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El Bistro

Centro Historico Calle 4 - 46, Cartagena 130010, Colombia
+57 5 6602065
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Centro Historico Calle 4 - 46, Cartagena 130010, Colombia
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Cosmopolitan menu that offers a great reasonably priced alternative to the local typical fair. Chilled, comfortable establishment not trying to hard. I liked it a lot. No beans and rice on the menu!

Thank hughfarely
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

It was our last evening in Cartagena and we were glad we tried El Bistro. The wait was a bit long but we really enjoyed the passion fruit mojitos until the dishes arrived. Everything we tried was very tasty. The grilled octopus and shrimp appetizer...More

Thank Beachtraveler62
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Had different beef dishes here twice, amazing ! Had a rare beef loin,it came rare and was delicious. Very nice staff, and good live music after 9pm.

Thank Marek H
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I always love to come here and the food is always absolutely delicious! Defenetly one of my favourite places in Cartagena

Thank jan h
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Food was fine, nothing special though. Service was really slow even though there was only a couple of other tables with people at them - but they still added a 10% tip to the bill

Thank SMWelli
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Best meal in Cartagena so far. The place is quiet and cozy. Great atmosphere, the service is a little slow but definitely worth it. Daily specials are really good, lobster tails and curry stew were specially good.

Thank DianaDuranA
Reviewed July 14, 2017

By far the best food we ate in Colombia. Both the salmon and beef tenderloin was presented beautifully and tasted wonderful. Staff including Claudia who spoke good English were great and friendly Keep doing what you are doing

Thank ChrisBark
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

After walking all over the old city and getting lost- head here for a cold beer or mojito! Free wifi and cute decor- it's the perfect place to sit for a bit before you head back out in the heat!!

Thank Meeshmartin
Reviewed July 9, 2017

The menu changes daily. The staff is attentive and open to special requests. Food is delicious and beautiful in presentation. Able to accommodate a group of 6 without a wait.

Thank gina1030
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Went on a Friday night the place seems pretty dead around 7:00pm. Curious why there was no one here. The food itself was great especially for he price. I ordered the Pork ribs and was tasty. The house tea is worth a try as well,...More

Thank Erasmo M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Historico Calle 4 - 46, Cartagena 130010, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6602065
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