Ayia Napa Restaurants
Ayia Napa offers some of the best cuisine in Cyprus with its endless variety of restaurants. Whether you fancy a quick bite to eat, a taste of the mouth-watering local meze, or a romantic seafront meal for two, you will find something to suit all tastes and budgets. Listing every restaurant is impossible, so here is a selection of some of the best:
Los Bandidos Mexican Restaurant
This hugely popular, classic Mexican restaurant is located in the heart of Ayia Napa and could possibly be the most famous Mexican restaurant on the island. Los Bandidos has been decorated to absolute Mexican style perfection and the background rhythmic sounds of the Gypsy Kings add to the authentic atmosphere. The restaurant offers a wide and varied menu, with dishes including cheesy nachos, salsa, sour cream and plentiful jalapeno chillies. Be sure to try a jug of their famous frozen strawberry margarita and sample some of the most amazing desserts on offer. Bookings are advisable as this is a highly popular restaurant.
Location: The Square, Ayia Napa
This British-owned family restaurant was established in 1985 and has built a reputation of good food, good service and excellent value for money. Situated in a quieter part of Ayia Napa, Blueberries is also happy to cater for parties and has visitors come back time and time again for a night to remember. Their varied menu includes:
Hot and cold starters, Fish, Steaks, Grills, Poultry,Cyprus Dishes, Vegetarian Dishes and Desserts.
Location: Gioury Gkangarin 5
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Ayia Napa's Square is where you will find one of the finest tavernas in Cyprus. Palm trees, ornate stone arches, cobbled yards, soft lighting and comfortable decor add to the friendly atmosphere of this fine restaurant. Established in 1983, this family run restaurant has built its success by offering both traditional Cypriot hospitality and authentic local cuisine complemented by a high standard of service. The distinctive aroma of the traditional charcoal barbecue cooking is enough to entice any passer by. The taverna's specialties include; Fresh Steaks, Lobster, locally caught fish, and chicken. Favourites also include the mouth-watering Suckling Lamb or Pig. Reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment.
Location: Dionysiou Solomou 10
Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant
The distinctly traditional Hokkaido Japanese restaurant was the first of its kind in Ayia Napa and remains an all year round favourite for both locals and tourists. Cuisine includes delicious dishes such as Sushi, Tempura, Chicken Teriyaki, Saki wine and other popular Japanese combinations. The best part about a visit to this hugely popular restaurant has to be the style with which the food is prepared and cooked in front of diners on the traditional Teppanyaki. Entertainment and fantastic food make dining at Hokkaido an unforgettable experience.
Location: Ayias Mavris 35