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La Vitrola

Centro Cll 33 #2-01 Calle Baloco, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6600711
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (45 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (21 reviews)
“coconut pie” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Colombian
Centro Cll 33 #2-01 Calle Baloco, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is fantantistic, not to mention the service, I recommend the fish, "fish steak" it is a great dish, I also recommend the shrimp, and the tuna tartar. You may consider making reservations in advance for dinner, since it is one of the most...More

Thank Alvaro V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and some good Colombian food - rice, beans and pulled beef. Good Chilean wine menu. The Italian dishes look fine too.

Thank schong6365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptionally good food served by exceptionally bored staff. Or were they just in a hurry to get home? Whatever the reason the spirit of the kitchen was extinguished by the nonchalance of the waitresses. The food was so good though that I am prepared to...More

Thank Federico B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grille fish corvina and tostones they served Peruvian chupe de camarones... shrimp choppino version of italian seafood. Superb cava of wines Love the place!

Thank MiryamMIA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a super experience! The beef was superb as was the choice of wine. The live music was super!!! The owner stopped over at the end of the meal with a tray of shots to top off the night. I highly suggest this restaurant!!!

Thank marktheshark2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everybody in the city advised us to visit this restaurant, but when we have visitted it we really felt boring in half an hour. Restaurant too much looked as a good one for tourist couples, with romantic atmosphere. But if you want a real fun...More

Thank Elsultanov
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch and ordered an Angus certified Rib eye steak. It was one of the worst I've ever had. My wife's choice was not so bad but nothing memorable

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I gotta say people overrate this restaurant a lot, i have been in many places, eating in a great variety of restaurants in all the price ranges. Everyone talk about this one as a must, and one of the best, etc, etc. Not true, the...More

Thank nicolasjose9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you plan to go to Cartagena de las India, cannot miss this restaurant...atmosphere is great..cuban music...sometime little show, great food, uscale clientele. Only suggestion: plan ahead to make reservation...very difficult..but worthed!!! Enjoy.

Thank tom p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

enter the old city through the fortified wall just before El Parque de la marina. at he first corner, a discret colonial house hosts the restaurant La Vitrola. it is a meeting point for the Society . the food is simple and increbly fresh and...More

Thank Jeanluc1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
how to make coconut pie?
29 March 2016|
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Response from MSYep | Reviewed this property |
There is a band but I know it as a restaurant, not just a bar. Make sure you have a reservation
Lizza B
Does La Vitrola take reservations?
24 January 2016|
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Response from OGUARDO | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it takes reservations
Adrien P
Is it possible to go there for drinks after dinner if there is a live band?
30 March 2015|
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Response from mhorton44 | Reviewed this property |
You can sit at the bar at any time as long as it is not more than two or three people. Other choice would be to get a table and have appetizers. I am sure they would not mind, but it does get busy later in the evening... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Cll 33 #2-01 Calle Baloco, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6600711
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