Top Choice International in Ciudad Bolívar

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 Herman. …
in Puerto Ayacucho


The restaurant of the Hotel Apure is also one of the best in town, serving up local specialties including river fish in Amazon curry, and buñuelos (fritters) of cassava with a sauce made from tupiro (a fruit similar…
Italian in Santa Elena de Uairén

Alfredo’s Restaurant

Perhaps the best restaurant in town, Alfredo’s has an unusually long menu, with fantastic pasta, thick steaks and fine pizzas from its wood-burning oven. It's popular with visiting Brazilians, who can't believe the …
Seafood in Ciudad Guayana

Tasca Restaurant Jai-Alai

Always full of local food-lovers, this bustling outpost of Spanish cuisine is rather pricey, but the food is excellent. Specialties include pulpo a la gallega (Galician-style octopus) and a mouth-watering brocheta d…
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 historical c…
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 mo…
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.
Pub Food in Canaima


This little burger and sandwich grill inside Campamento Churúm in the heart of Canaima's indigenous community has a pool table and a bar serving beer and Cuba Libres.
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.
in Tucupita

Laredo Grill

As you’d expect there are all manner of grills on offer here. Less expected is the TARDIS-like interior and the live music at the weekends – this is one of the few places to party in Tucupita.