On the main street of the village Chalki, the traditional cafe Galanis is a constant hotspot for locals and loyal friends of the island and a must stop for new visitors. It's the oldest cafe in the village and is famous for its delicious homemade galaktoboureko (custard pie with phyllo), the recipe of which is a closely guarded secret.
Apart from the coffee and fresh pastries, here you'll find great homemade food. At noon, Galanis serves serve some home cooked dishes, like stuffed 'gemista' vegetables, moussaka and wild 'horta' greens and a grill-house with locally sourced meat at night. Don't go past the delicious souvlakia and meatballs on offer.