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Gaira Cafe Cumbia House

Carrera 13 No 96-11 | Chicó, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 7462696
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Ranked #135 of 1,003 Restaurants in Bogota
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Colombian, Gastropub
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

When you visit Gaira, you feel the you are entering in the celebrity y world of Bogota. The plac is exuberant, with tremendous ambiance. Have three level ambiances, so you can be part of the different move. The food is light but excellent. You will be captivated with the giant Patacon, a very impressive banana frites. The drinks also are... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Gaira is a very fun place to go out with friends for drinks and dancing to a variety of live Colombian music. The place itself is very nicely decorated with symbols of Colombian identity, and very welcoming, and the band puts on a good show. The food wasn't great, and the service was painfully slow at times (at various points... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A friend recommended I come to Gaira to eat. I tried reserving online for dinner, but the times didn't work out for me. I ended up coming for lunch (and therefore no live music). The service was excellent. The food was good. Overall a good spot to eat. I'm sure it'd be more fun when there's live music.

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Cali, Colombia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place is a must in bogotá if you like to take the pulse to the Colombian being. Of course this is a produced place, it will never be the same to listen to vallenato and tropical music there instead of doing it by the beach in Santa Marta or Cartagena, but believe me, this place has a great Colombia... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This place is a MUST in Bogota! Very fun and food is great! It has live music/show with ballenato and all the songs from Carlos Vives since his brother owns the place. Make sure to call ahead and reserve at least a week in advance if going on a weekend, it gets really busy!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had friends ordering for us. It is on the expensive side. You must pay a door fee before entering. The live band wasn't what was promised at the front door but overall it was a great place to be with friends. You must try the limonada de coco.

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Dorado, null, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The decor in this place is very cool. The food and drinks are good. This place is good for its live entertainment. A must go in Bogota.

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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Amazing upgrade to The House of Blues! It costs about 15 dollars to get in per person, but it is well worth it. Dress to impress if you don't have a reservation and you will get in. We went on a Friday, got a table front and center of stage. We ordered the fried yuca with cheese and suero, to... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went with colleagues for dinner - had a mixed plate of Colombian specialities including chicharrones, arepa, papas grillas and steak. Extensive drinks menu available, definitely would recommend the lychee martini. The live band was great, they did covers of well known Latin hits and got the whole place dancing. Loved it and will be back again next week with friends!

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Miami, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Wether you like Colombian culture or not, you will love it after your experience here. Food was great, ambience fun and the band makes you dance!

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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: Colombian, Gastropub

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