Discover the culinary secrets of Cartagena,

a journey for the palate

Cartagena, located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, is a popular tourist destination for its dreamy beaches, colonial history and vibrant, flavorful cuisine.

The food in Cartagena is a combination of indigenous, African and Spanish influences, resulting in a variety of exquisite and authentic dishes. In this blog, we will explore some of the most popular dishes you can find in Cartagena.

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– Rice with coconut and shrimp: A traditional dish from the Caribbean coast of Colombia that is prepared with rice cooked in coconut milk and mixed with fresh shrimp, onion, peppers and spices.

Ceviche de pescado: A popular dish throughout Latin America made with fresh fish marinated in lemon or lime juice, onion, tomato, cilantro and hot bell pepper.

Grilled Lobster: A delicious fresh lobster grilled and served with garlic butter and fresh herbs.

Ajíaco: A thick, creamy soup made with chicken, potatoes, corn, sour cream and guascas, an herb native to Colombia.

Baked red snapper: A fresh red snapper roasted in the oven and seasoned with garlic, onion, tomato and herbs.

Pork chop in tamarind sauce: A pork chop simmered in a sweet and spicy tamarind sauce with spices such as cumin and paprika.

Seafood Risotto: A creamy rice made with fresh seafood, such as shrimp, clams and mussels, mixed with onion, garlic and white wine.

– Duck breast in fruit sauce: A tender and juicy duck breast served with a sweet and sour fruit sauce, such as pineapple or mango.

Beef fillet with mushroom sauce: A juicy and tender beef fillet topped with a creamy mushroom sauce made with fresh mushrooms and herbs.

Lobster salad: A fresh salad made with lobster, avocado, tomato and lettuce, dressed with lemon vinaigrette and olive oil.

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Enjoy Caribbean haute cuisine in Éteka

Cartagena’s gastronomy is a unique and vibrant culinary experience that reflects the cultural diversity of the region. In Éteka we try to have a variety of dishes to delight our customers, and that the experience is very special. If you are planning a trip to Cartagena, be sure to try some of our traditional dishes for an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

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