After a stroll through the walled city there is nothing better than a refreshing raspao made from crushed ice and fruit juice. At La Jugosa you'll find a selection of the best.
If you like desserts and pastries, the Mila bakery is your best bet. This iconic Cartagena haunt collects an array of tastes and flavors from across the continent to serve you breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The best fried food in Cartagena can be found at the San Diego Plaza. Under the shade of an ancient tree you can enjoy the most delicious arepa de huevo, an egg-filled corn cake, and exquisite fried cheese pasties known as carimañolas.
Treat yourself to some of the best food in the city at the Di Silvio Trattoria in Calle Sierpe in the Getsemaní neighborhood, a pizzeria with some of the best prices in town.
Stories of boxing and local creole cuisine await you at the El Boni restaurant, on the Bocagrande beach. In this down-to-earth and welcoming place with a sea view, you'll find the best fried fish and plantain.
For the more demanding palate, try Carmen's restaurant, which serves contemporary cuisine with a marked international influence. It's a sophisticated place where you can enjoy the very best international gastronomy and a glass of wine.