Top things to do in Venezuela

Top Choice Museum in Caracas

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas

Occupying the eastern end of the Parque Central complex, the Museum of Contemporary Art is by far the best in the country, though it can be a little tricky to find amid the concrete jungle. In a dozen halls on five …
Top Choice International in Puerto Colombia

Madera Fina

Outside the village, this place appears to be something of a brightly lit vision emerging from the foliage. And what a vision it is! The impressive indoor-outdoor premises include a wonderful viewpoint that overlook…
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. …
Top Choice International in Caracas

La Casa Bistro

Few places stand out in run down Caracas as much as this gleaming temple of sophistication, where you may have to wait for a table at breakfast or lunch due to its fearsome neighborhood popularity. The international…
Top Choice Burgers in Mérida

Burger Bar

This recently opened gourmet burger joint serves up a very welcome range of high-quality medium-rare burgers in numerous different styles, has craft beers on tap and also does crispy chicken and paninis. The whole p…
Top Choice Italian in Caracas

Come a Casa

An instantly likable Sicilian restaurant in the heart of Los Palos Grandes, Come a Casa serves up daily specials, stellar salads, interesting appetizers and a full pasta and risotto list. There's even excellent Vene…
Top Choice Seafood in Archipiélago Los Roques

El Canto de la Ballena

Right on the beach in the heart of the village, the 'whale song' is an excellent place for an evening meal. You'll get a varied and innovative selection of local dishes ranging from octopus carpaccio to an almost ca…
Top Choice Pizza in Coro

Pizzería La Barra del Jacal

This attractive open-air restaurant offers more than just pizzas, and is a refreshing spot to sit with a beer, especially in the evening when a gentle breeze dissipates the heat of the day. Service is professional a…
Top Choice Bar in Maracaibo

Ateneo Pop

With film projections on the wall, fabulous DJ sets and everyone downing pizzas (BsF42 to BsF90) and buckets of icy beer, this hip roof terrace beer-garden is a funky place to chill out under the stars. Two beers in…
Top Choice Live Music in Caracas

Discovery Bar

A down-to-earth, genuine alt-rock dive, catering to an alternative crowd who come for the alternative rock, reggae and cumbia music. One of the few surviving vaguely counter-cultural places in Caracas.