Breakfast in North Goa And The Allure of Croissants Along The Beach

The Northern part of Goa is home to several tourist attractions like beaches, flea markets, forts, jetties etc. Due to this, it receives a large number of footfalls from both tourists as well as locals. Many local youngsters flock to the beaches of North Goa with their friends to relax and have a good time. Many tourists are also seen in North Goa relaxing on the beaches, shopping in the flea markets, and exploring the various tourist attractions in North Goa. During their outings, people look for places to refresh themselves with some delicious snacks and drinks. Also, many tourists, who are here in Goa on a holiday, look for places to have early morning breakfast. To their good luck, North Goa is home to several famous cafes that serve a variety of mouth-watering snacks, as well as different varieties of coffees, smoothies, shakes and much more. Here’s a list of the top breakfast places in North Goa, where you can have a delicious breakfast.

Infantaria, Calangute

Front facade of Infantaria Cafe (Image:

Starting the list of top breakfast places in North Goa is Cafe Infantaria at Calangute. This cafe is a great place to have a nice breakfast, brunch, or high tea. The cafe is set in a good location and is a few minutes walk to Calangute beach. This place is spread across two floors. The ground floor is small and fills up pretty quickly but it is on the roadside so you can get a good view of things happening around. But if you want to relax and enjoy some peace, then you must go to the second floor. The place has a decent number of granite-top tables and traditional black chairs. 


The place is neat, clean, and has a nice ambience. They even have live music in the evenings. The cafe has very good breakfast options like the English breakfast combo or the French toast with tea. All the food items served at the cafe, right from patties and eggs to their smoothies and milkshakes are excellent and very tasty. The in-house bakery serves delicious cakes and muffins. They also have a bar service. If you’re in Calangute and are looking for a place to have a great breakfast, this place is a must-go. 

Mocha, Calangute

Mocha Cafe, Calangute (Image:

Next on our list of best breakfast places in North Goa is Mocha Cafe. It is a very popular cafe to have food, coffee, shakes, sheesha etc. It is located on the Calangute-Baga road and hence is very easy to find. It is open till 6 am, which makes it the perfect place to relax if you spent the whole night partying. They have an open area to sit in as well as an AC hall to sit right on the road near the beach. It has the perfect ambience of a very light and casual coffee joint, where one can spend time with friends. They have football matches playing on their TV screens all the time. The place serves a wide variety of delicious veg and non-veg snacks, hot drinks, milkshakes, sandwiches and pizzas. Not to forget, it also serves great hookahs and shishas. The service provided here is appropriate and very professional. The presentation of the food is also very thoughtful and good.

Docaria, Dona Paula

Docaria Cafe at Cidade De Goa, Dona Paula (Image:

Docaria is a nice coffee shop located near the main entrance of Cidade de Goa. This place has a verandah style setting and its proximity to the sea adds to its charm. It is a 24-hour cafe where one can catch up with friends and spend some quality time chatting over some delicious snacks and drinks. They have a nice sitting area with the fresh sea breeze coming through the windows. They offer various baked items and snacks. Their range of coffees are lovely and are always served piping hot! Their Jamaican chocolate cake, with layers of coconut and dark chocolate, is very good. Docaria is also the venue for night movies, where guests can choose the movie they want to watch from a list of available titles. Overall a nice place to relax and have a cup of coffee.

Snacks on display at Docaria Cafe (Image:

Artjuna Cafe, Anjuna

Artjuna Cafe, Anjuna (Image: Tripadvisor)

This cafe is a nice place in Anjuna, which is a combination of food and art. The place gives you a feel of entering a huge camp in the middle of the jungle. There is lots of greenery, lots of pop shops selling clothes, jewellery, art pieces, and the aroma of freshly baked bread pulls you further inside. The menu is more of an all-day breakfast place with lots of options of smoothies, juices, shakes, bowls, mezze platters, and desserts. Their fish burger is simply outstanding, as is their creamy mushroom spaghetti. They have a small liquor menu with a couple of beers and a few cocktails. You can try their “Gin & Tonic”, which is served with crushed ice or their mojito cocktail. Those with a sweet tooth must try their Carrot Cake and Chocolate Cake Slices.   

Vivenda Kafe, Candolim 

Vivenda Kafe, Candolim (Image: TripAdvisor)

Lastly, we conclude the list of awesome breakfast in North Goa eateries with Vivenda Kafe. It’s situated on the main stretch of Candolim beach in North Goa. A lovely coffee shop that offers wonderful food and pastries. The place is open from 9 am till 2 am the next morning. One can spend their whole day here chatting with friends over some delicious snacks and a cup of hot coffee. The place is air-conditioned and offers free WiFi 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.

So, whenever you happen to visit North Goa, you can drop in at one of these amazing cafes for some breakfast and enjoy some delicious snacks and drinks. Bon Appetit!

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