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Bitacora Restaurante

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Carrera 1 No. 17-13, Taganga, Colombia
+57 316 7963214
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Pos - the beer chicken was not only inexpensive but huge! Very tasty. My girlfriend had the Thai salad and added chicken which was also a great deal. Double shot piña colada for 7000 made it all the better ! Neg - our food came out at least 10 minutes apart which was a shame as this was such a... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Went to Bitacora several times during our stay in Taganga and tried quite a few dishes on the menu. Everything we had was very tasty with very reasonable prices. Especially loved the robala fish fillet, the fresh juices and the fruit salad with yogurt&granola for breakfast.

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Honolulu, HI
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98 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I went here for dinner on a Sunday night during the high season. The service was terrible. And not in the busy/overworked sort of way. The server ignored me for at least 15 minutes and then gave menus to a table that arrived after me. Even we I caught his attention and got a menu he did not provide subsequent... More 

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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Service was poor, got drinks without glass or straw. Waiter didn't really seem to care. Didn't check on the tables so we had to go inside if we needed anything. Ordered vegetarian pasta with pesto, which was more like a full plate of spaghetti with some pesto-ish taste maybe, and very sticky/dry, no vegetables. Boyfriend had lasagna, was more like... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Had our lunches here and always food and juices were delicious, service nice and quick, portions were adequate for very hungry divers. So can only recommend the place)

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Shanghai, China
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190 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Ok, but really nothing special aside the location. They forgot two out of our six dishes and took forever to bring them when we reminded them. Pretty busy, so maybe a one off mistake. Food is ok, but there's plenty of choice with better fayre around.

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Thank Scott L
Bentonville, Arkansas
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

the food was just ok. the menu has options for everyone, so it will appeal to a large range of tastes. the location is great, right on the main road in front of the beach venderos

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Thank Expat_in_BA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The beer chicken is really good, burgers are cheap and not amazing but definitely worth 11,000 with fries, ate there a few times for lunch, I recommend it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I came her like 3 days in a row, great variety and excellent taste, the marinera fish was delicious, and I also recomend the crepes

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Houston, Texas
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch after a long day diving. Needless to say we were starving by the time we got there. It was recommended by a local. We ordered some fresh squeezed mango juice and lemonade which were delicious. We decided to order the Mero a la Plancha and Robalo(bass) a la Plancha with patacón. Both dishes were outstanding. Perhaps... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, South American, Colombian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 1 No. 17-13, Taganga, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Taganga
  • Phone Number: +57 316 7963214

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