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Cafe Bonsai

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Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Contemporary, Swedish
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Calle 13 #1-07 | by the beach, Taganga, Colombia
+57 5 4219495
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8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Description: A small cozy cafe/bistro with clay-tile oven baked European breads...
A small cozy cafe/bistro with clay-tile oven baked European breads, pastries, freshly made sandwiches and grilled food. Enjoy your organic Arabica coffee or loose leaf teas with A/C, fast WIFI and nice music! Open from 8 AM - 10:30 PM
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  • 21
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, juices, coffee and service!

The breakfasts were great in this small cosy and friendly cafe!! Great fresh baked bread, very well priced- and Bob the owner was very cool- seconds from the beach- highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
SophieBowes
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Oakland, California
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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195 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Oakland, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The breakfasts were great in this small cosy and friendly cafe!! Great fresh baked bread, very well priced- and Bob the owner was very cool- seconds from the beach- highly recommended!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This little cafe / restaurant is awesome! Really good and original breakfast.... Amazing bbq in the evenings! Freshly baked bread! Amazing juices! A must visit place fir food when you go to taganga!

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We atehere a few times during our stay - the bread, coffee and mojito's were so good we couldn't not! Unfortunately the service was rather slow. I've been in Colombia a few weeks now and am used to it being slow, but this was painful. On our last day we got there at opening as we had a bus to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Very nice place with delicious sandwiches, great BonsaiJuce, coffee and the best Skewers I've ever had. Would recommend it to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It's a very humble place with a king of a Eco deco ambiance .... The Erika are great ! the drinks like the Imhotep are very good and the bakery to die for !!!! The people that serve the place it's really nice and lovely .... The bakery and breakfast are amazing ... I highly recommend this place

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I was so happy to find real and good european bread here! Everything is really tasty and I can recommend the mojito!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Ate at this restaurant several times and met the owner. The BBQ is great and the steak sandwich with cheese and pesto was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed in Taganga for 2 weeks and started every morning in Bonsai. Best breakfast, best coffee, best place to open your morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

cafe bonsai (actually much more then a cafe) for sure worth a visit. i highly recommend. special ambience interior and relaxed people. best coffee in town. drinks and food are made with love and of high quality products. dont miss the beef skewers. you can taste that the owner loves good food!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Nice place run by swiss guy. Best bread in town. Homemade good stuff instead of ultrasweet bread found elsewhere. Good mojitos!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 13 #1-07 | by the beach, Taganga, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Taganga
  • Phone Number: +57 5 4219495

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 8
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Contemporary, Swedish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic

Description

A small cozy cafe/bistro with clay-tile oven baked European breads, pastries, freshly made sandwiches and grilled food. Enjoy your organic Arabica coffee or loose leaf teas with A/C, fast WIFI and nice music! Open from 8 AM - 10:30 PM
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?