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La Puerta Falsa

Calle 11 No 6-50, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #95 of 999 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Colombian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Bogota, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Excellent food, very nice place with almost 200 years of history... Very recommended: tamal and hot cocoa (tamal y chocolate santafereño). Traditional by excellence

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Bogota, Colombia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It is a small place, but that is part of its charm. It was founded more than 175 years ago. They offer the best typical Bogotanian food, at cheap prices. Typical breakfast menu may include "Changua" salty milk with an egg floating (unique), tamal, agua de panela con almojabana. Typical lunch must be Ajiaco.

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Ottawa, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

a must if you are in the area for lunch. recomended by our hotel manager. eat thre then go to the near by Botero Museum. Good service. Price are low

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Must go!! Is the oldest restaurant in Colombia, delicious, is a tradition in the city, it has been open for almost 200 years. Gret place to start your day, great breakfasts, ask for a "chocolate". Delicious!!!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

They do a decent ajiaco and I'm told the tamales are fine too. Either Colombians used to be smaller or they're cramming more people in than in past centuries. If you're penny-pinching you'd do better to come between meals for a snack.

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Washington, DC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place is small but worth a visit. We went a little later fir breakfast (9) and no problem getting a table. But there are only like 6 tables. The age and character of the restaurant is very appealing and it's very convenient to the tourist attractions. Very traditional Colombian breakfast - the tamal is awesome. You won't regret fitting... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
13 helpful votes 13 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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Additional Information about La Puerta Falsa

Address: Calle 11 No 6-50, Bogota, Colombia
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Colombian

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