TOP 10 RESTAURANTS IN CARTAGENA

Beautiful beaches, stunning architecture and a vibrant foodie scene - who wouldn't want to visit Cartagena?! Whether you're after a low key lunch or a celebration dinner, here are our favourite spots for the best food in town.
 
Carmen
Beautifully housed in downtown Cartagena, this restaurant offers a contemporary twist on Colombian cuisine. From delicious seafood to tantalizing cocktails, Carmen is the perfect place to relax, unwind and soak up the Colombian culture.
Carmen Restaurante
Carmen Restaurante
 
La Cocina de Pepina
Traditional food showcasing the beauty of the Caribbean flavours. If you're looking for authentic food with a friendly atmosphere, La Cocina de Pepina hits the spot.
La Cocina de Pepina
La Cocina de Pepina
 
Celele
Voted one of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, Celele is not to be missed. Exploring indigenous ingredients to create an incredible array of dishes, chefs Jaime Rodríguez and Sebastián Pinzón are certainly worthy of the accolade.
Celele
Celele
 
La Cevicheria
Another well known restaurant thanks to its appearance on Anthony Bourdain's 'No Reservations', this cevicheria offers classic style ceviche with a unique twist. Live music is often performed in the evenings allowing for a truly spectacular atmosphere.
La Cevicheria
La Cevicheria
 
Don Juan
Caribbean and Colombian dishes served up by a fabulous team with a focus on local ingredients. A buzzy, but relaxed atmosphere, perfect for lunch or dinner.
Don Juan Restaurante
Don Juan Restaurante
Mistura
With its first restaurant in Medellín, Mistura has since expanded to both Cartagena and Baranquilla - proof of the restaurant's great success. Located in the Old City, this eatery offers a comfortable aesthetic and a fusion menu - perfect if you want to break away from more traditional Colombian cuisine.
Mistura Restaurante
Mistura Restaurante
 
SOLOIO
A beautiful bistro offering a wide range of dishes including light lunches, fabulous desserts and incredible cocktails. The courtyard setting provides an ideal place for socialising or simply relaxing and enjoying the sunshine.
Soloio
Soloio
 
La Vitrola
A cosy atmosphere with classic, colonial decor. This charming restaurant focuses on Cuban food, Cuban cocktails and live Cuban music to ensure an easy-going, family-friendly environment.
La Vitrola
La Vitrola
 
Alma
Alma offers a perfect blend of heritage and innovation in all of it's dishes which are centred around a traditional Colombian menu. Chef Eljach's culinary passion is witnessed in all of his creations which offer a full sensory experience through their blend of tastes and textures.
Alma Restaurante
Alma Restaurante
 
El Gobernador
As you would expect from the name, this place is full of history and colonial character. With multiple dining areas and space for large gatherings this is the perfect place for family celebrations and friendly get-togethers. Incredible food and a beautiful location.
El Gobernador
EL Gobernador

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