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69 Oyster Bar

#60 of 1,451 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle 69a # 5-59, Bogota, Colombia
57-1-2490426
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, great service, great value

We arrived in Bogota about 2pm after a difficult morning of travel and we were starving. We walked down the main restaurant street on Zona G and happened upon 69 Oyster Bar. After being in Argentina and Uruguay for a week, we were no longer interested in red meat. We walked in wearing casual... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian C
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Bogota about 2pm after a difficult morning of travel and we were starving. We walked down the main restaurant street on Zona G and happened upon 69 Oyster Bar. After being in Argentina and Uruguay for a week, we were no longer interested in red meat. We walked in wearing casual travel clothes, while the rest of... More 

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Thank Ian C
Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood, the mussels in white wine were particularly good. The service was warm and friendly, and accommodating of my poor Spanish.

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Thank phaedrus14
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The owner and cook was there when we arrived. The food was great and I just wish we had a bigger appetite because the food was great

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Thank Ben A
Bogota, Colombia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place to share with your Loved One or simply with Friends! The food was great, and the service was splendid. I decided to come with two friends for my birthday, and it didn't let us down. They immediately received us with complementary champagne and something to snack. The appetizers were small, but delicious, same for the main courses. I... More 

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1 Thank Calidad111
The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This has been one of the best dinning experiences at Bogota. The sashimi shrimp and grilled octopus as appetizers are to to die for. As appetizers the pork and beef were excellent, I would recommend this place blindfolded. This becomes my favorite at Bogota. Sofia, the chef, will give you the best dinning experience ever

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1 Thank Hector Jose F
New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The chef here knows how seafood should be prepared ...some of the dishes were unique (the crab claws were flavorful and so convenient to eat) and some of the classics were done so perfectly. I had the grouper, which was amazing in the lemon butter sauce. Don't forget about the dessert - probably some of the best chocolate cake I've... More 

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1 Thank chocopiechocopie
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

I just finished my meal here, and it will be one I remember for the rest of my life. As soon as we walked in we were greeted by Rafael, the Chef/Owner, who spent 5+ years studying the culinary arts in Milan, but you would never know it by his gentle smile and warm demeanor. We had a reservation and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I travel to Bogotá for work once a month and I never miss eating at least once in the 69. The owners travel the world once a year collecting new ideas for their delicious meals. I would call their style an European-South American fusion with an Asian twist. A special mention must be given to their friendly knowledgeable service, with... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

If your up for enjoying some fresh, great tasting seafood, this is the place to go. The oysters rockefellar, paired with a great glass of wine, made for a great introductory. The staff was very friendly as well as the owner/chef.

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Thank Familyof4Travel2009
Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Great Atmosphere, Owner is very friendly and comes out to talk about the food. Staff is very friendly, great menu choices of traditional and other foods. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 69a # 5-59, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: 57-1-2490426

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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