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La Canoa Cafe Cultural

Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, Mediterranean, Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cl 18 3-75 | Centro Histórico, Santa Marta, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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.

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

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

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

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!

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.

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

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We went there four times during our visit in Santa Marta (twice for dinner, once for lunch or coffee). One of the best restaurants we have visited so far in Columbia. Very nice staff. The Lomo de Canoa was delicious. The coffee is also very...More

Thank Tilman T
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

What a nice looking place! Great, friendly service. Nice portions and fresh fish. There is an outdoor sitting area, indoor without AC and with AC. The sea soup is delicious and without a lot of salt. Large cappuccinos. Great for taking your mom!

Thank Matty B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 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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