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332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-4429
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to review a place when the service is awful but the food ends up being tasty. We had reservations for Cyprus but when we got there, a long line of people were waiting to be acknowledged by the hostess. It was rather chaotic....More

Thank wkmoon
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have made it a tradition to enjoy a delicious brunch or lunch at Cyprus each time we have been in Highlands. Mouth watering food that we look forward to each time and it never disappoints.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was not in line with the price. The food was pretty good and the ambiance was nice. We sat outside on the roof deck.

Thank DannyGilliland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here today . Loved being able to eat above the streets of Highlands. I felt the menu was somewhat limited, had trouble deciding on what to order . I had the BarBQue sandwich , just ok . Fries were very good , my...More

Thank AnnCBowen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spicy Shrimp Salad, Lobster Stir Fry, Pork Taco (app), all tasty. Service was properly attentive, icy delicious Martinis & Manhattans. Chef Nick is uber skilled and always creates a fun atmosphere

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Really varied menu with foods from different ethnic groups. All excellent. And make sure to have the Chill dessert trio. Really good.

Thank hirschwrites
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went to Cyprus on the recommendation of a friend that just visited. She said it was great. But any local we told we were going there immediately warned us that the restaurant was living off it's reputation. We went anyway. And turns out the...More

Thank Bert W
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was our second visit to Highlands and we knew of Cyprus on our last visit and it just didn't work it's way into the schedule. We made a point of eating their on this trip and it lived up to all the hype ever...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We just popped in with no reservations. We sat outside and enjoyed the sun going down and had a coupe of drinks and their wonderful Fried Okra. We haven't been able to have dinner at this location yet, but it looked just as wonderful as...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I got excited when I saw the name & assumed it was Cypriot or Greek but not. The lunch menu was pretty boring. The descriptions were good, but not the delivery. My burger was very average at $16 & the black forest omelette was pretty...More

Thank MiniverM
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Questions & Answers
4 June 2017|
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Response from James R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have an outdoor rooftop which is nice and would work if available and weather cooperates. Fressers has great lunch with outdoor seating only. Dogs are welcome. Lunch only.
Cheri G
8 August 2016|
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Response from Clovette1010 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plus full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-4429
  • E-mail
Award Winning Chef Nicholas Figel introduces destination quality International Cuisine to Highlands, NC. In the Cyprus open kitchen, we take our inspiration from peasant foods and traditional cuisines from around the world. We hand harvest our vegetables and shop the ethnic markets to deliver authentic and traditional International flavors. We feature a unique regional menu, written and executed each day in the Cyprus kitchen, always by hand, and always using time honored, traditional cooking methods. The dining room is relaxing, inclusive, and a great place to enjoy great food and good times with friends. Cyprus International Cuisine, The most exciting dining destination in Highlands
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