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La Cantaleta

) #1 of 25 Restaurants in Retiro ££ - £££ , Latin
Don Diego, Retiro, Colombia
+57 4 5420890
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicharron” (8 reviews)
“empanadas” (3 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Colombian, Latin
££ - £££
Don Diego, Retiro, Colombia
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

You can buy Chicharrón almost anywhere in Antioquia... but it will never be like the one you buy at La Cantaleta. Well known for its typical food, La Cantaleta offers you the best Chicharrón and the most delicious empanadas you could ever eat! You cannot...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend you "el chicharrón" with a "media of guaro" the best you can get of this place! (Chicharrón is fried pork skin and guaro is the local alcohol)

Thank Felipe A
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It doesn't get more authentic than this. This is the real paisa food and great prices. Another restaurant Queareparaenamorarte has the same food for 3 times the price. Their menu of the day is 10,000 COP and comes with fresh juice, soup, rice or potatoes...More

Thank HK2LS
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant located in Retiro, every time I go this place is always packed. My in laws recommended the beans when we went so I ordered them and they were delicious. I also tried many of the other dishes on numerous occasions and was never...More

Thank TurismoMedellin
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Has to be the best place in El Retiro for Chicharones. We stop here frequently for a snake and drink. The restaurant also includes a butcher, vegetable store and general store. Ample parking available, and great service.

Thank dwkfoster
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stopped by this rustic restaurant for some empenadas to share with the family. Have to say they were really good. The aji needed a little more zing. Worth a stop. Service is very fast.

Thank dwkfoster
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The parking lot is always full because the chicharrones here are actually meaty, and the other Paisa food pretty good as well.

Thank lovesafrica
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Very rustic place with an amazing Chicharron, if you want to eat the best Colombian pork belly, come here, the place might put u off,, but don't be fooled, it is indeed the best I have ever had. they also have several typical dishes and...More

Thank tcasta72
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Yesterday we went there around 2 and ordered the menu of the day for 10,000 COP (about $3.90 USD). First we receive a thick carrot soup - which was very good. The fresh guava juice which was great as well. Then I received a plate...More

Thank HK2LS
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I think you'll find this restaurant always has people, which is one of my requirements in going to a restaurant. If the place is empty, I usually stay away. If you want typical Colombian food, this is the place to go...reasonable prices, good service, and...More

Thank MALAWI8386
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Colombian, Latin
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Don Diego, Retiro, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Retiro
  • Phone Number: +57 4 5420890
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