They say it’s always good to know a local.
And it’s true.
In a world filled with tourist traps and scams -- a local is like a shining light, guiding you to the greatest eateries and locations…
… without you being afraid that you’ll be served 3 week old meatballs (or worse).
You see, the last time we went to Limassol (where this tavern is located), we went in blind.
We didn’t know anyone - and we had no idea where to go.
So… let’s say our experience was less than pleasant.
This time, we had a few reasons to go - and one of them was a new friend who has been living in Limassol all his life…
… so he knew a thing or two more than us.
And he would not stop raving about the Cyprus Meze at this taverna - Forsos.
Naturally, we had high expectations, and truth be told...
… we didn’t know what to expect.
But it was more than good.
It was stellar.
They combined the authentic ‘feel’ of a traditional Cyprus taverna - and served us some of the best food we’d ever eaten.
We distinctly remember our friend saying…
… don’t eat anything for the entire day.
There would be so much food - we couldn’t finish it all.
And he was right.
Just take a look at all these mouth-watering dishes.
The dishes kept flying at us for 90 minute straight!
From a Traditional Village Greek Salad and Dips.....
...to Halloumi and Lountza...
… to delicious Sheftalia , chicken/pork souvlaki
and homemade Keftedes (meatballs) washed down with a bottle of ice cold Keo Beer...
… and to top it off, with a delicious syrupy dessert to push it all down.
Of course we ordered ourselves a few Kypriakous (Cyprus Coffee) so the food goes down easier.
It’s a ‘cultural’ staple - after a big meal, you must drink Cyprus coffee to help the food go down easier.
It took all our willpower and strength to finish every dish that came flying at us…
… and it was worth it.
The drive home was one to remember - we were holding our now bigger bellies, smiling, exchanging laughs…
… and wishing we were at home sleeping.
There’s a reason this tavern was rated the #1 in Cyprus in 2021.
If you ever find yourself in Limassol, and are looking for an authentic and delicious tavern experience…
… make sure Forsos is on your list.
Cyprus BBQ team approved.