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La Puerta Falsa

Calle 11 No 6-50, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #79 of 926 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Colombian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

OK, first of all, I am a gringo. My wife is Colombiana, After 10 years together and travelling around Colombia where she shows me all the great places to see, I've made it my mission to be able to cook some traditional Bogotano food. This place set the bar pretty high. I've eaten and made a lot of Ajiaco (my... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

La Puerta is next to 2 or 3 other Columbian restaurants. I ate at 3 including La Puerta and choose only by lenght of wait or available tables. Great small in the Candelaria area for lunch.

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Bogota, Colombia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is one of the traditional restaurants in the Old Part of the City of Bogotá (Calle 11 entre Carreras 6 y 7) where you can enjoy typical Colombian dishes. Good suggestions are the Empanadas, Ajiaco, Sancocho and local deserts: Arequipe con Brevas or Cuajada con Melado.

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Very popular place for evening hot chocolate. We shared a tamale, which was one of the best I've tried, and ajiaco, which was good. I thought we were overcharged since we paid over (COP) 120,000 (USD 64.51) for 4 ajiaco, 1 tamale, 3 waters, and 2 coconut candy. It wasn't until we were back at the hotel that we noticed... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Excelent friendly staff helped me choose the Ajiaco for lunch and I got a mango juice aswell. I likedthe simplness of the layout but could not believe how expensive it was compared to the price I have seen for this colombian dish in other more upmarket looking places. 21000 pesos for lunch was just too much

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Bogota, Colombia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You can't expect a good service or a very fancy place here. You came here for the authentic Tamal Santafereño, one of the typical dishes in Bogotá. Highly recommended for anyone, foreing or local, in down town.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

You can't go to this place expecting a five star service, you go there because it is a historic landmark and a 200 year old place where you can have a typical chocolate santafereño or aguadepanela. They recently introduced Ajiaco as well. As a native I recommend all of them. They became famous so they're increasing prices (a bit overpriced... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My partner and I visited the restaurant on our 1st night in Bogota and we really enjoyed it! After reading other people's reviews we ordered the Tamales and Ajiaco; both of which were excellent. The Ajiaco was particularly good! We ordered 2 hot chocolates and 2 waters too and it cost us less than $20. You must pay this place... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My family and I came here for lunch on our first full day in Bogota and came back a few days later because we loved it so much. It is a tiny restaurant with a small menu, but so worth it for amazing Colombian specialties. We got the tamales and the ajiaco, a traditional Colombian stew, and got the exact... More

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I 100% recommend visiting this small restaurant for it's great, simple food. I tried 3 items on the menu and would have loved to come here again, if time had permitted. Tamales -The best I've ever had, incredibly flavorful. 1 was filling enough, but it was so good that I wanted 2. Ajiaco -Colombian soup with chicken, avocado, capers and... More

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Address: Calle 11 No 6-50, Bogota, Colombia
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
Cuisine: Colombian

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