Ganso & Castor
Ganso & Castor is inspired by the little cafes that can be found everywhere in Paris. They serve typical french fare: expect french toast, pancakes, omelets, and quiches on the menu. You can also start your daytime drinking early with one of their delicious mimosas.
Address: 104, Cra. 36 #756, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
At Cariñito cafe you’re spoiled for choice with options such as the classic eggs benedict as well as pancakes and french toast. However, you may be tempted to skip all of these for a taste of their famous Spanish omelet – some say it’s the best in the city. Other menu options such as sandwiches and soups mean this is a great little cafe to come any time of the day.
Brie Bon serves all the french brunch classics, and the place is made even better by its beautiful decor and attentive waiting staff. Located in the Provenza area of El Poblado, this upscale cafe is a more pricey option.
Mundo Verde translates as ‘green world’ in English, and in a country where the majority of food is beige and deep-fried, this restaurant serving healthy food is a welcome change from typical Colombian cuisine. While they don’t have a specific brunch menu, this cafe is extremely popular with the health-conscious locals and ex-pats who pack out the small space in search of their tasty salads, wraps and excellent coffee. You can enjoy fresh juices and even make your own sandwiches.
Amoretti has Italian influences and offers an impressive menu featuring freshly made pasta and some seriously rich and tasty puddings. Brunch options veer towards the sweet, including french toast, waffles and pancakes, all of which are delicious. The cafe is a large, airy space with plenty of room.
A small and simple cafe, Pergamino is famous for its quality coffee, making it a great spot to start your day. Aside from coffee, there’s a wide selection of drinks including special teas. The breakfast options include the fantastic home-made granola, various egg dishes and a fresh smoothie of the day.
D’andré gourmet have a brilliant menu all-round, but breakfast here is particularly good. You’ll find a mix of options, from lighter muesli and yogurt to larger, more filling egg dishes and warm plates. The omelet here is spectacular and in general the place is excellent value for money, surprising given its Poblado location.
Versalles is a typical Colombian cafe which is in fact famous for its Argentine empanadas. This is a great spot to come for breakfast and enjoy some typical pastries but also a good place to come for lunch too; Versalles does a bargain set lunch offering two courses at a very affordable price.
Como Pez En El Agua
Como Pez En El Agua makes incredible pastries that are perfect for a light breakfast bite. They also have a range of very tempting cakes.
The smells that waft out of Tomasa will be enough to lure you in, and that’s before you’ve even seen the menu. With freshly baked bread, handmade sandwiches and tempting cakes and bakes, this cafe is a great spot for a light breakfast. Should you be after something more filling, cooked breakfasts are on offer too.