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Calle Castelbondo | Calle Gastelbondo No. 2 - 124 Local 8, Cartagena, Colombia
242 331 3000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Apr 20, 2013
“There is potential..”
Mar 29, 2013
“Worth the trip”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Calle Castelbondo | Calle Gastelbondo No. 2 - 124 Local 8, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

OK is the most I can say about this place, I suppose that makes it a decent meal but they seem to aspire for more..? The owner walked around all night checking up on things without a single smile, not a great contribution to the...More

1  Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed March 29, 2013

Excellent food. Chese carimañolas with suero. The catch of the day, a great red snapper with a roasted tomato and pepper sauce accompanied with green plantain patacones. A delicious coconut rice what milk

Thank Isabel C
Reviewed March 4, 2013

The service was amazing: the staff were well versed in the local ingredients and tradition that informed the food, as well as the restaurant's overall focus on sustainability. The menu is centrally seafood and fish based (although there are some meat options), inspired by local...More

Thank Lalesander
Reviewed February 25, 2013

After visiting the Carmen in Medellin, we had a large group dinner here in Cartagena that lived up to the amazing meal at the original restaurant. The menu here has some of the same dishes but is far from identical. The octopus, banh mi, and...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed February 24, 2013

This was my second visit to 818 , came last year and the food was great, but now it seems that the food had a lack of something, I mean it was not bad at all but last time was better, way much better. ,...More

Thank george h
Reviewed February 11, 2013

I really enjoyed the restaurant! Excellent food! We ordered great entrances; the Ceviche (the best I ever had In my life) and Rollito de Pescado (fish and shrimp rolls) – veeery good! For the main course we have ordered “Fish of the day” and was...More

Thank GabrielMellin
Reviewed January 8, 2013

This was one of the best meals we had in Cartagena. Modern Coastal Colombian cuisine was a great change of pace compared to the other restaurants in town, and everything we had was superb - as good as anything you'd find in a haute restaurant...More

Thank Blyfong
Reviewed January 6, 2013

make reservations. great music. portions are great. have the soup. bring your credit card the wine bar next door is also great in case you are waiting for a table

Thank banovBanovKorobanov
Reviewed December 31, 2012

Small and well decorated house, perfect for couples. Food was amazing (recommend octopus carpaccio) as well as service and atmosphere. Important to make reservations well in advance.

Thank Renato_9178
Reviewed October 28, 2012

It didn´t help that the restaurant was completely empty on a saturday night but the food was very average for the price. Nice decor, friendly enough but not really worth it.

Thank nick_aldridge
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $60
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Castelbondo | Calle Gastelbondo No. 2 - 124 Local 8, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: 242 331 3000
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8-18 Cartagena es una propuesta gastronomica que promueve enla ciudad una cocina sostenible, con productos del mercado local y pescaartesanal.Su variado menu ofrece deliciosos platos con mariscos,pescados, carnes y arroces, preparaciones con ingredientes como el pomelo,achiote, frutas y especias de casa.Una carta de vinos y licores con enfasis en productos organicos,complementa la exquisita experiencia de probar sus sabores.
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