The 10 Best Brunch Spots In Medellín, Colombia

Medellin Colombia | © Pedro Szekely / Flickr
Medellin Colombia | © Pedro Szekely / Flickr
Photo of Eve Bidmead
14 October 2016

Medellín is a modern metropolis and one of the most fun and popular cities in Colombia. Here is a list of the best places to start your day before heading off to explore the city.

Panorámica de Medellín, Colombia | © jduquetr/wikicommons

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

Cariñito Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Contemporary, Healthy, $$$
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.

Mundo verde

Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
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.


Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, French, $$$
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.

Pergamino Cafe

Coffee Shop, Coffee, $$$
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

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.

Address: Cra. 37 #10-15, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia


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.

Empanadas | © StuSpitvak/WikiCommons

Tomasa Bakery

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.

Address: Cra. 33 #7A – 60, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

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