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Restaurante Bar Burukuka

Certificate of Excellence
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
Closed now
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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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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't find a better sunset view! Meal was great. Great waitstaff. A little pricey but worth the little extra for all the little extras!! Will go again.

Thank BR M
Kingston, Canada
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155 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

THE place to sip from a great range of drinks and watch the sunset from this fantastic hilltop restuarant and bar. Super friendly staff made excellent recommendations from a comprehensive menu. The fish dishes were amazing, with great sauces and accompaniments. Same goes for meat and poutry. The views all around, down to Rodedero (which looks way better from the... More 

Thank Roseanne B
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view. Cosy restaurant. My Lamb was well cooked. A bit pricey for the area I guess. Nice for a meal at the end of the trip or for a romantic dinner.

Thank Kent E
Houston, Texas, United States
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the Caribbean coast is spectacular from the baranda, the drinks strong and the food very good

Thank Angela P
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 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 14 January 2017 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 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.

1 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 6 January 2017 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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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

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

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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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?