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Chef Julian

Carrera 3 No. 8 -108, Cartagena, Colombia
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (25 reviews)
“langostinos” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Carrera 3 No. 8 -108, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Extremely nice restaurant, authentic look and feel with very good service. The food was also extremely good, sadly we did not have enough time to try the paella. We had manchego cheese, jamón serrano and olive as a starter and I had the langostinos al...More

Thank mencos1
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A delightful Spanish atmosphere, as distinct from Colombian, with more than generous portions of excellent Spanish food.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

On our recent visit to Cartagena, we tried a great variety of restaurants with all kinds of price ranges and ratings. Even though it is not located in the old historic area of the city, this restaurant is the one that stood out for the...More

Thank Nadmar01
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were looking for a nice quite place to relax and we found it at Chef Julian, the tapas we had and the paella were excellent. Service was very nice, i would not had expected anything less. Prices were very reasonable. I would recomend this...More

Thank ByTan17
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very good food and top notch service abound in this nice, quiet, higher-end dining option in new town Cartagena. Felt like it was worlds away from the casual, noisy beach scene of the area. Very flavorful spanish preparations, including suckling pig. Portions are large and...More

Thank TomasEC
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The appetizers were great, the white asparagus and the octopus. The paella was good but not notable. Service was above average.

Thank TDM417
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Grilled shellfish delicious. Paella very tasty. Large portions: we ordered too much. Sangria yummy. Attentive service. Will return.

Thank PhillyFriend2011
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I am a paella lover and I was expecting to share a nice one with some colleagues, however it was not that good as expected according to the good will of this restaurant. The paella is too much grease and with too few sea food...More

Thank Nando G
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were 3 and ordered about 6 imported (Peroni) beers. The most greasy, unhealthy and delicious "Callos a la Madrilena" and a Paella "Chef Julian" (this one has seafood, chicken and sausages) all for approx $85. The waiter was both professional and efficient. Cannot complain...More

Thank pelorrucho38
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Local people go to this place. Its a classic. Kind of old. But food its really good except the paella. Octupuss great tortilla etc...not touristic which is good because they mantain quality and out of the old city in Bocagrande

Thank Jose J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 3 No. 8 -108, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: 6655389
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It has another branch in Bogota on Av. 19
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