The beautiful sunshine state of Goa attracts thousands of tourists from different parts of the world every year. The various cities and villages of Goa receive daily footfalls from holidaymakers who visit the beautiful beaches, markets, shops, and various other tourist attractions. During their holiday, many tourists, especially those who stay at places where there is no provision for food, look for nice places to have a scrumptious morning breakfast. Also, many locals who visit different places in Goa look out for nice restaurants and cafés to have a quick bite and recharge themselves, especially on a hot summer day.
Thankfully, Goa is home to several popular restaurants and cafes which offer several delicious items for breakfast, as well as savouries and other baked items, at reasonable prices. Here is a list of the top breakfast and brunch spots in Goa to have a nice and healthy morning breakfast.
Cafe Eva, Anjuna
Starting the list of the top breakfast and brunch spots in Goa to have a nice and healthy morning breakfast is Café Eva at Anjuna. This place is known for its very calm and relaxing vibe. The delicacies offered here are very tempting and mouth-watering. The café offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, eggs, pasta, crepes, juices and much more. For those looking to have a sumptuous breakfast, their salmon breakfast platter is a very good option to consider. Their tasty cold coffee and salmon sandwich are also worth trying.
Vivenda Kafe, Candolim
Next on our list of the best breakfast and brunch spots in Goa to have a nice and healthy morning breakfast is Vivenda Kafe. This is a lovely coffee shop that offers delicious food and pastries. It is situated on the main stretch of Candolim beach in North Goa. The place is open from 9 am till 2 am the next morning. One can spend their entire day here chatting with friends over some delicious snacks and a cup of hot coffee. The place is air-conditioned and offers free Wi-Fi as well. For breakfast, one can order their cheese and ham toastie along with a cup of Cappuccino or Americano coffee. They make nice panini sandwiches and burgers as well. The place is a must-visit when in Candolim.
Mon Petit Frère, Colva
The third eatery on our list of best breakfast and brunch spots in Goa to have a nice and healthy morning breakfast is Mon Petit Frère. This is a small coffee house located in the heart of Colva. It is a small place, with a few tables surrounded by palm trees. It is the perfect place to enjoy a nice morning coffee along with some eggs and sandwiches. The place feels like your own home where you can just enjoy lazing around in the midst of nature. Breakfast at Mon Petit Frère is a laidback and satisfying experience. Their Big breakfast platter is by far the best one you will find anywhere in South Goa. It consists of 2 eggs (fried/scrambled), Goan chorizo, bacon, grilled tomatoes and mushrooms with toast. Also, their pancakes are the fluffiest ones you will ever come across anywhere in Goa! Served with a choice of lemon curd, honey, chocolate sauce and cream, they are truly divine. The coffee too is carefully brewed. You get a variety of cold brew, pour over, or affogato, all done with meticulous flair. The place is a must-visit when in Colva.
Café Tato, Margao
This is a popular café located in the heart of Margao city. It serves 100% pure vegetarian food. It has a non-AC section on the ground floor, as well as an AC section on the top floor. The place is very popular with those looking to have a quick breakfast before heading to work. Items in their menu that are must-tries include batata vada, Bombay pav bhaji with cheese, masala dosa, puri bhaji, cold coffee, lassi and falooda. There are also lots of fruit drinks to choose from their menu. Drinks that are highly recommended include the refreshing watermelon juice and the custard apple shake. Their service is very quick and their rates are quite reasonable.
Zest Vegan and Vegetarian Café, Agonda
And concluding our list of the best breakfast and brunch spots in Goa to have a nice and healthy breakfast is Zest Café. This is a vegetarian cafe situated in a gorgeous setting on the road behind Agonda beach. It is a vegetarian’s paradise, and its unique, scrumptious vegetarian cuisine will simply blow your mind. The food served here is delicious and healthy, and is prepared with fresh ingredients. The atmosphere at the cafe is amazing, with nice music playing in the background.
The restaurant offers vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free dishes, and is always willing to customize a dish or drink according to your specific preferences and desires. The vast menu includes stuffed ciabatta sandwiches, tofu miso bowl, and almond chocolate cake, all of which are very delicious and mouth-watering. Their scrambled eggs with tomatoes and cheese are very delicious, and their ramen soup is very rich and tasty. The burrito wrap and the veggie breakfast platter are both excellent. Freshly pressed juices and iced coffee are also available here. The turmeric latte and mango lassi are also worth trying. All the food here is served in good portions and are also very reasonably priced.
So, if you do happen to feel a little bit hungry while visiting the various tourist attractions during your next holiday in Goa, drop in at one of these amazing cafes to have a nice and healthy breakfast or brunch. Bon Appetit!