Top Choice Seafood in Cartagena

La Cevicheria

This place is tiny and hidden, but its ceviche is the best this side of heaven, and its chili sauce would scare Lucifer. Each dish is prepared with panache and elegance: the octopus in peanut sauce is incredible, as…
Top Choice Colombian in Cartagena

El Santísimo

A charming and refined atmosphere greets you inside one of Cartagena's most innovative restaurants. The menu here is a trip through Colombian cuisine, combining ingredients and reinventing classics as it goes. Eveni…
Top Choice Caribbean in Cartagena

Gastrolab Sur

This gem of a place is easy to miss if you don't know it's there. In the beautifully lit pebbly back-garden of the Ciudad Móvil cultural center, the humming heart of the revivified Getsemaní community, it serves up …
Top Choice Creperie in Cartagena

Crepe Xpress

This charmimg little place serves up crepes that are the perfect combination of crispy outside and moist in the middle. You're free to design your own, though we're not sure you can actually top their spinach, chees…
European in Cartagena

El Bistro

An ecclectic and popular place filled with curios, this charmer sells fresh bread and offers a full menu. Daily lunch specials include a soup to start as well as a filling main course. Do not miss the particularly g…
Argentine in Cartagena

Parrilla Argentina Quebracho

The gutted pig slowly roasting inside the giant glass oven may not be too appetizing, but this place does offer some great steaks cooked in the pampa style, and a long list of Argentine wines and champagnes. It's ea…
Colombian in Cartagena

Restaurante Coroncoro

This Getsemaní comida corriente institution is always heaving with hungry locals filling up on cheap set meals and delicious daily specials.
Vegetarian in Cartagena


This vegetarian restaurant and health-food store does a set menu of animal-friendly options that changes daily.
in Cartagena

Bocaditos Madrid

This working-class lunch counter is a great place to try homey local food at rock bottom prices. There’s no menu, just a few daily changing options like chicken with maracuyá (passion fruit).
Cafe in Cartagena

Gato Negro

A favorite Getsemaní option that concentrates on a plain and simple breakfast menu – omelets, crepes, muesli and continental breakfasts are all available – but does it well. There's a set lunch, too, and it's all se…