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Restaurante Bar Burukuka

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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Colombian
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Carrera 1 Calle 1 Rodadero | Entrada por Edificio Cascadas del Rodadero, Santa Marta, Colombia
22:00 - 03:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
Thu 22:00 - 03:00
Fri 12:00 - 03:00
Sat 22:00 - 03:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They have an amazing view in this place, service is good, however the food used to be better years ago. It's still good but not such the best place to eat

Thank adriarenas28
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It has the best view of El Rodadero, the food is good as well as the service. The best time to visit is before sunset or at night were all the lights from El Rodadero will be visible. It tends to get really crowded at night, specially during the holidays. If you want to party until next morning, it might... More 

Thank Angela G
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Only reason this place is open is because of the view. The fish was cooked so salty we had to send it back and that was after we waited 50 minutes for it to arrive. Don't waste your time. Go to Di Vino or Ouzo.

Thank Tyler O
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good meat. Carpaccio not. Beautiful view at sunset. 15 min by cab from Santa Marta historical center.

Thank Roger L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just go up; take your pic; and don't bother ordering/waiting a lonnnng time for your cocktail bc it will take 45 min to recieve it. Easier to bring a cold beer in your purse to drink. Don't worry bc not a single waiter will notice bc not a single one is really paying attention to you anyway.

Thank Scubamami
Rincon, Puerto Rico
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a group of friends for lunch. One of our friends is from Barranquilla and drove us to Burukuka on our way to Santa Marta. The view of the Rodadero Bay is amazing. The food was very good and the service good. The most remarkable food was a side dish Samarian "Callalle" that came with my seafood rice.

Thank Langmuir
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good music an drinks from an excellent location. Great staff and service. Not too crowded amd away from the busy sea front restaurant. I ddnt try the food but had nice drinks!

Thank Stefano N
Brooklyn, New York
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is a cliff side that overlooks the beach. You need to take a taxi to the restaurant because it's in a secluded area. It was an overcast evening so I didn't get to see the sunset the evening I had dinner. My wife and I were the only dinners sitting inside. Service was a bit slow initially, but picked... More 

Thank Ravenscryy
Villa de Leyva, Colombia
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338 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Went there to enjoy the sunset and some drinks and were delighted with the views. We had just an appetizer with our drinks that were very nice and according to the prices very well made. Good service and were there for a few hours sipping our cocktails and enjoying the views. Full of local people having fun and drinks. Food... More 

Thank Milclau
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I went to Buritaka because it was recommended to me by locals. The place is nice, it has a nice view but the food and service were pretty mediocre. At around 10pm, the place stops restaurant service and becomes sort of a night club. It was nice to have a few drinks out in the open overlooking the coast. I... More 

Thank WindyChad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
22:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
22:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 1 Calle 1 Rodadero | Entrada por Edificio Cascadas del Rodadero, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
  • Phone Number: 4223080

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