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Don Juan

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French, Bistro
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Calle Del Colegio # 34-60 Local 1, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 (5) 664 38 57
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 217
    Excellent
  • 136
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    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
small restaurant with fantastic food.

A small restaurant with in the fortified city of Cartagena. A place for great dinning that is expensive, but unlike many restaurants in Cartagena, this is expensive but well worth it. Reservations are required and casual attires are not suitable for this restaurant. I strongly recommend sharing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Felipe e
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Cali, Colombia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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London
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The decor was very nice and although we did not have a reservation we managed to get a table. The first bottle of wine we ordered was corked and they replaced it without any fuss. Our food was tasty but both the snapper and the pork were over cooked. As others have said it is expensive relative to other places.... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A small restaurant with in the fortified city of Cartagena. A place for great dinning that is expensive, but unlike many restaurants in Cartagena, this is expensive but well worth it. Reservations are required and casual attires are not suitable for this restaurant. I strongly recommend sharing plates (I always recommend this) so you get a better sense of what... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I went with my wife to celebrate her 40th birthday. We had a very good experience. The reservation was handled perfectly: we were seated as soon as we went through the door. Food was great. It was very well presented and you can see the reason for the relatively high prices. I have to say it's the first restaurant I... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

lovely restaurant , nice decor , very nice diner , good service!! it was our last night in cartagena , and did not get disappointed!!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Food is great... a little bit expensive (compared to other restaurants), but it worths. Reservation is strongly recommended, as it is always full.

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Bath
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

I'd hardly call this French bistro, but who cares?, the food was excellent. From a creamy, fully flavoured fish soup to the pulpo in olive oil and lemon to the sea bass with clams and peas everything was perfectly cooked and oozed the right flavours. The desserts of chocolate fondant and brioche were not quite so sure, but good nonetheless.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The food is simply fantastic. It is clear, that the kitchen really is super qualified, and really knows how to prepare and cook food. However, the service does not match the kitchen's ability. First, the door was locked the whole time. Which was curious. Second, two couples arrived with us, and after waiting for a long, long, time to order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Recommended by our friends from Bogotá we arrived on this very cool design restaurant. Great decoration, great taste! But it was not just a question of image: the food was really good! We shared the tartare, colita de langosta and the langostinos asados. Really nice. Afterwards I asked for the pulpo a la brasa which was a blast! Loved! Not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Simply one of the best dishes in town, price could be a bit reasonable, but everything was excellent. Very cozy with pleasant service

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Amazing!!! This place is "the place to go", beautiful setting, amazing food, great service, flawless; just perfect!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Del Colegio # 34-60 Local 1, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 (5) 664 38 57

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm

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