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El Santisimo

Centro, Calle del Torno # 39 - 76, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6601531
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Ranked #44 of 328 restaurants in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Gastropub
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bogota, Colombia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Every time I go to Cartagena I make a point of going to El Santísimo. They have a special where for $50 you get an appetizer, a main course, a dessert, and two hours of open bar. The open bar includes all the best liquor and wine. The cuisine is exceptional.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Had dinner here after reading a recommendation in the Lonely Planet. The restaurant has a really nice feel and the service is excellent. I had prawns wrapped in banana leaves with the Chocolate mousse and sorbet for dessert. Both were amazing! They were also great with ensuring my food was gluten free. Highly recommended

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Concord, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Walking into El Santisimo from the cobbled streets of the Old Town was a wonderful surprise. The restaurant was relatively large with enough seating for about 75 people. It is simply, but very nicely, decorated. A chandelier made of wine bottles was just one thing that made the decor different and interesting, too. Our primary course was fish and a... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I have been in El Santisimo twice. One for lunch and 2 days after for dinner. Both time we were served by Elo. He was excellent and very friendly with us. He has recommended a few dishes for us both time we have been there. Totally recommended and enjoy the drinks (open bar for two hours while you have your... More

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SantisimoCartagena, Director Mercadeo Online at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and for visiting us at El Santisimo. Our staff is very commited in order to provide an excelente customer service and we think we made it with you. We are glad you had a great time and enjoy the open bar which is an excellent option here in Cartagena. Hope you visit us again... More

Providenciales
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Unbelievable experience. Everything was amazing, we want to eat here every night now! Calamari is the best we have ever eaten, so light and delicious. Seafood is incredible did desserts are out of this world, try the lemon dish... Wow.

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SantisimoCartagena, Director Mercadeo Online at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review and for visiting us. We are very proud of our restaurant and dishes and we see you had a great time here. All our menu is suitable for eveyone and we are comitted with our visitors in order to give them the best service. Thank you for coming and see you in your next... More

Cartagena, Colombia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I work in Cartagena and this has to be the best restaurant in town. You have to order the Milagro Special. I have eaten here more than 5 times and it has never disappointed.

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SantisimoCartagena, Director Mercadeo Online at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, We are glad that you enjoy every time our restaurant despite you live here. Our Milagro Plan is one of the best in Cartagena and is very suitable for all our visitors, so you can try a little bit of everything in our restaurant. We hope you can come here more times and we can give you the best... More

Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Located in front of the Santa Clara Hotel . Nice atmosphere . Not noisy . Interesting menu and out of the normal offers . Fish of the day to highlight . Good offer on wines and mainly drinks . Visited the restaurant 3 times .All a good experience .

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SantisimoCartagena, Director Mercadeo Online at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and taking time in leting us know about your point of view of our restaurant. As you mentioned, we offer a variety of food and drinks so you can come many times and try every time different dishes and drinks. Looking forward to have you here soon. More

Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed meal with friends here. All courses tasty and staff attentive. Rooms really interesting. Recommended.

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SantisimoCartagena, Director Mercadeo Online at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello. Thaknk you for your review and share your opinion with us. We are glad you had a wonderfull time at our restaurant. We hope you recommend us with your friends and family and they come here and live the same experience that you had. More

rio de janeiro, brazil
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I booked a table for a couple for 10pm, one week before. Was terribly served by a waitress who mistreated us due to the clear need to hurry up with our table and go home, since we were the last to enter the place. Moreover, the food was really not what I expected. The carpaccio de pulpo was good indeed,... More

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SantisimoCartagena, Propietario at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, on behalf of El Santisimo Restaurante we applologize for the moment you had in our restaurant. Sometimes we loose control and we had to deal with reviews like yours that help us to correct and improve our service and processes in the kitchen. Thank you. More

Princeton, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

What a treat, I wish a had time to try every dish on the menu (which by the way is quite original in naming the dishes). The starters and main dishes were great and the desserts out of this world!!!! I would recommend this place the everyone.

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SantisimoCartagena, Director Mercadeo Online at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hi, We really appreciate your review, we can see you had a great time and you liked the name of our dishes. All our food is made with pasion and with profesional so we can give you the best experience in Cartagena. We hope we can see you soon. More

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