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La Olla Cartagenera

BocaGrande, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6653861
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“coconut rice” (16 reviews)
“fish” (28 reviews)
“avocado salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
BocaGrande, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to la olla cartagenera because it had been recommended by several people. The food was delicious, service was very good, nice atmosphere, and affordable. I recommend it.

Thank Renata D
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I went for lunch with my wife, mother-in-law and nephew. All 4 of us were highly satisfied by the quality of food and juices and the friendly waitress, who made us feel very comfortable. The decoration of the place is very nice and the toilets...More

Thank christian90g
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

This is restaurant was a nice surprise in my last visit on the city. Really nice waiters, reasonavle prices, a menu that made really hard to decided. And my first time with the Posta Cartagenera (traditional dish based on meat) was fantastic.

Thank ipcbird
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had dinner there, love the food I will recomend to all...best food in the area.. lot of flavor local food

Thank abellara
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We ordered a ceviche de corvina to share as an appetizer and it was extremely salty and fishy, inedible. We had 2 bites and couldn't eat it. We told the waiter and she said we had eaten more than half and we had to pay...More

Thank travelinglatina2014
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here a number of times when visiting Cartagena. The food is consistently good as well as the service. Prices are reasonable and the staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank robinf717
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A nice restaurant if you are looking for a more upscale experience on Boca Grande beach. We were a party of five. Everyone that ordered beef dishes were very pleased with their meals. One person ordered the Seafood Stew (casuela de mariscos) and stated that...More

Thank FredInCalifornia
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Excellent food and music for this special day! A traditional place for locals and tourists! excellent service with professional waiters!!!

Thank Ana V
Reviewed May 15, 2018

La olla cartagenera offers both creole food and arabic food options. I prefer the Cartagena style food. It's a good option but for Lobster I prefer La Langosta. Prices are highs and sometimes the service is slow but the food is very good.

Thank P5678KJcarlosg
Reviewed April 30, 2018

What a great little find behind the Intercontinental where we were staying.. Ambiance was really nice with a "living" wall and water falls.. The Shrimp with Garlic sauce was to die for and my husband " MIXED PLATE MIKE" of course had the mixed plate...More

Thank brookeh68
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: BocaGrande, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6653861
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