Located in the wonderful archipelago of La Maddalena, right in the middle of the sea, I Mille is a ‘paninoteca’, a panini-sandwich bar with a wide and diverse offering of bread, burgers and sandwich combinations. Situated amidst a typical Sardinian pinewood, this bar is the perfect choice for a cheap, simple brunch before plunging into the very best of beach life. They also have the Sardinian beer, Ichnusa, to side any sandwich or burger with a local, pleasant note.
Situated in La Maddalena, a town and commune in the northern part of the island, Mono is a bar which specializes in mono-portions of desserts, especially different varieties of tiramisù. There are 12 different flavors in order to cater to different palates, thus creating a unique, but at the same time diverse offering of little indulgences. If customers prefer to have a standard Italian breakfast, no need to fret. Mono also has croissants and cappuccinos to satisfy any customer with traditional expectations. There are no seats inside as it is only a take-away bar.
With a modern, refined décor, Caffè del Principe is a great place for breakfast. It offers croissants, cappuccinos and coffee in a captivating setting. It is also a destination for lunch, aperitivo, a beer, or simply a cocktail. It boasts a wonderful veranda where customers can enjoy a breath of fresh air during an early, drowsy morning, whilst sipping their coffee and eating pastries. This café is in Alghero, a town in the province of Sassari, in the north-west of Sardinia.
via De Curtis 1, Alghero, Italy, +390799894101
Located in the hub of tourism and nightlife that is San Teodoro, in the north-east of the island, Cerica specializes in Sardinian desserts, biscuits and pastries, with a special focus on ‘seadas’. These are typical biscuits filled or topped with honey or sugar and made out of pecorino, which is the reason why they were created and are still produced today mostly in areas where there is a pastoral economy, something which marks Sardinia out among the Italian regions.
via degli Asfodeli 8, San Teodoro, Italy, +390784851088
Il Baretto has a reputation for great cocktails and delicious food. Whether customers are up for a standard croissant and cappuccino breakfast or a more original brunch, this café has them covered. Why not indulge in a real, hand-made frappuccino in different flavors, or one of the few regional specialities on the menu. If patrons prefer to stay healthy and keep fit, Il Baretto also serves cereals, fresh fruit and slim yoghurts. Alternatively, savoury as well as sweet crêpes and waffles are on the menu.
Located in Sassari, one of the most important cities in Sardinia, Pan Café has a wide and diverse offering of breakfasts and brunches. The vast array of cakes and desserts will tempt any sweet-toothed customer for a morning break or an indulgent breakfast, whilst the stuffed, home-made bread rolls will appeal to most of the patrons with their genuine quality. Another central feature of this café is represented by the smoothies and milkshakes, all rigorously made with fresh, pulpy fruits and combined in surprising ways.
via Torre Tonda 46, Sassari, Italy, +393489201451
Located near Castelsardo, with an amazing view of this enchanting Sardinian burgh, Mediterraneum Café is the perfect stop-over for a relaxing breakfast or a delicious brunch. The staff are passionate, accommodating and warm-heartedly welcoming. The dishes draw on Sardinian as well as Mediterranean cuisine, which is enhanced by the astonishing location overlooking the sea and the whole mesmerizing town of Castelsardo. With a menu ranging from simple appetizers and nibbles to accompany an aperitivo on the sea to seafood pasta, paninis and French fries, Mediterraneum Café will have something for every palate.
via Lungomare Anglona 5, Castelsardo, Italy, +393894210178