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Fritanga - Restaurant Bucaramanga - Colombia

Beneath a centuries-old almond tree, you’ll find a market-like place. In today’s zephyr, the signs wave, whispering Donde Lola, Donde Maragrita, La Favorita, La Tía Gloria. I’ll warn you now, if you follow a vegetarian, kosher, halal or low-cholesterol diet, ignore the calls. What these women serve up is a traditional must-try for visitors to Girón: the fritanga, a plate heaping with sausages, rellena (stuffed pork loin) and other pork delicacies, with cheese-stuffed maduro and potatoes, all deep-fried and served hot with a toothpick to your white-tile table. You only need a soda or beer to wash it all down.

Riverfront malecón (Calle 27) and Carrera 28, Girón
Girón, Bucaramanga , Colombia

Restaurant Types:

Prices: Budget

Currencies accepted
Colombian Peso

Price Description: Prices include tax.

Atmosphere: Nice view

Service Features:Takeout, children friendly

Regulations: Yes

Dress Code: Casual

Reservation: Not necessary

Park Options: Yes

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