best magirio (*homemade*)

Gevsikleous 62

Perikleous 62, 22252323, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat lunch and dinner Food: 4/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 3/5 When the proud Cypriot dad said I had to try this new “magirio” (a restaurant with home-made, traditional food), I was [...]

Katsarolla tze foukou

Alkeou 22, Strovolos, 22271999, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 12:00-15:00, 19:00-23:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 It was a hot Friday morning. One of the first ones of the season. The truth is I would have rather [...]

Gastra

Panayioti Symeou 5-6, 25108718, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sat lunch, Wed-Sat dinner Food: 3/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 3.5/5 It has been a while since I have been pleasantly surprised by a restaurant, and in particular I did not [...]

Kopiaste

Athinon (right below Saripolou square), LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Fri 10:00-16:00 Food: 3/5 Service: 3.5/5 Ambiance: 1/5 After two years in Limassol I believe I have found the definition of home-cooked food and value for money where I [...]

Sikaminia

Eleftherias 26, 25365280, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sat 7:00-16:30, Fri-Sat 21:00-1:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 2/5 Probably the most popular “magirio”, in Limassol, situated in the center of the old town. It also has the longest menu, [...]

Yiagkini

Hadjiloizi Michailidi 6, behind the old market, 97839617, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Mon-Sat 12:00-16:00, Thu-Fri 19:00-24:00 Food: 3.5/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 4/5 The latest “magirio-kafeneio” in Limassol is Yiagkini, situated in the old city and owned by two [...]

Kourides

Char. Mouskou 1 & Evagora Pallikaridi, 26949182, PAPHOS Mon-Sat 7:00-17:00 Food: Service: Ambiance: [...]

Mattheos

28 Oktovriou sq 6 (behind Faneromeni church), 22755846, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 11:30-16:00 Food: 3/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 4/5 One of the top 3 “magiria” in Nicosia (see Vasiliki and Siantris). Food is quite similar across all [...]

Siantris

Perikleous 38, 22671549, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 11:30-16:00, 19:00-22:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 3/5 Ambiance: 2/5 In my head there are 3 top “magiria” (cooked food) in Lefkosia, Vasiliki, Mattheos and Siantris. All three are fantastic, but each [...]

Vasiliki

Digeni Akrita 28A, 22349803, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Mon-Sat 11:00-16:00 Food: 4/5 Service: 4/5 Ambiance: 2.5/5 One of the best, (if not the best) and oldest “magirio” in Nicosia is Vasiliki, named after the cook herself. The fact [...]