Cartagena Colombia

Cortesía ProColombia

24°C (75°F)
32°C (90°F)

Cartagena de Indias

The walled city, pride of Colombia

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What to eat in Cartagena de Indias

Meat empanadas, egg arepas, stews, and soups such as cheese and yam mote are some of the treats that can be tasted in and around Cartagena. 




Cartagena's black beef, tempting sweet plantains, and a wide variety of fruit juices are integral to the gastronomy of Cartagena. Take a look through some of the local flavors below.


    All the flavor and joy of the Colombian Caribbean is contained in coconut rice.

    Coconut Rice
    Not to be missed!

    Arepa and egg is the perfect traditional breakfast meal.

    Arepa and egg
    An emblem of Cartagena



Visitors can enjoy meals at elegant restaurants dedicated to haute cuisine in the historic center, or at a diverse range of restaurants serving a combination of Creole and international cuisine.