Also known as the Ibiza of Greece, Mykonos is indeed a gem of the Aegean Sea famed for its sandy beaches, 300 days of sunshine, whitewashed buildings, and crystal blue waters. This beautiful island is one of the most visited of the Grecian islands and a number of its eateries are designed to catch the large numbers of tourists that flock here every year. Here are some of the best ones!
For everyone who takes the first meal of the day seriously, this is the place for you. This breakfast spot not only offers wonderful choices in traditional homemade breakfast choices and coffee to die for, it also gives you positive energy, smiles and warmth to start your day. A family-run business that continues to get better every year, the famed cafe offers a varied menu lined with pastries, croissants, omelets, crepes, yogurt, juices, and coffee. Enjoy inexpensive and delicious dishes in a warm atmosphere and Mykonian – Cycladic setting before you set out to explore the beautiful island. Do try their bowl of fresh fruit with Greek yogurt and Granola as well as freshly made smoothie bowl!
This is a fabulous waterfron restaurant cum cafe at Kampani Coast, it enjoys the view, the sea and the busy streets of Gyalos. Vegera is the meeting point for coffee, brunch, meal and drinks at the traditional space that used to previously house a historic coffee shop. Whether you want a delicious omelet, club sandwich, salad, a seafood pasta dish or just a glass of wine, you’ll find it at Vegera. Be it the top seafood linguini, T-bone steak, Vegera salad, vegetarian dishes, the meat varities, fresh fish delicacies or rich starters, everything in the menu is worth trying and will leave you drooling for hours. It’s the perfect spot for a cup of coffee in the morning, a delicious meal at noon and a glass of wine at night.
El Burro Cafe
El Burro, which opened its doors to local and foreign clientele just two years ago, has already gained a reputation for having the best coffee on the island, especially the espresso. This quaint cafe is located on the Ring Road in Vougli, just a few minutes away from Chora in Mykonos. Their menu features enticing suggestions for a perfect start of your day, from fluffy omelets, eggs benedict, croque monsieur, croque madame to salads, burgers, pancakes and much more. They also serve intercontinental dishes to satisfy the needs of travelers from different origins and backgrounds. Ooh, and I heard that their BBQ Hamburger is to die for! So, don’t hesitate to dig in. 😉
Hidden in Hora’s labyrinthine depths, Popolo Cafe provide you with fresh and healthy options throughout the day. It’s a cute Greek themed Italian cafe that serves various signature and custom made sandwiches and salads, with a range of refreshing beverages. All products used for the meals are fresh and natural ingredients, chosen very carefully to give you the authentic Italian or Greek taste. Providing warm and hospitable ambience with an Italian flare to it, this is a perfect spot to start your day with some lip smacking spinach & cheese pie and freshly brewed coffee.
Madoupas, despite its location facing the old port where it is surrounded by a number of tourist-friendly establishments, is frequented by locals and is locally run. They serve all the traditional Greek specialties from Souvlaki to Moussaka with fantastic views over the ocean and the old port. The walls of the cafe are adorned with a number of black and white photographs of old Mykonos that provide an overview of the history of the island and add greatly to the local atmosphere. Drop by for coffee, juices or a tasty breakfast of omelets or poached eggs, fresh sandwiches or burgers. End your meal with mouthwatering crepes, traditional desserts or other sweets. And if you’re there for lunch, pair your meal with a glass of local wine.
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