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Rio Express

Carrera 10 # 11-39, Villa de Leyva 154001, Colombia
+57 321 3116577
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“waffles” (2 reviews)
“the owner” (2 reviews)
“town” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Brazilian, Cafe, South American
$$ - $$$
Carrera 10 # 11-39, Villa de Leyva 154001, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for breakfast, the owner Enrique will make you want to stay longer just to hear his many stories of life and the town, the wife will come out of the kitchen to greet you. Definitely a must visit while in Villa de Leyva

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The best breakfast in Colombia is served here. The staff (understandably) did not share their recipes with me, but the food and the staff were amazing. It is a little bit pricier than other places in Colombia.

Thank AgronRama
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We had a good, inexpensive breakfast and a nice conversation with (what I think were) the owners. They gave good onward travel tips. I would recommend.

Thank KarleyLondon
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I came here and immediately connected with the owners. The husband will chat with the customers, introduce customers to one another and keep everyone happy. The wife will come from the kitchen to greet her customers with smiles and warm conversation. They are a great...More

Thank WanderlustingFoodi
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Maybe the only place with a Brasilian taste in the little town. The empanads with chicken and cream cheese were very good and tasty. Also tried a little pastry, like a mince pie, with nuts and dried prunes and was also good. we'd love to...More

Thank Milclau
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Río Express is now located close to plaza nariño and the main plaza. The location is very relaxing and the owners have expanded the range of savory tarts and snacks. The breakfast is excellent with fresh orange juice, good coffee, croissant and eggs cooked how...More

1  Thank Tim P
Reviewed 24 January 2016

My gf and I ate breakfast and a dessert there, they serve fast, the attention is really good, and the food is plain delicious. The place is owned by a Colombian-Brazilian couple and has a menu representative of that. I personally recommend the Sugar Cane...More

Thank tacklab
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The speciality of the house is a Brazilian snack called a Coxinha. Don't miss one of these...it's truly heavenly. Also the Quibe of North African Origen but popular in Brazil. Rio has great coffee, snacks, ice cream, cakes, sandwiches and of course excellent coffee that...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stopped in for breakfast with a group of friends. The owner is married to a woman from Brazil and lived in Oklahoma for several years. He treated us well. Very tasty breakfast. The menu has four breakfast combos as well as a la carte...More

1  Thank Jim S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Cafe, South American
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 10 # 11-39, Villa de Leyva 154001, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Boyaca Department  >  Villa de Leyva
  • Phone Number: +57 321 3116577
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