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La Girolata

The irresistible flavours of Italy are transcended to Cartagena through a menu that exceeds more than 100 traditional plates at the beloved La Girolata in Cartagena’s historical downtown. Located on Calle de la Artillería in an exquisitely designed colonial building that truly exhibits the architectural brilliance of Cartagena at its finest. The elegantly decorated dining spaces allow guests to feel like they are dining on traditional Italian cuisine in its native land with a real Tuscan flair in the air.

La Girolata is known for their genuineness when it comes to a cuisine that has become ever so popular here in Cartagena. La Girolata isn’t just any Italian restaurant, it’s THE Italian restaurant and each and every dish is carefully prepared by Italian Chef Pietro Piva, who takes pride in staying true to his native roots when it comes to cooking.

If the what seems to be never-ending list of antipastos, salads, pastas, risottos, carpaccios and meat or fish based entrees is too overwhelming to choose from you can ask the chef to whip up an off-the-menu special featuring your desired protein. We can assure you whatever choice you make, you will not be disappointed with your decision.

Everything at La Girolata is prepared in-house or imported from Italy to ensure the highest level of quality and authenticity. The wine list also comprises an abundance of classic Italian wines as well as several Chilean, Argentinian and Spanish varieties.

Guests can choose to reserve a special table in the restaurants breathtakingly beautiful wine cellar for an extra special evening. There is also a stunning outdoor patio which is great for special events or gatherings which can seat up to 100 people. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Location: Centro, Calle de la Artilleria, No 36-86, Cartagena
Hours: Monday-Sunday
Lunch: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Dinner: 7:00pm – 11:00pm


Reserve by phone at + 57 314 594-8838