Start your day fresh with the best coffee in Burgas, with traditional Bulgarian breakfast, or an energizing smoothie—the seaside city has it all if you know where to go. Follow our guide for the best breakfast and brunch spots in Burgas.
Deli, European, $$$
If you like fish sandwiches, this is one of the very few places in Burgas where you can find them. At Fish Express
you will find simple, delicious food with a stress on fresh fish and sandwiches. Most dishes are prepared by just a few but always fresh ingredients.
Restaurant, European, Bulgarian, $$$
If you feel like having something light to eat in a laid-back, vintage atmosphere, head to Rose Restaurant
. Here you will find both fresh salads and all kinds of meat—lamb, beef, and duck, to name a few. It is within walking distance both to the center and to the Sea Garden of Burgas.
Restaurant, Mediterranean, Bulgarian, Seafood, $$$
Bulgarian Shopska salad | © anestiev/Pixabay
is a special place in Burgas for many reasons—it is located right at the beach allowing you to see and smell the sea It is set in a beautiful historic house from 1948 and its food comes in huge portions and at affordable prices. The venue is famous for its fish and seafood dishes but if you wish for something lighter, you can always have a huge fresh salad with seasonal vegetables.
Restaurant, Mediterranean, Bulgarian, $$$
Fish and sushi lovers should not skip a visit to one of the three restaurants of Incanto
(one of them centrally located, in a small street in the heart of Burgas). The versatile menu contains much more—pizza, appetizers, fresh salads, and tempting desserts. On a hot summer day, you can enjoy your meal both inside or al fresco in the garden.
Restaurant, Bulgarian, Barbeque, Mediterranean, Seafood, $$$
is a venue where the food is simple and rich in taste, no matter whether you choose a fish dish or a cheese plateau accompanied by a glass of wine. This restaurant is located close to the sea and is set in the shadows of the Sea Garden. The breezy air in the garden is a perfect choice for the summer.
Bar, Bistro, Diner, Middle Eastern, Spanish, Italian, Mediterranean, Barbeque, $$$
is probably the best morning choice in Burgas, as its coffee is roasted by the first European coffee-roasting company Julius Meinl. The stylish interior with vintage details will set your mood for the day and if you get hungry, you can choose between Mediterranean, Lebanese, and Spanish cuisine, along with a special seasonal menu and creative desserts. If you like your brunch with whiskey, the choice is spoiling here with more than 80 varieties on the menu.
Restaurant, European, Mediterranean, $$$
This cozy restaurant
with a small garden offers all kinds of breakfast—omelets, sandwiches, a selection of Bulgarian cheeses, Italian oven-baked pizza, seafood, and fish (always fresh and depending on what’s been caught by the fishermen). There’s a lunch menu with different options every day.
Moka Bar - Coffee & After Dinner
Cafe, European, $$$
Start your morning in this funky bar and you’ll have a smile on your face all day. In Moka Bar,
you can add to your coffee or cappuccino a freshly baked croissant or a refreshing smoothie. The interior is homey, with thought-provoking quotes on the walls.
Restaurant, European, Mediterranean, Sushi, $$$
is a bar and restaurant where you can come anytime during the day and have a great meal. For breakfast, you can have both English breakfast and traditional Bulgarian dishes such as mekitsa
(doughnut-like fried breakfast usually served with jelly) or fried slices of bread (similar to French toast but served with Bulgarian feta cheese and jam). They also serve sushi, main dishes, and classic desserts.
Food and Culture Coffee Bar
Cafe, European, none
Food and Culture Coffee Bar
is situated in Galleria Mall in Burgas, so if you have planned a shopping day, this is the perfect spot to have a refreshing coffee. This bar puts an emphasis on the coffee culture as it’s known around the Balkans—taking your time and enjoying to the fullest what you drink. The good coffee and cappuccino go hand in hand with delicious desserts.