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Top Choice Museum in Bogotá

Museo del Oro

Bogotá's most famous museum and one of the most fascinating in all of South America, the Gold Museum contains more than 55,000 pieces of gold and other materials from all the major pre-Hispanic cultures in Colombia.…
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 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 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 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…
Top Choice Museum in Bogotá

Museo Botero

The highlight of Banco de la República's massive museum complex is several halls spread over two floors dedicated to all things chubby: hands, oranges, women, mustached men, children, birds, Fuerzas Armadas Revoluci…
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 Church in Bogotá

Iglesia Museo de Santa Clara

One of Bogotá's most richly decorated churches and also it's oldest (along with Iglesia de San Francisco). It's now run by the government as a museum. Considering all the other churches from the same era that can be…
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,…