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La Vitrola

Calle Baloco 33 201, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
+57 5 6600711
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (48 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (23 reviews)
“coconut pie” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Calle Baloco 33 201, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 560 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great diner in the heart of the old Town. Live music and very much good food. Service is impeccable. Grilled octopus app was a highlight, we ordered a second it was so good. Call for reservations, quite busy always.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tristano68
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Restaurant it self nothing special, the food was Good but for a restaurant this category you expect a waitress will learn which plate is for whom special when were only two.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ricardodN5609JU
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a last minute reservation thru the Hotel that was able to get us in. The Vitrola is wonderful ordered the chef choice of the night fish with shrimp sauce and coconut rice and my niece ordered spaghetti with shrimp,lobster, mushrooms and white sauce. Live...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cindydY548WN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have a very nice dinner and the staff were helpful. However, got there a bit early and were put in a room by ourselves until they were ready even though there were people at the bar. Were sat in a back room so felt a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marc B
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant situated in the centre of the old city. The staff and service was top notch, food was delicious and the scenery was old fashion colonial. This is definitely a restaurant I will recommend to anyone stopping by Cartagena.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pthing89
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Amazing dinner with a Cuban touch. Service is extraordinary. Atmosphere is pure Cartagena and lovely. Great chat with bartender prior to dinner and listening to lovely Cuban band (soft dinner musica). Could not have been more perfect. Can’t wait to return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dhetexas
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I travel to Cartagena often. I have been turned away from La Vitrola numerous times because of their strict door policies. No shorts even though it is scorching outside, no sandals, no children or the doorman just doesn't like you. But…..when you get in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kenluigi
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This was my third trip to La Vitrola and every time I have enjoyed the meals and service. Reasonably priced and food is always good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sabeangl
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We really really liked it. Great decor, professional and friendly service, excellent food... you can't ask more from a restaurant... Definitely worth visiting and going back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Palmeroa
Reviewed September 21, 2018

this restaurant is a stunning seafood venue and is perfect to enjoy both food, wine and entertainment. the service was good and they assisted me even though my Spanish is week. I recommend you reserve a table here as it is very busy and I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amgrsa
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229fridaz
October 23, 2018|
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Response from JimS674 | Reviewed this property |
No creo que eso seria un problema
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F5768TQadrianam
April 28, 2018|
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Response from ChicagoMikeK | Reviewed this property |
Si, ninos son OK con Chef Pietro. No problema.
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beajablonski
January 27, 2018|
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Response from ChicagoMikeK | Reviewed this property |
Try: +57 304-4124 or +57 6602399. Disfruta!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Baloco 33 201, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6600711
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