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Gato Negro

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Calle 30 39 | Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Newport News, Virginia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's always great to go to a restaurant where service is quick and efficient. The restaurant space is small which is great for those of us trying to escape the large tourist crowds. The breakfast was well made and was well proportioned for the cost! The service is great as well. If you aren't keen on cats or dogs then... More 

Thank MissLo12
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe became out regular morning spot during the weeks we were in Cartagena. European-style food with Colombian touch , plus wifi. Elke, the owner, is a good resource for travelers.

Thank Sandra M
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here with my sister as we had some time to kill before checking into our hostel around the corner. Had already eaten breakfast, so just came by for some drinks. Had blackberry juice, and a blackberry smoothie. Both delicious! And very cheap (3000 & 4000 pesos respectively). What topped it off for us was that there were dogs... More 

Thank Lluvi A
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We went here twice for breakfast during our stay in the area and had the savoury crepes both times which come with juice and tea/coffee for 9000 Pesos which is good value for the area of Cartagena. The coffee was very good and the juice was freshly squeezed. The crepes were simple but filling and the service was friendly, if... More 

Thank Alice J
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went here for breakfast on Christmas day before heading into the old town for a wander. The staff were welcoming and we had very fast service however, we were the only ones there at the time. The menu is simple, with a selection of sweet and savoury crepes and some egg dishes. It's nothing fancy or flavourful- it was... More 

Thank HeatherNolan1
Cartagena, Colombia
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Personal favorite for a healthy, american style breakfast. THe owners are European and the food us extraordinary.

Thank AnaMGonzalez
Boulder, Colorado
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131 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We came here because of the listing in Lonely Planet. They had one offering for lunch, which was a mixed vegetable salad with curried chicken. It was OK - definitely not a large fixed-price lunch. There was no soup and the drink wasn't included. For 10,000 COP it was cheap, but not a lot of food. The people there didn't... More 

Thank Jeannie G
1 review
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Cheap food, relaxed atmosphere and fast/friendly service. Free wifi, fresh squeezed juice, fantastic coffee and cute cats and dogs.

Thank Derek R
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Breakfast is cheap, we had Crêpes which tasted good, but service wasn't very friendly nor fast and hygiene standards leave a lot to be desired; Dogs in the restaurant, cats sitting on the dining tables, eating sugar out of the open bowls, so make sure to not use sugar in your coffee. Atmosphere was also rather sad. I think there... More 

Thank kate-20161027
Geneva, Switzerland
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Relaxed place for your breakfast or snacks over lunchtime. Excellent coffee served, and you can also get information about the next sailings to Panama. Much nicer than the posh French place just opposite.

Thank Walter S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30 39 | Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
,Look at website for info. Open for 3 years. Owned/Managed by German lady, provides breakfast, lunch and snacks and deserts. Very pleasant host, nice vibe, tasty food, reasonably priced. Nice black cat and cute dog there too.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?