20 Cafes in Santorini to Visit for Greek Food & Coffee

The Greek island of Santorini is renowned for its stunning architecture, vibrant beaches, and breathtaking sunsets, all set against a giant volcano crater, making it arguably the most well-liked vacation spot in the Mediterranean. But amidst all this magnificent natural beauty, Santorini is also home to a great café culture with delicious Greek coffee and fabulous local cuisine!

Read on to discover some of 20 best cafes in Santorini:

1. Enigma Café

enigma cafe
A gorgeous café located in Fira, the Enigma Café offers some of the most stunning and beautiful views of Fira Bay and the caldera. This rooftop café also has a menu featuring some incredibly tasty coffee and drinks. Breakfast here is also pretty delicious! The fruit salad with honey yoghurt is a must-try. The best time to visit the café is during the evenings when you can sip your coffee while watching the lovely sunset.
Location: Ipapantis, Thira 847 00, Greece.
Timings: 10:00 AM - 1:30 AM. Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 8 – EUR 15

2. Diverso Café

Diverso cafe
Diverso is a fantastic café and bistro located in the centre of Fira. It is a great place to stop by to have a cup of coffee, some wonderful snacks, or desserts. Sitting outside the café, as you enjoy your food, you can also watch the busy and vibrant central square. Do try the crepes here if you are in the mood for a rich and sweet breakfast.
Location: 25is Martiou 303, Thira 847 00, Greece.
Timings: 7:30 AM - 11:45 PM. Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 6 – EUR 25

3. Iriana Cafe Lounge Bar 

iriana cafe
Located on a comfortable and tranquil terrace overlooking the magnificently blue sea, Iriana is a family-run café known for serving great food at affordable prices. From iced coffees to salads, sandwiches to pancakes, this place has it all, not to forget the highly attentive staff. A club sandwich and a fruity cocktail are a fantastic combination for evening snacks here.
Location: Ipapantis, Thira 847 00, Greece.
Timings: 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM. Monday – Saturday,
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 6 – EUR 25 

4. Skiza Café 

Skiza cafe
Another lovely café in Santorini, known for its excellent views, Skiza is located in Oia. This café is perfect for feasting delicious food and drinks with your friends as you watch the sunset. The menu of the café features several Greek and Mediterranean dishes such as baklava, Greek salads, cheesecakes, and Banoffee. However, the best thing to try here is the pizzas!
Location: Nikolaou Nomikou Main Street, Oia, Greece.
Timings: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM. Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 8 – EUR 30

5. CoffeeLab Santorini

coffeelab santorini
Known for its amazingly urban ambience, cosy atmosphere, and fantastic coffee, CoffeeLab is often considered one of Santorini's most popular coffee shops. Located close to the central shopping district, you can stop by to enjoy some phenomenal cappuccinos and espressos. The place also offers international blends! Check out the Brazilian coffee.
Location: Eparchiaki Odos Karteradou - Firon, Fira 84700 Greece.
Timings: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM. Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 – EUR 30

6. Eggomio

Eggomio is a fantastic place to visit for a rich and satisfying breakfast and brunch in Santorini. Tourists often eat here before they start their sightseeing tour of the island. As the name suggests, you can enjoy some lovely eggs with sausages here. The place also serves warm pancakes, salads, sandwiches, coffees, and fresh fruit smoothies!
Location: 25is Martiou, Fira 84700 Greece.
Timings: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 5 – EUR 20 

7. Franco's Café

Franco's cafe
Going by the true Santorini café tradition, Franco's is also a rooftop cafe with some brilliant views of the island scenery. This café offers an incredible gastronomic experience with some of the most lip-smacking dishes from the Greek and Mediterranean cuisines. Stuff your stomachs with fine food, classical music, and stunning views in the background. The meatballs here are highly popular.
Location: Epar.Od. Pirgou Kallistis - Profiti Ilia, Pirgos Kallistis 847 00, Greece.
Timings: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM.Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 – EUR 30

8. Hungry Donkey

Hungry donkey
A lovely little crepe place located in Oia, Hungry Donkey has become famous for salads and drinks at relatively low prices. Getting a cup of coffee and some bacon from here is a great way to start your day. Do try the various crepes the café serves. They are absolutely delicious. And, of course, a bottle of the famous Donkey beer is a must!
Location: Epar.Od. Firon-Ias, Oia 847 02 Greece.
Timings: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM.Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 7 – EUR 20

9. Galini Café

Galini cafe
Be it breakfast, brunch, late afternoon snacks, or even dinner, the Galini Café will dish out unique foods that will make the entire day memorable. Apart from the usual juices, omelettes, and toasts, Galini serves some truly delicious yoghurts and milkshakes. The menu also has several vegetarian and vegan options. The wide range of egg dishes (especially egg royale) is highly recommended.
Location: Firostefani 84700 Greece.
Timings: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM. Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 – EUR 30

10. Vitrin Cafe Creperie

Vitrin cafe
A tiny yet cosy terrace café and creperie, Vitrin is an excellent place for a fulfilling breakfast in a scenic backdrop. The place serves a vast range of flavourful pancakes, waffles, and crepes to go with a warm cup of coffee or a refreshing fruit juice. The chocolate crepes are mouthwateringly delicious!
Location: Oia 84702 Greece.
Timings: 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM. Monday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 – EUR 30

11. Liyomera Lounge Café Pool Bar

Liyomera Cafe Pool Bar Santorini
This place is somewhat different from traditional cafes in Santorini. But this does not mean it is not impressive. With a sizeable clean pool to swim in, a great many sunbeds and recliner chairs to lounge in, a large menu with excellent drinks and Greek appetizers, and music all day, the Liyomera Lounge Cafe Pool Bar is the best place to spend a hot summer day in Santorini.
Location: Oia 847 02, Greece.
Timings: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Sunday - Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 4 - EUR 30

12. Kaffeine

Kaffeine santorini
This place is often considered the go-to place for coffee lovers and enthusiasts. A comfortable coffee stand close to the main bus station, Kaffeine serves all kinds of incredible roasts and blends that will invigorate you and prepare you for the day. The Espresso made here is highly popular and is something you definitely ought to try. 
Location: Fira 847 00 Greece.
Timings: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Sunday - Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 - EUR 25

13. V Lounge Café & Cocktail Bar

The V Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar is a great spot to eat in a modern and romantic setting, providing a welcome respite from Fira's busy and noisy streets. It offers stunning views of the caldera and the ocean. The cafe's cheese plates are excellent and crafted using local, fresh Greek ingredients. Overall, it's a beautiful location to have a meal.
Location: Ipapantis Walkway Panorama Boutique Hotel, Fira 847 00 Greece.
Timings: 08:00 AM - 11:45 PM. Sunday - Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 15 - EUR 70

14. Coffee Island Santorini 

coffee island
Coffee Island is a significant European coffeehouse chain that started in Greece. The house in Santorini is a part of this major chain. Coffee Island is an excellent place for those tourists who prefer the modern coffeehouse setting, such as can be found in Starbucks. So do hop out here and try its wide range of coffees. The Freddo cappuccino is particularly popular.
Location: AGIOS ATHANASIOS THIRAS, Santorini 847 00, Greece.
Timings: 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM. Sunday - Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 - EUR 30

15. Aroma Café

Aroma Cafe
The Aroma Café is a warm and lovely breakfast spot located in the Old Port area of Santorini. Known for its pleasant views of cruises, boats, and ships, Aroma is the right place to stop by for some salads and gyros after a long day of travelling. The famous and unique cable car is one of the best features near the café. Do try the pork gyros served here. They are perfect for a light meal.
Location: Old Port, Fira 840 07 Greece.
Timings: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Sunday - Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 - EUR 35

16. Meteor Café

Meteor cafe
An extremely beautiful and colourful café offering stunning views of the seas, Meteor Café is a cute little place for romantic dates in Santorini. It has an extremely friendly and delightful atmosphere and is decorated in ancient Greek fashion. The food and drinks are delicious, not to forget the chill music and charming crowds. A pleasant place all in all.
Location: Oia 84702 Greece.
Timings: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Sunday - Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 10 - EUR 30

17. Love Boat Cafe Bar

Love Boat is a charming café bar on Kamari Beach that's constantly buzzing with good energy and mouthwatering cocktails. Delicious and reasonably priced food and drinks are served by the outstanding service team from an extensive menu. Beach sun loungers are provided for free, along with food and beverages. The masses are entertained by karaoke most evenings and television broadcasts of football games.
Location: Kamari 847 00, Greece.
Timings: 10:00 AM – 4:00 AM. Sunday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 4 – EUR 12

18. Magma City Café

Magma city cafe
Located in the heart of Fira, very close to the bus station, Magma City Café is an outdoor café known for its relaxed atmosphere. A popular breakfast spot, it has an extensive American menu and serves some of the tastiest pancakes in town.
Location: Fira 840 07 Greece.
Timings: 7:30 AM - 1:00 AM. Sunday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 4 – EUR 10 

19. Espresso Caffe

Espresso cafe
As the name suggests, Espresso Caffe is a fine place to stop for some rich coffee and a light breakfast, all for reasonable prices. The food is always fresh and warm, and the service staff is highly amicable. A hidden gem in the middle of Fira.
Location: Shopping Center Fabrica, Fira 847 00 Greece.
Timings: 8:00 AM - 02:00 AM. Sunday – Saturday.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 4 – EUR 10

20. Melenio

Melenio Cafe Santorini
Melenio is the place you want to go if you have a sweet tooth. Specializing in making delicious Greek desserts, you can have anything here, like baklava, crepes, pancakes, pies, and pastries, knowing they will be awesome.
Location: Nikolaou Nomikou, Oia 84702, Greece.
Timings: Open 24 hours.
Approximate Cost for Two: EUR 6 – EUR 15
A chance to experience Santorini's local cuisine and café scene is something truly phenomenal. Do remember to check out these lovely gems. We promise you, it will be well worth it.

This post was published by Sai Srujan Reddy

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