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La Bodeguita Del Medio

Calle Santo Domingo No 33-81 | Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6601993
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“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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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
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We walked into this place thinking it belong to the famous Bodeguita del Medio from Cuba. It is not. Nothing to it. Dark, small shack. Not good food. Not Cuban food. Not Colombian food. Terrible! A rip off.

Thank JGBendiksen
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Had dinner here, charming little place, ordered the "rabo" oxtail, and stuff calamari, everything was delicious. They make a great mojito.

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Good mojito!! Small place! The only bad thing is that the mojito was too small! Kitchen behind scenes!!! Stop and drink a mojito!!!

Thank Alexita1
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Immediately they ask if you want a mojito, expecting the everyone's answer to be yes... I wanted wine but could not tell me what they had, so I asked for the list. After asking a few times and having nothing to drink, I ordered a...More

Thank sabai_sabai
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Very good but tinny place, good food specialy the sea food, very good mojitos we like it, near the Botero statue

Thank richard m
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I was just here to try the famous mojito. Exceeded expectations, the flavour is just unique, staff was friendly and the place was empty but the mojito is just simply awesome.

Thank lalostrada
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Small cosy and good food... Drinks and cocktails are so fresh you will want to take another one. We share some plates like tapas (sea food patatas bravas and ceviche)

Thank Henri-Louis A
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This was the only bad experience we've had in Cartagena. Such rude staff and I am still (one month later) so upset that I stepped into that restaurant. Don't go in there, there are just so many lovely restaurants close by and this one would...More

1  Thank nasacca
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We were walking around the old town looking for a place to eat. This place looked like it had some character and boasted its great reviews, especially having the worlds best mojitos. It is all the farthest from the truth. Nothing about the food or...More

2  Thank S C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American
Restaurant features
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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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