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Donde Chucho

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Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
11:00 - 23:00
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Medellin, Colombia
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Nestled in a flower-filled corner of the Parque los Novios, Donde Chucho offers all the ambiance and cuisine you are looking for. The the risotto mariner, was excellent. All the seafood FRESH and expertly prepared. The kabobs with shrimp and halibut were simple but perfect. Our waiter, Ramiro, was attentive perfect. Highly recommend!!

San Francisco, CA
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

In Rodadero, there are a lot of mediocre restaurants and a few good ones. This place is the best in regards to value and quality. Every dish that we've ordered there has been tasty, fresh and well prepared. The prices are reasonable and the service is good. We ate there once a day ... for dinner or lunch... everyday during... More 

Bedminster, New Jersey
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I used to enjoy any meals at "Chuchos" but my husband and I were very unlucky this time (also I have heard the poor rumors about it). We arrived around 3pm, it was not crowded (Chucho was there too), however the waitress took about 20 minutes for bringing just 2 beers. The meals (seafood rice and Chuchos platter) took about... More 

London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Superb spot on the plaza de los novios courtyard with outdoor seating. The Chucho sauce is absolutely nothing to write home about - basically sweet and sour sauce which was odd on a salad with prawns?! However, huge portions and the mixed kebab (steak, langoustines and chicken breast) cooked to perfection. Succulent chicken, rare steak as ordered and good prawns.... More 

Santa Marta, Colombia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

"Donde Chucho" is located right at the beautiful "parque de los novios" but in one of the calmer corners. The food has great quality and the menu a big variety which makes it hard to choose. Because of the lovely location and the foods high quality is this place perfect to enjoy a special evening! Me gusta mucho Chucho :)

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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

A superb restaurant in the corner of a beautiful square. Top of the bill is the Chucho Salad - it was amazing and included stingray - it was delicious and helped us get one back for Steve Irwin! We had one as a starter between two of us - it was more than enough. For mains, my partner had an... More 

Santa Marta, Colombia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Expensive, overrated, and some of the worst service you will find in Rodadero or the location in Santa Marta. If some minor celebrity is present best to pack it in because your table will be forgotten entirely. After an hour of waiting we finally threw in the towel. Numerous other alternatives provide better service quality and lower prices.

Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

Too expensive ...for the service and quality.....We went to Donde Chucho some years before and we like it very much. ......... but this last time was nice but not fare prices. Besides now the food is not as good as it used to be, the shrimps not as big as before, and like this we cant enjoy in a good... More 

Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

The food has been always good, service is ok. Hoewever prices are extremely high according to city's cost of living.

Oakland, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

I went to Donde Chucho twice and I wasn't disappointed. I enjoyed excellent seafood and a quiet place to eat among the cacophony of the Parque de los Novios en Santa Marta. I would recommend Risotto Nero and Brocheta de Mero! Excellent wine list and very good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, South American, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
  • Phone Number: 4210861

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