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La Cocina De Pepina

Callejon Vargas Entre Arsenal y Calle Larga | Getsemani, Calle 25#9a-06 Local 2 Casa Amarilla, Cartagena 13001, Colombia
+57 5 6642944
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“stuffed peppers” (22 reviews)
“soup” (53 reviews)
“coconut rice” (50 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Callejon Vargas Entre Arsenal y Calle Larga | Getsemani, Calle 25#9a-06 Local 2 Casa Amarilla, Cartagena 13001, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first time in this restaurant. We loved the food, the presentation and those wonderful flavors of the Colombian food. We definitely will come back and of course we recommend this restaurant

Thank lucho30fm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty, decent portions, good atmosphere and friendly service. Some of the combinations (prawn cocktail on top of ceviche) seem unusual, yet appear to be standard in most restaurants. Give it a try and make up your own mind.

Thank sbe_000
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Cocina de Pepina seems to be well regarded among visitors to Cartagena, so we made it our destination for dinner our first night here. Quite frankly, little confused as to why...had the stuffed pepper appetizer which was good, and then we both proceeded to...More

Thank zacho531
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled in a small street of Getsemani, this little restaurant serves authentic Colombian food. The juices are delicious and the food equally. A must to visit while in Cartagena.

Thank Alize B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place on account of the recommendation of a colleague not knowing what to expect. There was a 25 minute wait for a table and the wait was well worth it. The recipes were quirky with unusual twists (eggplant paste with plantain...More

Thank zenubia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, tasty, honest. Food is prepared when you order and it reminded me of the flavor at Mom's

Thank paulog316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had looked at the other reviews and our hotel also advised us this restaurant. The food was clearly not gastronomic, just at the level of basic family cookings during the week so definitely not what you expect from a restaurant even more if prices...More

Thank Peter878791
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is my ideal type of restaurant: small, unique vibe with original recipes. The restaurant is located in Getsemaní which is the coolest neighborhood of the city. The menu includes meals whose ingredients you may find in a typical restaurant in Cartagena, but at...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant in the Getsemani area ( next to the walled area ) because I had read an Anthony Bourdain article about Cartagena so we were so looking forward to this meal, no reservations taken and very small, maybe 6 or 7 tables...More

1  Thank pepas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great first night meal in Cartagena. Shrimp with avocado and cabeza de gato, with an Apostol on the side. Waiter couldn't have been nicer.

Thank Samantha G
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November 7, 2016|
Response from nflorian | Reviewed this property |
Hi,You can have spicy and the do have a spicy sauce which I used.
Lucia O
February 16, 2016|
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Response from Marcelo H | Reviewed this property |
no seating outside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Vargas Entre Arsenal y Calle Larga | Getsemani, Calle 25#9a-06 Local 2 Casa Amarilla, Cartagena 13001, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6642944
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Walk in restaurant. WE DON´T TAKE RESERVATIONS We serve traditional dishes from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Come and enjoy our culture.
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