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Review of Don Juan

Don Juan
Ranked #33 of 761 Restaurants in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed December 16, 2012

Went there with a group of friends that called ahead to find out if there could be something 1 vegan (me!) and 1 vegetarian could eat. They spoke with the chef on the phone a few hours earlier and he said he would make something special for us. Sounded great!
We got there, and: 1) the chef was not there! 2) the service was very slow, with not many patrons, 3) they were extremely vague about what they could serve us 4) manager was unresponsive about our concerns. In other words, not the actions required of a restaurant with a good reputation! This was not about vegan food or not, this was about taking care of biz.
After our entree, and a few failed conversations with the management, we left and had a lovely meal elsewhere.

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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Cartagena has a well-deserved reputation for outstanding seafood. One of our favorite lunches was at Don Juan. Stylish but comfortable with terrific service. While they didn't offer English menus, you can get by. My wife and I shared a tuna tartare, grouper w/ limon and parmesan risotto, and salmon with asparagus and mango chutney. Wow- amazing.

Thank MRGOklahoma
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Had a fantastic dinner here and while not inexpensive, it was a great value for the high quality of the food. Really great overall with great service and a cool atmosphere. One small note (that I loved actually): while they do have English menus, you are in a Spanish speaking country and spoken English is a little bit limited here. The staff could not be nicer though and again, this place is great!

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Thank Paul B
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

We hit all of the "hot spots" in Cartagena, and Don Juan was by far our favorite. The menu features a nice selection of seafood with local flavors. Each plate was flavorful, expertly prepared, and presented beautifully The restaurant is charming and the service is exceptional.

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Thank AElizabeth
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Reviewed November 9, 2012 via mobile

This chef uses local ingredients to create delicious and unique courses. The warn seafood salad starter combined with the tomato and prawn risotto main course allowed me to experience the tastes and flavours of Colombia. The service was exceptional. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank rypnhammer
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