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DONDE L'ITALIANO

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Carrera 3a No. 16-26 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 470001, Colombia
+57 300 7639821
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013 via mobile

Good food, not the high prices that Colombian resturants in same level charge you with, only drawback is that the tip goes to the owner, not the staff, so pay the bill witout tip, and give tip directly to the waiter

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Thank PhantomC2B
Medellin, Colombia
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

Largely the 'high end' restaurants in santa marta are severely overpriced. This restaurant isn't but it's far from being a very good italian restaurant. But like I said, it's basically reasonable given the alternatives. Still I would recommend agave azul (mexican) or placita burger over this restaurant every day.

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Thank sudaca69
Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay
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263 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013

Excelent. Great italian pasta. Only negative point. The waiters don't get the tip. The womsn behind the cashdesk keep it...

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Thank cristiansuiza
Retiro, Colombia
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222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2013

At there once - very good - we don't love Italian so don't visit often. Many good restaurants in the neighborhood. Take plastic.. Reasonable prices..

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Thank HK2LS
Bogota, Colombia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

This seems to be a real family establishment (although I didn't ask them about their relationships directly). The food is totally fantastic and reasonably priced. I had the homemade spinach and cheese ravioli. You could tell they were really made by hand and they were so yummy. The tomato sauce was very fresh and had big chunks of tomato and... More 

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Thank ZapRowsdower
Concord, NH
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

I went here with my family and everything was great. Unlike another review, one of our party said the mussels were the best he ever had. My dish was lasagna bolognese (or just the lasagna) and it tasted excellent. Everything was well prepared and I would definitely recommend this restaurant

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Thank EandC20
Cremona, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

The owner provide a very good food with home taste, friendly served. Good choice of pasta with original italian sauces

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Thank Paolo F
Bogota, Colombia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

My wife and I went to Santa Marta for our first wedding anniversary. The day we arrived we were recommended this place for dinner. We went and our experience was very disappointed: we ordered mussels as starter; they were ok but not really good (not the best we had eaten). As main dish my wife ordered "ravioli di mare"; the... More 

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2 Thank Diogenescl
Santa Marta, Colombia
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2011

I have been here in December. The food was terrible ! I'm not sure who these reviewers are, but they must be very easily pleased ! First bit of advice, please remove the babypram for sale in the middle of the restaurent.....Mmmm not a good look. As for the food. The starter was cold and half cooked, I thought oh... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2011

The ravioli was amazing! I would reco this place wholeheartedly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 12
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 3a No. 16-26 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 470001, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
  • Phone Number: +57 300 7639821

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