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La Puerta Falsa

#94 of 1,200 Restaurants in Bogota
#103 of 1,293 Places to Eat in Bogota
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Pizza, South American, Colombian
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Calle 11 No 6-50, Bogota, Colombia
Today
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cute place to have breakfast!

Is a perfect place to try a real traditional Colombian breakfast, need to be patient place remains the same as long long time ago... (Great great great great grabdparents) and there is just a few tables, people usually eat fast. Highly recommended!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Niebhur
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Simple and hands down Delicious. Came after Anthony Bourdains show and loved it . all my Colombian friends concur in one thing: they serve the best Ajiaco and tamales in town. You can't go wrong here, fully recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The tamale and the ajiaco are superb, especially the latter. It's a small place, so gets busy, and has become pretty famous, but we got a seat straight away. Definitely worth making the effort to find, it's not that hard if you have the address (and get the hang of the Bogota grid system)!

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Long Beach, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I've been searching all over overtime for real authentic Colombian food… And I finally found it here. Prices are reasonable service is fast but it is crowded, and there is no time when it was not crowded. I was alone so I was able to squeeze into a counter upstairs where was a bit warm. The food however was fantastic,... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If somewhere has been open for 99 years it must be doing something right. We were lucky in that we managed to bag a table upstairs. I had a tamale and others had the chicken soup dish (the name escapes me) and we were raving about it for days. The food isn't fancy, that's not the point of this place.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Is a perfect place to try a real traditional Colombian breakfast, need to be patient place remains the same as long long time ago... (Great great great great grabdparents) and there is just a few tables, people usually eat fast. Highly recommended!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stopped by at 4pm on a Thursday afternoon and it was packed. Not a seat open - what appeared to filled mostly by locals - people waiting. Cool layout, but small. My recommendation is that if you arrive and it's full, go to one of the places 50 feet away on the same block as we did. They are... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We went here for the chocolate completo, and it was fantastic. The place is tiny and bustling, with waiters running up and down the stairs. They make it seem bigger with an entire wall made of a mirror. It's right around the corner from the Plaza Bolivar, you could almost miss it if you're not looking!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Yumm! Hot chocolate, huge soups and delicious items they call "snacks" that are big and will fill you up! Old and tiny place with tucked away seating upstairs. Keep looking for it -- you will find it and be pleased and full!

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Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The restaurant is very small but really very nice. It take the name from a "false door" placed on left side of cathedral. I took together a colombian friend a short lunch during a visit to colonial Bogotà. We got a colombian tamal but really was nothing of expecial. In Colombia , speaking about that kind of dish, the people... More 

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Morrison, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

In the Candelaria area, a couple of block walk from the main sights. This is a unique hole-in-the-wall to try some classical Colombian food. Mentioned by a friend, we visited for brunch. We were told to have "tamales and chocolate completo" which we did ... too much! The place is SMALL, with only a couple of tables on a mezzanine... 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: Pizza, South American, Colombian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, South American, Colombian
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

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