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La Casa de Socorro

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Calle Larga, No. 8B-112 | Getsemaní, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 315 7186666
11:00 - 00:00
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We heard a lot of people mention this place so we decided to give it a try. We tried the fish soup appetizer, seafood casserole, and snapper soup. The two soups while having different ingredients was made from the same soup base so tasted similar. I liked the appetizer one better. I didn't care for the seafood casserole though as... More 

Thank Andrew W
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had amazing night in La Casa de Socorro! The service was great and the food was speechless. My only recomendation is prepare to wait a litle bit than the normal in lunch time becuase the place is always packed!

Thank waserrano
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here's the deal: Three restaurants with the word "socorro" ("help" in English--an odd name for an eatery, don't you think?) are located within spitting distance of each other. There's Donde Socorro, La Casa de Socorro, and La Cucina de Socorro. I'm pretty certain it was La Casa de Socorro touted by Lonely Planet, and that's where we ended up our... More 

Thank 1073BB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Im from the coast of Colombia and this is number one place to try our local food. Inhighly recommend visiting it, trying muelas de cangrejo al ajillo, cazuela de mariscos (has tons and tons of seadoof), chicharron de pescado

Thank Isabella V
Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us had sea bass in three different ways and each thought they were very good. We had been eating a lot of seafood, so I decided to try something more familiar - barbecue spare ribs - and they were almost as good as those in the barbecue joints in the states - the sauce was just a little... More 

Thank David C
Fort Lauderdale
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our taxi driver asked where we wanted to and we said to a restaurant in the old city. He said, I have a very good one so we took him up on it. La Casa de Socorro was pleasantly nice with many fresh fish options (and meat dishes). My favorite is Robolo fish in garlic sauce.

Thank Jared F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was here with my friends and for them everything was fine but they mix-up my order and forgot about it but I have to say that the food of my friends was good, mine not so good but OK. Probably I will think twice before I go back there. The price was acceptable.

Thank Ela E
Stuttgart, Germany
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We went to la casa de socorro with a bunch of friends. The place is nice, the service friendly but a little slow. The food Itself was good but a bit too pricey for what you get.

Thank Jan H
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The service is not "bend over backwards" but this is where locals eat. It is a relaxed casual restaurant without any bells and whistles. We stayed in the old city and you have to exit the old city to arrive here. Problem with the old city is that most restaurants were European/American. This restaurant specializes in seafood. The food was... More 

Thank buster1996atl
Teton Village, Wyoming
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were told that it was a fun and happening place. It is true that the clients looked young and relaxed but the rest was completely uninteresting. Food was canteen quality (although I have never been in a canteen in Colombia), service could not care less, decor pretends to be shabby chic but forget the chic. There is so much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, South American, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Larga, No. 8B-112 | Getsemaní, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 315 7186666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?