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La Perla

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4 - 42 Calle de Ayos, Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
6642157
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12:00 - 23:00
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Cartagena, Colombia
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142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

La Perla was one of the first restaurants we went to and we keep on coming back. I just cannot say enough good things about the service, Ender and all other staff members are beyond friendly, and chef Carlos is always present on the restaurant floor or in the kitchen, of course. The yellow pepper tiradito is one of our... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with friends for lunch. Great refreshing food, the oysters Peruvian style are very delicious so is the Peruvian ceviche and shrimp ravioli. The place is a bit pricey, $17/person for lunch with ceviche, oysters and ravioli but a great meal so no regrets. It's also a great place to have a conversation, music isn't too loud and the... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurante La Perla was amazing. We had dinner here 3 nights in a row and would have gone back again if only we'd discovered it earlier. Fantastic Peruvian influenced seafood that was thoughtfully prepared with extreme attention to detail. The waiter we had was very knowledgeable about the preparation and details of all the dishes and drinks. The sou chef,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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214 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the sort of restaurant you plan for, rather than simply wandering in on the spur of the moment. And dress accordingly for, please. It turned out to be our most elegant and expensive pick during six days in Cartagena, and one of the most satisfying. A small bar area at the door leads into a long, narrow space... More 

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London
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nicely decorated restaurant in the heart of the old city. I had one spectacular dish which was oysters en aji amarillo. 3 glasses filled with oysters and the MOST delicious sauce arrived. I was obliged to threaten my wife with a fork to keep her to only eating one of them. She had some great ceviche followed... More 

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Miami, Florida
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late lunch. Nice setting, fish was really fresh and their wine list more than adequate. We were surprised at how good the food was and would return again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant with great food. The Tuna was amazing as was the ceviche. It is small so a reservation might be a good idea.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 614 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on our first night in Cartagena. The restaurant was full when we arrived, but happily put our name down for later and we went to the bar next door until our table was ready. The interior was nice--small and intimate with beachy colors. Our party of five was seated at a somewhat awkward table where one side... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place in the City Center. The menu comes with many dishes where to chose from. Service was very good, although it took some time to bring the food. We had a fish/seafood hamburger. It was pretty good!

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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with friends. Had ceviche (great!) and the ravioli (okay). The restaurant had a nice atmosphere but slow service. Everyone's meal was good but nothing exceptional. A solid choice for dinner but there are definitely better places to try for the money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 - 42 Calle de Ayos, Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: 6642157

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?