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Gaira Cafe Cumbia House

#141 of 1,184 Restaurants in Bogota
#160 of 1,275 Places to Eat in Bogota
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Gastropub, Colombian
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Carrera 13 No 96-11 | Chicó, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 7462696
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Description: Gaira Café Cumbia House is the first local café of memorabilia built in...
Gaira Café Cumbia House is the first local café of memorabilia built in Colombia where costumers do not only enjoy a variety of delicious traditional dishes, but also the best live music in Colombia; you can go and relax after a hard day’s work. Gaira is a temple where classic and contemporary Colombian musicians are worshipped. Visit us, you won’t regret it!
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Lunch experience

We went for lunch and had a great experience. The carimañolas and patacon were spectacular. We ordered Posta Cartagenera, which was excellent. People were super nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We went for lunch and had a great experience. The carimañolas and patacon were spectacular. We ordered Posta Cartagenera, which was excellent. People were super nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This place is very fun, the band is great if you like that type of music. The problem is if you don't reserve a table, you have to be standing up all night. Definitely recommend this place

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The place was nice long time ago, but now it's terrible IF you haven't a decent reservation. if you have the Rumba reservation don't come here if you don't want to be stand up all night, if the place assigned to you is the balcony wait for your zacapa 23yr to be in a plastic glass.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is one of the most fun places to visit for you music lovers. The place is similar to |Andres Carne de Res but has iuts own personality. The owner is Carlos Vives´s brother who is Colombias most beloved singer. They have traditional colombian dishes, live music every night filled with vallenato. If this place is in your radar do... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Gaira café is a great place to experience some of the Colombian music. It is a bar-restaurant with live music where you will get to experience the music style from the coast - vallenato and watch the live show with great misicians. I went there twice and recommend it. The food is also good and not too expensive. The only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

If you want dance and have a good time,this is the spot. Everyone is dancing and partying the night away. Forget the negative reviews and go have a good time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Terrible, and the worst part is that I had to pay cover because they had a live band that I couldnt even see. The very nice waiter tried to sit us close to the stage but the manager told him no in my face. The waiter then felt bad and switched our table to oneveith a nice view in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

I came here with my family because I heard good things about the place and it was close to my hotel.... They didn't have the first 2 plates i ordered first because they didn't have the meat the second one because they didn't have avocado. The waiter didn't even tell us after 10 mins had passed from each order. Everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have been to this place twice, the atmosphere is sweet (live bands) the food divine. The staff enjoy their work and take part in the show.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great place to experience live music and great Colombian ambiance. The staff is absolutely perfect; we did not have a reservation, spoke to a manager and each floor (3) supervisor treated me better than the last. They quickly found us a table in the first floor - where the stage is and we had a wonderful time. Good looking people... More 

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Address: Carrera 13 No 96-11 | Chicó, Bogota, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 1 7462696
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Gastropub, Colombian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrera 13 No 96-11 | Chicó, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +57 1 7462696

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Gastropub, Colombian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Gaira Café Cumbia House is the first local café of memorabilia built in Colombia where costumers do not only enjoy a variety of delicious traditional dishes, but also the best live music in Colombia; you can go and relax after a hard day’s work. Gaira is a temple where classic and contemporary Colombian musicians are worshipped. Visit us, you won’t regret it!

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