TLDR? Even though Caldas is a small village, there are some great places to grab a bite to eat.
Besides the excellent views and activities that the Aburrá Valley offers, food is something you don’t want to miss when visiting Caldas, Antioquia!
It doesn’t matter if you come for breakfast, lunch, or dinner: all the places you find here are trustworthy options. Let me be your guide on all the best places to eat in Caldas!
Breakfast at Caldas
If you come early in the morning, wait until you arrive in Caldas to grab a meal! That way, you’ll already start your trip with a new experience. Here are two great options for that.
Cafe Galería calicanto
This Café’s a surprise! Although the architectural structure might give you the feeling of an old house, you’ll forget that the moment you enter. It’s decorated with traditional pictures, offering an immersive experience near downtown.
With a wide menu for the day, this place will give you an intimate perspective of the coffee zone.
Address: Cra. 7 #4-45, Salamina, Caldas
Unlike most of the restaurants in Caldas, Repostería Aymará offers vegetarian and even vegan options. They promise a tasty experience for brunch and breakfast.
They also have baked goods, desserts, and some beverages.
If your brunch’s so late it should turn into lunch, you might enjoy their gourmet options for healthy meals. Repostería’s open from 6 am to 9 pm.
In Colombia, like most Latin American countries, lunch is the big meal! Especially for tourists that spent the whole morning exploring a new place. Here are some restaurants where you can enjoy and gather energy to keep going!
La Monarca Café Bar & Grill
If you love meat, this restaurant specializes in grills!
The recommended main plates are churrasco, ribs, picada de chicharrón, and chorizo antioqueño.
Ask for the snack of the day!
The atmosphere is familiar. La Monarca is also the best place to watch a soccer game and enjoy a beverage.
In The Grill House, you’ll find the best burgers in town with some fun philosophical proposals. There’s nothing more recommendable than your own experience, so please, ask the house for a complete guide for their burgers!