Coffee Shops, Cocktail Bars & Pastry Shops
Whether you want to enjoy your coffee in one of the cafeterias of the square of Syntagma, and taste mouth-watering traditional pastries and exquisite ice-cream flavors of Nafplio, or you wish to dance to the beats of the cocktail bars of Nafplio, the team of Mysterious Greece has created the list with the best cafés and bars in Nafplio!
Antica Gelataria di Roma

Address: 3, Farmakopoulou Street & Komninou Telephone: 0030. 27520.23520


Twelve years ago, two Italian gelato maestros, Marcello and Claudia, established the authentic and genuine ‘gelato’ shop in Nafplio! It’s a strictly family business focusing on traditional homemade Sicilian recipes of the 19th century; after all, Sicily is the birthplace of ice cream! Only natural and local products are used and it’s all made on the premises. Within the workshop, forty flavors are produced on a daily basis from chocolate Grappa, Ferrero Roche and Nocciola to Cream Caffee, Stracciatella and Tiramisu! Apart from the gelato flavors, those who make a stop at Antica Gelateria Di Roma will find great variety of Italian sweets, made by Claudia, from tiramisu and panacotta to English suppa, Sicilian Cassata and cake Panettone. If you are visiting Nafplio this autumn, Antica Gelateria di Roma is a must!


Address: 98, Aslipiou Avenue Telephone: 0030. 27520.47300 Website:


Situated three kilometers away from the old town, in the area formerly used as a tomato canning industry under the name “Anthos”, Fougaro is the cultural center of Nafplio. Quite interesting is the charming café of Fougaro with both indoor and outdoor relaxing corners, while the temporary exhibitions with sales of arts and crafts steals the show along with the tiny Art shop with books, crafts and jewelry, the concert rooms and the art workshops for the young and the old. Whether you want to enjoy your coffee or a glass of wine, why not to bite something also, Fougaro is a must! Fougaro, which literally translates to chimney stack, is so lovely, you should definitely take a trip there when in Nafplio!

Glykos Peirasmos

Address: 10, Plapouta Street Telephone: 0030. 27520.97516 Website:


Glykos Peirasmos, which literally translates to sweet temptation, is an oasis of exceptional quality and sweetness! In the workshop of Glykos Peiramos, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of delicious marzipans, handmade chocolates, traditional Greek sweets and preserved spoon sweets, local wines and refreshing liquors amongst others. As taste is always interwoven with tradition, the pastry shop of Glykos Peirasmos will leave you speechless with its delicious recipes. It’s a family business that follows recipes unchanged over the years! That’s why the locals’ praise their products for their quality and taste! Make sure to taste the baklava and the loukoumi in flavors of bergamot, pistachio and orange!

Mavros Gatos

Address: 1, Sofroni & Mpoumpoulinas Street Telephone: 0030. 27520.26652


Mavros Gatos, which literally translates to black cat, was baptized following the genuine black cat of the area! It’s a very chill bar in the Old Town of Nafplio with a great selection of coffee varieties and cocktail recipes. With the owners’ impulsive and elegant decoration, Mavros Gatos is an ideal choice for day and night. Don’t forget to taste the lovely honey raki, made from grandma’s recipe, the warm mulled wine with fruits as well as the local tsipouro and ouzo! Weather permitting, grab a table in Bouboulina Square!


Address: 8, Ethnikis Antistaseos Street Telephone: 0030. 27520.26032 Website:

It seems like all the roads lead to Sokaki! Established in the late of the 20th century, Sokaki café is one of the oldest cafes in the town of Nafplio, where memories of so many years seem to embrace in the sweetest way. Made with love and care, Sokaki distinguishes for its tasteful coffees and its lovely crepes so that you can “re-charge your batteries” and explore the rest of the old town of Nafplio and the charming neighborhood of Psaromahala. Undeniably, Sokaki is one of the most beautiful spots of the old town, since it was constructed with respect and love to the long history of Nafplio. If you are visiting Nafplio this autumn, Sokaki cafe is a must!


Address: 9, Akti Miaouli Telephone: 0030. 27520.26959


Whether you enjoy a promenade at Miaoulis Coast, or the famous promenade of Arvanitia, the road will lead you to Iliostasio! Unquestionably, Iliostasio is praised with one of the most beautiful spots of Nafplio for a coffee! Grab a chair of one of the tables on the forefront one-of-a-kind ‘balcony’, and enjoy your coffee while watching the view towards the fortified castle of Bourtzi; a priceless experience!

Circulo Cooperativa

Address: 6, Vassileos Konstantinou & 17 Kokkinou Street Telephone: 0030. 27520.47090 Website:


If you are looking for a chic-and-cool place to hangout, with alternative music, lots of events and a piece of another culture, then Circulo Cooperativa is the perfect choice for you! A cozy and lively café-and-bar with inspired décor, arches, handcrafted light fixtures and vintage tiles, in combination with a wonderful lending library, exude an atmosphere of an old-and-vintage house; it is just the ideal ambiance to relax with your friends! When the night-falls, under the sounds of jazz, funk and soul music, grab a cocktail or a beer to enjoy the beauty of the old town of Nafplio!