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Restaurante Carambolo

#48 of 585 Restaurants in Cali
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Colombian
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Calle 14N No 9N-18, Cali, Colombia
+57 2 6675656
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The food in this restaurant is simply great. They offered food for all the tastes. The location is really nice but I will recommend you to put some repellent before your visit. The service is fantastic and definitely a place that you cannot miss. We enjoyed the combination within Colombian and Mediterranean cuisine. Try the octopus 🐙...

Thank Paula O
Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I think this is really the most tipical and friendly restaurant in Cali. I tried some of the suggestions here in TripAdvisor and this place is the one I like. They have a great selection of tipical colombian dishes and drinks (lulada, champu, agua de coco...). The staff is really kind and the service is fast but professional. Here you... More 

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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Grat fusion restaurant that involves pacific and colombian food. The service is great and its located in one of the bests parts of the city.

Thank Juan B
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We wanted somewhere nice but reasonable to go for dinner and treat a family member we were staying with. The food was absolutely mouthwatering! We have eaten a lot of Italian food in South America but this really was the icing on the cake. There are other meat and fish dishes if you don't fancy pasta or risotto although I... More 

Thank aliajam
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Visited this place twice and they didn't disappoint. Great seafood and other daring creations (my personal favorite was the eggplant appetizer). Very good service too.

Thank elituno
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Had a business dinner with a few colleagues. The restaurant is an old house converted in to a restaurant. The have a few more tables on the second floor and a bar. The atmosphere is very nice and the food is awesome. The names of the dishes are very creative. The are named after famous people from Latin American culture.... More 

Thank Jose G
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

The menu is extensive and has a little bit of everything, the wine list can be better. The location is really nice and the staff was friendly and professional

Thank Camilacolme
Bogota, Colombia
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

I have to say I had given up on this restaurant, however this was a nice visit that changed my previous conception of it.

Thank RoxinBA
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Carambolo never dissapoints me. I have been there with colleagues from work, family and my couple and keeps being a great choise. Food is really really good and has a plenty variety of option in its menu.

Thank Catalina T
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

I had the Damaris de Diego - rice with coconut, shrimp stew and fried plantain. Loved the combination of flavors. For dessert, we had the chocolate profiteroles which were delicious. Nice ambiance and great service from the staff and owner.

Thank Crisbeasan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Colombian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 14N No 9N-18, Cali, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Valle del Cauca Department  >  Cali
  • Phone Number: +57 2 6675656

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