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“great food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Color de Hormiga - CLOSED

Color de Hormiga
Calle 8 8-44, Barichara, Colombia
7-726-7156
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Cuisines: Colombian
Dining options: Reservations
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Bogota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

nice place, good menu, using the ants as a fundamental. The only observation: takes so long to prepare the meals, so come prepare to wait!

Visited March 2012
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Hong Kong
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“The best ant-steak I've ever had :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

This restaurant is recommended all over the place (guidebooks, hostels, etc.) for their ant sauce. Indeed the steak with ants that I had was really very good. Not that I'm a connoisseur of ants, but they really were palatable. Defininetly worth a try. And the steak, salad, juice and bread were all excellent as well. This is definitely a more well-to-do restaurant than most in the area so prices are double or more what you'd pay elsewhere. But excellent service and environment makes it in my mind well worth it.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brasilia, DF
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Excellent place to try hormigas culonas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2010

I just wanted to try hormigas culonas and as it was early this was one of the few places already open. The restaurant is located in a very pleasant house and staff was simply outstanding. I had a chicken breast in ant sauce - the sauce was nice and the ants crispy but overall it was a kind of unremarkable dish for the price. Not to say it was bad at all. Actually the only con I can think of is that some of the dishes on the menu (which is not really extensive) were not available. Been there in January 2010.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2010

We went to this restaurant recommended by the manager of the hotel where we stayed. I had steak with "hormigas culonas" sauce....

Ok... "hormigas culonas" are ants with fat [--].... they are very popular in the Barichara area (Santander)...

The food was absolutely beatiful.,.. nice presentation and the price was absolutely fantastic... We had steak and chicken with the fatt [--] ants sauce, fried banana, and salad + 3 beers + icecream for dessert.... and we paid... 60000 colombian pesos... about 30 dollars. Ok,,, it is not the cheapeast restaurant in Barichara but it is definetly worth going.

It is located 3 blocks from the main square.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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