Paphos Guide: THE BEST SEAFRONT RESTAURANTS
If you’re coming to Paphos, one of the first things you would want to know is where to get the best food. Paphos is a coastal city that offers visitors a wide variety of seafood options. Whether you are here on a business trip or on holiday, come to one of the seafront restaurants (or all of them) to experience Paphos coastal life, or just to kick your feet up, and enjoy the view and your favorite drinks.
Paphos Guide recommends making a booking in advance, especially during the summer months and the weekend.
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Oniro by the Sea
Oniro by the Sea is a seaside venue and restaurant located in Paphos, Cyprus. The venue is situated on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, and it offers stunning views of the coastline and the sunset.
Oniro by the Sea is known for its romantic and luxurious atmosphere, with elegant decor and soft lighting creating a cozy and intimate setting. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine, with a focus on fresh seafood and local ingredients. The menu features a variety of dishes, including grilled octopus, sea bass, lobster, and prawns.
In addition to its restaurant, Oniro by the Sea also offers a lounge area and a terrace where guests can relax and enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine. The venue is popular for weddings and other special events, with its beautiful location and elegant decor providing a picturesque backdrop for any occasion.
Overall, Oniro by the Sea is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a memorable dining experience in a beautiful and romantic setting. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to enjoy a delicious meal with stunning views, Oniro by the Sea is a great choice.
Phone number: +357 70 077 272
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Ouzeri at Almyra
Located in the Almyra Hotel, Ouzeri is an outdoor restaurant with traditional decor that looks out onto the sea, overlooks Paphos’ lovely port, and is surrounded by bougainvillea trees. Ouzeri is a regular destination for locals who enjoy good food and a good vibe.
The restaurant offers stunning views and a short and simple menu, highlighting the local cuisine, including mezze, seafood, meat dishes, and vegetarian options. Live performances by well-known musicians make evenings more entrancing, and rebetiko brightens every Sunday night.
Phone number: +357 26 888 700
Opening hours: March – November: 10:30 AM – 10:30 PM; December – March: 12:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Ocean Basket Paphos
Ocean Basket Paphos is a seafood restaurant chain that has multiple locations in Paphos, Cyprus. Starting as a family business in Pretoria, South Africa, the brand grew to 200 restaurants in 16 countries. Beside the restaurant in Kato Paphos, there is an Ocean Basket in Coral Bay that offers the same menu.
The restaurant features a casual and family-friendly atmosphere, with a focus on fresh seafood and Mediterranean cuisine. The menu at Ocean Basket features a variety of seafood dishes, including fish and chips, calamari, prawns, and a variety of fish. The restaurant also offers a range of sushi options, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.
One of the popular dishes at Ocean Basket is the “Fisherman’s Platter,” which includes a selection of grilled fish, calamari, and prawns served with a side of chips and salad. The restaurant also has a kids’ menu, making it a great option for families with children.
Ocean Basket also offers a selection of drinks, including wine, beer, and cocktails. The restaurant has a friendly and welcoming staff, making it a great spot for a casual and enjoyable dining experience. It is a great option for seafood lovers looking for a casual and affordable dining experience in Paphos. With its delicious food and welcoming atmosphere, it must be a great place to enjoy a meal with friends or family.
Phone number: +357 26 961379
Opening hours: Sunday – Thursday 12:00 – 22:00; Friday – Saturday 12:00 – 22:30
Tsiakkas Tavern is a family-run business located in one of the most magnificent locations on the island of Cyprus. Running for over 35 years, Tsiakkas Taverna offers homemade fresh food with the original taste of Cyprus.
The restaurant specializes in local Cypriot cuisine and also caters to more international and diverse tastes. Enjoy spectacular views of the Mediterranean from the restaurant balcony while enjoying a drink from their extensive bar selection of Cypriot and international tipples.
Phone number: +357 99 793 171
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Suite48 Grill & Lounge Bar
Take a sip of your favorite cocktail or enjoy delicious food while watching a spectacular view of the sunset. Suite48 Grill & Lounge Bar is crammed with locals and their families as well as – admittedly – the occasional tourist in Speedos despite being tucked away between two large hotels.
Paphos Guide recommends planning your trip to arrive just before sunset so you can enjoy a cocktail and a breathtaking view as you bid another lovely day farewell.
The menu is incredibly impressive and extensive. There are many different types of fresh salads, gourmet burgers, sandwiches, juices, smoothies, and cocktails to choose from. Beware that the portions are enormous.
Phone number: +357 26 910 808
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Enjoy a drink in a seafront lounge bar, for a truly mesmerizing experience in the company of the Mediterranean sunset. Baracas Lounge offers a comfortable and modern feel with elegant furniture spread out on a large terrace overlooking the sea.
The menu is full of food items made the locally and internationally sourced ingredients and a selection of bar beverages, including a variety of beers, spirits, liqueurs, and cocktails. On the wine list are both bottles and glasses of various types of wine, including well-known Cyprus-produced wines.
Phone number: +357 99 082 363
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Sea You Beach Bar
There is a reason why Sea You Beach Bar is Paphos’s hotspot by the sea. Tucked away along a cove between Coral Bay and Paphos, right on the beach, not much seems to be there at first sight. But during the summer months, it is almost impossible to get a good sea view table there without reservation.
As soon as you approach the entrance of the outdoor beach bar, the welcoming staff welcomes you and helps you choose the ideal spot to take advantage of the weather. Depending on your preference, there are open areas or shady spots where you can sit.
The menu is pretty simple, with delicious options to choose from and a no-fuss approach to dining. Treat yourself to a cocktail, rub your feet with sand, and watch the day slips away!
Sea You Beach Bar’s Location: https://goo.gl/maps/VMQQhPU7vQz4ce238
Phone number: +357 96 034 343
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Porto Antico Restaurant
Porto Antico Restaurant is a family-run, high-quality restaurant with a sea view in the picturesque Peyia (Coral Bay) village of Pafos. The menu offers a wide range of options that are all freshly prepared daily. Many have been wowed by the taste, presentation, and … portion size.
Please be advised that Porto Antico does not take reservations and operates on a first come first serve basis.
Phone number: +357 26 221 900
Opening hours: Friday – Wednesday 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM, closed on Thursday.
Yialos Tavern By the Sea
Located 3km West of Coral Bay, at the end of a dirt road down to the sea, you’ll find Yialos Tavern. If you are looking for first-rate views over the Mediterranean, look no further! This is one of the best spots to catch an epic sunset.
Yialos Tavern is a typical local restaurant where you can find stifado, kleftiko, and of course, a mezze. So head down to the beach and prepare to be spoiled with good food and a magnificent view.
Phone number: +357 99 576 980
Opening hours: Thursday – Tuesday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Wednesday closed.
Sentiero by the Sea
Sentiero by the Sea is located on Sea Caves Ave. in Peyia where you can spot the most beautiful sight of the sunset. Plan your day and be here for that spectacular moment to see the sun goes down and see the restaurant lit up. Don’t forget a delicious cocktail! Sit back and relax.
Phone number: +357 99 809 868
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Santa Barbara Resto & Beach Bar
Santa Barbara Resto & Beach Bar is a charming beachfront restaurant located in Paphos, Cyprus. With its stunning location overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this restaurant offers visitors a unique dining experience with a serene ambiance.
The menu at Santa Barbara Resto & Beach Bar is diverse, offering a range of Mediterranean and international dishes, including fresh seafood, grilled meats, and vegetarian options. The restaurant also offers an extensive wine list featuring local and international wines.
Phone number: +357 96 958 290
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10:30 AM – 9:00 PM, Monday closed.
Bonamare Beach Bar cafe
Bonamare Beach Bar Cafe is a simple beachfront cafe located in Timi, near Paphos International Airport and right at the beach. This is an ideal spot for a casual meal or a refreshing drink while taking in the beautiful surroundings of Paphos.
The cafe offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a coffee, snack, or light meal while enjoying the stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. The menu features simple dishes, including sandwiches, salads, burgers, and desserts, as well as a selection of refreshing cocktails and other beverages.
Phone number: +357 99 800 298
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM
Yialos Beach Grill House
Going further away from the city of Paphos, crossing the mountains to Polis, you’ll find Yialos Beach Grill House, a fantastic beachfront restaurant. This restaurant boasts a stunning sea view and offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere for diners. The menu at Yialos Beach Grill House features a variety of delicious grilled meats, fresh seafood, and vegetarian options. With its delicious food, great ambiance, and beautiful location, Yialos Beach Grill House is a must-visit for anyone looking for a memorable dining experience in Paphos.
Phone number: +357 99 529 448
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM