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bitez, Bitez, Turkey
+90 252 363 87 93
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“kebab” (14 reviews)
“lavas bread” (4 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Turkish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
bitez, Bitez, Turkey
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple but delicious turkish food cooked fresh in front of you. Lavas was recommended to us by a friend and it didn't disappoint. We ate here three times - once for lunch and twice for dinner. Sure, it's not plush or posey but what it...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The place serves cheaper local food with some of the mezze turned sour from the heat, no use to argue with the staff about the quality of the food. Just pay and go and never return.

Thank Zsolt200
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is a neat little place that offers good food at good value. Definitely worth a visit when you're in Bitez

Thank Sesp1234
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with friendly staff . Food always consistence can highly recommend the Turkish pizza and also the steaks . Location not on the sea front but the food makes up for this . Staff don't hassle you which makes a refreshing change .

Thank Jane218
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Great platter to share, tucked behind the Lemon Tree off the beach. Might not have a great view but great service, food and value for money.

Thank vavavoom226
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Along with its partner restaurant Lemon tree this became a favourite spot for food or just a glass of cool limonata. The staff are friendly and fun, Mehmet and his nephew Peso are like a comedy double act. Watch out for his cocktails which are...More

Thank bbass2016
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Best Meze, delicious, don't be put off by the location. Excellent service and great food. The restaurants cat was annoying as sat watching constantly actually jumped on the seat with me! Very friendly staff who were on hand to help decipher the menu and offer...More

Thank vavavoom226
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Spent one evening at this restaurant, the food was lovely and the service was very good too. The staff were very helpful in choosing our meal and their English was very good. We were offered free complimentary drinks at the end which I thought was...More

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We always visit the Lavas as their prices are very reasonable. They are not located on the beach just up by the shops. The chicken curry we think is the best in Bitez. I had it twice and my husband also had the chicken casserole....More

Thank Gaynor_D_12
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Very pleasant staff especially Mehmet Ali who speaks excellent English and always tries to accommodate your requests with politeness and humour. Stick to what they specialize in - freshly made pizzas to order and kebabs - they are relatively cheap and delicious. The restaurant is...More

Thank Memoli2014
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: bitez, Bitez, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Mugla Province  >  Bodrum  >  Bitez
  • Phone Number: +90 252 363 87 93
Lavas is set one street back from theo beach at Bitez. It is a very popular Restaurant, not new, us having been two years ago as well as this year - please try and find it as it could do very well on trip advisor - especially as the forums speak highly of it too.
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