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) #30 of 600 Restaurants in Cartagena $$ - $$$ Caribbean, , Latin
Calle 30, Carrera 5 #35 - 30 | Calle Estanco Del Tabaco, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 6685291
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Caribbean, Colombian, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 30, Carrera 5 #35 - 30 | Calle Estanco Del Tabaco, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was recommended by Cindy at the concierge desk at Intercontinental hotel. The restaurant is pretty unique. It does require a reservation but i was alone so Ms Cande was able to accommodate me. The food was really great, Ms Cande made sure I...More

Thank Avinash_Swami
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful, yet small, venue in the heart of old Cartagena. It offers a taste of African culture from the old city. Menu offers typical food from the area and is topped with folkloric dance based on the local African culture. Great as a family outing...More

Thank Nadmar01
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to this restaurant based on a recommendation and it did not disappoint. The place is small but very charming. The food is just amazing, we shared different appetizers and main courses and everything was perfect. Service is way above average. Do not hesitate...More

Thank maiano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is small and as we entered all of the employees were very helpful. I do not speak Spanish, so they brought over a waiter that does. All of our dishes were excellent, they were tasty and I had the Seafood Sancocho and it...More

Thank cskatman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a nice evening out. The atmosphere and service is of a fine dining place, but the price is mid range I would say. Of course it's more expensive than the average Colombian restaurant, but for an special evening out it's more than...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with the Plato mixto dessert which had a little bit of everything - empanada, deditos de queso, fried yuca and more and everything tasted superb. We ordered the pork, the sirloin medallions and the tender meat with coconut rice and every dish was...More

Thank Denise263013
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really glad to know you enjoyed our food and service. We work hard to provide a moment of culture, music and tradition through our food, music, dances, colonial architecture and warm service. Thanks for sharing your opinion about Candé!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended cande by our limo deliver, and he did not disappoint. We were a group of 6, so upon arriving we had no reservation; but the hostess was able to fit us in. Everything was wonderful, from the decor, to the show. I...More

Thank Yamila V
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We appreciate taking the time to share your experience at our restaurant. We are glad to know you enjoyed the decor, show and food. In Candé - 100% Cartagenian cusine we work hard to provide a moment of culture, music and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Candé with my family and we found a great place to share and have a very good Lunch. I recommend the Posta Cartagenera ... its great!!!

Thank Oscar D
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to know you had a good time with your family. Hoping to have the pleasure to hosting you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Candé to celebrate my partners birthday. We took the last minute decision to go to Cartagena and a friend recommended us this amazing restaurant. We wanted to try some typical food but also wanted good quality seafood/fish, Candé was the best choice...More

Thank Cris T
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing this especial moment with us and choosing to enjoy Candé. We are glad you had a great time. You are always welcome to share special days with the best cartagenian food. Warm regards.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant, food was really good and tasty. Prices were fair for Cartagena standards. This was the cheapest meal we had in Cartagena and so far the most memorable.

Thank DanielDVC
Jose L, Gerente at Cande, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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. Come back soon to have the pleasure of hosting you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 70
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 23:00
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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
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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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