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El Fuerte

Cra 1 Cl 12, 163 Cerca a la Iglesia Santa Barbara | Bolivar, Mompos, Colombia
+57 5 6856762
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“gazpacho” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cra 1 Cl 12, 163 Cerca a la Iglesia Santa Barbara | Bolivar, Mompos, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent restaurant (the best) from every point of view; very nice ambience, excellent service, good value for money. Gazpacho and pizza recommended, chocolate cake sublime!. Congrats Walter!

Thank salgio00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t comment on the food but the service was terrible. There was a small wait for a table so we asked to view the menu, the hostess behind gate wouldn’t could not be bothered to bring the menu. The couple in front of us was...More

Thank Danijela M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was very crowded and many people were waitting to be seated but to our surprise they have no system to assign tables, so while we were standing by the door wandering if we should wait or leave, the owner comes by and replies...More

Thank Helvert S
elvelerista2000, Propietario at El Fuerte, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"Very crowded" The influx of visitors to Mompox at this time of year is truly unusual and unexpected, which makes it difficult to run a restaurant as usual. Especially if key staff members drop out because of accidents and unexperienced staff is doing what they...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is without doubt the best restaurant in Mompox. The pizzas have a unique smokey wood taste and are delicious. My wife swoons over their special potato salad, whilst the Wiener Schnitzel is not to be missed. And as for the Maracuya ice cream that...More

Thank 777brian
elvelerista2000, Propietario at El Fuerte, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Brian. How very nice of you to go through the trouble writing your savvy comment: generous, kind and expert. Yes, obtaining ingredientes and supplies in general is a tricky business. Not to mention power. When Electricaribe is sending as usual little juice through the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We didn't spend long in Mompox (5 mealtimes excluding breakfasts!) so couldn't try every eatery. However we did try five different places and ate twice at El Fuerte. El Fuerte was by far the best experience despite my scepticism about eating Italian in Colombia (let...More

Thank Calexor19
elvelerista2000, Propietario at El Fuerte, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Dear Friend, it takes time and effort to write a review and it never fails to astonish me if someone has the heart to share his experiences in detail. I cannot thank you enough. It is a pleasure to read such kind lines. As for...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Colombia' greatest writer Maruques famously said that Mompos only existed in dreams, but the magical town does in fact exist. El Fuerte San Anselmo is so wonderful and so improbable that it too might seem to exist only in dreams, but this magically wonderful eatery...More

Thank cobbster49
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Mompox is well worth 12 hours of driving. And El Fuerte is 30% of the reason! If you're celebrating a very special occasion or want to remember a moment with someone special, I strongly recommend dinner here with their housemade salchicha and pizza Fuerte! One...More

1  Thank Weng B
elvelerista2000, Propietario at El Fuerte, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

It's reading lines like the ones you so generously dedicate us, that makes the job of catering a pleasure. Thank you so much, dear traveller. Have a nice day. Walter

Reviewed 19 July 2017

I spent 3 days in Mompox with my sisters and we went here every day! We tried the whole menu and it was nothing but delicious, from the pizza's to the pasta's to the 'wienerschnitzel'. Apart from that it must be one of the most...More

Thank hemyhel
elvelerista2000, Propietario at El Fuerte, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

It was a delight to have you and it is accordingly to read your kind review. Thanks so much for your your wishes. I hope you will come again. All the best, Walter

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Came here from 1. T/A review. 2. The Hotel also told us to go there. You walk through the door and the places is very charming in a rustic way. We had Pizza in the garden and its was the real deal in wood fired...More

Thank BasilBrushed
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Extremely fresh and good restaurant with attentive staff ( trying to speak English, please allow them that, they need to practice an that is the only way they can!) Good pizzaz, and Austrian dishes! (The owner is Austrian!)

Thank Flyeddy
elvelerista2000, Propietario at El Fuerte, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

A delayed thank you for your visit and your encourageing remark. My staff is making progress in many ways, one is learning english, essential to meet the demands of an increasing number of international visitors to Mompox. All the best and happy voyage.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cra 1 Cl 12, 163 Cerca a la Iglesia Santa Barbara | Bolivar, Mompos, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Mompos
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6856762
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