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Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 13 18 13
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (22 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed just around the corner for a weekend visit, accommodated us at very short notice. Good food, friendly service, thank you for a pleasant meal

1  Thank Roy C
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant. Cozy place with blankets at each table(we’re here in February) and it’s lightly snowing. Stroll along the beautiful cobblestone streets of this refined yet quaint city and check out this gem with candlelit tables, great wine list and amazing food and service.

Thank Tod S
Lars K, Ejer at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Tod S Your description of Mefisto is picturesque and fairytale-like - thank you. We are quite fortunate to be located in a beautiful area of Aarhus but if the food and service isn't good that doesn't really matter.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This is a good kitchen, but this is also what I expected in this price area! The employee are very service oriented... They way they serve and arranged the course is inspiring.. A physical smaller menu card, will help! It's bigger than the table 😉...More

Thank ConnaisseurBram
Lars K, Owner at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ConnaisseurBram We appreciate the feed back and couldn't help smiling about the menu card comment:-).. It is true - they are quite big but better too big than to small in my opinion. I do hope our big menus doesn't scare you from coming...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

It is still a nice and fine restaurant, however the food were not as great as before. Lack of variety, not fresh nor steamy warm food. Maybe the day was a bad day... but it is a pretty expensive restaurant with fine dishes, we expect...More

1  Thank kisn2017
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We went there for a quick lunch. Service in top. Prices on a decent level and quality of the food (seafood) is excellent. The restaurant is cozy and located in the old part of århus. We would choose this place again next time in Århus...More

Thank Thomas M
Lars K, Ejer at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Thomas M Thank you for the precise description of what we do at Mefisto - we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Sophisticated place, great food I recommend it. The set menus are plentiful. Posto raffinato e tranquillo in una zona caratteristica della città.

Thank Adriano S
Lars K, Ejer at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Adriano S Short and simple description - thank you. And a good idea to write it in both english and italien - we appreciate that.

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Whilst in Aarhus on business we decided to return to the restaurant after visiting a few months earlier The food as expected was first class but the service and staff were even better Great choice on the menu with a nice choice of wines Thank...More

Thank DoncasterTony
Lars K, Ejer at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear DoncasterTony We appreciate the positive feedback and do look forward to seing you again.

Reviewed 17 December 2017

We had an early evening meal which we kicked off with the best Kir Royale I think either of us had ever tasted. She had a very tasty chicken ceaser salad, I had a vol au vent with a creamy seafood filling that was OK....More

Thank Dave O
Lars K, Ejer at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Dave O Thank you for taking the time to write a few words about your visit at Mefisto. Our Kir Royal is made with a local blackcurrant wine from Cold Hand Winery and of course champagne:-)

Reviewed 6 December 2017

This intimate restaurant in the Latin quarter offers up great locally sourced seafood. We enjoyed both the lobster and fish soup. Definitely plan to visit again during our next visit to Aarhus!

Thank DavidUmstot
Lars K, Ejer at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear DavidUmstot Thank you for leaving a review on Tripadvisor - we look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I wish I had the opportunity to eat agin in this restaurant. I was taken there by locals. I tried the open sandwich with the seafood and fish. Cooked to perfection. Juicy lemony taste, lots of mild spice. An excellent meal, I didn’t try the...More

Thank gourmetathens
Lars K, Ejer at Mefisto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear gourmetathens We would love to have you again.. Happy to hear you enjoyed your meal at Mefisto and we thank you for your feedback.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Volden 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus
  • Phone Number: +45 86 13 18 13
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Restaurant Mefisto is an everyday restaurant located in the heart of the charming Latin Quarter in Aarhus. With emphasis on fish and seafood in a classical and modern combination Mefisto offers a wide selection of food ranging from brunch to a four course seasonal menu - all at affordable prices. The fact that fish and seafood is of special importance at this establishment is furthermore supported by the 2016 win of "Best fish and seafood restaurant in Denmark" as well as the fish cookbook written by the charismatic owner Lars Kyllesbech. The restaurant is casually decorated and the atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious. During the summer months the restaurant opens its courtyard which adds another dimension to this beloved place. Whether you are looking for a professional environment to host a business lunch or a romantic setting for a dinner, Mefisto welcomes you with warm, personal and friendly service every day of the week.
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