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To Ellenikon

If you're looking for typical Karpathian food cooked the way it should be then 'the Greek' is your place. Try saganaki (fried cheese), meatballs, shrimp and calamari, served within the wood-accented traditional...

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Caffe Karpathos

The oldest cafe on the island was once a magnet for Italians (thus the fabulous coffee served in the original Bialetti espresso pots). These days travellers and locals alike nestle into wicker chairs, with a...

Cafe in Pigadia

Pantheon Cafe

The pick of the best-of-both-worlds cafes along this pedestrian street, with a fine old wood-panelled interior decorated in kafeneio style of old, and a rear balcony terrace, perched high above the harbour with...

Greek in Pigadia


Owner Pascales comes from the region of Macedonia, so don't expect things to be served the same way here, despite their having the same menu listings. Your culinary odyssey will include delicious dolmadhes (with...

Brasserie in Pigadia


This handsome harbourfront cafe-restaurant has a billowing ceiling arrangement and overly perfect white chairs and striped covers. And it draws in the tourists for everything from breakfast to a sunset cocktail...

Cocktail Bar in Pigadia


This chilled spot on the quay offers good happy hour cocktails (from €8). Its impressive snack menu has six vegan options.

Taverna in Pigadia

Orea Karpathos

Smart and efficient, this quayside taverna near the ferry jetty serves authentic Karpathian specialities such as makarounes (homemade pasta with caramelised onions and cheese). It's known for sourcing local...