Top things to do

Top Choice Coffee in Salento

Café Jesús Martín

Expert baristas at this cafe serve top-quality espresso, drips and filtered brews from beans roasted and prepared in the owner's factory. It's got a distinctly upper-crust feel to it; don't expect to see too many lo…
Top Choice Fusion in Salento

Café Bernabé Gourmet

There's a lot to love about a place that pushes the culinary boundaries of a small-town dining scene, with its ambitious pairings of flavors (salmon with coffee and passion-fruit reduction), beautifully seared steak…
Top Choice Colombian in Salento

Rincón del Lucy

We love Lucy for her gut-busting, best-value-in-town meals: fish, beef or chicken served with rice, beans, plantain and soup, consumed at busy communal tables next to strangers who may become friends. It's a great s…
Bistro in Salento

Luciernaga

Tuck into delicious international cuisine out on the deck or in front of the open fireplace at this fantastic modern bistro. On the diverse menu you'll find burgers, wings and other comfort foods alongside filet mig…
American in Salento

Brunch

Get your gringo on at this hugely popular little diner serving big portions of American classics to homesick travelers. Take your pick from excellent burgers, wings, burritos or nachos, and top it off with one of th…
Bar in Salento

Billar Danubio Hall

This is every Latin small-town fantasy rolled into one. Old men in ponchos and cowboy hats sip aguardiente (anise-flavored liquor) as they play dominoes, with vallenato tunes playing in the background and younger lo…
Bar in Salento

Fonda Donde Mi Apá

A local institution, this is the place where hardworking mountain folk come to get seriously smashed after a tough day at work. The cozy interior is full of assorted antiques/trinkets from all over the Zona Cafetera…
International in Salento

Casa La Eliana

Prepares gourmet pizzas, pasta and, if you're in the mood for culinary Russian roulette, hit-and-miss Indian curries, all served on a deck overlooking the garden. The portions are generous and prices are very reason…