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La Cocina de Socorro

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Carrera 8 Nr 34, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
575 6602045
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom had seen this place advertised on CNN a while ago and longed to try it if we ever visited Cartagena. We thought it would be more expensive than other places since an add on CNN has to cost some money. However, the prices were cheaper than other places we had tried (we stayed withing the walled city). It... More 

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Thank Vania R
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31 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nice, the service is good, and the food is more than acceptable, but definitely you can find better choices in Cartagena. I had the Red Snapper, fried. It tasted fine, nothing special. Had better ones in cheaper places. Unfortunately, I can't recommend this place.

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Thank Jesh R
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was busy! Many people are willing to put up with slow service to eat here! The food was good - we ordered grilled sea bass, the Cartagena meat, and soups. The attraction may be that this restaurant is great for just relaxing, taking your time, and talking. The atmosphere is great for that.

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Thank Lonetrek2012
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Its a nice ple to go for lunch, theres agood selection of tropical colombian food, fishes and sea food. But we have to wait like 15 minutes for a waiter to attend us and another hour to get our food

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Thank SsofiaME
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

My dad took us there as I had not been in the country for years and I was really craving a fried fish with patacones and arroz con coco ( coconut rice) and it definitely delivered! Loved it all. Service was a bit slow and it can be a bit tight in terms of space if you have little ones... More 

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Thank Travellingaucol
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go for traditional Colombian food. The price is mid/high , but appropriate for the quality and size of the portions. The decor is beautiful especially the garden in the entrance, definitely worth a try!

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Thank Colombianita201
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Went here with some family as a recommendation by a local and I was not disappointed! The seafood was fresh and delicious! The service was good as well. We were told that the President frequents the restaurant when in the city and I can see why. It is family and kid-friendly. It is on the pricey side with some of... More 

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Thank natat191
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

the food was spectacular but the service bad, I think would sell more if they gave better service, waiters talking and nobody ask if you want water? or fill the cup but you must call the super food

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Thank Yaima F
Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Stopped in quickly for a light lunch of Ceviche. Service was good, ceviche was fresh, cold, and delicious.

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Thank Nathan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

This place was fantastic! Everyone loved there food. We all couldn't help but share because of how good the food looked. It was a bit on the higher end price wise but so worth it. A must see when going to see the walled city. Waiter was attentive and had great suggestions. They brought out a flan and played happy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Colombian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 8 Nr 34, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: 575 6602045

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?