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Restaurante El Bistro

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Calle 19 # 3-68 | Parque de los Novios, Santa Marta, Colombia
+57 4218080
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend and I came across this place - originally because we saw it had a bacon gorgonzola burger. But when I saw the filet mignon come out, I decided to order that instead. You can't beat the price either for what you normally pay for that cut of meat in North America. It was delicious, and came with bacon... More 

Thank Stophss
Larvik, Norway
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129 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It had a good vibe even having the out area in the pedestrian. It's a good place to stop in the middle of the day to take an ice cold beer in the shadow!

Thank Cecilie D
Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We were yesterday there. My friend ate the chicken- it was great. I ate the Filet mignon and it was amazing and delicious. Everybody was very friendly.

Thank anaklee
Montreal, Canada
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155 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The facade has everything to feel in France on this pedestrian street with terrase and a part with air conditioning. A vast menu composed of refined dishes for all tastes. The service is very polite and endearing, an interesting choice to compare to any other fast food on this street.

Thank normandquinty
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Food great, steaks were delicious we got the rib eye, and vine steak. Price good Location lovely pedestrian street Service wasn't the best, but not bad

Thank Cardonita
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Chicken Fillet in white wine sauce with mushrooms and mashed potatoes was THE best meal I ate in one year travelling South America!! The sauce would make want to you lick the plate it is that good, packed with delicious herby flavour, on top of succulent mushrooms, beautiful creamy mash and a perfectly cooked chicken fillet. My novio had... More 

Thank Mizzlynch
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I am from bogota and coming to Santa Marta of course I come to eat sea food but I had to give a try to this delicious beef !!! We had the bife de lomo and ojo de bife with my boyfriend. We are food lovers been here many times and doesn't let me down! I recon the place !!!... More 

Thank Vanessa M
Atlanta GA
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206 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We only went to the restaurant for drinks, we didn't eat there so I cannot comment on the food. I can say the restaurant was pretty full and very busy. We had really good service and an attentive waiter. The restaurant was a little worn and could have used a little paint.

Thank ATL_explorer
Kingston, Canada
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156 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

So many mixed reviews, but we ate there twice, which says something. The food was creative, well-flavoured and well-prepared. Good cooking here. Tried most fish/seafood dishes and all were very good, except for a mussels garnish that tasted very sour. Steak and chicken, also good feedback and the mashed potatoes are like grandma used to make. One awesome drink contained... More 

Thank Roseanne B
Tolox, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Location is near to Plaza de los Novios. Very cosy and quaint street with nice bars and nice restaurants. Professional service. I had a great good size tenderloin. My wife had a nice salad. Nice cosy small restaurant.

Thank goeipeerke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 19 # 3-68 | Parque de los Novios, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
  • Phone Number: +57 4218080

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?