Restaurants

Top Choice Peruvian in Bogotá

Rafael

Bogotano foodies and chefs are nearly unanimous in calling Peruvian Chef Rafael Osterling's creative homegrown cuisine the city's most consistently innovative. The contemporary space melds cold aesthetics like concr…
Top Choice Seafood in Bogotá

Central Cevicheria

This good-time, high-concept cevicheria is the real deal: Bogotá's high and mighty ogle over the superb ceviches, split into spicy and nonspicy categories, of which there are a dozen inventive offerings. Reservation…
Top Choice American in Bogotá

La Condesa Irina Lazaar

This small, unsigned 10-table eatery run by a hands-on Mexican-American from California caters to bohos, judges, Congressmen and ambassadors in the know. It's named after a forgettable American Western, Shalako. Tha…
Top Choice Mexican in Bogotá

Agave Azul

This outstanding restaurant is a trip, both literally and figuratively, through truly authentic Mexican cuisine by way of Chicago, New York and Oaxaca. Chef Tatiana Navarro has no menu – just a daily open-ended tast…
Top Choice French in Bogotá

Sant Just

This wonderful French-owned cafe serves a daily changing menu of Colombian-leaning French fare presented tableside via chalkboard. Whatever the kitchen churns out that day – fresh juices, sustainably caught seafood,…
Top Choice Colombian in Bogotá

Mini-Mal

You'll be hard-pressed to find a more creative Colombian menu than at this excellent Chapinero Alto hot spot, which has resurrected some of the country's more interesting regional ingredients – sourced sustainably a…
Top Choice Breakfast in Bogotá

Abasto

A weekend pilgrimage to Usaquén is in order to indulge in the creative breakfasts and delectable mains and desserts at this rustic-trendy restaurant. Inventive arepas and seriously good egg dishes such as migas (scr…
Cafe in Bogotá

Andante Ma Non Troppo

A café and restaurant serving pastas and the best bread in La Candelaria.
Mediterranean in Bogotá

Candela Café

This exclusive lunch café is a major hit with the local suit-and-tie set. Try an excellent Mediterranean salmon, a spicy chili con carne or a tasty gratinado (cheese and chicken soup).
Felafel in Bogotá

L’ Jaim

This little bit of Israel transported to Bogotá serves great shawarma (chopped meat and veggies served with pita and hummus) plus felafel and baklava.