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Tierra Negra

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in Santa Marta
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Calle 15 #1C-40. | Parque Bolivar, Santa Marta 0000, Colombia
+57 5 4228421
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 04:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

I had a very nice dinner at Tierra Negra. Staff is great too and garden terrace cannot be beaten. I would go back.

Thank MKST1961
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

Incredible food in an incredible setting in a historic house located in downtown Santa Marta! Now my favorite place to go when visiting family! If you're in to the nightlife, it transforms into a nightclub after 10pm on the weekends. An all inclusive, must see stop!

Thank CathyCrinkley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Last night we went to Tierra Negra for the first time and we found this place amazing, the food, the music, everything was great!!

1 Thank Lorena D
Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

My business colleagues met here for dinner one evening. Very nice restaurant on upper level of building adjacent to the waterfront. Excellent octopus starter, I had sea bass dinner that was very nicely prepared, Most of the others had a local rice dish that they enjoyed. Nice place to step away from more tourist based activity.

Thank diane_marie1234
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

The restaurant doesn't present much on the street, but what awaits up the narrow stairs is so much beyond what we had expected - a beautifully decorated contemporary space with several different rooms and athmospheres, from the green walled garden courtyard below to the spectacular views offered by the rooftop terrace, Tierra Negra was the perfect place for us to... More 

Thank docholiday1887
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

I'm not friend of sea food but this place changed my mind. The food is delicious, variety, good location and great service.

Thank Jaime G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

The please is pretty cool. And the Meal is refreshing to our taste in this Caribbean coast. The desert was pretty delicious.

Thank Amanda M
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Ate there last night, and had a great time. The food had a very local focus, but was accessible to all (I'm vegetarian, but my family is not). service was great. only giving 4 starts to differentiate from ouzo, which i think is a better restaurant.

Thank USAtravelpro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

We went there on the back of the recommendation of our hotel. The food is really good, probably the best meal I had in Colombia, and the service was attentive.

Thank Rebecca M
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

We went because at the hotel they totaly recommended this restaurant and they were right!! we chose mango cevixe and posta meat lovely!!!! the place has an amazing greeen terrace super nice and romantic at night, the service really good and waiters super friendly.

Thank PMCB2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Seafood, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 15 #1C-40. | Parque Bolivar, Santa Marta 0000, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
  • Phone Number: +57 5 4228421
Located in the heart of the Historic Center, Tierra Negra is a place inspired by the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta that seeks to promote the local cuisine with a gastronomic offer based on the great variety of ingredients of its mountains, the freshest seafood of Caribbean Sea and all the products, preparations and culinary influences that are part of the traditional foods of this privileged region of Colombia.

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