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La Brasserie

Carrera 13 No. 85-35, Bogota, Colombia (Chapinero)
257-6402
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Ranked #28 of 896 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $100
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Chapinero
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87% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

La Brasserie is without a doubt one of the best French restaurants in the city, and, as a local, it ranks highly in my favorite restaurants' list. As expected, the various starters are terrific, especially the escargot, the mussels and the steak tartare. The entrecotes are tremendous. I would definitely highlight the wine list.

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Dublin, Ireland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food here in very good. The menu is quite large and a lot of choice... The service is very columbian and slow... As a European this can be frustrating worth a visit though

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Bogota, Colombia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had a great Thursday evening with 6 friends. Tried to get reservations but my friends were told they were unable to accommodate but if we showed up by 6pm they might be able to seat us. Naturally we were there and were seated. Service from beginning to end was excellent. The atmosphere is great but if the restaurant gets crowded... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I have been trying to find another restaurant that makes Steak Tartar better than the one in la Brasserie Bogota, and there is no way! They make the best one!!! ( I live in Miami and travel very often to Mexico )

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Large menu and great service! Huge wine list. Waiters speak many languages so no problem with translation. Many politicians there on Friday night so it is the whose who of Bogota.

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AThens
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The whole restaurant experience excells in this place. The service is impecable, the atmosphere is upmarket but relaxed and the food is never a miss. What ever dish you try at this place is always good. However nothing compares to the delicay and full taste of the sea food risotto. MUST try!!

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Cartagena, Colombia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Every time I travel to Bogota I always try to go to this place . It reminds me to the classic French restaurants in manhattan, near by my block. Beautiful baguette that comes with an excellent tapenade . This time I had the bouef bourguignon and let me tell you that it was out of this world . Great wine... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

While the restaurant can tend to be a bit pompous and require reservations at all hours (it must reserve seats from Bogota's elite), the imported American steak options are worth the fuss. The "ojo to Bife" (Ribeye) is available 50% of the time and it is good. The tempenade olive dip and fresh baguette while you wait for the main... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Often times, I find Bogotanos equate quality with price and conspicuous consumption. If that is your standard, then La Brasserie is expensive, crowded. If your standard is service, execution, and grace, La Brasserie is just decor with so-so food and ghastly service. Simply: La Brasserie staff consistently failed to execute the most basic fundamentals: service, courtesy, attention. True, the wine... More

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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This restaurant is in an area with many others. My wife and I walked around looking at menus and wine lists and chose this one to eat at. They have a nice wine list at reasonable prices. We shared a chateaubriand which was quite good, if a little tough by our standards. Our waiter should have been a lot more... More

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