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Periochi Makenzi | Makenzi Area, Larnaka City, Cyprus
09:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

....but cheap....I mean it is clear that are cutting on quality and quantity so they can profit. Pity they lose clients this way because staff is very friendly although looking bored and music and location amazing. The whole feeling is like the place is neglected...sad because the music playing upstairs at the club on Saturday is so good. I'll visit... More 

Thank JazzyBworldwide
Nicosia, Cyprus
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A friend of ours suggestede we try Zakos Fish restaurant. When we arrived, with our 4 year old daughter, the first thing we were greeted with was the stench of someone's cigar. The customer smoking the cigar was sitting inside, at the bar, so we went and sat outside. Cats everywhere! On the chairs too. The waiter came and we... More 

Thank Michalis P
Nicosia, Cyprus
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130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We visited with family this fish restaurant at Mc Kenzie Beach, Larnaca, Cyprus. Sunday 19/3/2017, overcrowded, very poor service, un-trained waiters, cold food, starters arrived together with 2/3 of main food. The last main food arrived 20' later, cold and awful! The manager when we payed the bill and told politely that we were not satisfied and we will not... More 

1 Thank PAMBOS K
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

People say that it is best sea food restaurant in Larnaca but it is not. Everything is heavily fried and not tasty. Very loud crowd every day in there.

1 Thank Taras P
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Fish was very fresh, the view is amazing the restaurant is on the beach, it couldn t possibly get any closer to the sea. Service was very friendly and prices perfect for a restaurant with such view

Thank Nemanja R
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2 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Exellent food.. nice place, beautyfull view,high quality servise. fresh local fish..and the waiters was always near to us with smile .and the tratitional dessert was amazing ..

Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I am really surprised with number of low ratings for the place. We found it nice. The best of those we have been to in Cyprus. We even got here for the second time - such was the impression of the fish meze we ordered the day before. On the third day on this beach we went to a different... More 

Thank Anastasia T
Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Nothing wrong with the food, but much wrong with the army of cats surrounding our table. As the food was delivered to the table at least 7 cats surrounded our table. Whilst we are used to stray cats in Cyprus this was a total extreme. Whether you love or hate cats you would have found the experience as appalling as... More 

Thank noahs_sword
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

On day one, whilst sitting on the beach by the restaurant, I could hear the main waitress shouting at this embarrassed waiter for not putting the chairs the way she wanted, I found this awful and degrading for him. When we went in, it took a good ten minutes for them to give us a menu (they weren't busy) and... More 

1 Thank TONI1955
Kiev, Ukraine
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered some food for take away in Zakos and were very satisfied with both the quality and service. Dishes were fresh and tasty. We even got the crock with one of the dishes, which we for sure returned=)

1 Thank Olga B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Periochi Makenzi | Makenzi Area, Larnaka City, Cyprus
  • Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Larnaka District  >  Larnaka City
  • Phone Number: 24652411

The Makenzi area is a very beautiful but also an expensive area especially popular for its Fish Tavernas’. There are some Pizza restaurants in the area which are cheaper but most of the restaurants here have fish. In any case, stay away from Zakos Beach Restaurant. We were treated worse than animals!
My Greek friends were leaving that evening for Athens and they had no alternative but stay where they were brought. I am Cypriot and I was to stay a few more days on the island, so I could have some lunch later on at home. I decided to order nothing seeing what was happening. I just watched.

Even the owners were unfriendly, and they delayed for more than an hour to bring the bad quality of food my friends ordered. The owner and stuff were just walking like robots listening but doing nothing and would not respond to what we were telling them.
The food was not only expensive but awful as well. When the time to pay came all were shocked. Not to mention the filthy toilets. It seems they are cleaned once a day. The coach driver was almost served first...because he brought us there, he was sitting in a separate table next to us, and he was enjoying his huge grilled fish, and salad, while the whole group was complaining!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?