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En Casa de Wannia

Housed in a charming colonial house that has been beautifully converted into a small private restaurant, En Casa de Wannia is the home of local ceramicist and artist Wannia Chiriboga and her Belgian husband...

Seafood in Ciudad Bolívar

La Ballena

La Ballena is a rather dark and seedy place to say the least, but within its fiercely air conditioned walls you’ll get a decent range of seafood and steaks. It’s also one of the few places to eat in the...

Fast Food in Ciudad Bolívar

Calle del Hambre

When the historic center shuts down for the evening, grab a taxi to the Calle del Hambre, a block-long carnival of bright lights and a few dozen fast-food stalls that buzzes and sizzles until the wee hours of the...

Caribbean in Ciudad Bolívar

Restaurant Mirador Angostura

Right next to the Orinoco this open-air restaurant serves up basic but decent meals and ice-cold beers under a churuata-shaped roof. There’s sometimes live criollo and folklórico music on the weekends.

Felafel in Ciudad Bolívar

Café Arabian Food

This family run gem of a café is manna from heaven for vegetarians and anyone enjoying Middle Eastern cuisine. The large mixed plates are great value and feature delicious falafel and kebab meat.

Venezuelan in Ciudad Bolívar


This simple place, popular with city workers, covers the bases for a simple lunch or breakfast of dishes such as fried chicken, grilled fish, empanadas and arepas.

Venezuelan in Ciudad Bolívar

Tostadas Juancito’s

Hang out with the locals at this popular arepera and snack bar that has occupied this busy street corner forever.