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332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-4429
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cyprus
1. Signature Drinks
"some bodacious signature cocktails which were an awesome start"
Joseph S
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2. Excellent recommendation
"Food was phenomenal. Definitely try the basil calamari"
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3. Each Bite a Bit of Love
"dining experience that feeds your heart as well as your tummy, Cyprus"
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1 - 10 of 782 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love the international menu. We always try something new at Cyprus. Great wait staff, including Will or “Sparky” as he is known. Recommend any seafood dish

Thank Jennifer A
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I fell in love with this place while visiting Highlands. A terrific and unique concept offering dishes from around the world on the same menu. One night I was in France and she was in Italy. The next night she’s in Thailand...More

Thank Gary A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you kiki and sparky for the excellent service. The food is fabulous, I'm gluten and dairy free and they always accommodate. See you my next visit.

Thank mandiblack
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure to dine at Cyprus after a long hike in Highlands. Upon entering the establishment with no reservation, I was concerned that I may have been dressed too informally. The hostess, Melody, assured me that I was welcome, seated me at an...More

Thank GarrettAJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is now my favorite place to eat and recommend. 💚 I met a lovely woman named Melody at the yoga place in town. She recommended Cyprus to me because of the veggie options. When we got there, she was warm and friendly, and everyone...More

Thank SaffyDahling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I love Cyprus, especially the Calamari! It's always a delightful experience, and the food is fantastic, as well as creative. They can get a bit busy during season and it gets a bit loud here, but Melody is the most accommodating and...More

Thank dashleyashley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some imaginative treatments. Good food. A bit noisy. Not stuffy at all. All in all, a good option for a nice meal out.

1  Thank cirrus763c
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had the opportunity to dine at Cyprus on multiple occasions. In addition to the fantastic food and ambiance, what really made a difference, was the exquisite service.. To be exact, Melody Germain facilitated our request for a quiet accommodation for conversation in a...More

Thank gasawayshellie1
Reviewed 1 week ago

.My husband and I love going to Cyprus. The food is amazing, the service is great, the atmosphere is fun, it really can't be beat. The last time we were there, the Hostess named Melody, was so accommodating to our needs. She really went above...More

Thank Tammydawson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food and excellent service. Melody always had a warm and inviting smile. One of my favorite places to dine in Highlands.

Thank Betty C
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Questions & Answers
5 June 2017|
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Response from James R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have an outdoor rooftop which is nice and would work if available and weather cooperates. Fressers has great lunch with outdoor seating only. Dogs are welcome. Lunch only.
Cheri G
9 August 2016|
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Response from Clovette1010 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plus full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-4429
  • E-mail
Award Winning Chef Nicholas Figel introduces destination quality International Cuisine to Highlands, NC. In the Cyprus open kitchen, we take our inspiration from peasant foods and traditional cuisines from around the world. We hand harvest our vegetables and shop the ethnic markets to deliver authentic and traditional International flavors. We feature a unique regional menu, written and executed each day in the Cyprus kitchen, always by hand, and always using time honored, traditional cooking methods. The dining room is relaxing, inclusive, and a great place to enjoy great food and good times with friends. Cyprus International Cuisine, The most exciting dining destination in Highlands
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