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Restaurante Donde Francesca

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Central American
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| Near San Luis Village, San Andres, San Andres Island 57, Colombia
+57 8 5130163
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food at the beach, you will have your meal looking at the caribbean sea. Book in advance to make sure you get a table outdoor. Highly recommend the tuna with coconut rice and vegetables. :)

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Bathurst, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this place while exploring San Andres, saw that it was busy which is always a good sign. I was served quite promptly ! Got my Margarita Limon Frape shortly after ordering but was awhile before the Tuna Arrived. It was well worth the wait! Cooked perfectly to order and served on a bed of stir fried vegetables. Endulged... More 

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Thank Terry C
Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was wonderful. Octopus dishes were fresh delicious cooked to perfection! The cocktails really good and the service just great! Relaxing spot just by the water. Don't miss it.

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Thank Vicki810
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Coming from a chef, if you have been to the same restaurant 3 times out of the 5 days that you're there, it says something! The food was fresh, tasteful & delicious to say the least. From the lobster, to the seared tuna and the fried rice, it is definitely worth the wait (45 mins minimum) and the price. The... More 

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Thank Izi H
Wentorf bei Hamburg, Germany
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Sea food is excelent and service is very good, your are right on the beach. Foreigners only eat at this restaurant. Prices are 2x that of Captain Mandy in Downtown San Andres. Sea food plattern for 1 person 80.000 COP. Plus 10% Service.

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Thank 232stephana
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a good welcoming from the owner and the waiters, tasty food (different options) + awesome view of the beach, not so cheap, but totally worth it!

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Thank Leticia B
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We ordered two rice dishes, with shrimp, and fish, and both were extremely bland, so quite disappointing, especially considering that they are not cheap at around 40k per plate. The mango juice was excellent. It's a busy place, on the beach, so kitchen service is very slow. Total cost for two main, side of fries, one juice and one water... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Despite of rain and everybody went inside, we got a table without an reservation. The waiters were very nice and polite. The food was very good and delicious (fish). The place is fancy and had live music. We had a great Lunch there. Worth a visit.

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Thank Jan M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is a great restaurant to spend the day at San Luis beach. It offers chairs service s you can stay at the beach while ordering great meals. Appetizers and main dishes are delicious.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely the best place to eat in the entire island . Try the caldoso de pulpo and shrimp ceviche! <3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Central American
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near San Luis Village, San Andres, San Andres Island 57, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  San Andres and Providencia Department  >  San Andres Island  >  San Andres
  • Phone Number: +57 8 5130163

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