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La Canoa Cafe Cultural

Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (2 reviews)
“juice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This place is WELL WORTH the reviews and ranking it has. Should be number 1. Food here is unreal. We had the salad they have in the trip advisor photo and a panini and tea. Everything was so tasty and very inexpensive. 90% of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gijoefontaine
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Everytime i visit Santa Marta i go to this place. You can eat amazing pastries, have an excellent coffe or just enjoy a great breakfast, lunch or dinner. My fave is the bondiola de cerdo, so tender and juicy! No plate is a miss!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JoHiAbbe
Michael N, Owner at La Canoa Cafe Cultural, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018
Google Translation

muchas gracias Johiabbe!! nos alegra mucho que te guste La Canoa, te esperamos nuevamente!!

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

A friend who vacations here frequently suggested this place and I am glad he did! The appetizers was a delicious blend of French and Caribbean cuisines. I love the fresh lemon drinks with coconut infusion. I ordered the chicken with rosemary , cherry tomatoes and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Air conditioning, WIFI and fresh pastries! great spot to take the laptop and chill while you sort out your day.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank jjalmodo
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent cafe, if you need to get work done on your laptop in a cool space, eat healthy lunch and want good WiFi. They have a separate spacious room with air con. WiFi 10/10 and a lot of electricity points. The ‘menu...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Meghan2502
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for a late night caffeine fix after finding Aborigen closed. Got a cappuccino for 5000COP and it was huge and good! Strong flavour, slightly bitter, creamy. Didnt order food so cant comment. But had AC and good wifi

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank K S
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Our lunch in La Canoa was the best food we had in Santa Marta and perhaps in Colombia. We had the lunch menu, which is composed by three generous, very tasty and well presented courses, plus a glass of natural fruit juice. The ambience is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank JPMarins
Michael N, Owner at La Canoa Cafe Cultural, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario!! nos hace muy felices que hayas disfrutado tu experiencia en La Canoa, esperamos tenerte en...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

I stayed a month in Santa Marta and paid regular visits to La Canoa. French-inspired baking (great Opéra + croissants), delicious salads, burgers, seafood, and very friendly and gentle staff. Miguel and the young Venezuelan woman were sweet and attentive. Excellent mojitos too!

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank IleStLouis
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I went to La Canoa to try their Coca Creme Brulee. I didn't like it too much because it was greasy and far away from being a decent creme brulee but the place is really cool for an afternoon coffee. The service is great.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank nickbahamas
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Every plate I've tried here is simple delicious! It's difficult to choose one dish; they offer a great variety from meat, poultry, fish, soups, sandwiches, salads and my favs...desserts!!! The staff is very polite always and they serve the food in no time. Another one...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank susgc502
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
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