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Criterion

#51 of 1,136 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle 69a No. 5-75, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3101377
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 193
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Different nice food presentation

One of the Top 3 restaurants we have in town. Amazing food, ambience, decoration, lighting, textures, fabrics, walls. We tried both Menu Degustacion, and both were just great. I will never forget to see and taste our traditional pork "chicharron" in the middle of such a beutiful lunch. That's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
scoobybog
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bogota
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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325 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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bogota
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

One of the Top 3 restaurants we have in town. Amazing food, ambience, decoration, lighting, textures, fabrics, walls. We tried both Menu Degustacion, and both were just great. I will never forget to see and taste our traditional pork "chicharron" in the middle of such a beutiful lunch. That's something you'll only see in this place. Our waiter had a... More 

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Colombia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had delicious breakfast .Mother's day so we were received with Mimosa! But the best was the desert with

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is an small restaurant in the G Zone but is one of the best, here is not just about what you order is the presentation and mix of flavors is a little expensive but is worth it. Check it out the reputation of the owners the famous

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San Salvador, El Salvador
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Excellent environment, really nice services, modern way to serve the food, reasonable prices.... this restaurant get all the good qualities of a top gourmet restaurant in Bog... My favorite in this city. This restaurant should have a Michellin Star....

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kissimmee
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had incredible service and meal at this fabulous restaurant - best meal we had and they catered the wedding we attended too! We would recommend this place. The dessert presentation was totally out of the world. Th food was well prepared and well served. The atmosphere was very friendly and welcoming. We do recommend you book a reservation to... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A very charming restaurant with an English speakng host.. Divine dishes that explode when you bite into your first taste. The decor is trendy and filled with local bogota upper crust jet set. The chef is charming and very approachable. Top chef hasn't change his welcoming attitude. It was a treat- my Margaret duck was divine! Food made with love.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Food and service were excellent and when we received the tab, what a surprise! It was much lower than we expected. Keep it up!

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boston
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautifully prepared and imaginative food. gret service. good wine list and ambience was perfect. the chef should be congratulated. it was walking distance from our hotel in a totally safe, restaurant-filled neighborhood.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

rated one of the best in Bogota, it leaves much to be desired. service is low standard and the food just so so.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had business lunch at Criterion and it was a truly good experience. The octopus carpaccio is excellent - it innovates from the typical simple carpaccio with the addition of an interesting variety of vegetables - raw and cooked- on top - in addition to excellent olive oil. The traditional slow cooked beef is an amazing combination of flavors and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 69a No. 5-75, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +57 1 3101377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 70
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?