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Fulanitos

#128 of 1,136 Restaurants in Bogota
#143 of 1,217 Places to Eat in Bogota
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La Candelaria
Colombian
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Cra. 3 #8-61, Bogota, Colombia
Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not to be missed!

I went with my wife and mother-in-law for an afternoon lunch and had a fabulous meal, and a great time. The food is typical cuisine from Cali, not Bogota. But it is authentic and awesome, everything we ordered. The service was great and it's housed in a stunningly beautiful colonial house, with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I went with my wife and mother-in-law for an afternoon lunch and had a fabulous meal, and a great time. The food is typical cuisine from Cali, not Bogota. But it is authentic and awesome, everything we ordered. The service was great and it's housed in a stunningly beautiful colonial house, with views looking over the city. Que mas?

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Ashland, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The restaurant is located in an old house in Candelaria. We ate on the roof deck, which has a view of the city over the tile roofs of the neighboring houses. The food was spectacular. We felt guilty that we couldn't finish it all. What's more it was really reasonable - dinner for 2 with drinks for about $30.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Fulanitos is a bit hidden on a small street in the La Candelaria old town, but that is part of the charm. An excellent, atmospheric place for lunch, set in a rustic Colombian house, with some great tables out on the balcony. The regional cooking is equally excellent and in large portions. Hard to find a bad choice on the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The house is restored impeccably with antiques and paintings on the wall, old wood floors and the feel of a house that been around for 200 or 300 years. The food,well-being enormous portions, is also quite good.I went with many Colombian locals to this restaurant, and each one says that the best place to get the traditional food from the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great Colombian cooking in a former residence, plenty of regional specialties with a very diverse menu. Highly recommended.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Service was terrible. Appetizers never came and we had to keep hunting down the waiter for service. Food was ok.. not the best typical plates. Great place for outdoor sitting as the views from the top outdoor terrace were amazing.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This restaurant is fairly large, compared to others in Bogota. The food was delicious and the views were great. The waiters were great and other than street food, this seemed like the most authentic classic Colombian cuisine we had during our week in Bogota. We had the patio to ourselves for most of the meal while it drizzled on the... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This place was recommended by my Colombian friends. their view is amazing and the food as well. We had a group of vegetarians and their vegetarian dish is really good. Also the Sancocho soup was really good for a cold rainy day! Great place for really good Colombian food! Very good prices as well

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Bogota, Colombia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The old house and the views are spectacular which makes this restaurant a good choice when visiting La Candelaria. The menu is from Cali in Colombia's southwest and so all the fish and seafood come from the Pacific. I ordered the pescado encocado, fish in coconut sauce with shrimp. It was very well prepared and there was absolutely no fishy... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My wife and I joined some Colombian friends here for dinner. The service was great and the food was only matched by the view of the city. We've had good food all over Colombia but this was definitely a favorite. We'll be returning and would recommend it to anyone looking for a traditional dinner with a nice dining experience too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cra. 3 #8-61, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota>  > La Candelaria
  • Neighborhood: La Candelaria

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Colombian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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