Restaurants

Top Choice Ceviche in Cartagena

El Boliche

This delightful place has slowly made its way onto the tourist map, but it remains relatively obscure and is still not overrun. Come here for superb, imaginatively created and beautifully served up ceviche, the brai…
Top Choice Cafe in Cartagena

Beiyu

Excellent Colombian coffee, fresh juices, full breakfasts and an innovative selection of daily lunch and dinner dishes, Beiyu is a little slice of organic, sustainable heaven in the heart of Getsemaní and gets top p…
Top Choice Colombian in Cartagena

Interno

Hard to beat for a good story, Interno is a restaurant inside Cartagena's women's prison that raises money for the rehabilitation of its inmates, who cook for and wait upon you. Trained by a top Bogotá chef, the coo…
Top Choice Caribbean in Cartagena

Gastrolab Sur

This gem of a place is easy to miss if you don't know it's there. In the beautifully lit pebbly back-garden of the Ciudad Móvil cultural center, the humming heart of the revivified Getsemaní community, it serves up …
International in Cartagena

Quintal

This innovative addition to Cartagena's eating scene is in a converted building facing the thick stone walls of Getsemaní. It offers a friendly gourmet-food-market experience, with dozens of small stalls, cafes and …
French in Cartagena

Oh Là Là

This fabulous addition to Getsemaní's increasingly varied and interesting dining options brings a slice of Gallic culture to Cartagena's hippest neighborhood. In a gorgeous converted space with high ceilings and com…
Bakery in Cartagena

Pastelería Mila

Cartagena's fanciest patisserie serves up breakfasts and lunches at this fashionable spot in the heart of the Old Town. The distressed walls and wooden beams create a contemporary vibe, while the leather banquettes …
Tapas in Cartagena

Agua de Mar

This gorgeous and inventive place is one of Cartagena's most interesting restaurants, sporting titular water features and a very cool gin bar (the friendly owner will create a mind- and wallet-blowing gin-and-tonic …
Colombian in Cartagena

La Mulata

This stylish and rather eccentric comida corriente option is still outstanding, even if its prices have risen in recent years. A daily set menu offers a handful of excellent choices and fresh juices in an atmosphere…
Colombian in Cartagena

Espíritu Santo

There's no telling from the outside, but this fiercely popular Centro lunch spot stretches back cavernously, and usually it feels as if half the city is in here for a simple but damn tasty comida corriente each lunc…