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La Cocina de Cartagena

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Gastropub, Colombian, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Door greeter was very friendly and after an entire long minute of her sales pitch we were convinced that this is the place to lunch at.....lol! Our waitress was just as friendly and service was great. Decor is simple and pleasant. I had the Fried...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Skaramoosh
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

We ordered two seafood salads (shrimps, squid, crab). It took quite a bit of time to get our food (even though the place was pretty empty). The seafood was not fresh (we were expecting something more given the location on the sea). The only plus...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank LisinaBrl
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant clearly advertised two for one happy hour drinks for all cocktails. When we paid, we were charged for both of our drinks. I asked the waiter and he said our drinks were not included. I’m not sure if this was true or whether...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Mary F
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I ordered a mojarra encocada, is with a coconout sauce and shrimps, very good. The service is ok, as in Cartagena, is not as in the rest of colombia.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jondmcel
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This was a great little restaurant hidden on a side street near plaza San Diego. We ordered the cazuela and the ceviche and it was very good. If you're looking for Cartagena cuisine and not in the busy center, this is a great place to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Flyers1978
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Small place, good service, and they seem very serious about preparing first rate seafood. I had a whole fish prepared in a creole gravy that was fresh and good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

On our first night in Cartegena my sister and I wanted some delicious seafood. Cochina de Cartegena really disappointed us and I wouldn't recommend the food or the service. We ordered the chicherones to start which were dry out and not that flavourful - we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Hannabudgie
Reviewed June 7, 2018

La Cocina's menu is a mix of local specialties and seafood heavy, the recipes are authentic and so the flavors but is way on another galaxy to define it as a Michelin's 3 stars. The ambiance is ok, I'll recommend go for the closed dinning...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Beatrix384
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch and everything we ordered was very very good (I had stuffed lobster tails and my husband had a cooked whole fish with great sauce) but the crab claws appetizer stole the show! The best thing I've eaten in a while! Love the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Julie M
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Went there for lunch, after passing by and enjoying the appearance and music. Friendly and efficient staff (Cristina) and good service. Excellent menu in Spanish and English which seemed fairly priced. Went once on my own for lunch and returtned the next day with some...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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