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Cafe Bonsai

Calle 13 #1-07 | by the beach, Taganga, Colombia
0057 5 4219495
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Ranked #10 of 20 Restaurants in Taganga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $7
Cuisines: Barbecue, Coffee Shop, Pizza, Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

i liked this place small but very homely had some nice tea and great milkshakes good place to go to just relax and chill out a little. havent tired the food bgut heard its good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is the best coffee I've had in Colombia. Great little shop, highly recommended. Their milkshakes are fantastic too.

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London, England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ate here a couple of times whilst I was staying in Taganga - it's better for brunch / lunch than dinner. Their fruit juices are great, and I enjoyed the bruschetta. The BBQ dinner was a bit uninspired, and expensive for what it was. The cafe itself has great air-conditioning, reliable wifi, and quirky decoration, and the staff are polite... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We ordered chicken and pesto sandwiches which were nice but the bread was a little hard. We also tried a chocolate milkshake and a cinnamon swirl which we very much enjoyed. We enjoyed the food and the nice air conditioning but it was a tiny bit pricey.

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Taganga, Colombia
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We went to this place a couple of times while we were in Taganga. The first was for happy hour, where they do 2 for 1 slush mojitos that are bright and refreshing...they went down easily! The breakfast we had on another day was ok too but not mind blowing. I ordered toast with cheese and jam, and bizarrely, that... More

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Santiago, Chile
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Good coffee, but I was charged $4 for a stale roll and stale scroll, and then short changed (knowingly, they didn't have the right money so they figured I should cop the difference!) on top of it. Tried putting them in the microwave where I was staying, but it didn't help - both inedible

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Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Cafe Bonsai is a cozy place with an mouthwatering menu. Coming here the first time i bought a take away brownie for my sisters birthday. Trying to put candles in, i realized it was hard like a rock. Dry and hard it was almost impossible to eat. Going back asking for a new one while eating, they just warmed up... More

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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Don't go here unless you want to pay a high price for a skimpy portion with poor service. I was charged 5000 COP for an iced tea that was terrible. It was nothing more than flavored water in a very small glass. The sandwich that I ordered wasn't any better. Very small portion of chicken on sourdough with curry. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Beautiful atmosphere. Air conditioned. Amazing food and great coffee. The BEST is the roast chicken pesto sandwich on sourdough: huge and really delicious, tender meat, home made pesto, amazing warm bread. And in the evening the BEST is the BBQ skewers of beef tenderloin marinated in red wine. So tender and succulent and the sides were good too. It's not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

inside is aircond, nice ambiance with chilled music. Good BBQ in the evening. freshly baked bread. If on a budget you can find cheaper (but lower quality) but if you deserve a treat have the BBQ fish.

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