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Mercado Municipal

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Carrera 8 No. 12-25, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
+57 8 7320229
13:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Boston, MA
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69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great reviews on TripAdvisor brought us here and we were pleased with our experience. The BBQ was delicious as were the empanadas and drinks. Lovely courtyard and nice ambiance. Service a little dicey--not sure who was waiting on us, forgot to bring us things, etc. The center of the courtyard has very pretty tables but they only opened them once... More 

Thank nicomaus
Lima, Peru
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80 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside this doesn't look like anything special, in fact I'd assumed that this was some kind of village market. Step inside and you'll find a lovely courtyard restaurant offering a varied menu which includes grilled meats and pizzas. We had the lamb and the pork from the barbecue section of the menu. Both were nice enough although the... More 

Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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116 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entrance belies what lies beyond. Good portions of nice food in a pleasant environment, service a bit lumpy. The pastries, which you see on going in and looked appetising, were a big disappointment.

Thank gazinho
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I was going there for a year every month with my passengers as I work as tour leader and the service specially from the waiter Jhon was excellent. The food is incredibly tasty and the desserts absolutely beautiful. No complaints at all from this restaurant. Totally recommended!

Thank William C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went there twice during our stay with a large group ( including kids). Our son has an allergy to dairy and they were very careful and provided options for him. The hamburger was really good. My husband had the lamb dish but it was a bit dry.The menu has lots of options to chose from, service was great.

Thank carlacisv
Bogota, Colombia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very tasty appetizers and well made cocktails, this little gem in Villa de Leyva is a great spot. Have been less impressed by the mains, and the service could sometimes use a bit of improvement, but overall delicious food and drink and well worth the visit.

Thank Robert M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food, ambience and service was superb. As a Colombian, I feel proud of finding such a nice place in a little town with food you can it in any mayor city of the world.

Thank Ernesto O
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice, the menu has options for all tastes and needs, also great deserts. Pork Barbacoa is delicious! Drinks are good but expensive for this town. Service is good and the waiter knows the menu and explains it well. The location is beautiful

Thank HermannBogota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered 2 different bbqs, the lamb BBQ was amazing, but the pork bbq had to much bbq sauce. I recommend to order the bbq pork with the sauce on the side

Thank JuanAgudelo
New Delhi, India
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went for a family lunch. They open at 1 pm. They allowed us to have some drinks while waiting. We had wonderful meals. The fish was divine, the different sorts of "papas" were divine!!! All of us enjoyed the mets.

Thank Stella D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 8 No. 12-25, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Boyaca Department  >  Villa de Leyva
  • Phone Number: +57 8 7320229
Slow food, wood fire ovens, rustic cuisine on a 1800 property with spectacular garden. Bakery, bar, child and dog friendly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?