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centro historico, calle de ayos # 4 - 46, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
035/6602065
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Ranked #83 of 340 Restaurants in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Bistro
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Barranquilla, Colombia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Best time to visit is between 4-7pm where they have some great tapas available at very affordable prices! They also have 2 for 1 mojitos at that time, and they are delicious! Relaxed atmosphere, in the evening some travelling bands usually stop by to play a song or two which is great entertainment!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I ate here with my parents last week and we were pleased with both the quality of the food we were served, as well service. The food was reasonably priced. They had a happy hour which was nice! I would highly recommend eating at El Bistro if you find yourself in Cartagena, wanting a tasty, reasonably priced meal in a... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We heard mixed reviews of this place and decided to check it out for lunch. Upon arrival we were told to look at the wall for a menu, though later saw other patrons with an actual menu; not sure what that was about. The wall menu was small and limited. A man there offered to help us with any questions... More

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was the first restaurant we dined in after arriving in Cartagena, Colombia..Food was delicious but service was not so great. We waited about 20 minutes before anyone asked if we wanted anything to drink. The server was very sweet and talkative but took a long time with our order. Luckily the food was really good so it made up... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Five of us went for dinner here and first impressions were good. We had a drink before hand in the bar area. Note: ignore and promises of discounted drinks by touts outside. The restaurant had cool art on the walls and there is plenty of air con so you get a respite from the intense humidity outside. I went for... More

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Chicago
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The sandwiches were delicious, and very reasonably priced (between 10 and 11mil pesos). It's not Columbian food, but it's a nice restaurant inside and if you're in Cartagena for a while and wanting to switch up the cuisine this is a great spot to do so! They also serve ice cold imported beer on tap.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place is adorable. Nice offensive art with a side of good food. Try the fresh juice. Delicious. Place is great and affordable

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Good attention, the beer or the juice are good but the food is only fine. I recommended for have a drink and spend a nice time chatting

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New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

our particular meal wasn't great but maybe it was our bad luck in what we ordered. i had the tuna medallion which was a bit over cooked, but that may have been my fault as i didn't know how to communicate rare in spanish, my friend had the seafood pasta which was a bit flavorless. she had originally ordered the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

changing daily menu specials. had lunch there - lunch special for about $7USD which included bread, salad, main dish. we both ordered two various fish dishes which were delicious and creative. nice atmosphere. certainly beer options if you prefer that too!

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Additional Information about El Bistro

Address: centro historico, calle de ayos # 4 - 46, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Phone Number: 035/6602065
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Bistro

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