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Faro el solar trattoria

#24 of 387 Restaurants in Cali
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C15 N # 9N-63, Cali, Colombia
3183489327
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12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, relaxing atmosphere

We went here for lunch during the heat of the day. Cali is warm, and since this restaurant is not air conditioned, I recommend getting a table away from the kitchen area and away from sunlight heat. I ordered the Lomo (young beef) with mushrooms and cilantro. The beef was a little tougher than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Van W
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Arlington, Texas
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the chicken/pasta and chicken salad. Couldn't believe how flavorful they tasted. This was probably the most delicious and sensory dining sensation we have had in Cali. Service was quick and no nonsense. Priced in the middle range 24,000 pesos. Outside seating was perfect as was the weather. Yes we will go back again. Highly recommend you try out... More 

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Thank Bernie B
Cali, Colombia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Last February I made a special reservation because my husband's family came from USA to visit. Call the restaurant 5 days before to made the reservation. I wanted a good table and location to watch the show and explain to them that the flight arrived at 8:30, as soon they came, we leave the airport and going straight to the... More 

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Thank Mery M
Arlington, Texas
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We went here for lunch during the heat of the day. Cali is warm, and since this restaurant is not air conditioned, I recommend getting a table away from the kitchen area and away from sunlight heat. I ordered the Lomo (young beef) with mushrooms and cilantro. The beef was a little tougher than expected but the flavors were excellent.... More 

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1 Thank Van W
Charlottesville, Virginia
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234 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have visited this restaurant multiple times and I thought it was time to write a review. Every time I go to Cali, this is a must visit place for me and its not entirely because of the food. As you walk in to this restaurant you will encounter a huge patio, and sometimes (on weekends) there will be a... More 

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Thank Daniel D
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I have been here twice within a very short timespan. Both times the food was delicous and the staff friendly. I would absolutely recommand this place.

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Thank Philipp S
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We had dinner at Faro el solar with a group of ten. The service is great, altough the restaurant was full, we did not have to wait long for our drinks or food. The quality of the food is good for its price. A minor setback was the band that started playing loudly during our dinner, after which a conversation... More 

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Thank 908olivierw
Cobham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great setting with a nice, sophisticated feel. Service not great but very good Italian food from an enormous menu. We enjoyed it and it would have been fantastic had the service been reasonable (waiters non existent most of the time and ours began talking to someone else when taking our order).

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Thank James S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Took TWO hours to get the main course. After complaining and asking for the bill they finally brought it but it was too late (11:00pm). So we left disappointed, hungry and upset. When asked the GM if she knew about TripAdvisor, she had no clue. No wonder why??????? Do not go there!!!!! There are hundreds of amazing restos in Cali.... More 

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Thank Sebastian E
Cali, Colombia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Food was average. Service slow and the prices did in no way match the experience (way over priced). We came here on a Sunday night and it seemed like the employees would rather be at home. Salat was pure lettuce and coconut juice pure water. Grilled seafood plate was not grilled but seafood swimming in sauces and cost 140.000 pesos!... More 

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1 Thank Casablancahostel
Florida/Colombia
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116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Yes folks . . . my husband & I agreed that we received THE ABSOLUTE BEST FOOD EVER at a restaurant in Cali. I ordered the Lasagna Del Fruto & my husband ordered some sort of beef w/spaghetti meal. That beef & the sauce were just amazing & the meat just melted in your mouth. My Lasagna was FULL of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C15 N # 9N-63, Cali, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Valle del Cauca Department  >  Cali
  • Phone Number: 3183489327

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?