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Restaurante Donde Francesca

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€€ - €€€
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Central American
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| Near San Luis Village, San Andres, San Andres Island 57, Colombia
+57 8 5130163
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Nice food, we have arroz caldoso de pulpo, great taste but it took 1h20m to have our lunch, really slow kitchen... The restaurant need to work out in that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Situated in San Luis. Far away from crowds and people. A nice restaurant with delicious dishes and cocktails, menu is not big but everything they offer will please you. Prices are okay. A little to the expensive side. Private beach right in front of the restaurant. Tanning beds and chairs rented for about 5.000 pesos all day. They... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

This is a very overpriced (expensive) restaurant. Just a fish, rice and salad could be $50.000 + drinks for 1 person. The place is nice, but if you are just a couple, be prepared to sit next to the kitchen. Even if the place is empty, best spots are only for 5-6 people group. The food is cheaper and better... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

As many of your said, the view is amazing, the almost-private beach is beautiful ans the place is cute. But the service is a bit slow. Of course, I was on vacation so I didnt care about it. But 25 min to ger your Lemonade ready is too much! Dispite, I have to agree that this is a nice place... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

The restaurant is located in a local house by one of the most beautiful beaches of San Andrés, called San Luis. Its a bit hard to find since from the main road you only see this small sign of a fish called Francesca. Once inside you really get a feeling you are in the pure caribbean! The place is great... More 

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Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

San Andres means vacation . Vacation means you have plenty of time. This you need as it may take that cozy place right on the beach 2 hours to serve your fish. But then - it is worth it , and the food is fantastic. Fish and vegies attheir best, gor little money

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Porto Alegre
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is a nice beachside restaurant. There are three options of seating: in the beach, outside in a covered area, and inside. You can use chairs to lay in the beach for 5.000 each, paid in advance. The food is good, well prepared. I recommend the Ceviche and fish. A piece of fish and 1 side dish will cosy around... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Overpriced and the fish wasn't that great. We had better food at WestPoint which is a tourist trap. Also they make you pay 10% service. Overpriced and bad food. Better to be in town or go somewhere else

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Get yourself ready for one of the best places the island has to offer! They only serve until 5 o'clock and it's not cheap though, unless you come from a country that pays in Euros, Dollars, or Sterling Pounds hehe. The most expensive dish is the Lobster "around $30 dollars" and it is amazing; specially if you ask for the... More 

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Golfito, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

This restaurant to its credit is a short drive out of town. There were many people on the beach and in the water. Inside it is a humble place but the food was great. and you can eat out on their patio. Margaritas started our lunch for us. These were clearly house made rather than from a bottle. They very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Central American
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near San Luis Village, San Andres, San Andres Island 57, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  San Andres and Providencia Department  >  San Andres Island  >  San Andres
  • Phone Number: +57 8 5130163

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