Cartagena Colombia

Photo by: ProColombia

Min
Max
24°C (75°F)
32°C (90°F)

Cartagena de Indias

The walled city, pride of Colombia

You are here

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. 

 

MUST-TRY ITEMS

 

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.

  •  

    Arepa and egg is the perfect traditional breakfast meal.

    Arepa and egg
    An emblem of Cartagena
  •  

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

    Coconut Rice
    Not to be missed!

WHERE TO EAT?

 

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.