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Restaurante Donde Olano

Calle Santo Domingo No 33-08 / No 33 - 81, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 6647099
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Ranked #90 of 340 Restaurants in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Albany, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Place that probably had better times. Entrance is through the kitchen. Service is friendly but unprofessional. Many of the wines in Wine List were not available. Food was poorly presented. Taste is nothing to write home about.

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Bogota, Colombia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I strongly recommend the shrimp plate taht consist on 5 different preparation of shrimp with the respective sauces

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This small and charming restaurant is located in the old city of Cartagena, Colombia. The menu is based on creole cuisine which is typical caribbean style fused with classic french cuisine; with fish as its main ingredient accompanied with coconut milk, plantains and many other local ingredients. The best dish I've had here is the lobster "Brigitte", it is simply... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I have visited Onde Olano in the past. This experience was even better through the services of Hember (I believe that's how you spell the name). He was extremely friendly and accommodating of my mother's diet needs - always with a smile and can-do attitude. The food as always is excellent and fresh. Be careful: the bread is fantastic and... More

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Barranquilla
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Olano´s place serves good food, the service is okay, but unfortunately the restaurant does not count on sufficient guests to make it pleasant (unless you like close quarters). When it fills up the air conditioner (a necessary evil considering the humidity and heat of Cartagena) is not enough, and it adds to the discomfort. Perhaps when there are few customers... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My husband and I went to this restaurant tonight, and it was unbelievably terrible. A complete tourist trap - please don't believe the people who say it's worth coming here, you've got to be out of your mind to "keep coming back." It's basically hospital food. The salad was iceberg lettuce and the lasagna looked like it had been run... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Unpretentious little restaurant near Plaza Santo Domingo. This must be the best onion soup and steak i've ever had in Cartagena. Kind service always with a smile, you feel at home but much better. This is my favorite restaurant in the city.

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Clemson, SC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

We had searched out this restaurant after one of the owners had helped us navigate the baffling streets in Cartagena on our first day. The atmosphere is delightfully Old World cafe (the owners are French) and our dishes (I had a delicious red snapper filet with a spicy tomato sauce with nice (unfried) potatoes and vegetables (rare for Columbian restaurants).... More

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Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This place embodies Old Town, the setting is quaint, the atmosphere is cozy, the staff and owners are very personable and the food is very delicious and unique. The chicken Mediterranean was very tasty and the ceviche was divine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Zeus temptation is one of the best dishes ever. An excellent variety of sea food,lobster included, with fabulous and surprising sauces.

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Additional Information about Restaurante Donde Olano

Address: Calle Santo Domingo No 33-08 / No 33 - 81, Cartagena, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 6647099
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean, French

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