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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
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was excellent. The food presentation is beautiful and the ingredients of the food were fresh. The service was very good, servers were very informed and always with a smile. We were a big group and every one was served perfectly! Highly recommended!

Thank Patricia I
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Agradecemos su visita y su valioso comentario, para nosotros es muy importante porque nos anima a seguir dando lo mejor... More 

Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a diner in an authentic atmosphere. The salmon was exquise. Also the desserts were great.

Thank snijs
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is for who want to enjoy the best Colombian dishes with a touch of glamour and elegance. We were 2 and had 4 starters, a main each and a dessert with a bottle of cava gran cuvee. Starters were incredibly delicious and tasty, the octopus carpaccio and octopus with chorizo, the salmon ceviche which was delicious fresh and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had ceviche and fish entrees. Thought they were good altho La Perla was slightly better. Was sorry they were out of mackerel that night. Never had a problem with service as some other reviews have commented. Dessert was good as well. so worth going to but not unforgettable.

Thank grouse47
Roswell, Georgia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice restaurant good selection of dishes and wine. Great service and servers ,something on the menu for everyone,. Very reasonable prices.

Thank CliftonM1946
Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really overrated. I had a reservation, but when I arrived the hostess made us wait for almost 20 minutes even though there were 4-5 tables avaiable. The food is okay, but not great , kind of generic. You can eat a lot better, more elaborated and original dishes, paying less in many other restaurants in Cartagena. The... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Food was exquisite, the desserts were to die for and the service excellent...the price was reasonable.. The restaurant is in the wall City of Cartagena.

Thank hdariocardenas
Naples, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Located just a block from Santa Clara Sofitel . Opens at 7 (perfect for me & normal for many..maybe just a bit late for American seniors) Interesting interior with a full to ceiling wine rack. I never did understand the shoeless female mannequin draped in a brown monk's robe. Suggest hiding the feet. Anyhow, my lack of Spanish wasn't a... More 

1 Thank MicheleTravels239
alexandria, virginia
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153 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

This is our third visit. They have several seating areas, but if you have a preference, make a reservation. The service was not good at all from start to finish. We sat for a while before our drink order, then wait again quite a bit for a water and sangria. The resaurant was empty when we entered and were seated.... More 

Thank tikibartobe
San Diego, California
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216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

This place is a little towards the perimeter of the town walls. They have what they call the angel song ceviche, it is awesome. I was a little skeptical about mango and kiwi in the ceviche but it works very well the leche de tigre is very salty and acidic and the mango is not fully ripe so it is... More 

Thank satobt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?