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Donde Chucho

Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“salad” (37 reviews)
“shrimp” (23 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, South American, Colombian
$$ - $$$
Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family went here because recommendation from many locals and they were right, this was a great restaurant and the service were prompt and professional and the food was delicious even for me who usually only eat meat I had casuela de camarones and the...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant looks good from the outside but it is completely opened to the street which gives full access to the kids selling stuff all the time and also it allows the flies to bother and to constantly sit on top of the food. The...More

Thank EnjoyLife_NickP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came mid afternoon and they were still busy. I ordered the fried snapper. You get a choice of sizes 1/2 pound, 3/4 pound, 1 pound and so on. My dish came with a side salad and fried plantains. It wasn't the best/greatest fish but it...More

Thank SpahkeeTrav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok. The ambience, service and location are excellent. The food we didn’t think was that great

Thank 2018Travelers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in town, the food is great and very tasty, the place is comfortable and nice. But the service is absolutely awful, waiters were slow and rude, they forgot our order and have absolutely no idea what...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This is a very well known restaurant in Santa Marta, but more or less the same quality seafood dishes as everywhere else. I had the large whole Red Snapper, which was very filling and only okay. The shrimp cocktail to start was the highlight.

Thank Justin M
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very small and the food was good but not great! The taxi took us here by mistake. We’re looking for the Chucho Blue by the water. Donde Chucho is more of a local restaurant that is good but It was our first...More

Thank GemFA
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch after passing by it earlier, a great choice, good food and service. Not as cheap as one of the places patronized by locals but definitely more upscale and worth a visit.

Thank jmatth3
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We came with two couples looking forward to a nice evening out and a good meal. We were sorely disappointed. The staff behaved as though our presence was an intrusion. The meal itself—fish with french fries—was a generous portion and nicely cooked but lacking any...More

Thank Yvette D
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We ate at two of their restaurants in Santa Marta and they were both excellent . The food was really good and tasty and the prices were really good . The staff was very welcoming and attentive.

Thank jfv3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
  • Phone Number: 4210861
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