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La Bonga del Sinu

Bogota, Colombia (Santa Bárbara)
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Ranked #230 of 872 restaurants in Bogota
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Colombian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Santa Bárbara
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Medellin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

After living here for 4 years i have had some amazing meals especially great steak! This was without doubt my worst dining experience in this country.. !

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

It is a spot where you can eat a Colombia north coast traditional beef, prepared with traditional coast cousin and the best selected fresh ingredients. The place is nice, the music is excellent and the staff super efficient. In one word simply enchanting!

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Sabaneta, Colombia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My wife and I were recently in Bogota on business. We stayed near the Parque 93 dining district in Chino, so we invited a friend to join us for dinner at Restaurante La Bonga del Sinu. As it turns out, this restaurant was an outstanding choice. The restaurant is located near Parque 93, and is a cozy, comfortable establishment. The... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

I love this place and try to visit as often as I can. It's basically the best place to eat meat I know.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Excellent place with meat from northern Colombia. The waiters are wearing the traditional Colombian cloths and vueltiado sombrero. very friendly environment and good service. I had the Bife de Chorizo. you can select the thickness and cooking style. I selected both to be medium. The food was at high quality cooked to perfection. The restaurant is located 2-3 blocks from... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Excelent place to eat all types of meat from different places of Colombia. The accomodation and service was awesome and the live music made a perfect match with the service. Really nice envoriment and taste.... A must go place in Bogotá!

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valencia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

Very attentive waiters and good food. A bit on the expensive side, but affordable nontheless. One of the steaks was really salty and they changed within minutes of telling the waiter, no questions asked. I'll go back for sure.

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Panama City
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Relatives of mine took me to La Bonga for lunch/almuerzo this past week. It was a very good experience overall. The atmosphere is fun and friendly. The servers all wear the traditional Colombian " Vueltiao" hat and are quite attentive. I ordered the 16 ounce Bife de Chorizo medium rare (un quarto in Spanish) and it was cooked to order.... More

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Luisa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Impossible to get a parking lot and we had to wait for the table. Meat is good but not many choices with the plate.

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Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

You need to know Colombia to appreciate this restaurant, and it wouldn't have been the same for me without my local friends guiding me through the traditional clothes, hats, and of course food. Even before appreciating food, I liked the patience and availability of the waiters, ready to explain, help and serve any of our wishes and wits. The live... More

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