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“Absolutely Delicious Dinner!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Caffe Lunatico

Caffe Lunatico
Ranked #10 of 660 Restaurants in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $18
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Fusion, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Absolutely Delicious Dinner!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

We walked past and saw they served Indian for dinner. The taste was amazing, better than we have even had in India. Its a great little restaurant, clean, authentic and lovely staff. The chef is lovely and more than happy to answer any questions.
We had Vanilla cake for dessert and that was also sooo tasty.

It was a great treat and a great price.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nea S
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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Delicious, quick and cheap breakfast!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Breakfast specials were great value (omelette of fruity cereal with yogurt, café con leche, juice and toast for 8000 cop - around $4 each. Simple but good food. The cafe is really cute/quirky and the service was quick and friendly. The bill came in an old tin lunch box. Nice touch!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank adinaflevy
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Friendly little eatery in the heart of Getsemani”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Tried this place as it looked the most appealing from the main strip of restaurants near where we were staying.

It had a really nice feel to it, full of backpackers and local families. Great, quirky decor and nice touches like getting the bill/change in a retro biscuit tin.

Food was nice enough, but nothing amazing - lots of rice dishes, including Indian and Thai plates.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ihearttraveltime
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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Study the walls while you eat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

I liked the lay out of the cafe with wide open space to the street and proper tables and chairs. It was an odd collection of things on the wall but it kept your attention. Old film star photos, car licence plates, small paintings, one of the Mona Lisa and some mirrors with stuck on button frames.
The owners have figured out what visitors want and supply it with good service. Water is served in a glass with ice, a sprig of fresh mint, wrapped in a paper napkin. One less bottle used and no charge.

The breakfast menu includes fruit, yoghurt, or omelets, coffee tea and juice. I ordered the wrap and was surprised to see it was actually pita pocket bread. The vegetables are cooked together until they loose their identity and then placed in the pocket on a bed of lettuce, cheese and tomato. It taste fine once you get your head around it is not a wrap.

The bill comes in an tin boxes, one looks like a small suitcase the other a book It is left on your table, you deal with the bill, close the lid and head home. A nice place to eat.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank EvelynUnderwood
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Soloy
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Juice heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

This small, charming cafe has all the character of a cute, alternative European cafe and the exotic flavors of Colombian cuisine.
Conveniently located in Calle Media Luna, among the most famous and frequented hostels, Cafe Lunatico offers what no one else can in this enchanting (yet crowded) section of Cartagena.
Their food is excellent, and their breakfasts are delicious and varied, ready to satisfy the most demanding taste buds or ravenous stomachs. HINT: the scrambled eggs in the Colombian breakfast are truly exquisite.
The staff is lovely, very attentive and accommodating; they instantly smile at any request. However, without a doubt, the highlight are the juices. They simply steal the show.
In the midst of a hot day walking through Cartagena, their juices are the perfect drinks. To say that they refresh you would be an understatement. Also, they are very LARGE and relatively CHEAP!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Diego B
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