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Cande

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Caribbean, Colombian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
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Calle 30, Carrera 5 #35 - 30 | Calle Estanco Del Tabaco, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 6685291
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Today
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:45 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 18:45 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:45 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 18:45 - 23:30
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel concierge and for me it was a good experience but one that was simply average. We ordered a fish platter and I could tell (being the foodie I am) that most of the fish was frozen fish and not fresh. It was not bad, but more so the equivalent of a restaurant chain... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our food was very tasty. Their fish is fresh and the pork belly was very tasty. The food is in the Latin American style not European but it is very tasty. The prices are very reasonable and we got some dancers as well. Altogether a very enjoyable experience.

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Thank Marjan S
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In love with the food and service, we ordered several dishes to experience the amazing variety of the Carthaginian food! Our experiences was just amazing, the environment of the place, the dancers and the smell of flowers and fruits will stay in our mind forever! 👌🏽 it's a must do visit!

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Thank Eddy T
West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we got a bad table, right next to the kitchen and exterior wall in open air restaurant. Behind one seat was where they got the utensils so not great. Pork dish was very chewy and would not recommend it. Unfortunately no one ever came again after our food was delivered and we had to request the bill and could... More 

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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This resturante is outstanding. It is filled with culture from the food, the decor, the people, the music and service. We had Alejandro and he was amazing. The cool thing that most of the place we visited they spoke Spanish and English. They have entertainment where dancers come out and perform for the guests. I had the plantain shrimp and... More 

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Thank MayLin s
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice on my trip. Great ambiance and service. All the entree were explained and the staff spoke decent English. Every thing was impeccable and fresh, they really made us feel comfortable. I wish I could've gone a third time.

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221 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an outstanding restaurant. The decor and food are wonderful. the service is amazing. I loved it!

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Thank shendrix
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this review

Glad to know you enjoyed our decor and service. Looking forward to welcome you again soon. Best regards! More 

Cartagena, Colombia
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a nice place in the old city in Cartagena to enjoy typical food from the Caribbean Region of Colombia, this is the place to go! Traditional food in a nicely preservated colonial house. At some point during the dinner a group of local dancers provided a fantastic sample ot the rich variety of regional dances. Highly recomended

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Thank happyjaveller
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We appreciate taking the time to share your experience at our restaurant. We feel very happy to read how much you enjoyed the experience, having customers recognize what we pursue everyday at our restaurant, fills us with happyness and pride. Warm regards! More 

Jensen Beach
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another restaurant recommended by Yesid at Casa Quero. Beautiful restaurant - great ambiance. We did not have an appetizer because of a late lunch. I had the pork which was good and my wife had the steak which she enjoyed. The restaurant had entertainment, two dancers who entertained us. Would go back.

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Thank Miami1982
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We appreciate taking the time to share your experience at our restaurant. In Candé - 100% Cartagenian cusine we work hard to provide a moment of culture, music and tradition through our food, music, dances, colonial architecture and warm service. We feel very happy to read how much you enjoyed the experience, having customers recognize what... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our stay in Cartagena. The food is typical of the region - great seafood, rices dishes, plantain and a whole lot more. The staff are friendly and some are English speaking. The setting is indoor/outdoor and is quite charming. Well worth a visit.

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Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. In Candé we work hard everyday to deliver excellent service, delicious authentic local food and a great atmosphere. In our restaurant we seek to provide a taste of our floclore; a complete experience of our local flavors, music and culture, we are glad you enjoyed this experience. ¡Saludos! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 70
Cuisine
Caribbean, Colombian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 22:00
Monday
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:00
Thursday
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:30
Friday
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:30
Saturday
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30, Carrera 5 #35 - 30 | Calle Estanco Del Tabaco, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 6685291
Description
The essence and flavors of a city can be captured through the colors, aroma,magic, land, citizens and numerous sensations associated with a close-knit community. With its live dancing and authentic menu, Cande is a restaurant that offers culture, music and tradition - night after night - through cuisine, colonial architecture and warm service, offering a new way to see (an feel) the city through your five senses. Cande lives and breathes Cartagena.

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