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La Canoa Cafe Cultural

Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Mediterranean, Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our lunch in La Canoa was the best food we had in Santa Marta and perhaps in Colombia. We had the lunch menu, which is composed by three generous, very tasty and well presented courses, plus a glass of natural fruit juice. The ambience is...More

Thank JPMarins
Michael N, Owner at La Canoa Cafe Cultural, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario!! nos hace muy felices que hayas disfrutado tu experiencia en La Canoa, esperamos tenerte en...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

I stayed a month in Santa Marta and paid regular visits to La Canoa. French-inspired baking (great Opéra + croissants), delicious salads, burgers, seafood, and very friendly and gentle staff. Miguel and the young Venezuelan woman were sweet and attentive. Excellent mojitos too!

Thank IleStLouis
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I went to La Canoa to try their Coca Creme Brulee. I didn't like it too much because it was greasy and far away from being a decent creme brulee but the place is really cool for an afternoon coffee. The service is great.

Thank nickbahamas
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Every plate I've tried here is simple delicious! It's difficult to choose one dish; they offer a great variety from meat, poultry, fish, soups, sandwiches, salads and my favs...desserts!!! The staff is very polite always and they serve the food in no time. Another one...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We went there four times during our visit in Santa Marta (twice for dinner, once for lunch or coffee). One of the best restaurants we have visited so far in Columbia. Very nice staff. The Lomo de Canoa was delicious. The coffee is also very...More

Thank Tilman T
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

What a nice looking place! Great, friendly service. Nice portions and fresh fish. There is an outdoor sitting area, indoor without AC and with AC. The sea soup is delicious and without a lot of salt. Large cappuccinos. Great for taking your mom!

Thank Matty B
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

A great place to have lunch or dinner. The food is amazing. The desserts and the coffee are great. And a big thank you for the friendly staff:-).

Thank Serkan U
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We dropped in for dinner late one evening and had the air conditioned room all to ourselves. The cafe is really cute! I was pleasantly surprised because from the outside of the restaurant, it just looked like a normal building. I had the garlic shrimps...More

Thank Q8LVR
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great food. One area air conditioned and the other area not. Don't be confused, they have a full dinner menu. Reading some of the other reviews sounded like just a coffee shop, but it's not.

Thank M P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Nice service Lovely decorated Charming atmosphere Air conditioning Very good food (try the garlic shrimps with coconut rice) Incredible fruit juices

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
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