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La Bodeguita Del Medio

) #541 of 604 Restaurants in Cartagena ££ - £££ Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Calle Santo Domingo No 33-81 | Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6601993
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“ropa vieja” (7 reviews)
“cazuela” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American
££ - £££
Calle Santo Domingo No 33-81 | Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I made the decision to eat here because I did love to eat in another Bodeguita del Medio in a different country. Since the moment we arrived we realized something was wrong with the restaurant, no other customers, the setting was kind of old and...More

Thank Hildegard F
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We stepped in after a quick comparison tour, and the restaurant had one other couple seated. It's the low season here in Cartagena, so that wasn't surprising. There were four or five tables occupied by the time we left. Decor is Cuban memorabilia. The chairs...More

Thank rick2619
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The worst food ever . And the credit card was also not accepted as they could not connect so I wasted more of me time in this terrible place

Thank gegwendelle
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Small, charming Cuban restaurant just few steps from Santo Domingo church. Nice interior with Cuban photos and other memorabilia. Ordered squid stuffed with mussels and crab meat. It took some time to get it on the table but once there, it was yummy. It comes...More

Thank vanelic
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

La Bodeguita del medio is a small restaurant located within the walled city. We enjoyed a delicious meal, with great taste, flavor and perfect portions. The prices are fair for what you get. The service was excellent. It is pretty small so they don't have...More

Thank mangoosten
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible food , I ordered fry pork chunks , masitas de puerco , there were reheat or something so wear that can not explain the taste or flavor , I did not eat it , then my wife ordered rice and beans and they brought...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I ate here with my husband and two children. The kids and I had the garlic shrimp and husband had the ropa vieja. We all loved our meals. The rice was delicious, with hints of chocolate it seemed. Very flavorful. The service was friendly. The...More

Thank travlmama
Reviewed 2 May 2016

So happy i stumbled upon this quaint space in the old city. The restaurant could probably double as a museum with all the photos decorating the wall. The Ropa Vieja is to die for here, i will definitely be back on all my future visits....More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this place and thought we'd found s "hidden gem." Decor was fun: photos from Cuba on the walls, nice art, small tables with bright yellow chairs. There was only one other table occupied, which should have been our first red flag. We ordered...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I returned to this place after many years of my last visit. I ordered a Ropa Vieja, in despite meat was good the rice seemed was cooked some days before and had an "special" smell. Ambient was not the best, perhaps because there were just...More

Thank Malexrs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
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 Santo Domingo No 33-81 | Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6601993
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