Karpathos is an island with a rich culinary culture. Karpathos restaurants are found anywhere and they consist of traditional family taverns. Pigadia, Amoopi, Arkassa, Lefkos, Olympos, and Diafani have many nice places to eat. All dishes in Karpathos restaurants are made with local fresh products. The taverns by the sea offer fresh seafood and fish right from the fishermen basket.
Do not hesitate to try traditional specialties in Karpathos, such as handmade pasta called makarounes, onion bread, and myzithropites that are delicious pies stuffed with mytzithra cheese. As for dessert, try the local baklava.