Barichara restaurants

Italian in Barichara

Ristorante Al Cuoco

This fairly elegant one-man Italian show is run out of the home of an amicable Roman chef. Though the menu is limited (some raviolis, cannelloni, gnocchi, risotto, a couple of mains and some desserts), the house-mad…
Spanish in Barichara


Barichara's finest dining option is an elegant open-air affair with phenomenal views over the canyon of Río Suárez. The gregarious Spanish owner prepares a variety of Mediterranean-influenced dishes, and prices are …
Pizza in Barichara

7 Tigres

Colombians love their crispy thin-crust 'pita' pizzas, and the pies at this semi-alfresco place with its open kitchen and exclamation marks of artsy decor are piled with fresh ingredients sautéed immediately before …
Vegetarian in Barichara


An extremely popular and consciously retro cafe doing made-to-order, mostly vegetarian dishes. Choose from wraps, rice and pasta in Mediterranean, Indian or Thai styles (you can add chicken or shrimp), and accompany…
Colombian in Barichara

Restaurante Las Cruces

Encased in one of Barichara’s larger colonial mansions, this venerable cooking school offers its student-prepared food in a spacious garden patio with tables laid out both alfresco and in little nooks in a sheltered…
Colombian in Barichara

El Compa

The best local restaurant – unpretentious and not pandering to tourists; indeed, not pandering to anyone much. No matter. The key here is the food: 15 or so workhorse Colombian meals led by cabrito (baby goat) and b…
Cafe in Barichara


In a large courtyard decorated with bric-a-brac, this reliable cafe serves decent paninis, burgers and salads with solid tunes on in the background. Grab a sandwich to go for the hike to Guane.
Bakery in Barichara

Panadería Central

Typical Colombian bakery: stuffed donuts, fat ham-and-cheese croissants, yummy milhojas (creamed puff pastry slathered with arequipe, a caramel-like sweetened milk) and strong espresso.