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Carnayo Restaurant

| Facebook: Spyros Carnayo Tranakas, Gaios 490 82, Greece
+30 697 415 8814
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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| Facebook: Spyros Carnayo Tranakas, Gaios 490 82, Greece
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1. Delicious!!!
"We were impressed!"
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2. Something Different!
"The only restaurant in Paxos so far that gave me a gourmet experience."
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3. something a bit different
"We liked Carnayo - greak with a modern twist."
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend who is a frequent Grece visitor advised us this place and we were not disappointed. Great atmosphere and exquisite cuisine. Check this restaurant and you will have no regrets!

Thank Julia B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We visited twice in early September and on both occasions the food was excellent, with a superb selection of creatively produced mezes for starters and a wide choice of beautifully prepared main courses. The house white wine was also good and the service was prompt...More

Thank 18Ger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open terrace is charming and heartfull. You can taste main Greece diches and be sure - you will not be disappointed. Menu is full of creative recipes. Also don't forget about cocktails ))

Thank dust936
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Situated a bit away from the crowdy main square. Its an oasis of hospitality and nature. The menu is exclusive! The food was very tasty, big portions. Especially i was surprised of the way how the food was arranged on the the plate!

Thank katiospova
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Visited this wonderful place with my husband. Warm atmosphere, exquisite cuisine, great food. Recommended! Hope will be back one day :)

Thank Elena_dondra
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We were impressed! Delicious food, cozy atmosphere, friendly staff and beautiful garden! This is not just a restaurant it’s a restaurant with “high kitchen”! Will be back for sure!

Thank Milena88888
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The food was delicious, the staff were very helpful (the chef himself came to our table to help us decide what we wanted to eat) and over all it was very reasonably priced. Would recommend this to anyone visiting Paxos.

Thank James V
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I've read several of the poorer reviews here and I guess we aren't talking about the same restaurant! In September, we ate here twice. The food is excellent, the variety is imaginative, the service is slower than most other restaurants but you'll understand why when...More

Thank kaizen-travel
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had hired a boat for a trip around the island of Paxos and called in for lunch. The menu is not large but everything we had was delicious and the setting of Mongonissi was perfect. We had the mezze to start followed by melanzana...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Dropped into Carnayo on our first night in Gaios. The courtyard is lovely - softly lit and comfortable. The service was friendly and good, and the food was delicious. We had stifado from the specials, a chicken and pita dish (warning, this is actually huge...More

Thank Thomas W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$70
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Facebook: Spyros Carnayo Tranakas, Gaios 490 82, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Paxos  >  Gaios
  • Phone Number: +30 697 415 8814
  • E-mail
Introducing Carnayo Restaurant, Gaios, Paxos, Greece As chef and owner I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself and my restaurant to you and your guests. Paxiot born, my training was undertaken in Germany. Taking this knowledge and experience I returned to my homeland to o!er the best of Greek cuisine. Located in Gaios, the capital of the island, we can be found just 200 metres from the main square. Our kitchen is based on local, seasonal ingredients, a contemporary take on tradi)onal dishes. A good selec)on of wines, liquors and spirits are readily available and we pride ourselves on home-made delicious food, our bread is baked daily on the premises as are our desserts. We are happy to accommodate group bookings and menus can be tailor made to your requirements. Our interna)onal clientele gives us the experience to provide excep)onal service and ensure that your visit is a memorable one. We look forward to mee)ng you. Spyros Tranakas and team
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