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Mercado Municipal

) #7 of 134 Restaurants in Villa de Leyva €€ - €€€ , Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Carrera 8 No. 12-25, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“barbacoa” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 22:00All hours
Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Carrera 8 No. 12-25, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

this place has an incredible list of desserts and coffees,,the interior court yard was a fantastic experience,,coffee cakes pies and more are so worth it,,

Thank fchaux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been positively surprised by the sophistication of the dishes. Portions could have been a little more generous for the price but were still correct. The location (open gallery on the inner courtyard) creates a kind of convent atmosphere. Nice.

Thank Kermit54
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely courtyard dining with a varied menu- we're veggie and we were impressed not only by the options available but by the quality of the food. Most places in town have prices that seem a little high for what you get but Mercado Municipal delivered...More

1  Thank Ludlow880
Reviewed 23 March 2017

In a coloniall building, full of garden, you can find the best recepies for an extraordinary eating experience. Fully recommended

Thank Bibiana A
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It is a very pretty restaurant, in a lovely courtyard, with a rather odd entrance through a bakery. It was comfortable and the service was excellent. The menu is rather wide ranging, trying a little too hard I think to be something for everyone. There's...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I recently travelled to Colombia on vacation for 10 days, and spent 3 days in Villa de Leyva. Our host recommended this restaurant and we went twice!! The BBQ pork ribs were very flavorful and the meat fell off the bones. The second time, I...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Mercado Municipal is by far the best restaurant in town. Please reserve in advance specially if you're visiting during a weekend. I had grilled octopus as starter with a local beer. As main dish, I had a tender slow cooked (12+ hours) baby pig with...More

Thank Diego O
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Nice restaurant situated in a courtyard a block off of the main plaza. Very nice ambiance. Some unique drinks, my girlfriend really liked the lavender gin fizz. They have a wood fired bread oven, and make puff bread. They cook the meats in a traditional...More

Thank ARP313
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Tasty food, hostile customer service, wont come back ever, expensive, desserts look very good till you try them.

Thank josearey79
Reviewed 22 February 2017 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....More

Thank nicomaus
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hola! Quiero hacer una reserva para el Lunes 26 en la noche ( 7 pm) para 4 , nos ayudarían porfavor?
23 June 2017|
Response from Bibiana A | Reviewed this property |
El lugar es perfecto.. el ambiente ideal, buena musica, buen servicio y la comida es deliciosa... el codillo de cerdo.. recomendadísimo
Carol B
I am coming to VDL next month and would like to make a reservation for a late dinner on Friday January 29, 2016. Can you tell me how I can do this?
23 December 2015|
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Response from Tony L | Reviewed this property |
VDL was not a late night city when we visited. I suggest you make sure what you consider late is not later than they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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: 3138924784
  • E-mail
Slow food, wood fire ovens, rustic cuisine on a 1800 property with spectacular garden. Bakery, bar, child and dog friendly.
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