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Donde Socorro

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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Colombian
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Cl 25 8 B-34 Calle Larga, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6649062
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12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Bogota, Colombia
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Well known place in Cartagena but infortunately it has changed for worse. First of all the actual place isn't nice at all and It's not very clean. We ordered sierra (caribbean fish with nice white meat nearly thornless) soup and pargo frito (fried red snapper). No appetizer because they had no sea shells. The soup was terrible, just a big... More 

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Thank Christian R
New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I went on January 1st, not the best day of the year to go to a popular place in Cartagena, everyone is hangover and people are coming from all over to spend the first week of the year in Cartagena. But that's not an excuse to be bother by the people who should be helping. At one moment, there was... More 

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Thank MariaPashmina
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I try to make a stop in here every time I am in town. I particularly love the beautiful garden in the entry way. Expect good service, good food, and not incredibly high prices. Over all good value

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Thank Colombianita201
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were there a bit early but the staff was so nice to let us in. Visiting from New Orleans, we are used to Cajun food. This restaurant offered some food which are new to us and was really good.

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Thank Bernadette B
Guatemala
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We tried it for dinner, and the place was not as busy as for lunch (we walked by during lunch time and it was packed with waiting list). Food was good, well served. Loved the coconut lemonade.

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Thank Rodrigo M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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148 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My foodie Colombian friend recommended this place as "low key restaurant where you find the most authentic Colombian coastal food." The place is modest in appearance, and there is no fancy presentation to their food. I ordered the cazuela de mariscos (seafood stew) and side of patacones as recommended, and they were not disappointing! They do have English on the... More 

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Thank Travelhui
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Several people recommended this place in Cartagena for their food and the service so I was there with my girlfriend. The food was good (average) but the service was very poor.

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Thank Rafa B
Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Great little place to escape for lunch serving all the best in local shelfish. The aircondition was nice and strong with it being such a hot blazing day. I would recomend the seafood stew or the whole fried snapper that is served with a nice light salad coconut rice and a healthy serv ing of deep fried plantain.

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Thank edwardhalls2000
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Always a fight over which Socorro is better, both are good, but this one is slightly better. The chicharron is one of my favorites. This restaurant has a steady stream of return locals. The cazuela is delicious

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Thank zoozay
Bogota, Colombia
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102 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

No fine dining but good food and lovely cold beer! Cheap and cheerful. Fish fresh and super tasty. The octopus is a must. Service is happy and fast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Colombian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cl 25 8 B-34 Calle Larga, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6649062

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?