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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 Pizzeria in Caracas

Evio's Pizza

There’s pizza and then there’s the city’s best. When famous Venezuelan musician Evio di Marzo isn’t performing, he makes gourmet pizza and a fusion menu he terms 'bol-che-vista' (BOL-ivariano, CHE-guevarista and cha…
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 Bar in Coro

Artesanía Curiana

A tiny free-standing shop and craft distillery specializing in cocuy (alcohol distilled from the cocuy agave). Drink from the barrel stock infused with semeruco (Barbados cherry) or honey and cinnamon while snacking…
Live Music in Porlamar

Kamy Beach

This slick, beachside nightclub has a distinct tropical feel, with swaying palms, thatched-roofed bars and square beds (with romantic curtains) on the sand. White lounge sofas and airy terraces overlook the beach – …
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…