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El Santisimo

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Calle Del Torno # 39 - 76, Cartagena, Colombia
(57+) 5 6601532
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 523
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  • 279
    Very good
  • 128
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious food, poor service

We were part of a group of 30 people, the quality and taste of food was good, however the service was very slow and the waiters were confused at the time of delivering the food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We went to this restaurant as many people recommended it. However, we were left with the biggest disappointment. The service is horrible, or better said, non existent. We made reservations at 10pm and ended up eating by 11:15pm. The appetizers brought out and left on an empty table for about half hour until I had to get up and check... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This was our first meal in Cartagena. The food was of good quality but the servers were extremely unfriendly. They said absolutely nothing to us when we entered the restaurant and during the entire meal. This made our meal very uncomfortable. No smiles, nothing! They need to discuss the poor customer service with their servers. Thank God the food was... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were part of a group of 30 people, the quality and taste of food was good, however the service was very slow and the waiters were confused at the time of delivering the food.

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Such an interesting restaurant with a theme of religious icons of all persuasions. the only thing better was the food! definitely the best food we had in Cartagena - steak masterfully presented and slowly savoured! Service was not up to the food....

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Mineola, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had our rehearsal dinner at this restaurant, best idea EVER. the 5 course meal was EXCEPTIONAL, the open bar option was phenomenal and the dessert was to die for.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Awful vibe and service unfortunately. Nothing to write home about. A scary place for kids. Haunted vibes.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This restaurant was very good, but we didn't give it a 5 star for one reason. When we arrived we asked to see the wine list and proceeded to select a bottle. The waitress then told us that they had a special meal plan which would include all the wine we could drink plus our meals. We asked her if... More 

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Cartagena District, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went Big!! We had the Milagro meal plan! Each person paid 100,000COP plus tax/tip 20,000COP... a total of 120,000COP ($50-60USD). This plan included an appetizer, a delicious entree, a dessert and happy hour for two hours (top shelf). I recommend a drink called, "a mal-intensionado"! We ordered too many drinks to quick! Two hours is plenty enough. I don't... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

One of the best restaurants anywhere. Attentive, friendly but very professional service. Great wine selection. And outstanding food.

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Our family of 4 dined here for dinner and 2 of us did the dinner package with a 2 hour open bar. The food was just ok and a bit expensive. As for the open bar package, it would be a really great deal but the service was slow on the drink part of it. In addition, they had exclusions... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Del Torno # 39 - 76, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: (57+) 5 6601532

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?