Restaurants

in Porlamar

Positano

Serving up some of the best pizza in the country, Positano is an Italian restaurant that offers a full menu of pasta, meat dishes and multiple delicious pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven. You can eat inside to esca…
in Porlamar

Mediterraneo Bluu Café

By far the best place to eat in town, this smart, friendly and excellent Mediterranean-fusion restaurant has a sumptuous and innovative menu and the choice of tables in a shaded courtyard or in its North African–sty…
Seafood in Porlamar

La Casa de Rubén

This charming, hidden-away family-run restaurant comes complete with a massive collection of kitschy art and old photos on the walls. But come here for the top-notch seafood, all prepared using traditional island re…
Desserts in Porlamar

Panadería 4 de Mayo

Of several bustling panaderías (bakeries) in the vicinity, this invariably popular spot comes up trumps. It also has beautiful pastries, sandwiches and cakes, and its terrace is one of Porlamar’s top people watching…
in Porlamar

Jumbo Arepa

You can eat anytime at this arepera (restaurant selling arepas; stuffed corn pancakes) that never closes. Even if you’re not hungry at 3am, this is a good choice – delicious fillings and low prices that also make fo…
Cafe in Porlamar

El Pollo de Carlitos

This rustic restaurant does great grilled chicken and meats and has an airy front patio, but it’s located in an unattractive area. Try the half chicken with hallaca (chopped meat and vegetables in corn dough, steame…
Fast Food in Porlamar

Pollos El Cacique

A reasonably good-value chicken affair, this time in a popular and modern fast-food environment with identically uniformed staff. There are just a couple of side dishes and some juices, otherwise it’s only pollo.
Seafood in Porlamar

El Rancho de Pablo

Right on the beach, this relaxed and friendly bar-restaurant has good service and pleasant wooden fittings. There’s a large menu of seafood, grills and pasta, and kicking cocktails.
Cafe in Porlamar

Vivaldi Panadería

A tranquil spot for frothy cappuccinos, excellent pastries and a morning newspaper, Vivaldi’s bakery has a pleasant little terrace or air-con interior from which to choose.
in Porlamar

Restaurant Rancho Típico Mandinga

A large, barn-like eatery on the beach, Mandinga is fun when it’s busy, but can feel like an aircraft hanger when it’s not. Seafood is the speciality here.