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Top Choice Seafood in San Andrés

Restaurante La Regatta

The islands' best restaurant, La Regatta is housed on a wooden pontoon structure over the sea at the Club Náutico in San Andrés Town. Despite a healthy dose of pirate kitsch, it has a formal, white-linen tablecloth …
Top Choice European in San Andrés

Gourmet Shop Assho

A surprise find in San Andrés Town, this strangely named place stands out with its delightful decor and impressive menu: instead of the usual grilled meats with rice and plantain, here you'll find rare steak, beauti…
Top Choice Seafood in San Andrés

Donde Francesca

Right on the beach, this breezy place may be little more than a shack, but it serves up absolutely delicious traditional Caribbean food such as langostinos al coco (breaded crayfish deep fried with coconut), pulpo a…
Seafood in San Andrés

Fisherman Place

This open-air, beachside San Andrés Town restaurant is a great way to support local fisherfolk and eat well. Rondon and fried fish are the most popular dishes, but the lobster is the clear winner for the price.
Thai in San Andrés

Mahi Mahi

This chic Thai spot on the waterfront, part of Hotel Casablanca, provides a welcome break from Colombian staples with its seasoned curries and island-tinged dishes. As well as the cheaper Thai menu, there's a pricey…
Club in San Andrés

Blue Deep

The biggest disco in town holds 700 sweaty bodies. There is live music (salsa and reggaeton), which provides the soundtrack for a decent mix of locals and tourists, all stumbling about after too many frothy rum punc…
Club in San Andrés


A good disco, with TV screens (soccer, of course) and three rows of lounge chairs for those who prefer voyeurism. You can recoup COP$12,000 of the cover in cocktails.
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Gelateria Da Matilde

Damn good Italian ice cream.
Italian in San Andrés

Mr Panino

Parma ham, real cheese and an Italian specialty deli with sandwiches, pasta, risotto and a beautiful octopus carpaccio: despite the touristy sounding name, this place in San Andrés Town is the real deal, and the oli…
Seafood in San Andrés

Miss Celia O'Neill Taste

A good choice for native food such as rondon, stewed crab and stewed fish, served within a colorful home with a large garden and patio. It's across from the Club Náutico.