Restaurante La Cocina de Cartagena, Carrera 9, Cartagena Province, Bolivar, Colombia



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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 4 hours
Maximum number of people: 9
Location: Cartagena


Savor the rich mixture of African, Spanish and indigenous cuisines found in Colombian cuisine during this 3-hour food tour in Cartagena. Snack your way through a mix of Colombian favorites, both traditional and modern, as you taste specialties like empanadas, Arepa de Huevo (corn tortilla with egg and meat), cocadas and much more. As you eat and walk you’ll gain additional insight into the quirky legacy of the one-of-a-kind city of Cartagena. Your guide, plus all food tastings, snacks and a wine tasting, are included.

What to Expect

From your accommodation, a food lover concierge will guide you around the old town and introduce you to the local gastronomy as well as its influence throughout the years on Cartagena’s idiosyncrasy.

You will get to stop at some places where typical and exotic dishes such as Arepa de Huevo (fried corn tortilla with egg and meat inside), empanadas, cocadas, among many other delights will tease your palate; but it’s not until you are led to a nice place where you will satisfy this desire while helping make the most traditional recipes, altogether with the appropriate glass of wine to stand out the variety of flavors.

History, a nice conversation, exquisite food, the heartwarming ambiance of Cartagena and your great attitude are the main ingredients of this experience.

Important Information

Departure Point

From your accommodation in the Old Town.

Departure Time


  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Snacks
  • Glass of wine and soft drinks
  • Tour escort/host
  • Gratuities (optional)

Tour’s Location

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  •   Did a 3 hour tour that was excellent. Emmanuel was our guide and was very knowledgeable about both the history of Cartagena and food. It was a walking tour of the walled city that visited a number of restaurants and street vendors. Emmanuel reallly made...More

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  •   We started with some local coconut water, then we eat a big glass of mixed fruit, went in front of the Inquisition museum to eat some fish with Yuca and lemon and was amazing!. We ate right there "raspao" I tried the tamarind one and...More

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  •   We booked a cooking class experience with Cartagena Concierge and it was incredible. Cindy and Andres were very hospitable and showed us a great time! We started out with a mini food tour of the old city, she stopped and showed us some of the...More

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  •   Cindy was EXCELLENT! She designed the best family trip EVER. We love taking a lot of pictures and discovering unknown places. From booking the cheapest tickets from NY to Cartagena, Private appartment in the old city, Bungalow in Barú and unforgettable expediton to Galerazamba. All...More

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  •   Greetings from Bogota, I am enjoying this city as part of my vacation and I am texting this at the same time, I just came from Cartagena and I have not seen anything like this last experience. Cindy’s assistance was outstanding and Cartagena Concierge is...More

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  •   My husband, my sister, friends and I traveled to Cartagena. Our experience with Cartagena Concierge was fabulous. Cindy and her team were great. Cindy organized our trip to Las Islas del Rosario in a private boat. She also recommended and made reservations to great restaurants....More

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  •   I just wanted to say another thank you to Andy from Cartagena Concierge, who very kindly went out of his way to help me out this morning- I was at the wrong marina, and he not only helped me check where I needed to go,...More

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  •   Manny was great - he spoke flawless English and was interesting to talk with. He added so many interesting stories about Cartagena's history and culture that blended into the foods. Plenty of different foods to try. This is a must try tour when in Cartagena

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  •   Our friend's daughter lives in Colombia, and she told us about Cartagena Concierge. We hired them for 5 hours of a private walking and driving tour of this charming city. Julian was our guide, and he was extremely knowledgeable, caring and accommodating. He took us...More

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  •   My husband and I had Emmanuel as our guide and had a wonderful experience. He was very proud of his county and knowledgeable, very friendly, and open to our questions. We also really enjoyed the variety in foods we tried and history behind them. We...More

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