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La Cocina De Pepina

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Callejon Vargas Entre Arsenal y Calle Larga | Getsemani, Calle 25#9a-06 Local 2 Casa Amarilla, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6642944
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12:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking for some other restaurant (can't remember what now) when an employee of La Cocina de Pepina happened to walk by and ask if we were looking for their restaurant (it's a little hard to find--she said she regularly happens upon people looking for them). We weren't, but we went in anyway, and the food was amazing! The... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Cocina De Pepina's menu is a wonderful gem that highlights some typical dishes from the coast. Attentive service for this quaint corner café. Would encourage you to either arrive early during traditional peak times or be prepared for a possible wait for a larger party (due to limited seating). This is worth a visit!

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several people referred us to this place so we stopped by but they were full so we got on a waitlist, walked around and were able to get a table when we came back. It's a little small inside, but they accommodated us. I ate the fish, rice and fried plantains and my food was bland and so was my... More 

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MINNEAPOLIS
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for dinner, arriving as a line was beginning to form. We were immediately seated once the doors opened. There are only about 10 tables so it fills up quickly, We were greeted with friendly and knowledgeable service. The food was delicious, having a very unique and tasty flavor! The 4 of us had different entrees, chicken stew,... More 

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Thank kagmme
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is cute and quaint. The service is good. The selection of food and portion sized were quite small for the price. They were tasty but it cost quite a bit and I left still hungry.

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Cangas de Onis, Spain
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Stopped in for lunch. We had to wait for a table but it was well worth it. Started with the cup of si si si ceviche. It was a combination of snail, shrimp and fish with avocado in a cocktail sauce. It was delicious. We also had the thinly sliced marinated beef with capers and onions. Also delicious.... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish, the food is amazing. Try the pork ribs as an appetizer. Had the beef dish for an entree. Dinner for two with drinks and app runs you about $50 US. So worth it. Small dining room area.

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Bretagne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This very small restaurant ( 7 tables!) serves typical Cartagna food. It is perfect for lunch ( close to convention center where there is also a working ATM!) but either make a reservation or be prepared to wait for a table. The food is good and fresh and the service very friendly. Locals like it but now that it has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this place for lunch and it was amazing. 100% local food which was what I was lookiing for. recommended!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived, the restaurant was full but the staff was friendly, took us on a list and half an hour later we sat at our table as promised. Unfortunately we had dinner a bit later than usual (about 9 p.m.) and so our desired dish on the menu (Posta Cartagenera) was already sold out. We chose Sopa Caribe and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
Monday
12:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Vargas Entre Arsenal y Calle Larga | Getsemani, Calle 25#9a-06 Local 2 Casa Amarilla, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6642944

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