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La Cocina de Socorro

Cra 8 B, Nr 34, Cartagena, Colombia
575 6602045
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Ranked #166 of 337 Restaurants in Cartagena
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Colombian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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263 reviews 263 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The food was delicious, the decor particularly outstanding, and service quite good. They have many local dishes, and seafood dishes. Only a 4 minute walk from Reloj Gate.

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frankfort,ky
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90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Open on Sunday night is a rarity on Cartagena. This simple restaurant was just ok. The sea bass was excellent while the fish soup (mostly squid) was just fair. The wine list ( as in all Cartagena) was pricey. The fried calamari appetizer was fresh and good but the portion was small and expensive. A place to go on a... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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131 reviews 131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have had bad meals in different countries, but this one is just about one of the worst. First of all, you have to wait a lot to get a waiter to come and take your order. We ordered two seafood dishes for appetizers. The first one was shrimp skewers but instead we got chicken skewers. We were so hungry... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was there in May 2012 actually with about 12 other travel agents on a familiarization trip sponsored by General Tours. I don't exactly remember what I had that day, but I remember it was cheesy, rich and delicious. I believe I had a lobster dish. But I was blown away by a simple, refreshing, non-alcoholic drink that became popular... More

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Bogotá
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Like most restaurants in Cartagena, average food at high prices. Could improve, walk further away from the convention center towards La Casa de Socorro, the original place for better quality and taste.

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Brewster, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The rice with shrimp with a beef shish-kabab topped with a coconut/lemonade was great!!! Only complaint: it was chilly that night and we asked the waitress to please turn down or turn of the fan, not much effort was made to accommodate. Beside that the food was tasty.

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Sorocaba, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I went there for lunch and there was nothing special about it. The decor is cute and the service was good. The food was ok.

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Colombia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Usually people recommended the place for being traditional Cartagena´s food but nothing its oustanding in this place( Use to be very good place in Socorro´s time). Now its just simple food and expensive according quality and service.There are better options to try local food in town.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Down the block from our hotel, Allure Chocolat. Lunch was tasty food and efficent service. Crowded with people enjoying plain deliciou s food. Don't go here for fancy atmosphere or tiny portions on big plates. Just enjoy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This place is a complete rip off! There are MUCH better options in Cartagena! The food is mediocre and not worth the exorbitant price they charge. And they do not care about customer service. Please please please avoid if you want to have a good trip and not be cheated off. People who recommend the place get a commission from... More

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Additional Information about La Cocina de Socorro

Address: Cra 8 B, Nr 34, Cartagena, Colombia
Phone Number: 575 6602045
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Caribbean, Colombian

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