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Fanous Lebanese Restaurant

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Solonos 7 | Old town center, Nicosia, Cyprus
+357 22 666663
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Belluno, Italy
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289 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice large restaurant located in Nicosia old town with tables outside too. I tasted a typical Lebanese meze. Everything was fresh and tasty. Lebanese red wine "Le Prieuré" ( Chateau Ksara Winery ) perfectly matching the food. Very nice atmosphere with belly dance show. Very good prices. Excellent choice. For sure a place to be back on my next trip... More 

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Thank Alerock
Bucharest, Romania
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I chose this place for dinner with a friend, and we were treated to great Lebanese food, an excellent shisha, and a nice bellydance show on top of everything.

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Thank Andy17
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great prices very delicious meze clean shop!!! Keep up!! For sure i will come again. Friendly staff best libanese meze

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Thank George C
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Good prices for food and good quality. Traditional shisha is the norm in this restaurant. Very friendly personnel

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Thank George K
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I just finished lunch. We have waited for more than an hour to get a mixed grill, and more than 30 mins for a humus. And the restaurant wasn't full. I may return, but only if i have plenty of time to waist and really missed lebanese food.

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Thank Omar B
Athens, Greece
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered the so-called Meze and so many varied dishes came with all the tastes of Lebanon! They were all delicious and the price was also extremely good! Will definitely be going back!

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Thank Annap1966
Nicosia, Cyprus
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have visited Fanous several times and I am always happy with the service, the quality of food and the prices. Highly recommended for anyone interested in tasty ethnic food. Being situated in the historical center of Nicosia it offers a nice outdoor sitting in addition to the indoors "ethnic" one. The owner is usually there and gives his personal... More 

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Thank Savvas P
Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I have been a regular in Fanous for more than 8 years now. Rami, the owner, has become a dear friend of mine. His Lebanese restaurant offers an authentic experience with tasty treats, the biggest variety of water pipes, and friendly waiters. If you want to enjoy the real vibe of the town, watch the locals with a nargille and... More 

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Thank TayaZharkova
Larnaka City, Cyprus
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant some years ago and my friends and I came across it yesterday when we visited the capital. Great service, mouthwatering hummus, babaganoush, taboulleh and falafel together with fresh Arabic bread, just has I remembered it before. My friends loved it! We were too early so we missed out on the belly dancers which was unfortunate but... More 

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Thank Tania2267
Rome, Italy
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141 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

It is a very comfortable place, situated in the historical center of Nicosia. The traditional food is delicious and I would recommended Fanous Restaurant to anybody... especially for those who love this type of food.

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Thank Alessio R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Solonos 7 | Old town center, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Nicosia District  >  Nicosia
  • Phone Number: +357 22 666663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?