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La Mantilla

Mantilla 32, Cartagena, Colombia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good20%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
11 Jun 2015
“Dodgy place”
10 Mar 2015
“Good food but very poor ambiance.”
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Mantilla 32, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

The son/nephew of the owner who led us here via a jewelry store is a con artist. His name is possibly Gabrielle. He seems to be allowed to operate freely here. He charged a beer to our tab then tried to charge us for showing...More

Thank Povotron
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Some local folks pointed us toward this place when we found Cafe del Mar didn't open until 5pm. The front of the restaurant was really hot, so we were seated in the air-conditioned back room. It smelled overwhelmingly like Pine Sol, but since that meant...More

Thank travlinfoolintx
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Looks like a cool place but in fact it can get pretty dangerous if you are not careful enough. The owner runs his cocaine business at this place and his boys often attract young tourists from the street to have a drink there. They find...More

5  Thank MattK04
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We entered the restaurant by chance, it was not that full but our main course took an hour to come. The ceviche was OK but nothing special. I didnt like the sauce of Lomo de cerdo en finas hierbas. My husband had filete a la...More

Thank pete_cris
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Right beside the expensive tourist Plaza, took a beer here for half the price, liked the nice staff and the georgious setting, so went back in the evening for a meal. Ordered a File Mignon, the largest one I have ever had, so tender I...More

Thank Saluqi
Reviewed 1 June 2013

We stopped by La Mantilla while exploring the old city. We were looking to try local fried fish and saw quite a few people sitting inside. Atmosphere was nice, although people street will come and hassle you (we had a couple kids perform a Dr....More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 21 November 2012

The atmosphere isn't exactly great, but it is centrally located, the food is pretty good, and the prices are on average for the center of town. Try the cazuela de mariscos, for instance.

Thank mpigliucci
Reviewed 18 November 2010

I loved the bright fun style of this place. The staff was friendly and inviting. I only wish it were closer to my home and I'd hang out there a lot more often!

Thank Cordelia P
Reviewed 9 July 2010

Very chill place for dinner. Very quiet the night we went. Food was average. Better places out there. Good value though.

1  Thank omeeda
Reviewed 20 January 2010

Don't limit yourselves to dining only at Plaza Santo Domingo...just around the corner is a great place, LA MANTILLA, on the Calle de la Mantilla, where the prices are quite lower and the food is great. I and friends went there and had a nice...More

1  Thank GringoAlto2000
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mantilla 32, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +5756640657
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