Colombia restaurants

Top Choice Colombian in Bogotá

Andrés Carne de Res

This legendary steakhouse blows everyone – even repeat visitors – away with its all-out fun atmosphere. The 75-page menu of classics like arepas (corn cakes) and ceviches, and pages of succulent steaks (some portion…
Top Choice American in San Gil

Gringo Mike's

What isn't good here? In a moody, candlelit courtyard you'll find this US-UK operation thrilling homesick travelers with a surplus of American-portioned gourmet burgers, bacon-heavy sandwiches, breakfast burritos an…
Top Choice Colombian in Bogotá

Leo

Chef Leo Espinosa is the culinary priestess for innovative Colombian fine dining. Her epic 12-course tasting menu (COP$210,000) paired with wine and artisanal beverages (COP$280,000) is a belt-loosening, multihour j…
Top Choice Fusion in Cali

Platillos Voladores

Cali's best fine-dining experience, Platillos Voladores offers an interesting and varied menu of beautifully presented gourmet dishes that feature a glorious interplay of Asian, European and Afro-Colombian influence…
Top Choice International in Medellín

Carmen

Run by an American-Colombian couple, both of whom are Cordon Bleu chefs, Carmen prepares sophisticated international cuisine with a heavy Californian influence. The restaurant itself is made up of distinct dining zo…
Top Choice Colombian in Filandia

Helena Adentro

Run by a talented young local chef and his Kiwi partner, this hip restaurant serves up some of the best food in the Zona Cafetera, with innovative takes on traditional Colombian cuisine made with fresh ingredients f…
Top Choice Colombian in Cali

Waunana

We could say that the chef's creativity puts the 'wau' in 'Waunana,' but better yet, we'll mention the brave and often spectacular pairings of local ingredients (the seabass ceviche with tropical fruit stands out), …
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 set menu – just a daily open-ended …
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 – sustainably sourced a…
Top Choice Colombian in Villa de Leyva

Mercado Municipal

On its way to becoming Boyacá's most interesting dining experience, this chef-driven restaurant in the gardens of a colonial house (1740) has resurrected ancient techniques of cooking meat in a 1m-deep underground w…