The breakfast and brunch boom in Vigo: seven “top” places and gluten-free and vegan options

The boom of the breakfast is already noticeable in the olive city. In the last year, many Vigo hoteliers have been able to detect the “change of habits” in the clientele, who are looking to “have breakfast while taking their time” with healthy proposals. Following the English trend of giving value to the first meal of the day, the classic breakfast is relegated to give way to new trends such as the famous brunchwhich is breakfast and lunch at the same time, or American breakfasts.

Although the proposal is very broad, the kings of these “new” breakfasts are the bowlsaçaí or yogurt, pancakes and toast with ingredients such as avocado, eggs, salmon, fruit or peanut butter. The majority of breakfast places in Vigo are also strongly committed to gastronomic diversity offering vegan and gluten-free alternatives.

In addition to the innovative proposals for breakfast, in most cases they are also establishments that stand out for their careful decoration, which becomes the perfect setting for Instagram photos. Here is a list of some of the places in Vigo to go for a good breakfast.


Arrecende Toast // Facebook Arrecende

Located at Rúa de Pizarro 25, the cafeteria Arrecende offers “delicious” breakfasts and snacks with vegan and gluten-free options. Just a few months ago it opened its doors and has already managed to become one of the places of reference in the city for those who are looking for options for celiacs. In your breakfast menu you can choose toasted, sweet and savoryfrom the classics such as tomato and Serrano ham to the most innovative such as sliced ​​ham, Arzúa-Ulloa cheese, paprika and olive oil, priced between two and four euros. They also offer bowls of yogurt, oatmeal or cocoa or smoothie bowls açaí or pineapple and milkwith a price between five and six euros.

This coffee shop is open from Monday to Friday, except Wednesdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. On weekends, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays it opens from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Yemaya’s special pancake

Yemaya is another of the references in breakfasts in the olive city and in two years has managed to consolidate itself with a second location in the A Laxe shopping center. With options for vegans and celiacs, in their menu they offer two menus brunchsweet and salty for approximately twelve euros and options such as toasts, pancakes or breakfast bowls at prices between two and six euros. They are currently in the process of renewing the menu, which will include, among other alternatives, American breakfasts, milkshakes and breakfasts. fit.

The opening hours of the establishment Calle Cuba is from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. For his part, the Yemayá at the A Laxe shopping center is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m..

Ms Robinson

Ms. Robinson’s Homemade Granola Bowl // Facebook Ms. Robinson

In a cozy place in rúa Fermín Penzól 12 is Ms Robinson. A small pastry shop that, in addition to make creative cakesalso offers breakfast with options such as bowls of homemade granola for an approximate price of four euros or the bagels and croissants with sweet and savory options at a price between four and two euros. In addition, you can also try the different sweets in the store and the special pastries, also with vegan options, such as cinnamon rollsthe banana breadthe brownies or the dumplings stuffed with Nutella, among others.

Ms. Robinson is open from Wednesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m..

The Cultural Brunch

One of the proposals of La Cultural Brunch // Facebook La Cultural Brunch

In the culture are Specialist in brunch, the late breakfast that also serves as food. Bearing this in mind, in this restaurant they offer brunch menu, from Tuesday to Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., for an approximate price of 11 euros, which includes a main dish, a drink, a sweet option and coffee. In its menu, you can also choose between toast, Benedictine egg dishes, options “healthy“, main dishes, sweets or bowls açaí, Greek, Lebanese or Kinder.

The Cultural is located at Rua Zamora 57 and Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays also from 9:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m..


With a carefree character, the Gilda cafeteria-brewery opened its doors a few months ago with an interesting breakfast proposal. With sweet and salty optionsoffer toasts such as butter and jam, tomato, Serrano ham and oil, hummus, tomato and avocado with seed, or tuna and piquillo peppers, with an approximate price between two and four euros. Every day they launch a special toast and also offer the option of combining the ingredient to taste of each one..

The opening hours of the Gilda cafeteria, at Gregorio Espino 37, are Monday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m..

The Sweets of Albita

Sandwich at Los Dulces de Albita // Facebook Los Dulces de Albita

With a fairytale decoration, in the premises of The Sweets of Albita They also offer a extensive breakfast menu, sweet and savory. In this cafeteria, you can choose from numerous options of bagels and toasts, bowls of açaí and special coffees. You can also choose the proposal of “classic breakfasts” including coffee and toast, mixed sandwich, croissants either brownies at a price that is between two and four euros.

In Rua Luis Taboada 14, Los Dulces de Albita offers breakfast from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..

Sesame Bakery

Sesame Bakery Toast // Facebook Sesame Bakery & Healthy Take Away

In Sesame Bakery bet on the concept take away and they offer, among their numerous options, proposals for breakfast. In this cafeteria you can choose the “special breakfasts”, such as sesame, I love chocolate, serrano or healthy, which include coffee or infusion, toast or croissant and juice, for prices between four and five euros. In addition, you can also try Homemade cookies, French pastries, chia bread toasts or yogurts.

Sesamo Bakery has four establishments in Vigo. the of Rua Colon 17which opens from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00, the Rua do Ecuador 73which opens from Monday to Saturday from 08:00 to 22:00, the Garcia Barbon 43which is open from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 and Saturdays and Sundays from 09:00 to 15:00, and from Rua Camelias 122which opens from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 21:00 and on Saturdays and Sundays from 09:00 to 15:00.