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El Laboratorio - CLOSED

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Coffee and people watching

This is a great place on Plaza Botero to have coffee, a sweet, and watch what is going on at the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2015
Baltimore, Maryland
Very good cocktails!

We had drinks their and the cocktail were delicious (and cheap)! If you like rhum, you should... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
Adrien P
New York City, New York
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  • Average6%
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26 Aug 2015
“Coffee and people watching”
10 Jul 2015
“Shut Down!”
El Laboratorio Is Being Remodeled Right Now. Sorry About The Inconvenience. Catch Up Soon. Original Cocktails - Infused Homemade Rums - Craft Beers - French Wine Electronic/hip Hop/rock/funk Music Events - Dj Live Sports
Calle de la Media Luna, N_10-20, Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 318 8364877
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a great place on Plaza Botero to have coffee, a sweet, and watch what is going on at the plaza. The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank BaltoROberta
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We tried to visit El Laboratory on the 25th June, on trip advisors recommendation, only to be told that it had been closed down several weeks before! How annoying!

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Harriet B
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We had drinks their and the cocktail were delicious (and cheap)! If you like rhum, you should definitely go to this bar!

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Adrien P
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Popped in here for a quick drink and was very impressed. I often find that craft cocktails are hit or miss when travelling, and these were definitely a hit. This place would do well in Manhattan. They have all the classics, plus some good concoctions...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Carter W
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I had the pleasure of speaking to the owner the night I went. He's a foreigner living in Colombia with a sincere perception: Good Drinks, Good Music, & Reasonable Prices Creates Happy Customers. I agree with him. This place has a cool and mysterious identity...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Juan David B
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

We had a drink here most nights as the music is good and the staff are friendly. The place itself has a unique feel with a variety of tourist and locals. It opens at 6pm but picks up around 10ish. No real dress standards.

2  Thank James Z
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Great cocktails. Great staff. Great Happy Hour prices. A must if you are in Cartagenas. The owner was very friendly and recommended other great places for my gf and I to visit, while we were touring Colombia. I would definitely come back here.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Mikhail S
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Nice place to have a cocktail and enjoy the many selections of house made infused rum. We had great mojitos and the pineapple rum. Definitely will go back!

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Czexan
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The had us with the sign! We only had one quick drink here but this is a very cool place for drinks and mixed music. Nice drink selection yet we never tried the food. :-(

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank MixedGirlNYC
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Arrived quite early so we had the place to ourselves. Good selection of beer including 4 BBC beers. Decent mixed drinks using house infused liquors. Certainly not authentic but a nice change of pace.

Thank X7740OBscotts
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