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332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-4429
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak and fries” (11 reviews)
“mussels” (29 reviews)
“pad thai” (13 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
332 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cyprus
1. Signature Drinks
"some bodacious signature cocktails which were an awesome start"
Joseph S
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2. Excellent recommendation
"Food was phenomenal. Definitely try the basil calamari"
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3. Each Bite a Bit of Love
"dining experience that feeds your heart as well as your tummy, Cyprus"
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1 - 10 of 799 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ambiance and food are excellent. Great young talent along with experienced staff. Enjoyed meeting Nattie, Will and Henrik who were very engaging. I will return often and bring others.

Thank Jack O
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I fell in love with this place while visiting Highlands. A terrific and unique concept offering dishes from around the world on the same menu. One night I was in France and she was in Italy. The next night she’s in Thailand...More

1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience, great food, excellent service. Our waiter Will was awesome. We will be back soon!!

Thank Jer1346
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner and atmosphere. Really cool place. Had mussels app, lamb and also pasta dish. Our waiter Will was super awesome and he’s gonna make a great doctor one day.

Thank deniserosenblatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite place to dine in Highlands. Instead of eating a large meal, we decided to to try appetizers and dessert. Our waiter, Martini, perfectly paired our meal with a wonderful bottle of wine. Thank you Dan for making our evening so special.

Thank mrsbeachnut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had drinks and dinner at Cyprus on Friday night. Martini was our bartender and then, much to our delight, was also our server! We loved his recommendations on the food. We sat at the "kitchen" seats where we could watch the cooks. We also...More

Thank AtlantaGirlfriend
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time coming to Cyprus. The service is FANTASTIC! KiKi and Will are absolutely amazing! The food was delicious. The steak was the most tender steak I've ever eaten! Do not pass up on desert either, you will completely missing out! I will definitely be...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will Adair was terrific. Loved eating here. Will for sure come back! My dinner was cooked to perfection. Service wonderful. Very friendly

Thank Crystal B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will Adair was terrific. Very personable and warm. Just what we needed on a very needed weekend getaway. Hope more staff are like Will. Delightful.

Thank SiestaGirl65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed by our server's recommendations on the worldwide menu. I had a Thai pork dish that was amazing and my wife enjoyed her South American cheese and pepper dish. This is a casual restaurant that treats their customers in a very warm...More

Thank Pharmaretiree
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Questions & Answers
5 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
9 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
USD 9 - USD 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 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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