The Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots In Ithaki, Greece

Evangelos Tsirmpas

Ithaki is an Ionian island off the northeast coast of Kefalonia. The island is famous for being Homer’s Ithaca, which is the home of Odysseus in the story of Odyssey. It is also home to some great breakfast and brunch spots where you can fuel up before exploring the island. Here are some of our favorites.

Panoramic view of Vathy, Ithaki’s capital city

1. Soneto

Cafe, Greek

Soneto is the ideal place to enjoy your morning Greek coffee accompanied by a freshly cooked omelet in Vathy. Located in the center of the area, the polite and nice staff will make interesting suggestions and serve you delicious homemade sweets.

2. Snack Bar To Steki

Bar, Cafe, Snack Bar, Greek

Breakfast crepe
© sea turtle/Flickr
To Steki is the Greek word for haunt – it’s a good name for this popular local snack bar in the city of Ithaki. Located right in the square of Vathy, you will enjoy a fresh atmosphere, as well as nice coffee, ice creams, snacks, sweet and salty crepes with a view of the local port.

3. Restaurant Poseidon

Restaurant, Seafood, Greek

In the fish tavern Poseidon you will find lots of fresh local fish at really reasonable prices. Grandmother Titia cooks traditional and local Greek dishes, specializing in seafood, traditional pies with homemade handmade sheet, many ouzo meze dishes and grilled meat on the grill. If you visit it during the earlier hours for breakfast, you will be able to enjoy lighter dishes from their local and Mediterranean menu.

4. Lo Spuntino

Lo Spuntino

An amazing place for delicious brunch and breakfast in the city of Ithaki. It serves great pancakes, ice cream, sweets, as well as iced coffee and fresh juices for young visitors. The staff is lovely and attentive, the view stunning, and the prices quite reasonable.
Address & telephone number: Lo Spuntino, Ithaki, Greece, +30 2674 032021

Dakos, traditional Greek breakfast dish © Frente/WikiCommonsDakos, traditional Greek breakfast dish © Frente/WikiCommons

5. Ithaki Mare

Restaurant, Greek, Seafood, Mediterranean

Mrs Christina, the owner of Ithaki Mare, will welcome you with a large smile on her face and a friendly attitude. The location of this highly recommended restaurant is also unique, in the center of Ithaki and right next to the sea, and the breakfast is composed of pure authentic ingredients.
landscape with balloons floating in the air

KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?

Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world

Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.

Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.

Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.

Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.

We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.

Winter Sale Offers on Our Trips

Incredible Savings

X
Edit article