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Faro el solar trattoria

#38 of 279 Restaurants in Cali
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C15 N # 9N-63, Cali, Colombia
Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Setting, poor service

Great setting with a nice, sophisticated feel. Service not great but very good Italian food from an enormous menu. We enjoyed it and it would have been fantastic had the service been reasonable (waiters non existent most of the time and ours began talking to someone else when taking our order).

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
James S
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Cobham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cobham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Great setting with a nice, sophisticated feel. Service not great but very good Italian food from an enormous menu. We enjoyed it and it would have been fantastic had the service been reasonable (waiters non existent most of the time and ours began talking to someone else when taking our order).

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Took TWO hours to get the main course. After complaining and asking for the bill they finally brought it but it was too late (11:00pm). So we left disappointed, hungry and upset. When asked the GM if she knew about TripAdvisor, she had no clue. No wonder why??????? Do not go there!!!!! There are hundreds of amazing restos in Cali.... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Food was average. Service slow and the prices did in no way match the experience (way over priced). We came here on a Sunday night and it seemed like the employees would rather be at home. Salat was pure lettuce and coconut juice pure water. Grilled seafood plate was not grilled but seafood swimming in sauces and cost 140.000 pesos!... More 

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Florida/Colombia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Yes folks . . . my husband & I agreed that we received THE ABSOLUTE BEST FOOD EVER at a restaurant in Cali. I ordered the Lasagna Del Fruto & my husband ordered some sort of beef w/spaghetti meal. That beef & the sauce were just amazing & the meat just melted in your mouth. My Lasagna was FULL of... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a must see place if you are in Cali!! The "lulada" is amazing and the ambiance is great. I was not to thrilled with the food but the service made up for that. If you are going to Cali don't miss out on this place.

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Guadalajara
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Nice ambience with live music, salsa and place for dancing. Seems like you are dining on a spanish patio. Great food, fair wine list- but with the warm weather beer is your preferred choice.

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Cali, Colombia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place is incredibly relaxing for family and friends. I recommend going in the evenings to catch dinner and on weekends they have live music. Most seating is outdoors and during christmas seson this is a must stop on a weekend.

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Dallas, TX
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This restaurant is located in the Granada district and provides a lot of outdoor dining. The atmosphere is great and the food, while good, is not spectacular.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

After waiting one hour for the food, it wasnt as we expected. But what really shocked us was the bill. OMG!

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Bogota, Colombia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had a nice dinner there with a couple of friends and our 9 years old son. Portions and taste really good, but the best was margaritas and happy relaxing atmosphere. One of the best I knew. Enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C15 N # 9N-63, Cali, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Valle del Cauca Department  >  Cali

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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