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“Incredible atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jacques

Jacques
Calle 109 No. 15 -48, Bogota, Colombia
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Ranked #101 of 1,000 Restaurants in Bogota
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: an excellent place for breakfast, lunch or early dinner, excellent pastries, bread and french style delicacies, one of the best this side of the Ocean.
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Incredible atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Excellent ambience with delightful taste. You will feel transported to Paris. Congratulations Jacques.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great Danish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is A GREAT place for coffee or Danish. They have went above and beyond on making sure food is EXCELLENT. I make sure I visit every time in Bogota. You will be HAPPY with all food.

Visited January 2013
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Cali, Colombia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Too much hype”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The decor is excessive, which in my experience is an indication that the food is not good.
The crepes were tasty, just okay. They also sell bread and home made chocolates.
I made the mistake of buying both to take home. The croissant was one of the worst I ever had and the chocolate was greasy, too sweet, and more expensive than any Swiss. I will never return and sincerely do not recommend it.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Bogota, Colombia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“French Anthropology”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We entered through a very relaxed outdoor seating area that evoked a European air, and were welcomed by waiters in their white aprons. Then as you get inside you discover how bizarre Jacques is. You have an 18th century interior with stained-glass windows and Russian decorative eggs that have been arranged in a pyramid to adorn the walls. It reminds you of palaces with the likes of Versailles in France and Wallace House in London, but you’re bang in the middle of Bogotá, in Latin America!! This guy must really miss home. He turned the whole place into a salon of Marie Antoinette’s palace. And on top of this aesthetic decadence you get your eclectic combo of black and white photos of Paris metro stations and cafes that remind you more of a 19th century belle époque Paris. Jacques surely does have its lure, by being ‘different’ here, since you’d expect a salsa bar or a steak house rather than Rococo!

With such an ‘authentic’ décor of museum standards, you get food that displays the same level of authenticity (although you have the random chirros that sat next to the meringues..?!). You think you’re in Paris! I didn’t try the croissants but the oat bread that I bought rivals ‘real bread’.

Adopted from:
http://onechineseincolombia.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-house-of-french-anthropology.html

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Small but very pleasant atmosphere offers this French type restaurant and "Casa de The". Eggs Bennedict are fantastic! As a matter of fact, all of its breakfast menu is fabulous. Bread is baked by them. Prices are reasonable and service is very good. Can' t go wrong with this place.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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