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La Cocina de Socorro

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Mexican, Caribbean, Pizza, South American, Colombian
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Cra 8 B, Nr 34, Cartagena, Colombia
575 6602045
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Basic and good value

Nothing to rave about. This is a restaurant catering to both locals and tourist. Will not disappoint you, but will not give you reasons to identifying it with a particular treat or dish. If you are looking for topical Caribbean food, you will be satisfied.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
mhoffpapa
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San Juan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was great, good service and great food. It is packed at lunch time so make sure you allow plenty of time to be seated since it looks like a lot of business people come here to eat.

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San Juan
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Nothing to rave about. This is a restaurant catering to both locals and tourist. Will not disappoint you, but will not give you reasons to identifying it with a particular treat or dish. If you are looking for topical Caribbean food, you will be satisfied.

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very good food, just a few blocks ok plaza del reloj just take note, they closed the restaurant for a couple hrs before dinner, taest the sea food

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TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Had to pretend to walk out without paying to get the check. Would not return. All stars are for the food which was very good.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

When we visited Cartagena we asked for the place where locals eat a few people mentioned this restaurant. Our firs time was AMAZING, to the point that we couldn’t wait to go back, so we went back the next day, but I was very disappointed on our second visit. I believe it was because we went for a late lunch... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The service sucks!, the food was cold and one hour later. I order a shrimp rice with NO shrimp. to expensive. Not recomended!!!

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We choose this place because was close to our hotel the Allure Chocolat & El Centro de Convenciones. Food was very standard, nothing that worth to mention. The place is very typical, but the service was awful. We waited for our food at least one and half hour; for the drinks like 30 minutes. If you're in a hurry and... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were hungry and wandering around this area one day, and were foolish enough to ask a taxi driver for a recommendation. We should not have been surprised when were we ended up was, to some extent, a tourist trap. In a city filled with incredible seafood, La Cocina de Socorro offered slightly below average quality in comparison. The meal... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Don't miss - great food and great service for very reasonable prices ! I went 3 times here ! Love it !

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Service and food is HORRIBLE. The food was "cold" , service was aggravating. There are plenty of great restaurants in Cartagena. No need to waste time at this sub par restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cra 8 B, Nr 34, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: 575 6602045

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean, Pizza, South American, Colombian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?