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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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San Francisco Bay, CA
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner was outstanding in every way. The service was warm and friendly, as well as prompt; but not rushed. We ordered the fish tartar which was beautifully presented and also delicious with lovely dried onions on top, giving it a salty compliment. The calamari appetizer was fried perfectly and the batter was light so you could enjoy the tender squid.... More 

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

Hi, good afternoon. We are glad to read you have enjoyed our cuisine in El Santísimo. Every day we do our best to meet the expectations of those who visit us. Thank you for your review. You will always be welcome back to our table. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly overrated restaurant in the old town of Cartagena. Obviously have a deal with hotel concierges to send tourists there. Plain food, by far not the best ceviche in town. Cold atmosphere on a Saturday night. Service nice but not very attentive. Had much better fish in other eateries in town. In short , as Michelin would say , not... More 

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

Hello Claurisam. We really appreciate your opinion in order to improve. We are doing our best every day to offer an excellent service in El Santísimo. You will always be welcome to taste our plates and have a better experience. Have a good day. More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The smaller, intimate room was very pretty with an unusual ceiling. The sea bass was outstanding as was the Thai Seafood dish. I would skip the Calamari and try something else instead.

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Thank mancusod2016
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

¡Hello! We are glad you have enjoyed our cuisine in El Santísimo. You will always be welcome. Felicidades. More 

Cartagena, Colombia
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tipical local cuisine were you can eat very nice at reasonable prices. teh aservice and the decoration is very nice so you will have a nice lch or dinner. the menu is very assorted and they also have good desserts. good for big crowds.

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

Hello Benny, thank you for your opinion. It is good to know that you have had a pleasant experience. You will always be welcome in El Santísimo. More 

Bogota, Colombia
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fancy restaurant in Cartagena, with average prices. I recommend the fish and seafood dishes, since they well prepared and very fresh.

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Thank Susana2020
El Santisimo R, Comunicaciones at El Santisimo, responded to this review

Hello, Susana. You are always welcome to El Santísimo. More 

Jensen Beach
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this restaurant was recommended by Yesid at Casa Quero. we wanted traditional Colombian food and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was pretty empty when we arrived but full by the time we left. Our appetizer was excellent a cheese with sesame seeds, My beef was good but my wife's sea bass was outstanding.

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Thank Miami1982
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Casual attire, relaxing atmosphere, great service & good food. Music available certain evenings. You can hear the horse carriages passing through on quiet evenings while enjoying a glass wine.

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Thank adeline c
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I booked a company lunch with this restaurant for over 70 people. The food was so good! Of all the restaurants we visited during our company trip I got the most positive reviews with the meal at El Santisimo. And preserving the quality for such a big group is not easy to do. Their food was really good, I highly... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

After 3 visits this is the summary: Salmon was fresh, cooking was right on the mark, not corky, not raw. Steak very tender, the medium term was properly done. The shellfish stew was to my satisfaction, not sweet, good quality shellfish. Juices are good There are two dining rooms, the smaller one is very cozy and inviting. The bigger one....... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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159 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Went to El Santísimo twice durning my stay. Loved all the dishes there; however, the Chango is a must have!

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Thank Stacy M

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?