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Palo Santo

Centro Historico, Calle de las Damas #3-13, Cartagena, Colombia
6649658
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Ranked #103 of 335 Restaurants in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed the tasty food and good service. The Italian dishes were VERY good, and the warm brownie for dessert was nice. We each had half bottles of wine, which was a nice option. Nice decor and music made for a good meal. Would definitely go back again.

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PaloSantoCartagena, Gerente at Palo Santo, responded to this review

dear customer, thank you very much for your opinion. is rewarding for us to receive positive comments like yours, and motivate us more and more to be better every day. thank you very much More

Pasadena, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

On our honeymoon just kind of walking around, we stumbled upon this place. It was great we were very happy! We both got pasta because we were getting sick of fish (I know it doesnt seem possible...but it is possible!), my husband had the bolognese and I ended up eating some off his plate - very good! I got the... More

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PaloSantoCartagena, Gerente at Palo Santo, responded to this review

thank you very much for your comments. continue waiting to give you greater satisfaction again. More

Medellin, Colombia
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I really like Posta Cartagenera, a cooked meat made in Kola or Coca Cola and panela (sugar cane product), with a sweet and salty taste, but my plate was not what my friend and I were expecting. Maybe I tried better postas before but the price deserves better flavor. You can do better. Go on!

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Agradecemos sus comentarios y lamentamos no haberle dado gusto a su paladar. esperamos poder atenderlo nuevamente, para llenarle sus expectativas.... More

Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A great value for a fantastic food, awesome service, the fish al ajillo is delicious. Cartagena and this marvelous ciudad amurallada it will take your breath away 2 time here for sure will come again

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PaloSantoCartagena, Gerente at Palo Santo, responded to this review

thank you very much for your comment. we feel compelled to continue to improve, so that their experiences and those of our visitors unforgettable. being in a tourist city, we are aware that our customers need in addition to a good dinner, the best recommendations of Cartagena, to make your stay completely satisfactory. I appreciate your feedback and hope to... More

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

We had a team meal around a large table in the covered courtyard. Starter of camarones with mango jus and main course of Cartagena fish was delicious. Service excellent and drinks well paired with the food. Marraculla cheesecake was a lovely end to the meal.

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PaloSantoCartagena, Gerente at Palo Santo, responded to this review

hear opinions satisfaction of our customers, we are filled with pride and commitment to keep working and keep doing things well. thank you very much for your comments, and hope so that we can meet again at the time you specify. cordially, Mauricio Bedoya. More

Madison, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We went here on our first night in Cartagena, based on a recommendation from our hotel. The food was average, but nothing special, and it cost as much as some of the better restaurants in the city. Also, we were some of the only people in this large restaurant, which made the atmosphere awkward. Service was great though - the... More

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Gracias por sus comentarios. seguiremos trabajando dia a dia, para mejorar y darle mayor satisfacción a nuestros clientes. More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a classy restaurant. The owner himself was walking, talking with customers, offering suggestions for sight seeing etc. and personally greeted us. It is small, quaint, and the food was excellent. Service as well. You should not miss this place...in your next trip to Cartagena. Prices were well with in acceptable range for a restaurant of this type.

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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios. somos conscientes que el servicio, ademas de una buena comida, es darle a nuestros clientes... More

Westport, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We were looking forward to this restaurant after hearing how popular it is with those "in-the-know," but I wonder if it's been resting on it's reputation too much. There was wonderful live music and good service, and we chose the tasting/pairing menu. We were amused to find that each course resembled a t.v. dinner (tasted like one too), although the... More

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Gracias por sus comentarios. esperamos poder seguir mejorando y darle mejor satisfaccion en su proxima visita. More

Bogota, Colombia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Restaurant has friendly staff and quality of food is good. I went at night and they had live music. Meal prices are in line with the other restaurants in the Historic Center.

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Gracias por su opinion. esperamos poder atenderle nuevamente con todo nuestro gusto y buen servicio. More

Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

i harly recomend the rice with sea food , ceviche. excellent service, god music live after 8:30pm i didnt understand how they charge tip anyways it was a good experience

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Tank you for yuor opinion. is very important for us, and for our clients. More

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