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La Vitrola

Centro Cll 33 #2-01 Calle Baloco, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6600711
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (47 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (23 reviews)
“coconut pie” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly
Centro Cll 33 #2-01 Calle Baloco, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at this restaurant is amazing. They go the extra mile to make you feel welcome. Gina is my favorite!! The food is quality and many options. If in Cartagena this is a must visit. You will not be disappointed.

Thank oceanluver_99
Reviewed 1 week ago

from the time we entered this wonderful restaurant and were greeted by Amin and left having thanked Elena for making the best drinks we've ever tasted, it was a perfect evening. The food was exceptional, the music the right balance and the new friends we...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most authentic colombian restaurant in town , the clasisiest as well . nice live band that plays local tunes too . For the food all is great , i highly recommend tuna carpacio! Nice wine list as well , south american wines mainly and...More

Thank Omar C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and atmosphere, really worth the price. Live music and ancient photos make the environment really enjoyable

Thank lacerda1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classic must visit place, good and fun atmosphere with music. Hard to get a reservation, reserve well in advance- turn tables quickly. Had great steak. Waiter was very nice.

Thank rudynaples
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little foresight or enquiry tells you that this is not the kind of place to wear casual shorts or sleeveless shirt, so I would discount the low TA ratings which are judged only on La Vitrola's rules about proper dress code. It is clearly...More

Thank TACustomer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant, delicious food and lovely music! Just make sure you make your reservation weeks before going there!

Thank sussypegar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When a restaurant has great reviews and it is in all the guide books and it has a great location with a fine dining environment, well, you figure "this will be a great night".    We went to La Vitrola with just these thoughts and...More

Thank fdoamerica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice experience and the food was very good, but there certainly was no wow factor to make this a five star review. The service was attentive without being overbearing, and they made solid meal recommendations after a bit of urging in English. We...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

30 degree Celsius heat and they won’t let you in without full length trousers. Rude door staff with an unnecessary Prosegur bouncer on the door. Should have revealed dress code on the phone.

Thank travelpool
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Cll 33 #2-01 Calle Baloco, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6600711
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