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Karvansaray Restaurant

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Boyuk Gala Kucesi, Baku, Azerbaijan
+994 12 492 66 68
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

using a very old palace for restorant .kebab main corse. with fresh bread and vegetables .with medium quality. and high price not make a good sense

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Thank Shahrokh M
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say the people working there are dishonest. They give you some recommendation for selecting food, but at the end, when they bring it, you see there is huge difference between what they say and what they bring. Also they treat the tourists with disrespect and try to cheat them. One of our friend recommended to go to... More 

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Thank Mohsen A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I'm sorry I have to join the reviewers who have had a bad experience at this place. Eventually, its mixed, but more on the downside. It's a nice historic setting, indeed. But the way they treat customers is absolutely disgraceful. Charging $60 for a jar of house pomegranate wine (although, really good one) is a rip off. The menu didn't... More 

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Thank GarryMelb
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have to agree with the other one star reviews. The (unfriendly) waiter brought me twice what I ordered; then charged twice what I expected to pay. Then he didn't want to bring me my change. Then he claimed there was a double service charge, one for the cook and one for him! Best avoided, until the waiters learn how... More 

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1 Thank Matt E
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic to leave such experience. It was like to be in the past with colors, purfums and food in the ancient past. Good service and big attention distinguish this restaurant from many others.

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Thank Guido R
Genève
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I was walking through the pretty old town of Baku in a windy night. I bumped into a beautiful looking restaurant with live music. Once greeted, I was invited into a lovely individual pod decorated with traditional and kitch decorations and carpets. Loved the feeling of the place, looked through the good looking menu and was ready to order. After... More 

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3 Thank Patrick A
Switzerland
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231 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great place for kebabs and other local food. Whenever in Baku try to bring friends and colleagues here. No one ever regretted. Fast friendly service. Outstanding historical location in a midleeval "motel" on the great Silk Road.

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Thank anvas
New York City, New York
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223 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Walked in to this place by an accident to have a lunch. Place was empty. It was quite difficult to communicate with the waiter as he spoke only Azerbaijani. Seemed they have no idea what it means to serve guests. Zero interest in you. Got an order and came back to his iphone to look at girls in Instagram. They... More 

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2 Thank Magus M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We (4 people) had dinner last night of our stay in Baku,the building was old and attract us,we checked the menu and price, were normal,we ordered,we surprised when we saw lamb kebab,only two bone pcs,and more surprised when they asked us 120$!!our order according menu was 35menat, when we asked detailed factor ,there was something that we hadn't ordered,and our... More 

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2 Thank Tahere S
Hamburg, Germany
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Super and authentic menu. Good waiters. Authentic azerbaijanian music. Located at 20 meter from The Maiden Tower.

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Thank OttoBlotto10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boyuk Gala Kucesi, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Location: Asia  >  Azerbaijan  >  Absheron Region  >  Baku
  • Phone Number: +994 12 492 66 68

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?