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Restaurante El Tambor

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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El Tambor offers typical Colombian cuisine a few kilometers outside of Bogotá. This is good place to go on a sunny weekend and breath some fresh air. After 10 years in their original location they are opening a new location, also outside of Bogotá. Their "arepas de chócolo" are great and their grilled meats are good enough.
Barbecue, Colombian
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

El tambor is a great place to go with your friends or coworkers and have a really good taste of the local grill and typical food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andresarev
Reviewed August 11, 2018

this is place 20 minutes away from Bogota. you must go by car. There is no easy way to get there by public trnasportation. the place has a lot of tables outside and you enjoy the view of a lake in front of it. there...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jabs2013
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

The food was very good, we had the combination with everything 😲 The experience of sharing from the large basket was so fun and loved the outdoor seating.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 814kellig
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

I love it good food cheap price delicious 100 % recommend original country side Colombia food beautiful view just ask the hotel how to get there

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Alberto N
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is a favorite hangout for everyone from Bogota. You must go on sunny days as the majority of best eating spots are outside, on huge tree trunk seats and tables. The food is typical Colombian BBQ, not for vegans, although their veggie dishes are...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank EricC651
Reviewed March 31, 2017

El Tambor is located at La Calera - time to arrive there depends on where are you located in Bogota - we were located at El Chico, so our drive was only 30 minutes. This is the perfect place to share with your family and...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Martha2010
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This place is pretty popular, and for good reason. You stand in line for a couple of minutes, order a variety of grilled Colombian-style meats for your entire party, then order your drinks separately, and minutes later you get a giant basket full of tasty...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Pablo C
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Just outside Bogota, a family friendly place for BBQ. The food is very good. We had the 99.000 feed four special which was great. Recommended.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank bobmR5644HK
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

If you want to share with family and friends near to Bogotá in a country place. El Tambor it's the place. The service is fast and the personal is nice. You can taste the different flavors in Colombia "la picada" is a combination of mazorca...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank TELLY93
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The risk of having your car scratched is gigantic, if it rains it's a swamp, getting a table is impossible so you have to eat standing up and the food is mediocre at best. Further, patrons are quite scary.

Date of visit: January 2017
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