TLDR: La Despensa is the best place for breakfast and lunch in Girardota!
Girardota is a small town approximately 35 minutes from Medellin, known for its green mountains and farmhouse-speckled fields.
If you’re visiting Girardota on a weekend getaway or even just for the day, you’ll no doubt find yourself in need of sustenance after touring the village and surrounding wildlife.
Although Girardota is a small town, it’s home to some big flavors and delicious restaurants you’ll definitely want to sink your teeth into!
In this guide, I’ll take you through all the best bars and restaurants Girardota has to offer!
Best Breakfast and Lunch Places in Girardota
La Despensa Gourmet
La Despensa Gourmet’s elegant, vintage design, dim lighting, and delicate floral decorations might have you thinking you’ve walked into a formal and expensive traditional Colombian restaurant, but you’d be mistaken. The restaurant offers a mix of international and local gourmet food such as:
If you’re a caffeine lover, this is a must-visit on your trip to Girardota. You can even take a workshop on how best to prepare your favorite drinks and learn everything you need to know about the amazing coffee bean.
Grab a delicious fresh baked pastry to go with your cappuccino or frappe and relax in the cafe’s cozy, simple atmosphere before heading back into town.
Come hungry on your visit to the charming mountainside town of Girardota and sample some local gourmet, unique dishes, fresh pastries, handcrafted coffee and maybe even a beer or two. You’ll be coming back for seconds, I guarantee it!
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