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Spanish tapas. Best spanish food in town. Enjoy our popular paella, sangría, and amazing tapas Galician styile.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Catalan, Gastropub
FEATURES
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very very small restaurant maybe seating a total of 16 people. Local mom and pop operation. Pop takes the orders and explains things to you. Mom does the cooking in an open kitchen. I was surprised when I saw the ratings in Trip advisor. It...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed April 8, 2020 via mobile

This is a small mom and pop restaurant. My bf and I die for small restaurants like this from locals. Husband was Columbian and wife was Spaniard. The tapas (tomatoes ones were so simple yet amazing)! The Paella was to die for, I’ve gone to...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant with freshly made tapas. The man who runs it and takes your order is lovely and takes time to explain the dishes to you. We chose the mixed tapas which is 37000 COP for 6 pieces of tapas - 1 tortilla, 1...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

We stopped at this tiny tapas restaurant for lunch and it was great. We had the paella and an assortment of tapas (the shrimp and mushroom tapas are delicious!). The sangria was also just what we needed on a warm afternoon. Just go early or...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

Our visit was completely accidentaly. We ended having the time of our lifes. Marco and his wife are the most adorable couple. They spoil us rotten. The Tinto de Verano was non-stop. Loved the assorted tapas. But if you want the real deal ask for...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

We visited for dinner and soon realized that Cartagena shuts down by 11pm ... so ensure you get to dinner early. We didn’t have much ... just a few tapas as that was all that was available but it was good. Restaurant is very intimate...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

For those we long for Spanish food, wine and hospitality. The food is amazing and the host made us a vegetarian tapas plate and made arrangements so we could outside.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

Amanzing place!!! I really love it. I went there with my friends and eat tapas and drink “tinto de verano”.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

It’s a pleasure to be back! I am from New York but I live in Miami de colombianos abuelos and when Yo voy a Cartagena me gusta venir a trapería. La paella, the blue wine & sangria son fantásticas.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

Tasteless paella with mushy seafood served eithin 10 minutes of ordering - so prepared earlier and micrwaved. Ugh!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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896sindyd, Propietario at La Taperia, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2020

Hi Kywood1995! Yes, our paella is prepared earlier! No, we do not microwave it, we keep it warm! if you have visited any Street market in Spain you would know that this is the way they serve it. It is totally different than what you...More

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March 7, 2020|
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Response from novarrojr | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did speak English a little broken but you will be able to communicate with them in English
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Response from consuelacruden | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is mejor
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the owner takes credit cards. The owner and his wife are from Venezuela. They make the most delicious food. The place is small. Don't be taken aback. The owner even gave my family and I a ride back to our hotel... More
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