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Juan Valdez Cafe

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Cra.11 No.82-10 - 1r. Piso, Bogota, Colombia
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can have a good experience, drink a good coffee but the prices are very high. The drinks are good, but food (empanadas) don't impress me.

Thank Augusto G
Xemxija, Malta
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The concept was copied from Starbucks but Starbucks says explicitly it's Chai latte (which I don't like), Juan Valdez doesn't + they force cinnamon even when you ask without. They do not refund. I give them a 2 only because my friends moderately liked the coffee.

Thank Leandro A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee, the ambience, the side dishes, all were simply amazing. The whole experience was wonderful and I'd spend quite a few evenings in this cafe.

Thank Rishav G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the way Colombians used to make coffee with, just regular coffee.I dislike very much a strong coffee, I grew up drinking smooth delicious coffee.Here in New York is quite difficult to find a place were the coffee contain is not overpowered, just right....most of the time coffee is prepared as expresso / European style.It seems to me it... More 

Thank Amparo-Romero
Torrance, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is Colombian Starbucks. Bogota does not harvest coffee, and local people say that coffee in Bogota is not that impressive. Go somewhere else if you want to have high quality luxurious coffee.

Thank minimize940314
King City, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must try place, like their version of Starbucks. I would have liked to be able to put cream in my simple brewed coffee and drink it the way I like it but there is no such thing here. FYI, Juan Valdez is a fictional person, just a brand. Great marketing!

Thank KingCityDancemom
San Francisco, California
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on right before our free graffiti tour starred as it was meters from meeting point. Nothing special average coffee and pastries but they have WiFi.

Thank Priscilla M
Vancouver Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Except that the coffee is much better. These shops aren't nearly as ubiquitous as that US chain is in Vancouver, but you'll usually stumble across one in your rambling. We enjoyed their coffee made with pods on many occasions. If you are a coffee lover, try to locate one of their Origen stores. They are their specialties shops.

Thank MikeyVancouverCanada
Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

But with better coffee. As Starbucks you will see many people using this area as an office with the free WiFi.

Thank igot2itchyfeet
Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We are coffee drinkers and there s is one of the best we have tasted. Also they offer a variety of other coffee choices and healthy food.

Thank alexstar8a

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cra.11 No.82-10 - 1r. Piso, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: 691-2710

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