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El Zaguan Osc


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Cartagena's cuisine is the product of almost 500 years of passion, storms, war, beauty, culture, and diversity. Here we tell its story with the authentic flavors and fresh local ingredients of this beautiful multicultural city.
$4 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Latin, Seafood, Colombian, Bar, Pizza
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best experience, the unique and delicious food, I tasted the paella and it was phenomenal, in my next holidays return to this exquisite place, (unfortunately I discovery it my last days in Cartagena)

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

The location in old town is great and once you get in, you find yourself in a lovely patio with refreshing feeling. The food, while authentic and modern, still reminds Of traditional colombian cuisine You won’t regret coming here

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 27, 2019

My husband and I arrived in Cartagena yesterday morning and just started walking around with no real plan. We found ourselves in this very busy area inside the old city walls. And passed tons of places to eat- with no idea which place to choose....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Patricia S
Karen B, Propietario at El Zaguan Osc, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

for us it is a real pleasure to serve you and we appreciate your good comments

Reviewed February 9, 2019

I am thrilled to write this review about Elzagua, Cartagena, en el Centro. I was there this week on Wednesday and got an excellent food and services from Elzaguan. They made Paella (spelling!), which is a mix of rice, shrimp, sea food, etc... Was very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mmehrvar
Karen B, Propietario at El Zaguan Osc, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2019
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Agradecemos sus buenos comentarios, para nosotros es un placer atenderlos y brindarles lo mejor de nuestra cocina, esperamos verlo pronto¡¡¡

Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

This is definitely a place to go in Cartagena for lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is nice with the indoor patio. The food was amazing in terms of flavours and freshness. It also came with a delicious soup. I would most certainly come again.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, service, and extremely reasonable prices. A must while you are in Cartagena. We will return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Escape447622
Karen B, Propietario at El Zaguan Osc, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018
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Gracias por sus buenos comentarios, el zaguán es un lugar de visita obligada en la ciudad¡¡¡¡¡

Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant while walking around the old city. I had fish with shrimp sauce. 2 others had fish with some sauce and 1 person had the special of the day which was chicken. He said the it was the best chicken ever! We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Karen B, Propietario at El Zaguan Osc, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018
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Para nosotros un placer atenderlos, y esperamos vuelvan pronto¡¡¡¡

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Very friendly staff who were very helpful. 3 seating areas, one with air con, one with a fan and one outside.. we both had the salad which was plentiful. No complaints about this place..

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

I had a nice salad and limonada de coco here. Very good food and friendly staff. I would gladly return here and recommend it to others!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Lucky1ON
Karen B, Propietario at El Zaguan Osc, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Thanks for your honest comments, for us it will be a pleasure to serve you again

Reviewed November 23, 2017

Visited for lunch, they are open 11 to 5 pm, no dinner. My wife had lunch special which was seafood stew with all kinds of seafood prepared in cast iron fry pan. Excellent food choice with many kinds of seafood. Had the rib eye steak...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Karen B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Zaguan Osc, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2017

Thanks for your visit I hope you come back again when in your next travel to Cartagena, was a pleasure to attend you. Follow us in Instagram and Facebook whit @elzaguán We invite you to visit our tapas bar and enjoy our promotions @cafeficci

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