Famous for its port, the authentic neighborhoods and the legendary football team of Olympiakos, Piraeus lies along the Saronic Gulf and the coexistence with the sea has shaped its identity. Piraeus offers a unique culinary experience, with a number of small taverns and elegant restaurants serving delightful fresh fish. Here’s a list of the best places to enjoy breakfast.
Chef and City
Easy to find, located on Tzavella street, this place opens from early in the morning and offers amazing coffee that gives you a valuable energy boost for the rest of the day. The helpful and always friendly chef creates food based on fresh and healthy ingredients, something you can tell by the taste. The traditional pies are just some of the simple yet delicious breakfast options offered in Chef and City, abiding by the philosophy of the Greek cuisine, in excellent prices. Reference point for the local community of Piraeus who, as always, knows better. Do visit it for a refreshing break from your walk around the wonderful city.
Address and telephone number: Chef and City, 74 Tzavella Street, Piraeus, Greece, +30 2104174958
Attractive, cute and a colorful place in the center of Greece’s largest port, at Cake Piraeus you can enjoy your coffee along with a variety of delicacies, which include cakes, cupcakes and ice cream. Brothers Elliot created the bakeries ‘Cake‘ in Athens inspired by their love for the classical American desserts and their idea has been proven successful through the years. The interesting tastes and the cozy atmosphere make it a nice spot to start your day in Piraeus.
Address and telephone number: Cake Piraeus, 98 Karaiskou Street, Piraeus, Greece, +30 210422 5707
Pisina Marina Zeas
Located in Marina Zeas, one of the most beautiful parts of Piraeus, Pisina offers a wonderful setting with one of the best views of the area, actually giving the impression of standing on an island. Open from early in the morning, it offers a relaxing swim in the pool and a delightful breakfast under the sun. There’s also a playground to keep younger guests entertained.
Address and telephone number: Pisina Marina Zeas, 25 Akti Themistokleous Street, Piraeus, Greece, +30 2104511324
D' Espresso Cafe
D’ Espresso Cafe
A classic meeting place for the locals, D’ Espresso is open daily except for Sunday for coffee and breakfast. It offers a nice view of the port and a wide range of tasty bagels, paninis, baguettes, salads and ciabattas.
Address and telephone number: D’ Espresso, 86-88 Kolokotroni Street, Piraeus, Greece, +30 2104174847
Flying pig is a popular pub run by a Greek- Australian, which offers a wide range of beers. It is also a great choice for brunch and a traditional English breakfast. You can accompany your coffee with a sandwich, an omelet or a freshly cut salad.
Address and telephone number: Flying Pig, 131 Filonos Street, Piraeus, Greece, +30 2104293350
108 Cafe Bar
108 Cafe Bar is a place reminiscent of the appealing past located in a neoclassical building of the 19th century in the heart of Karaiskos pedestrian walkway. Its interior design is romantic and the yard with the small tables recreates the atmosphere of old Athens. 108 Cafe Bar is an ideal place to get some rest and relaxation with a morning coffee and some delicious snacks.
Address and telephone number: 108 Cafe Bar,108 Karaiskou Street, Piraeus, Greece, +30 2104171531