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Cafe Bonsai

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Coffee Shop, 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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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Romance
Dining on a budget

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
Delicious bread and mojito

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Laartjezz
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Dining on a budget
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188 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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2 reviews
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The food is good too, but not excellent. I liked the BBQ, but was. To find of my tuna sandwich. I really liked their organic coffee.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Good coffee, breakfast is small but good very accommodating staff and the dinner was delicious. Great for a hangover cure or all nighter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This air conditioned place in a little side street, just a few meters of the sea front offers nice, freshly baked European bread and the best sandwiches in town. You can enjoy international coffee specialities, made from Colombian coffee proceeding from Eco agriculture. Try the different sandwiches! They also do BBQ in the evenings and a nice Mojito. Very recommendable!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I went to Cafe Bonsai based on a recommendation by a scuba instructor and it was way more than we expected. It's an awesome little eclectic cafe with good prices for the high quality food. We went in just planning on getting drinks, but ended up with drinks, appetizers, meals and dessert. I hate mojitos, but their... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We fell in love with this cafe after the first time we went there, so naturally we went back for more. This time we made the mistake of ordering the veggie BBQ instead of the delicious veggie sandwich we ordered the first time. The veggie BBQ looked nothing like the picture and was covered in this horrible gravox sauce that... More 

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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, Barbecue, Contemporary, Swedish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?