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Cyprus Restaurant

4.5
1016 reviews
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$30 and under
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International
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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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
International, Seafood, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Brunch Hours
10.00am - 3.00.pm
Saturday-Sunday

Dinner Hours
5pm - 9pm
Monday-Thursady-Sunday
5pm-10pm
Friday-Saturday




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Phone number
(828) 526-4429
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Nicholas Figel
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Catering
We Cater special events and private parties, Call for more information at 828-526-4429

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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1016 People Are Saying
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2.0Dined 6 days ago

This was my first visit to Cypress. The service was poor the night we were there which was a Friday night and the food was average. Although the atmosphere was good and a nice outdoor area, I was not impressed.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Great food. Very different. The selections are unique and varied. We would return

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

Disappointed…… reservations from open table…… greeted by 2 hostesses and the one that was to seat us just left…… was not crowded at 6 pm……
Served hot white wine in a bottle and had to request ice to be able to drink…. Told a waiter……
Food brought at all different times and 2 of the 3 of us had luke warm food…… might have tasted better if it was served hot…
Have been there about 10 times before and was disappointed……

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Food and service were amazing. Everything tasted fresh and was cooked to order and came out hot and prompt. Waiter was accommodating and very knowledgeable about the menu. Very relaxed atmosphere and it is definitely on my “come back” list. The red snapper was delicious. So many yummy items on the menu, it was hard to choose. This place is a GEM.

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3.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Had to return my entree as it was too salty to eat. The manger was
Fantastic and comped
Our food. Will give them another try

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Anniversary

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Exemplary dining experience, as always. Our favorite restaurant in Highlands and where we take our guests for an evening out.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Anniversary

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3.0Dined on May 27, 2018

We love Cypress and take every advantage to stop there coming form Atlanta. We brought friends this time and raved about how much we love it. This time, however, my and my husband's food was not hot. Service was a snails pace and we were not in hurry, but waited way too long. Server had no time for small talk and to be friendly as she was very busy. We did not get dessert as we did not want to wait on it any longer than we had been there. Just not up to their normal very good standards this time.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Outstanding visit !! Our waitress Maxine was Great and you should see her pour a glass of wine table side , WOW !!

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

We have been to Cyprus many times. This meal might have been the best. The okra fries are a must. They are a great appetizer. We each got the fish with risotto. It was delicious. Good bottle of wine and caramel cheese cake to top it all off! The restaurant has a great vibe. We usually sit outside but it was pouring so everyone was inside. Lots of families for the holiday weekend. But the servers did a great job and it was fun.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

I took my husband here for his birthday, because it is our favorite restaurant in the Highland/Cashier area. The service is good and the food is excellent. We've never had a bad meal. Our waiter "Will" was very friendly and was always around if we needed anything.

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

With great friends. Server is martini - special guy!!

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

The food was excellent. We also had a great wine. My dates meal was excellent and mine was very good but a bit hard to eat. The lamb is excellent but served in a creative woven fried pasta basket and it is hard to eat out of and get at all the food.

Overall, very, very good.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

loud talker issue - tables are close together; waitress forgot my 2nd drink order, food was good, nice open doors on the fancy side; casual side is more of a bar environment

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2.0Dined on May 10, 2018

I found the food average. My fish was over cooked and dry. The fried okra and calamari appetizers where greasy and lacked flavor.

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Wonderful meal and loved being on the upper deck overlooking Main St. service was a bit slow (took 15+minutes for server to greet us and take our drink order) but it didn’t impact our dinner experience much.

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

Cyprus offers inivative yet consistently great food. I upgraded my French steak and fries. It was delicious. Would be enough food for two. I’m looking forward to eating leftovers. And the lemon cheesecare (gratis for my birthday) was a delightfully refreshing twist in the world of cheesecakes.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Great place for a get together! Food and service was brilliant.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Wonderful meal! Great atmosphere - comfortable for adults and kids.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We called to make a reservation at another local spot and there were no agreeable times available, so I chose to try Cyprus. I am SO glad we did, as this was absolutely wonderful and a great atmosphere with spectacular food! The chicken & mussels dish was to die for! We will be back...again and again!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We took a ride from Atlanta up to Highlands on Easter Sunday, since we hadn't been there for several years, and it was a beautiful day for a ride. Easter is the only Sunday where my wife is not required to work, so we try to make good use of it. We had intended to have dinner at a large hotel in Highlands, but they had no reservations available, so we asked for recommendations from the staff at the hotel bar. Cyprus was one of the recommendations, plus
a foursome at the next table said they had lunch there the previous day, and were returning that evening for dinner. We made a reservation, and walked over there. It was as perfect as we
could have wished for. The food was unique and excellent, and the atmosphere was fun. Service was very attentive. We would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone traveling to that area.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Excellent menu variety, presentation and quality. Best show in Highlands.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

As always the dim sum was delicious! The service was good considering the waitress had five or six tables. We were bummed the patio wasn’t open.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

This is our favorite restaurant in Highlands and it absolutely NEVER disappoints!

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Good service and great food. We enjoyed a strawberry cosmo before dinner. I ordered the carmelized pork shoulder which was out of the world delicious. My tablemate ordered the perefectly prepared skirt steak, charred on the outside , medium on the inside. It was tender and very tasty. The mashed potatoes underneath it was so yummy. We will be back the next time we come to Highlands.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Outstanding quality in food, atmosphere, and service.

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Cyprus has always been one of my favorite places in the world to have a meal. I hadn't been to the new location in downtown Highlands until this trip, but the move was well worth it. Felt much the same, but the bar is much expanded on offerings now. The creativity with the food is still second to none and both my wife and I had extraordinary meals. Like most places in Highlands, you are going to pay 100 dollars for a dinner for two, but its well worth it. I always tell everyone heading to town that they have to make this one of their stops.

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3.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Food was ok but too much sauce on top of the meat. Interesting and very good salad though. Very cold inside and had to wear my coat. Drinks were weak and pricey.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Martini was an excellent server and we had an amazing dinner. Look forward to returning soon!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Food was unique and delicious! The server was friendly and efficient. Our favorite place the eat in the Highlands.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

The food was very good! Service was also great. Please consider offering small salads and soups.

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Food and service was very good. Only complaint was our table and location. More of a bistro table than dining table. Could not fit plates, glasses etc. on table. Even waitress had trouble serving on such a small table. I noticed our table was the only one like it in dining room. It was our anniversary night and it really put a damper on it. Will be back, but will insist we do not get that table.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food was excellent and in such a small community, truly a big fish in a small pond.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

This was my second trip to Cyprus. Both times we sat at the bar and watched the action in the kitchen. It and the food were great. A bit expensive, but can't wait to go back.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food was awesome. Service is OK. Bartender to awhile to get to us. Server never checked back soon enough. Good but not great. Food was great though.

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4.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Everything was good. We had a reservation but were offered one of the worst tables in the restaurant. It was fairly slow so I don’t understand why we were seated near the kitchen instead near a window away from the bustle and noise of the kitchen.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Fabulous! Need I really say more? From Chef Walter’s creative culinary skills down to great servers such as Martini this is hands down a dining experience to not be missed.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Another wonderful evening at Cyprus. Went for Valentines Day and our wedding anniversary and had a great time. The staff was very attentive to our needs but never hurried us or intruded in our conversation. And the food, fantastic! Always a pleasure going there.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Very good food and service. We sat bar side in the kitchen and much enjoyed interacting with the kitchen staff. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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