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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 | Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena 00000, Colombia
+57 5 6601531
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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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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This incredible place was highly recommended in the Lonely Planet Guide. All the major Colombian traditional dishes are revisited and twisted in a modern revisitation that deliver authentic sophisticated dishes in a very glamour restaurants. Staff were very attentive and made great recommendations for wine-food pairing. Presentation of dishes impeccable, taste very distinctive and neat, ambience: a glamour restaurants with... More 

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Thank MarcelRiz
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

¡Hello, Marcel. Good morning! Thank you very much for choosing El Santísimo during your stay in Cartagena. We are glad to read your review about our service. Thanks again. Welcome anytime. More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was wonderful! It is a little on the high end for Cartagena and Colombia, but by far was the nicest restaurant I ate at in Cartagena. The setting holds true to its name, and even though the dining space is very open it is not too loud. I had ceviche, one of the fish plates, and coconut flan.... More 

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Thank amazona810
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

¡Hi, Good morning! Thank you very much for having chosen El Santísimo. We are very glad to know your opinion about our services. You will be welcome anytime. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our best and most memorable meal by far in Cartagena: elegant, refined, terrific service, interesting combinations of flavors and textures.

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Thank Caroline b
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, Caroline. Thank you very much for having chosen El Santísimo. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your visit and we appreciate your excellent review. ¡You are welcome back! More 

Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has an excellent deal. Open bar or unlimited wine with an appetizer, main course, and dessert for an incredible price. We've eaten here both times and been very impressed with the food and the service. I highly recommend going here.

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El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, Susana. We are glad to know you had a delightful time in El Santísimo. It is very satisfactory that you share your experience to us. Thank you for having chosen our cuisine. You are welcome anytime. More 

New York City, New York
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice food and atmosphere. Desserts are named after seven deadly sins to keep with the theme of saints and sinners but it is not gimmicky. Very nice food and elegant presentation. More elevated than the usual fare.

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Thank EBFnyc
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, good morning. Thank you very much for choosing El Santísimo. We really appreciate your review. You are welcome back anytime. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaraunt was excellent. More than worth the money. The best Sea bass we have ever had. Would highly recommend to anyone

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Thank JJF816
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hi, good morning. Than you very much for your review. We are glad to know you have had a pleasant experience in El Santísimo. You are welcome back anytime. Thanks again. More 

Citta di Castello, Italy
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128 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the best restaurant I've been into in Cartagena. Service is quick and careful which is really unusual here. Venue is very nice in the old city, the atmosphere is lovely. I had a fish tartare and marinated prawns : they all tasted delicious! I highly recommend it!

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Thank AColcelli
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for having chosen El Santísimo in Cartagena. We are very glad to know your experience and appreciate your review. You are always welcome. More 

Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of three ate here in December 2016. Quite simply, this place is great. It's off a quiet street and unassuming from the outside, but warm and inviting once you step in. Make reservations; it filled-up quite quickly and stayed busy for the 3+ hours we were there. A word of caution: the all-you-can-drink offer is definitely enticing, but... More 

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Thank melwol
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you very much for your review about our cuisine and place. We are glad to know you have enjoyed your experience with us. Welcome to El Santísimo anytime you want to come back. More 

New York City, New York
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a non air-conditioned waiting area which always has people looking unhappy with the heat and humidity and dying to go in. Knowing this I decided to make a reservation but when I got there I. still had to wait but not for long. Definitely worth the wait. Our dinner order, the crepe veggie appetizer, chicken liver in... More 

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El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hi, Riz. Thank you very much for visiting us in El Santísimo. We are glad you have had a good experience with us, and we appreciate you let us know. You will always be welcome any time you want to come back. ¡Hasta pronto! More 

Toronto, Canada
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363 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is an institution in Cartagena, and locals speak fondly of it. If you have a chance , order the Cartagena special beef, which they prepare very well. The menu is eclectic, and the owner has cooked in many different countries before opening this restaurant. Lovely ambience, romantic, and popular with locals for special events such as birthday parties... More 

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El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello. Good morning. Thank you so much for visiting El Santísimo. We are glad to know your review about our service and cuisine. Anytime you want to come to visit us again, you will always be welcome. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
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 | Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena 00000, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6601531

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?