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Café Del Mar Cartagena

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Tenemos una privilegiada ubicación que nos regala una espectacular vista sobre al Mar Caribe, donde los imponentes ocasos tienen un encanto que iluminan nuestro espíritu. Abrimos todos los 365 días del año de 4:30p.m. - 3:00 a.m.Exquisitos Platillos y Cocktails, atardeceres y noches de luna llena en ambiente lounge y música chill out. Somos en esencia, un espacio internacional, histórico y cultural, la manera ideal de pasar momentos inolvidables.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $50
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Colombian, Gastropub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Slow service Cocktail are good but very expensive The food its notgood at all and the service us very slow Great views Its the place that just visit once and thats it

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ambiance, a bit pricey. Slow service. Came in for drinks and dinner, resolved to leave after waiting for a long time, only enjoyed the drinks.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 3, 2022

This restaurant is only good to drink a sundowner. Food was very bad, the steak was very small, tough and definitely smaller than 250gr. The service people were unfriendly and little attentive. Squid was twice on the menu but only the tinned one was available...not the fresh one.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 26, 2022 via mobile

Unfortunately they didn't let us to go inside because the shop open 5 o'clock and only for the moonshine (about 2-3 hours open). We were there 4:40 and they didn't let us to sit and they didn't let us to take some fotos at least....There are women we dressed with the Colombian colours outside and ask us money for a foto together but outside there isn't view at all. We're disappointed because we are from Europe and difficult we go to Cartagena again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 21, 2022 via mobile

A must for sunset! Great drinks, food options are limited, good but slow service . If you want the best tables/seats you need to make a reservation, if not be ready for long lines (they move quickly),

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 15, 2022 via mobile

This was an amazing location to be in the walled city with a view of the most spectacular sunset I have ever seen. It is definitely worth lining up and waiting to be seated. Ordered some cocktails and ate plantain chips as the live DJ...started the party as the sun sank into the horizons. The hues in the skies worth it and would go again just to be here.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 27, 2022 via mobile

The view and music were good. The food and show though, very average. I don’t recommend this place if you want a nice meal. Visit it if you want to have a couple of drinks and hang out with friends.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 17, 2022

Arrived at 3:30 to grab a good place to watch the sunset. We went in around 5pm. They do check covid card and ID, so make sure you have those with you. Service is very very slow. So make sure you get 2 drinks instead...of 1 cause its going to take a while for your waiter to be back. Food is good, we were expecting Great or Excellent food. Liked the music and the experience. Make sure to get early or call to make a reservation.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 11, 2022

If you want to spend a pleasant time, accompanied by the best view of the sunset this place is for you, it is what I can highlight, the place is nice because it is on the entire wall, but its prices are expensive for what...they give, the real attraction of this site is the view, nothing more.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 12, 2022

This place is wack. Slow service. People mainly go for drinks. Just buy some drinks by the wall and watch it there. Music is wack, drinks and food are overpriced. Not worth it at all.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 6, 2022 via mobile

Best place to see the sunset at cartagena. If you can’t make a reservation before you need to go before open because there’s a lot of people to enter

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed February 3, 2022

The view is amazing, but it’s what Cartagena has for you regardless. This place was a disappointment in every sense. Food, drinks, set up, presentation, nothing that will make me go back. Terrible !

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 26, 2021

Great spot to watch the sunset. Get there early to grab a seat. Have your vaccination card to get in. Drinks are good and the music and vibe is fantastic.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 8, 2021 via mobile

We made reservations to celebrate my Birthday here and experienced the worst. We took our covid vaccine record and they didn’t let us in since we didn’t have our passports with us. We wasted about an hour or more waiting in line for nothing. Place...is not even that nice, do not recommend and definitely will not be coming back here.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 2, 2021

It is rare that my wife or I ever really give bad reviews as we understand there are usually circumstances one cant control. However, based on last night's experience, this needs to be said. Yesterday was our first full day in Cartagena of our extended...stay here, and we wanted to explore. We have heard from friends and what we read about this establishment and how it was a must-see. Around 8/9 at night, we came up to the hostess, my wife broke the straps to her mask, and we had simply asked if she knew where we could buy one at that time of night so we could enter. We understand that every business has the right to refuse service and given Covid-19 even more understanding. However, she was actually helpful and directed us to a street vendor who was selling them. He, however, did not have the change readily available. Being I had a mask, I figured I would step inside, buy a beer and pay cash to get the change and give it to my wife, and even one of the staff said no problem when we spoke to him from outside the line and showed him our bills that needed to be split. I approached the hostess again and explained what I wanted to do; she told me no, she did not have the change. My wife said my Spanish was a little off (bear in mind she is from Mexico), so she explained to the hostess what we were trying to accomplish in order to gain access and spend more money here. The hostess very rudely contradicted the staff member we just spoke to and said they did not have the change at the bar either and told us we could leave. We were not obnoxious, drunk, or rude in any way to her, so what prompted her to be that way to us? Although I know most businesses with an excellent reputation from a majority of reviews (14+k like this one) will likely not care for a single bad review, but the way this young lady conducted herself was just a poor representation for this establishment and hopefully is corrected soon so further business with consumers is not lost.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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They do accept any type of card
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Hi, thanks for contact us. There are specific areas for smoking but we always look for everything to be in this environment, greetings!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Café Del Mar Cartagena

Yes, Café Del Mar Cartagena is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Café Del Mar Cartagena is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5