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Donde Chucho

Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (56 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
“shrimp” (20 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, South American, Colombian
$$ - $$$
Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in downtown, Santa Marta, the old part of town, this restaurant offers great sea food, in front of a nice park that resembles the old days of the city, with a peaceful atmosphere to later walk around and have some drinks. Cheers.

Thank PelagicDandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and correct fresh seafood accompanied by local food what turns the experience more pleasant.

Thank Marta F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The local colombian folk all told us this was the best place to go. We went to the location in rodadero - but they are similar and the food was good. Clean and nice decor, A/C inside if you like it. Authentic feel and great...More

Thank Alisha F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for lunch and ordered a ceviche or seafood salad. Nothing compared to the one I had the last night at a restaurant in downtown, which was greater and less expensive. There are better and good value for money options on the same street......More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Best meal in Santa Marta. Went for lunch on a Saturday... When we left at 1.00 there was a wait for tables Had the salad. Outstanding

Thank Les S
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

A little disappointed with this place given its high rating on TripAdvisor. The staff were super friendly and helpful but unfortunately the food was not the best. We ate in a few restaurants around Santa Marta and all charged in and around the same as...More

Thank Tillydillon
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch after a recommendation and it didn't disappoint.The prices are on the high side for Colombia but the portions are huge. The food is tasty and well presented.The service is excellent (Our waiter was Gerardo). I'd definitely recommend this restaurant for...More

Thank JonathanEllis84
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Donde chucho is a good restaurant for to eat sea food. All in the menu is delicious is expensive but is necesary go to this place

Thank Annie O
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Can highly recommend their herb fish with patacones. You can tell it's a good restaurant when their patacones are fried in good (I.e. Not disgusting refried like in some places I've been to in Santa Marta) oil. Fast efficient service. One of my best meals...More

Thank Adele T
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We were 3 and were all very disappointed, since the reviews were quite good. We ordered 3 plates : - lobster a la plancha > overcooked, dry - lasagna napolitana > just a mix of tomato sauce and cheese with overcooked pasta ; disgusting -...More

Thank Cédric V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 19 No. 2 - 17, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Santa Marta
  • Phone Number: 4210861
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