Before you start exploring Constanța
, you should know that in Romania
, every day starts with a hearty, salty breakfast and a good coffee. A fusion of cultures and styles, Constanța’s restaurants and bars await clients with flavourful breakfast and brunch options from worldwide recipes. The greatest thing is that most of these restaurants are near the beach, so you can enjoy your meal while breathing in the ocean air and taking in the views of the harbour. Here are the best places to grab a morning bite in Constanța.
Gastropub, Pub, European, $$$
At Irish Pub
you can start your day with a hearty breakfast, while enjoying beautiful views of the Black Sea. Ideal for families and friends, Irish Pub might not look like an authentic Irish bar, but it absolutely serves great food. Breakfast is served between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., and you can choose between a complete breakfast, a fresh fruity breakfast or a hearty English breakfast. There is something for every taste.
Restaurant, Cafe, European, $$$
Both a coffee shop and a bistro, Noi Cafe
is a place you can go to enjoy a freshly roasted cup of coffee, as well as a delicious omelette or frittata or a grilled croissant with jam. Every item is prepared with fresh ingredients as soon as it is ordered. If you plan to go for brunch, you can spend your morning in their lovely setting eating tasty sandwiches, burgers, bruschettas, cheese platters or fluffy pancakes and yogurt.
Nikos Greek Taverna
Restaurant, European, Greek, $$$
Nikos Greek Taverna is the place to go to have an authentic Greek culinary experience with a Mediterranean ambiance. It is a great place to have brunch with friends because you can count on flavourful appetizers like feta cheese with olive oil, zucchini with tzatziki sauce, red peppers stuffed with feta cheese, croquettes, and mushrooms stuffed with cheese. Enjoy traditional Greek cuisine and spend some quality time with friends and loved ones at Nikos Greek Taverna.
Barissimo Cocktail Bar
Bar, European, $$$
An amazing cocktail bar in the evening, Barissimo also serves breakfast and brunch in the morning. The cosy, beautifully decorated restaurant serves fabulous coffees to accompany bright bruschettas, delicious pancakes, bottomless cookies and other sweet treats. If you’re looking for a light breakfast and a good book to read, Barissimo fits the bill with its own in-house bookstore.
Restaurant, European, Mediterranean, $$$
At Pizzico you can treat yourself with plates from various cuisines around the world. Located in Ovidiu Square, in the heart of Constanța, Pizzico has plenty of options for breakfast and brunch. If you like breakfasts that will last you the rest of the day, you will probably like their frittatas, made with eggs and vegetables, served with a side of fruit. Accompany your frittata with fresh juice or a coffee. Pizzico’s steak and eggs platter is also a hearty choice for brunch. One thing is for sure, you will never leave hungry from Pizzico.
Restaurant, Bar, European, Italian, $$$
Inspired by the romantic Manarola village in Italy, this restaurant is perfect for anyone wanting to have a late breakfast or brunch in an Italian setting while admiring the views of the Tomis harbour. With great attention to detail, from the décor to the dishes served, Manarola specializes in bringing great Italian recipes to life. Try the bruschettas, omelettes, olives and cheeses. For a saltier start to the morning, head to Manarola for a great morning boost.
Restaurant, European, Vegan, $$$
A gorgeous restaurant with plenty of options for vegans, Integra is a modern venue serving marvellous dishes inspired by many European cuisines. In the morning, delight your senses with an English, Italian or continental breakfast, gourmet omelette, eggs benedict, or a French croque monsieur. If you are more of a brunch person, Integra has a great variety of cold and hot starters like quesadillas, bruschettas, hummus, cold and hot fish platters, and raw vegan delights such as fresh focaccia or spaghetti.