Places to eat and drink in Naxos are numerous and spread throughout the island, both in tourist and secluded spots. Most restaurants, café, and bars in Naxos lie in Chora, either along the port promenade or in the Old Town. Many taverns and beach bars are also located along the beaches, especially those on the western side, such as Agia Anna, Plaka, Agios Prokopios, Agios Georgios, and more. Visitors will find many taverns serving palatable dishes in the country villages of Naxos, like Halki, Apiranthos, Koronos, Filoti, and others.

Although the nightlife in Naxos is not intense, there are many bars to enjoy a drink and listen to music. Several bars are situated in Naxos Town or at well-known beaches such as Agios Prokopios. Naxos Town also boasts a few clubs that stay open until the early hours and mostly play Greek music.