!!!

Thank Nikolas S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

the best vilage traditional food and "pourekia anaris" a cypriot sweet on mountains....beautifull place and fresh food from the owner mrs maria....very good prices...good for summer and when its eaining near the fireplace....love it fresh air in the mountains of cyprus

Thank Elena C
Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional style and size restaurant common in the Cyprus mountains. Overcrowded and busy due to the public holiday and season period. Average service and average food. I was expecting more...

Thank Andreas M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vavatsinia, | 7712, Larnaka City, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Larnaka District  >  Larnaka City
  • Phone Number: +35724342640
Traditional Cypriot Cuisine and Good Service!

We had lunch at “Maria’s Restaurant in Vavatsinia in February, and I was surprised with the huge portions. None of us could eat the whole dish and we asked Maria to pack the rest for home.

Wonderful surroundings out in the nature with lush vegetation and singing of birds all over. If it would have been summer it would be a paradise!

The restaurant serves Traditional Cypriot cuisine and I have only good words to say for the service and the quality of what we had been served.
I can strongly recommend it, although I know that this spot out here near Vavatsinia is already very popular to Cypriots and not only.

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