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Juan Valdez Cafe

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Cra.11 No.82-10 - 1r. Piso, Bogota, Colombia
691-2710
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My local friend recommended this place. It has got many stores, so you will encounter one while you are walking around the city. Their speciality coffee (honey, vanilla and cinnamon?) was refreshing.

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Thank M S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Colombian coffee, various sorts, from the light to the stronger kind of Colombian coffe. I liked the Chocolate-coffee. Convenient and less expensive than Starbucks (although set-up and ambience less cosy).

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just another Starbucks or Costa with a different name. The selection is large the coffee only okay.The service nonchalant.

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Thank Mark G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great chatting place, great coffee and snacks. Theay have a variety of ways for serving coffee. Very nice ambiance, with a modern decor

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Kingston, Jamaica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice ambiance, nice coffee, prompt service. I enjoyed Juan Valdez Cafe! The one I went to was on the outside of a mall, near the road, but didn't feel like that at all. It was quite cozy and you were able to have a good conversation. There were various types of coffee, and I was able to have mine with... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a big fan of 'café con leche' in Spain I found the South American version to often be too milky. Ordering a 'flat white' in Juan Valdez proved to be just the coffee I was looking for.

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

With good pour-over places dedicated to regional coffees, with a bit of a search you may be able to get better coffee near a Juan Valdez, but Colombia has yet to be overrun by indie coffee shops offering freshly roasted beans extracted to perfection. So Juan Valdez is a decent alternative

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 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.

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Thank Augusto G
Xemxija, Malta
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, 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?