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“Very good”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Calypso

Calypso
Cuisines: Pizza, Italian
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Good for: View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cali, Colombia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Very good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2012

Nice atmosphere and great food. The staff are very friendly and always make sure you have drinks. It is also a nice place to stay around and be with friends after your meal.

Visited October 2011
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veraz
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“Known for pizza?!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

Their tag line on the menu is "We are known for pizza", well that's exactly what we came here to get, but it turned out they don't really have ingredients to make them! First off all, this place is not cheap, especially if you want drinks with your meal (Pina Colada is a whopping 12 bucks!). We ordered two Caipirinhas and one of their special pizzas which I think was called "Calypso". After we ordered, the waitress came out to tell us they don't have Cane Rum and they could make us a drink with vodka instead. We told her that we didn't want the drinks then to which she was very surprised because she thought it was pretty much the same thing. The pizza itself looked ok when it came out, but then we noticed that it didn't have 2 main ingredients that were listed on the menu (Ham and Olives). We called back the waitress to point it out, and she just said we are out of those ingredients. She emphasized that entire island was out of them, as if it was supposed to make it better. I was a little taken aback by this and told her she should have let us know before they made the pizza. She shrugged at it and said "we gave you more cheese instead". Umm, thanks! I said, what if we didn't want any more cheese, to which she said "we gave you more mushrooms". I think I counted about 5 mushrooms on that pizza, so I can't even imagine what it would have been without the "extra". I said this is not what we ordered and she said "we gave you another pizza instead". At this point we were pretty much annoyed and said we don't want another pizza and that we should be notified of things like this from the beginning. We got up and left. Maybe our original response to not wanting the drinks prompted her not to tell us, but come on! We were actually able to order a pizza with ham and olives from a different restaurant, so looks like the rest of the island had the ingredients no problem.

From other folks we met on the trip we heard that they also had pretty bad experience here while they waited for somebody to take their order for 20 mins even after they got the waitress' attention, then just got up and left. This place is just awful at customer service and don't seem to have ingredients for most of their menu options. There are plenty of other options to eat on the island.

  • Visited August 2012
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