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Antigua Contemporanea Cafe

Calle 2 #9-08 B, Cali, Colombia
8936809
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Ranked #18 of 266 Restaurants in Cali
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Cali, Valle del Cauca
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I may not qualify as a food critique but I am darn close to being one. So here is my impression of A&C. The place is a dream, it doesn't even feel like a restaurant but more like your in some far away Indonesian sunken garden paradise. The menu is sort of limited; which is okay but that means that... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I come to Cali often, but did not know this place. Met with a friend for a late lunch. Beautiful setting and great ambience. We liked the food, but it was also not outstanding and for Colombian standards - even compared with Bogotá - quite expensive. The service was simply not very friendly, in Cali one is spoiled by so... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This restaurant has the charm of an antiques shopp, of a tide flea market. But you are sitting there in the middle of beautiful things from all over the world, eating wonderful meals. The food is excellent. The cocktails are also good.... but the best is the atmosphere of this restaurant.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Visited on a Saturday night. The frog's enchanting sounds will welcome you (yes, they have live small frogs in the indoors garden), while you walk around the Zen Ambiance admiring the water flowing and antiques that are for sale. What a place to have character! Then the food, try the blackberry and soursop (guanábana) juice. The blend is soothing. Crispy... More 

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Barichara, Colombia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I went there for the first time last month and chose an outdoorsy type of table, and were pleasingly surprised by the service and the quality of the food. Unfortunately, we did not have any drinks, but the bar was enticing enough - and so is the boutique with items and trinkets from all over the world, particularly Asian.

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cali
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food is good but the value is poor youll have to bring 50 dollars person to have a good time. The style and deco are great but is not a place tou can visit even once in a month.

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Oxford, OH
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We ate twice here in Calì - the decor, the ambience, the food, the service (especially from Lucho!) were all absolutely outstanding. The plates are large - two can easily share - we had the shrimp...and the Lomo Contemporaneo. Wine was also excellent.

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Bogota, Colombia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Went there with three friends, they looked at us from head to toe and decided they didn't have space for us. It is the perfect expression of the kind of classism/racism that only Colombians are capable of.

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San Juan, PR
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Antigua Contemporanea is located in the San Antonio neighborhood, a slice of the "old Cali" located very conveniently near downtown and the city's Norte neighborhoods, where you can go and walk around (sans watch and iPhone, etc., as there is street crime), to see the local hipsters mix it up with artists. Many small restaurants have opened here, taking advantage... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This was really a surprise. Finding this rustique restaurant with a fairly advanced menu in Cali gave us a terrific evening. Established in and old house where the seating was anywhere in the building and outside gave it an authenticity rarely found. At the same time the place served as a tourist information boutique and also had on display a... More 

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Additional Information about Antigua Contemporanea Cafe

Address: Calle 2 #9-08 B, Cali, Colombia
Phone Number: 8936809
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Valle del Cauca Department  >  Cali
Cuisine: Eclectic

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