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The Best Cafes and Coffee Shops in Zakynthos, Greece

Blue Caves, in Zakynthos, Greece | © RIPSTIKwizard/WikiCommons
Blue Caves, in Zakynthos, Greece | © RIPSTIKwizard/WikiCommons
The beautiful island of Zakynthos (or Zante) is known for its turquoise waters, splendid beaches and relaxed vibe, which makes it a favorite summer destination for Greeks and international visitors. Even though the beaches are enticing, sometimes you just want to relax, have a drink or a coffee and enjoy the fact that you are actually on holiday. Here are all the top little cafés and coffee shops you should drop by when visiting Zakynthos.

Base Café

Bar, Cafe, Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Fast Food, Coffee, Tea , Wine, Beer, Cocktails, $$$
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Base, Zakynthos Town
Base, Zakynthos Town | Courtesy of Base Café & Cocktail Bar

Conveniently located in Zakynthos Town, near Solomos Square, Base Café and Cocktail Bar is one of those establishments that does double-duty. Perfect for a relaxed coffee break but also for drinks until late at night (or should we say, until morning). It has a beautiful rooftop with views over the neighborhood. With a sleek interior and warm wood accents, the place is the perfect location for socializing.
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Andriani's Pottery Studio & Café

Cafe, Restaurant, Greek, Coffee, Snacks, Fast Food
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Andriani's Ceramics Workshop & Café, Lithakia
Andriani's Ceramics Workshop & Café, Lithakia | Courtesy of Andriani's Pottery Studio & Café

If you are like us, you enjoy unique and innovative places that stand out. Andriani’s Pottery Studio and Café is one such place. Functioning as a pottery studio with an exhibition area, this little gem of a place has works from several artists on display. But you can also visit the lab, the workplace where all the magic happens or simply relax in the café. Food and beverages are served in the pieces created on site. It doesn’t get more local than that. Whether you visit for breakfast or lunch, you will surely have a great time at Andriani’s.
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Meal service:

All Day, Lunch, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea

In Time

Cafe, Greek, Coffee, Fast Food, Vegetarian
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In Time, Καλαμάκι
In Time, Καλαμάκι | © PixaBay

A pleasant and simple place where you can enjoy delicious coffee and a great variety of sweets. Ice cream is this joint’s best seller, although the fruit salad is also delicious and refreshing. Sometimes, simplicity is best, and In Time proves this.
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Meal service:

All Day, Afternoon Tea, Dessert, Breakfast

Atmosphere:

Fast Casual

Kanela Store & Café

Cafe, Greek, Coffee, Fast Food, Vegetarian
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Kanela Traditional Greek Products & Cafe, Alykes
Kanela Traditional Greek Products & Cafe, Alykes | Courtesy of Kanela Store & Café

In the lovely resort of Alykes, on the main road, you will spot a place that looks like no other. Kanela Store & Café is a recent little addition to the seaside resort. Tastefully decorated with attention to detail, this little store/café sells traditional Greek products (olive oil, handmade soaps, local sweets and organic coffee, among other things), besides serving coffee and other beverages, fresh smoothies and juices and light lunch options. Trust us, you will never want to leave this colorful place.
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Meal service:

All Day, Breakfast, Dessert, Afternoon Tea

Atmosphere:

Fast Casual

Aelia

Cafe, Greek, Fast Food, Coffee, Vegetarian
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Aelia, Keri
Aelia, Keri | Courtesy of Aelia Snack Bar & Coffee

Down south, in the lovely seaside village of Keri, Aelia Snack Bar & Coffee is a little haven where you can enjoy hot drinks and breakfast. Aelia also serves snacks and light food, including a mouth-watering burger. This small, family-run business is definitely the best pit-stop after a nice day exploring the region.
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Meal service:

Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Dessert, All Day

Kui Café

Bar, Cafe, Cocktail Bar, Greek, Pub Grub, Wine, Beer
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Located in Agios Siostis, with spectacular views over the sea and Marathonisi Island, Kui Café is one of those places that has successfully established itself as a hotspot for day and night. Whether you want to stop by for an afternoon coffee before heading to the beach or for cocktails in the evening, this place does it all. And brilliantly, we must add. The café is open daily after 7:00 AM in the summer, and from 2:00 PM in the off season!
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