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El balcon de ouzo

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really loved the food and staff at Balcon. It is refreshing to sit upstairs and not be haggled by vendors / beggars. The food was great. I had a moscow mule (ended up getting 2). The service is by far the best I had in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dcrajv
EmilioBoddhi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We´re so glad you had a good experience with us. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty sure this is the best restaurant in downtown Santa Marta. Cozy, romantic atmosphere (not the street hustlers and annoying live music elsewhere). Food was awesome, especially the mussels and gnocchi. Drinks could improve and service was a bit disorganized. But explosive flavors and interior...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CaliPachanguero00
EmilioBoddhi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for you comments! Hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed February 9, 2019

We ate here only once, mainly because it is so popular it is difficult to get a table. Nice food, little bit more pricey than other places but good atmosphere and lovely setting.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Riever
EmilioBoddhi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We´re so glad to hear you had a wonderful experience at El balcón de Ouzo! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food, good service, such a nice change from fried and starch rich foods!!!! And the place is lovely which adds to the overall great quality of this restaurant!!! I totally recommend...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 567benoitb
Emilio P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Thanks for your review. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed December 11, 2018

We found this restaurant while strolling the streets of Santa Marta in the late afternoon / early evening looking for a suitable place to eat. It was a great choice. There are actually 2 restaurants in the same location here, but with different kitchens and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PeteRobbo8502
Emilio P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Thanks for your comments and for sharing your experience with us! We really appreciate it.

Reviewed December 9, 2018

Whilst the food was good, not an extensive menu and expensive for Colombia. Staff were attentive and efficient.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mike l
Emilio P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thanks for your comments. We really appreciate it!

Reviewed November 29, 2018

I come here time after time again because it's just great. Service, drinks and especially the food quality surprises me every time again. I work in a hotel and everyone wesend there loves it as well, never received a negative comment really. Super recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lis S
Emilio P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

We´re so glad to hear you had a wonderful experience at El balcón!

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

After getting pushed through the lower floor restaurant we were seated upstairs at el balcon and seated at a table with an uncomfortable bench chair. We had to wait 30 min for our drinks to arrive then an hour for an appetizer. The food was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Great food, many options and everything was so delicious. Also, great service, nice prices and very nice place. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AmosA107
Emilio P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Many thanks! You´re always welcome!

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Ouzo and Balcon de Ouzo are two restaurants within the same venue but different kitchens and menu. Both are very creative and the ambiance is great. Very very recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Philo-tlv
Emilio P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El balcon de ouzo, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience with us!

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