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El Santisimo

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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Gastropub
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Calle Del Torno # 39 - 76 | Diagonal al Hotel Santa Clara, Al lado del Restaurante El Santisimo, Cartagena 00000, Colombia
(57+) 5 6601532
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

High expectations not met is a huge disappointment. I was expecting great food, knowledgeable servers and an amazing ambiance. None of them was met. The food was average quality at a very expensive price. The severs had no clue about the recipes, processes or ingredients in any item on the menu. No wine expert is available to help with pairings... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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20 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Based on the reviews we had high expectations for our 12th wedding anniversary, we walked in, the place looks great, but from there it all disappointed. The service was rushed, unfriendly and not attentive, while we were getting ready for a toast, the waitress stood there ready to take the order, instead of leaving a private moment to ourselves. The... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At our first day in Cartagena we had a dinner in this restaurant. We order 3 diferent dishes and share. The best one has 3 slices of salmon. It was delicious!!

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Thank Marcos A
FEDERICO V, Propietario at El Santisimo, responded to this review
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Nos agrada saber que le gusto la comida y esperamos volverlos a atender durante su estadía aqui en la ciudad. More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had many good to great meals while in Cartagena but this was our favorite. Very interesting menu and concept, and everything we ordered was excellent! Especially loved the octopus carpaccio and "The Pilgrim" sea bass entree. Amazing coconut pie dessert also! Great service and ambience from beginning to end. Will always be on my must visit list when we... More 

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FEDERICO V, Propietario at El Santisimo, responded to this review
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Es muy grato para el equipo del restaurante el Santísimo conocer su experiencia y saber que somos uno de sus... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place itself is great: It's beautiful, cool decoration, great atmosphere, very friendly service. It's mainly a sea food restaurant, but you can have beef as well. Very good food, well executed. At dinner, reservations are strongly recommend. I would certainly come back again!

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FEDERICO V, Propietario at El Santisimo, responded to this review
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Nos complace saber que fue una excelente experiencia y esperamos tener el placer de volverlos a atender en sus próximas... More 

Florida, Uruguay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the hilton Cartagena and met some new friends in the executive lounge. After talking we decided to go to el santisimo. The food service and prices were excellent. Great seafood and eclectic dishes. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The service is the major point of the place, great smiles, helpful staff, a true Colombian experience. As per the food, no complaints, is good and tasty, maybe a bit salty.

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The atmosphere is eclectic and chanting, nice decorations and details. Food no so good. Never figure out what the Ceviche's fish was, but the texture was too hard. The rabbit had still the acidic taste (like un-marinated lamb, dont know how to describe it) and some others on the table never finished their plate for one reason or another. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food!Seafood ,nice ambiance, one of the best in Cartagena. I had the salmon vikingo and it is delicious.Not to be missed...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with good variety of dishes. Sea food is great. Good fish, prawns and lobster. You can have meat dishes too. Very friendly staff. Not too expensive. Very good wine list.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Del Torno # 39 - 76 | Diagonal al Hotel Santa Clara, Al lado del Restaurante El Santisimo, Cartagena 00000, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: (57+) 5 6601532

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?