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Cooperativa de Pescadores

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San Andres Island, Colombia
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Calima, Colombia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the local people recommended we went to the Cooperativa to have the real Island cousine!!! They were not mistaken....We were gonna order 2 different things, but our waiter suggested we didn't do so and he reccomended a dish i wasn't all that sure about... Huge releif we listen to the waiter....it was HUGE...it was kind of a sample platter...it... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The food was disgusting, the service was too slow and the place is dirty. You dont lose you time going there.

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Thank Andres S
Miami, Florida
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you want to eat the absolute best fried fish in the island, this is the place to go. Having said that, keep in mind this is a place where service might be a bit slow (specially during busy hours) but so worth the wait if you are into seafood at local hangouts. Do not expect white glove treatment or... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2014

Having visited the excellent fish co-operative restaurant on Isla Providencia we looked forward to eating at this one in San Andres. What a disappointment. One of us asked for Shrimp Ceviche and got shrimp in cold sauce - the same sauce that another of our party got [warm] on his conch creole. The seafood rice looked and tasted as though... More 

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Thank Mike H
Brisbane
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132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

They offer a big selection of local dishes. Food was nice but service was too slow, we were a group of six and two of us received or dishes 30 min later while the other 4 had to wait for on hour. Some in our group were very happy with the food but mine was just ok and I can't... More 

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Thank Clenaranjo
New York City, New York
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

The place is in open air but with a roof and nice views of the beach. The food takes a while to come because every dish is prepared freshly from the fishing of the day.

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Thank Argentinian
Montreal
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

The cooperativa de pescadores or Fisherman's place is a great place that serves the most delicious sea food I have ever tasted We liked this restaurant so much that we went there three times in four day stay in san Andres. We ordered a delicate 100% natural lemonade anda a deliciouis fish with a side of rice, salad, plantain slices,... More 

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Thank Peppita J
Aesch, Switzerland
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178 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

San Andres is not cheap and the prices at the cooperativa were equally high, but we enjoyed the lunch very much. The restaurant was full, we were probably the only non colombians there. Service was friendly and quick.

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Thank Melanie F
Hamilton, Canada
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2012

We had kingfish and breadfruit. Fish a bit over priced and dry. Nice spot to sit and people watch

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Milan, Italy
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

The food we eat was good enough even if I found better places on the island where to eat fish. Many dishes were not available at the time we went. The price was not economical compared to what w eat. An important hint on timing: don't go for dinner as the place is great with daylight and is very sad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Soups, Colombian, Seafood, South American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Andres Island, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  San Andres and Providencia Department  >  San Andres Island

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?