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El Callejon

Calle Palma 3, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 52 31 72
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bacalao” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
“vegan” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Calle Palma 3, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We have been here twice now and both times it was really very good. Service, food and atmosphere. Set menu for €20 is great with some quality choices. Four plates and usual bread and drinks included. I loved the fried fish and broken eggs with...More

Thank DebTwoHoots
Reviewed 27 August 2016

In the tough semidesert countryside of the Spanish Levant, a diet abundant of animal protein was the luxury of the wealthy (or fisherman). The "arroz cartagenero" (Cartagenean rice) is one of those folk dishes that were born from the art of combining humble ingredients and...More

Thank DeGarbeo
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Returned to El Callejón on our most recent visit to Cartagena, did not disappoint! Great food - refined traditional Spanish cooking,excellent menu. We went for the 20€ three course lunch (includes a drink) which is very good value and again offers a good menu choice....More

Thank Michael H
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We visited here this evening. My Nan, dad, sister and me. They are all meat eaters and I am vegetarian. It's difficult to find somewhere veggie friendly in Spain but this place was more than accommodating. Upon learning I didn't eat meat, the manager came...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This week a friend and I visited this restaurant ,we sat outside in the square on a warm summers day. The staff were charming and helpful. The food , 4 courses ,plus beer and coffee was 13E . It was delicious ,plentiful ,very well presented...More

Thank Diane242015
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Everything was good, yet not outstanding: croquetes, pulpo and chipirones, followed by meat (buey and cerdo iberico). Unfortunately, one of the waiters did not want to talk to us although we speak Spanish. Just dropped the food and drink and went away. The other waiter...More

Thank dkbe
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is a great restaurant! The staff are very friendly and the food is delicious! We had a menu of the day for lunch which was €20 for 3 courses, wine, bread and coffee! I was even offered a free glass of wine! Go here...More

Thank Emzjc91
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Had menu del dia lunch here and enjoyed the wonderful setting in the square.The lunch was €10 euros including a drink. Possibly one of the best meals I've had during my holiday and the waiter could not do enough to help. Can highly recommend the...More

Thank Denartes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We were sitting in the garden in February. A little cold, but the waiter took no initiativ to ask if we wanted them to turn on the gas heating. The bacalao was good, but the lomo de Buey was not the best one. The lasagne...More

Thank taju005
Reviewed 10 August 2015

“This is the best restaurant experience I have had in Spain” – quote from my wife, and I tend to agree. We have lived and travelled in Spain for the last 15 years. Our dinner in their terrace in a summer evening in early July...More

Thank trigger_dk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$127
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Palma 3, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +34 968 52 31 72
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A magical restaurant in the old town that you'll love for it's intimate terrace and great food.
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