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Gato Negro

Calle 30 39 | Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (14 reviews)
“crepes” (12 reviews)
“juice” (16 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle 30 39 | Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here on the last day of the trip In Cartagena. It is on a busy street with lots of construction currently but once you are in here, it is quite cozy and quiet. There are several cats and dogs roaming around and...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The house of an artist. Homely feel. And yes, there is a black cat sleeping on one of the chairs in the patio area. Service is very quick and breakfast is tasty, filling and cheap.

Thank Studim
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Gato negro I wondered into this cofeebar for the architecture. It's, as the owner told me, the only colonial house in the street. I liked the spaces, the little courtyard, the tasteful decorations and the overall peaceful atmosphere. They serve a very decent breakfast at a...More

Thank CaroleMarieAlice
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My husband and I chose this place because it looked welcoming from outside, and the place was really close to our hotel. When we came in we said hello, and a woman talking to an American in a German accent barely acknowledged us. Big change...More

1  Thank CCEM
Reviewed 18 April 2017 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!...More

Thank MissLo12
Reviewed 13 April 2017

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
Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank Lluvi A
Reviewed 20 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...More

Thank Alice J
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...More

Thank HeatherNolan1
Reviewed 22 December 2016

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

Thank AnaMGonzalez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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