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Cooperativa de Pescadores

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Soups, Colombian, Caribbean
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San Andres Island, Colombia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place in san Andrés the food is perfect the price is the best in the island. Is fresh fish good quality and good service

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Thank Claudia P
Bogota
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Believe or not, it is not easy to find fish in San Andres. Locals love fast food. The Cooperativa is by far the best typical restaurant in the island, prices have gone up but still it is the best deal.

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Thank germanaugusto
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

At Cooperativa de Pescadores you get fresh fish directly from the fishermen. Good and quick service.

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Thank Mike S
Calima, Colombia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

All the local people recommended we went to the Cooperativa to have the real Island cousine!!! They were not mistaken....We were gonna order 2 different things, but our waiter suggested we didn't do so and he reccomended a dish i wasn't all that sure about... Huge releif we listen to the waiter....it was HUGE...it was kind of a sample platter...it... More 

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Thank JohannaCopete
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

The food was disgusting, the service was too slow and the place is dirty. You dont lose you time going there.

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Thank Andres S
Miami, Florida
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177 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

If you want to eat the absolute best fried fish in the island, this is the place to go. Having said that, keep in mind this is a place where service might be a bit slow (specially during busy hours) but so worth the wait if you are into seafood at local hangouts. Do not expect white glove treatment or... More 

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Thank Guadalupe777
Panama City, Panama
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87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Having visited the excellent fish co-operative restaurant on Isla Providencia we looked forward to eating at this one in San Andres. What a disappointment. One of us asked for Shrimp Ceviche and got shrimp in cold sauce - the same sauce that another of our party got [warm] on his conch creole. The seafood rice looked and tasted as though... More 

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Thank Mike H
Brisbane
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130 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2013 via mobile

They offer a big selection of local dishes. Food was nice but service was too slow, we were a group of six and two of us received or dishes 30 min later while the other 4 had to wait for on hour. Some in our group were very happy with the food but mine was just ok and I can't... More 

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Thank Clenaranjo
New York City, New York
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2013

The place is in open air but with a roof and nice views of the beach. The food takes a while to come because every dish is prepared freshly from the fishing of the day.

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Thank Argentinian
Montreal
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2013

The cooperativa de pescadores or Fisherman's place is a great place that serves the most delicious sea food I have ever tasted We liked this restaurant so much that we went there three times in four day stay in san Andres. We ordered a delicate 100% natural lemonade anda a deliciouis fish with a side of rice, salad, plantain slices,... More 

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Thank Peppita J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Colombian, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Andres Island, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  San Andres and Providencia Department  >  San Andres Island

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?