The cosmopolitan island of Mykonos
is a summer hot spot for tourists and locals. Known for its major party scene and luxurious accommodation, it is a place where you can enjoy fantastic holidays with your crew. But to keep up with the fast pace of the island, you need to start your day off right; here are some highly recommended brunch and breakfast spots where you can get some much-needed energy.
Cosmo Breakfast Café
Cafe, Restaurant, Greek, Pastries, $$$
For everyone who takes the first meal of the day seriously, head to Cosmo Breakfast Café
. Boasting a diverse menu filled with croissants and pastries, crepes, omelets, yoghurt and coffee and juices, Cosmo is an excellent place for breakfast and brunch. With cheap and tasty fare and a casual vibe, it also has a lovely patio where you can eat and relax before heading to the beach.
Cafe, Restaurant, Wine Bar, Greek, $$$
Located on the Kampani Coast, Vegera
is a café, bar and restaurant and a major meeting point for coffee, breakfast and brunch, and even drinks. 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. Housed in a former historic coffee shop, the establishment also offers all-encompassing views over the sea.
Cafe, Restaurant, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Italian, $$$
Situated in Ano Mera, Ntekoto
(pronounce Day-koto) is a necessary pit stop on your way to the beach. Drop by for coffee, juices or a tasty breakfast of omelets or poached eggs, fresh sandwiches or burgers. Of course, Ntekoto also serves other delicious dishes such as authentic Italian
pizzas. End your meal with mouthwatering crepes, traditional desserts or other sweets. And if you’re there for lunch, pair your meal with a glass of local wine.
Restaurant, Cafe, Contemporary, Mediterranean, $$$
Perfect for a morning coffee or cappuccino, Aroma Bar
is a casual joint where you can enjoy not only a hearty breakfast but also delicious lunches and dinners and even cocktails. A cosy place with an extensive menu of drinks and light fare, Aroma Bar is a popular spot where locals and tourists alike spontaneously socialise. Open from morning until late at night, it’s a place to visit if you want to have a great time.
The Liberty Breakfast Room
Bakery, Cocktail Bar, Wine Bar, Contemporary, $$$
Situated on a lovely hilltop on the south side of Mykonos town, The Liberty Breakfast Room
is an all-day restaurant offering delicious breakfast and lunch options, along with mezes in the evening. Featuring a cocktail and wine bar, the place boasts a beautiful terrace where you can savour a tasty meal while taking in breathtaking views over the sea. Committed to sourcing local and regional ingredients, The Liberty Breakfast Room is an excellent spot to enjoy breakfast or brunch on a sunny summer morning.
Cafe, Pastries, Greek, $$$
For a relaxing morning, Central
is a superb place to drop by for a cup of fresh coffee, delicious donuts, juicy burgers, pastries and crepes. It is a cosy place where the staff excels at making everyone comfortable and happy. The café is also open for cocktails and other drinks in the evening, making for a fun night of chit-chat and great music.
El Burro Mykonos
Cafe, Restaurant, Contemporary, $$$
El Burro Mykonos
is an all-day café where you can enjoy delectable breakfast options, such as omelets, pancakes, eggs and yoghurt until 2 p.m. every day (perfect for brunch!), but even if you come by a tad late, you can feast on a great selection of salads and sandwiches plus burgers and hot dogs. Just like any other food joint open all day, El Burro is also perfect for late-night drinks with your buddies.