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La Vitrola

Calle Baloco 33 201, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
+57 5 6600711
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (48 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (23 reviews)
“coconut pie” (20 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Colombian
Calle Baloco 33 201, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As usually good service, is been for many years the prefered place for many Tried the coconut rissoto, wonderful

Thank Jorge V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Expensive restaurant compare to others in Cartagena. But, the food is excellent with sea food specialty, ask for the daily specials and ask for the coconut plate for the desert.

Thank yfar
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a cool and well-heeled crowd constantly filling the space this restaurant could rest on its laurels and charge a lot of money and go through the motions. It is a bit of a scene so I would not be shocked if the food were...More

Thank sasserscampbell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Cartagena and this restaurant was highly recommended. Once were in there the band playing old favorites and the decor made us feel right at home. It went down hill from there as we had an 8 PM reservation for 2, but weren't...More

Thank michael51_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular restaurant, with the exact colonial feel that we were looking for: long bar, tiled floor, plenty of ceiling fans, and a corner filled with bongos, piano and microphones. Highly recommend the cerviche and jerk chicken.

Thank dclov3r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides the wall of the old city of Cartagena, a soberly decorated ambience resembling to the dot the fresh floors, walls, windows, windowpanes of the caribbean households circa 50's and 60's, creating a vintage atmosphere enriched by the presence of a cuban music quartet with...More

Thank Lgsalasg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Vitrola is an elegant old school restaurant that still does the classics perfectly and new dishes in a way that is fresh and interesting. As you will surely know from reading these reviews, they do have a dress policy, but it's not a very...More

1  Thank William F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Vitrola is in a beautiful colonial building a bit away from the center of Cartagena. Our waitress Maria had a beautiful smile which she wore all night, and she was very helpful in giving us suggestions and explanations on the wines and dishes. She...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went in for dinner with a reservation. Everything started fine, had some great drinks and a pretty good ceviche dish as a starter. And then we waited for our main course and watched as all the other tables around us, tables that had sat...More

Thank chulupacabra
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We made a reservation through our hotel. We were a group of 21 (including 5 children ages 11-7). When we arrived literally they denied us the entrances since they don’t accept kids. Their explanation was that our hotel should know that they have this policy.

1  Thank Rosma P
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Adriana M
April 28, 2018|
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Response from ChicagoMikeK | Reviewed this property |
Si, ninos son OK con Chef Pietro. No problema.
January 27, 2018|
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Response from ChicagoMikeK | Reviewed this property |
Try: +57 304-4124 or +57 6602399. Disfruta!
January 17, 2018|
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Response from bonimba55 | Reviewed this property |
yes, the place is large enough for a party of 18 but you may have to reserve way in advance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $50
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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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