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Porton de San Sebastian

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Centro Calle2 Santo domingo no.3-63, Cartagena, Colombia
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 193
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  • 65
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
You will love the fresh, flavourful plates

This place may have the smallest restroom in the world but they have some of the biggest flavours in Cartagena. There's no shortage of good places to eat but place is a must. The grilled sea bass I ordered, perfectly charred to a deliciously crispy exterior and moist interior. Try it with garlic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Edward K
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place may have the smallest restroom in the world but they have some of the biggest flavours in Cartagena. There's no shortage of good places to eat but place is a must. The grilled sea bass I ordered, perfectly charred to a deliciously crispy exterior and moist interior. Try it with garlic oil. My wife ordered the seafood stew... More 

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We ate here twice. Home cooked food. Wonderful soups, salads, entrees. Very nice staff. Great location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Walking thru the city my wife and I entered this place at random and ordered sea bass on the grill for my wife and breaded snapper for me accompanied by coconut rice and fried plantains . Everything was DELICIOUS !!! The fish was very fresh and cooked perfectly. We also got complementary garlic bread plus tartar and garlic/basil sauce .... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A small, cozy wonderful restaurant. Excellent service, attentive staff and excellent meals. Everything they serve is fresh. I visited this place twice and in both occasions I was extremely pleased with the meals I was served.

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Lecheria, Venezuela
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just plain, just average, just simple ... I am afraid to say this restaurant is nothing but hype. Not worth it for the price.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Recommended by San Pedro Hotel & Spa , this place was just fantastic, small, but the food was delicious , the portion we ordered was the right size, for the right price. Our server was Luz Dary and she did a fantastic job. We will eat here again.

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Western Springs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This little restaurant exceeded our expectations! We were traveling with 3 children aged 6 and under, and we selected this restaurant at the recommendation of our cab driver and after checking the reviews. The restaurant was clean and charming. The pasta bolognese was delicious and the portion very generous. We also had the Carne Esmechada and the salad with avocado.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This restaurant was amazing. We both started with the limonada de coco which was refreshing and delicious. My husband ordered the garlic shrimp with fries. I ordered the chicken with the garlic sauce (ajillo) and a side of rice. Both dishes were amazing. The restaurant is small (only 6 tables or so) and a bit pricey, but worth every penny.... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had great food, including grilled squid, seafood stew, and a variety of pasta dishes. The service was the best we've had in Colombia so far.

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My two friends and I all had different kidns of fish and all the dishes were simply delicious. It's not the most affordable place in town (but not too expensive) but portions were quite large.

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Address: Centro Calle2 Santo domingo no.3-63, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Centro Calle2 Santo domingo no.3-63, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

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